Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

16 Oct 2014 // 10:53 AM

Andy Stott - “Faith in Strangers” (audio)

Today Manchester electronic music producer Andy Stott unveils the title track from his upcoming release Faith in Strangers’.

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Medeski Scofield Martin and Wood: Juice

The jazz trio, supplemented by frequent partner John Scofield, put out another appealing blend of jazz and groove music -- a flavorful if somewhat slight version of what they do best.

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Mark Turner Quartet: Lathe of Heaven

Fly guy Mark Turner makes a sparse quartet really work for him and you.

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13 Oct 2014 // 1:01 AM

FaltyDL: In the Wild

FaltyDL's newest floats around without aim or interest.

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10 Oct 2014 // 1:06 AM

Caribou: Our Love

By tweaking the sound of his previous record, Caribou's Dan Snaith has created one of the most enjoyable, crowd-pleasing records of the year.

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Matthew Shipp: I’ve Been to Many Places

Avant garde pianist Shipp explores his musical past through this contemporary solo set, hinting at where we may find him in the future.

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10 Oct 2014 // 1:01 AM

Walt Weiskopf: Overdrive

An under-heard but top-notch tenor player, leading a sharp band through excellent tunes. Vibes, guitar, driving rhythm, all right here.

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SBTRKT: Wonder Where We Land

SBTRKT leads a disparate cast of collaborators down a rabbit hole of mismatched beats and psychotic melodies on his second LP.

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Bill Frisell: Guitar in the Space Age!

Space Cadet Frisell requests permission to come aboard.

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8 Oct 2014 // 10:30 AM

Exotype: Exotype

Exotype is a prototype for what can be done with metalcore, and, in terms of mindless sheer enjoyment, this LP does deliver the goods.

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8 Oct 2014 // 1:04 AM

Red Snapper: Hyena

This not-quite-soundtrack to a 1970s African film doesn't quite measure up to the UK jazz/electronic band's standard.

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7 Oct 2014 // 10:30 AM

Zero 7: Simple Science EP

The return of Zero 7 with a new digital EP (or two 12” vinyls).

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6 Oct 2014 // 10:30 AM

Jason Ajemian: Folklords

The spirit of Mingus is alive and well in Jason Ajemian's band recording for Delmark. Oh, and let's not forget about Monk and Sun Ra.

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Flying Lotus: You’re Dead!

Flying Lotus makes his return with a concept album that is executed exceptionally well, making for arguably the greatest accomplishment in his career thus far.

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Cabaret Voltaire: #7885 (Technopunk to Electropop 1978-1985)

For the first time, both sides of the post-punk/industrial/techno pioneers are collected in one place.

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Memotone & Soosh - “Memoosh” (album stream) (Premiere)

A beguiling and intriguing mix of organic and synthetic instruments, Memoosh is an exciting collaborative album that sounds like Tim Hecker decided to record a jazz album.

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30 Sep 2014 // 11:30 AM

Ugly Kids Club: Head Games EP

The songs are slickly produced, so you know that radio is exactly where this group is destined to be played.

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30 Sep 2014 // 1:03 AM

Zoot Woman: Star Climbing

Zoot Woman’s eagerly anticipated return to the electronic music scene rarely reaches the glittering heights of its shimmering title.

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30 Sep 2014 // 1:01 AM

Deru: 1979

By making an album for himself, Benjamin Wynn just might end up pleasing everyone.

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29 Sep 2014 // 12:30 PM

Hudson Mohawke: Chimes EP

Ross Birchard is back with another EP, but it's not enough to fully satiate the hunger for more HudMo material.

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