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Trombone Shorty: Parking Lot Symphony

Same old same old from the New Orleans brass phenom, but a pretty good same old blending '70s soul and brass band swagger.

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7 Jun 2017 // 11:19 AM

ODESZA - “Late Night” (Singles Going Steady)

ODESZA’s "Late Night" is the perfect segue from spring into summer.

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Jon Batiste: The Music of John Lewis

The late show band leader and Wynton Marsalis, in concert presenting the surprising prescient music of the leader of the Modern Jazz Quartet.

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Jazz, Cocktails, and the Overlooked Players of Film Noir

A noir protagonist usually finds himself encountering a new danger around each corner. A jazz musician, in venturing into the throes of an intricate composition, must also anticipate the unknown.

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Art Feynman - “The Shape You’re In” (video) (premiere)

California's Art Feynman creates a stunning motorik and Afrobeat mix with "The Shape You're In" that announces the arrival of an artist to watch.

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‘Bop Apocalypse’: What Happened When the Beats and the Boppers Set Out to Change the World

Fifites' jazz and the Beat Generation are often linked. Aside from the drug use, however, this new book on the history begs to differ.

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5 Jun 2017 // 10:02 AM

Kingdom - “Breathless” feat. Shacar (Singles Going Steady)

Shacar brings heartfelt expression to his performance, both visually and vocally.

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2 Jun 2017 // 10:08 AM

Lapalux - “Flickering (feat. JFDR)” (Singles Going Steady)

Mike Schiller: Lapalux does the smart thing here and gets out of the way for the vaguely Björk-esque vocals of JFDR, for whom this

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1 Jun 2017 // 9:05 AM

Sexmob: Cultural Capital

The longstanding quartet, led by slide trumpet maestro Steven Bernstein, makes a mosaic of a record: short bits of original composition that add up.

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1 Jun 2017 // 8:12 AM

Dauwd: Theory of Colours

Dauwd offers a consummate lesson in taking one's time on masterful debut techno album.

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Feel and Form: A New Font Inspired by Miles Davis’ ‘Masqualero’

Like Miles Davis, the Masqualero typeface has a strong duality; there are two ways of looking at it, outside and in.

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31 May 2017 // 8:41 AM

Krokofant: Krokofant III

Although Krokofant's stylistic choices do not result in surprises for fans of progressive rock or jazz, the music is often exciting in its own right.

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30 May 2017 // 10:00 AM

Bobby Watson: Made in America

The master alto saxophonist makes his best record in at least a decade with the Curtis Lundy Trio, each tune a tribute to a great African-American leader or creator.

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30 May 2017 // 9:05 AM

Juana Molina: Halo

Shadows and electronics simmer on Juana Molina's breathtakingly empty new release.

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26 May 2017 // 8:48 AM

Leftfield: Leftism 22

Leftism 22 is a document in the history of progressive house, but also a loose, pleasurable excursion as comfortable with the dance floor as it is with sweeping, cinematic beauty.

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26 May 2017 // 2:30 AM

Jlin: Black Origami

Black Origami is not an album you can sink into; attempting to do so is like trying to sleep on a bed of steel wires. Yet it is a challenging, demanding, and wholly edifying work of rhythmic art.

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Mux Mool - “Starfighter Courage” (audio) (premiere)

Electronic producer Mux Mool shares his latest track "Starfighter Courage", an ode to the mesmerizing arcade game sounds of the '80s and '90s.

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Jean-Jacques Perrey’s Passport to the Future

Jean-Jacques Perrey inspired the Beastie Boys, Gang Starr and many more and returned to life as a performer and recording artist during his final decades of life.

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REIN - “Democracy” (video) (premiere)

Swedish electropunk artist REIN calls into question whether the Western world is really living in actual democracies in her powerful new video.

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band: So It Is

Preservation Hall Jazz Band continues fusing past and present to create a contemporary, vital sound that keeps the music out of the museums and lecture halls.

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