Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

5 Feb 2016 // 2:00 AM

Jamie Woon: Making Time

Jamie Woon’s Making Time is a diligently watched pot that, predictably, refuses to boil.

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Travis Laplante and Peter Evans - ‘Secret Meeting’ (album stream) (premiere)

On Friday, February 5, NNA Tapes will release Secret Meeting, the first collaboration between saxophonist Travis Laplante and trumpeter Peter Evans. And as far as collaborations

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4 Feb 2016 // 2:20 AM

nonkeen: the gamble

nonkeen's the gamble is a really impressive release given its context. Strip the album out of it and the listener will have something more humane and approachable.

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Wadada Leo Smith and John Lindberg: Celestial Weather

A titan of trumpet, a titan of double bass come together and give us a record that is undeniable in its ability to blow winds and minds.

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3 Feb 2016 // 8:40 AM

Underworld - “I Exhale” (Singles Going Steady)

Underworld is struggling a bit now to decide who they are outside of the club/trance setting where that freewheeling Dadaist ping-pong poetry matches the most acutely.

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Mose Allison: American Legend: Live in California

Idiosyncratic, unclassifiable jazz/blues/etc. singer and pianist Mose Allison delivers a fine set of live performances spanning the whole of this career.

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29 Jan 2016 // 2:05 AM

Fred Hersch: Sarabande

A reissue of an early trio recording by the sparkling jazz pianist -- featuring the late Charlie Haden as well as Hersch's marvelous "Child's Song", written to Haden.

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28 Jan 2016 // 2:10 AM

Ches Smith: The Bell

A versatile "jazz" drummer proves well beyond category in this essential, gorgeous trio with viola and piano.

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27 Jan 2016 // 8:47 AM

Bibio - “Feeling” (Singles Going Steady)

Bibio celebrates '70s classic R&B, borrowing from the era's greatest luminaries, Isaac Hayes and Curtis Mayfield with his standout track.

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Blue Daisy: Darker Than Blue

A musical journey from warmth to melancholy to anger to depression, Darker Than Blue is compelling but not always an easy listen.

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26 Jan 2016 // 2:20 AM

DJDS: Stand Up and Speak

Stand Up and Speak, though lackluster, has the benefit of at least giving one hope and the push to run to one's Point B.

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26 Jan 2016 // 2:10 AM

Autechre: AE_LIVE

Autechre give their fans a digital hernia with AE_LIVE, but the glitch-lover wouldn't have it any other way.

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25 Jan 2016 // 2:30 AM

Roly Porter: Third Law

In the history of electronic music paying homage to our ideas of outer space, Porter has crafted a deserving addition to the canon.

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22 Jan 2016 // 2:15 AM

Jlin: Free Fall EP

The rising star of footwork follows a earth-shaking debut album with a collection of tracks brimming with ideas and a dizzying array of sounds.

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20 Jan 2016 // 2:31 PM

Mike Holober: Balancing Act

Mike Holober and his band want it both ways -- all ways -- on Balancing Act.

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Stan Getz - “Aguas de Março” and “O Grande Amor” (audio) (premiere)

Resonance Records is releasing two sublime Stan Getz recordings on February 19th and we've got a track from each LP to share with you.

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18 Jan 2016 // 9:05 AM

Frankie Knuckles’ Legacy Still Standing Tall

Frankie Knuckles died in 2014, but he still casts a long shadow over dance music in Chicago and around the world.

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The Kamasi Washington Phenomenon

PopMatters' jazz critics didn't include Kamasi Washington's The Epic on their "Best of 2015" list, despite its huge acclaim by mainstream critics. Here's why.

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Luke Haines: British Nuclear Bunkers

British Nuclear Bunkers is as stubborn, singular and compelling as its creator.

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11 Jan 2016 // 12:00 PM

Arca - “Urchin” (Singles Going Steady)

Song of the year so far, says Timothy Gabriele.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 12 - "Don't You Forget About Me"

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"In another stand-alone episode, there's a lot of teen drama and some surprises, but not much potential.

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