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Wednesday, August 10 2011

Starlicker: Double Demon

Chicago mainstay Rob Mazurek's new trio is guided by heavy drums and vibes that fill in the missing space.


Tuesday, August 9 2011

Soft Metals: Soft Metals

The Machines called whilst you were out. They want bread, milk, and some Acieeeeeed!


Thursday, August 4 2011

Matana Roberts: COIN COIN Chapter One: Gens de Couleur Libres

Roberts gives eloquent voice to the fractured nature of identity, the way conflicting identifications jostle for prominence in our psyches, the multiple consciousness of modern hybridity.


Monday, August 1 2011

Tareq Abboushi & Shusmo: Mumtastic

Wormed with Middle Eastern loops and hooks, and also playful, with a jazz playfulness


Thursday, July 28 2011

Denny Zeitlin: Labyrinth: Live Solo Piano

Sophisticatedly conceived and presented simply, Denny Zeitlin's live solo performance is a modest marvel of old jazz played in new ways.


Nguyên Lê: Songs of Freedom

Here's a trick: a five-minute "In A Gadda da Vida" that's more self-indulgent than the original!


Tuesday, July 26 2011

Larry Coryell: Larry Coryell with the Wide Hive Players

Larry Coryell is rogue, the Wide Hive Players aren't. Together, they make a pretty good album. There is, of course, room for improvement.


Eric Harland: Voyager: Live By Night

Eric Harland is a drummer and composer to be reckoned with. And legally speaking, he can't run for president for another two years.


Thursday, July 21 2011

Craig Taborn: Avenging Angel

This set invites reflection and negotiation even as it demands both energy and patience.


Orchestre National de Jazz: Shut Up and Dance

Orchestre National de Jazz of France releases an album that needs to be heard rather than read about. Get it while the getting's good.


Jerry Granelli: 1313 (Capsule Reviews) [17.Jul.11]
Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Music (Reviews) [7.Jul.11]
Chris Dingman: Waking Dreams (Capsule Reviews) [6.Jul.11]
Ear Pwr: Ear Pwr (Reviews) [21.Jun.11]
Eric Hofbauer & the Infrared Band: Level (Capsule Reviews) [21.Jun.11]
Ford & Lopatin: Channel Pressure (Reviews) [16.Jun.11]
Adam Kolker: Reflections (Capsule Reviews) [16.Jun.11]
Laszlo Gardony: Signature Time (Capsule Reviews) [14.Jun.11]
Nicholas Urie: My Garden (Reviews) [26.May.11]
Amon Tobin: ISAM (Reviews) [25.May.11]
Telebossa: Telebossa (Capsule Reviews) [24.May.11]
Emanuele Errante: Time Elapsing Handheld (Capsule Reviews) [24.May.11]
Malika Zarra: Berber Taxi (Capsule Reviews) [19.May.11]
Moby: Destroyed (Reviews) [15.May.11]
(It’s Always) Time For McCoy Tyner (Sound Affects) [11.May.11]
Autechre: EPs 1991-2002 (Reviews) [3.May.11]
Moon Hotel Lounge Project: Into the Ojalá (Capsule Reviews) [28.Apr.11]
Fred Hersch: Alone at the Vanguard (Capsule Reviews) [21.Apr.11]
Billy Bang: Goodbye and Rest in Peace (Sound Affects) [19.Apr.11]
Cut Copy: 2 April 2011 - New York (Notes from the Road) [12.Apr.11]
Chris Parrello: Things I Wonder (Capsule Reviews) [11.Apr.11]
3:33: EP-1 (Capsule Reviews) [5.Apr.11]
Pendulum: Immersion (Reviews) [30.Mar.11]
Cristian Vogel: Black Swan (Capsule Reviews) [22.Mar.11]
Paolo Fresu: Mistico Mediterraneo (Capsule Reviews) [21.Mar.11]
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