Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

29 Sep 2016 // 1:10 AM

Patten: Ψ (Psi)

Like Boards of Canada in fast forward or Aphex Twin if he paired up with a spoken word artist, being trapped alone with Ψ (Psi) would require you to find a psychiatrist fast; as an escape, though, it is thrilling.

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Hieroglyphic Being: The Disco’s of Imhotep

Jamal Moss as Hieroglyphic Being does it again. And if you're curious about what "it" is, then enjoy the ride.

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27 Sep 2016 // 1:15 AM

Mr. Oizo: All Wet

Collaboration ends up as both vice and virtue on Mr. Oizo's sixth album, rendering one half of the album a lot of fun.

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26 Sep 2016 // 1:05 AM

Jim Snidero: MD66

A veteran alto saxophonist looks back 50 years at the revolutionary approach of the Second Great Miles Davis Quintet.

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Wandering Still: An Interview With the Album Leaf

It's been six long years since Jimmy LaValle's last full-length as the Album Leaf, but as Between Waves proves, the wait was worth it.

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Soccer96: As Above So Below

Soccer96 are excellent at their individual instruments, and this set proves they can link up to make some excellent music, too.

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22 Sep 2016 // 6:49 AM

Oddarrang: Agartha

The ingenious Finnish quintet find the overlap between post rock, prog, ambient and jazz.

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22 Sep 2016 // 6:21 AM

Forma: Physicalist

Brooklyn's instrumental trio are back in rare form with a new label, a new band member, and an expanded sonic palette.

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19 Sep 2016 // 11:42 AM

Luísa Maita - “Fio da Memória” (video) (premiere)

Luísa Maita perfectly personifies the multi-cultural character of her home city of São Paulo with modern Brazilian sounds.

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Robert Glasper Experiment: ArtScience

When we last left the Robert Glasper Experiment, it stood knee-deep in star power with the Black Radio series, featuring everyone from Erykah Badu to

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16 Sep 2016 // 11:35 AM

Bon Iver - 33 “GOD” (Singles Going Steady)

33 "GOD" continues to make us believe that Bon Iver may be dropping one of the best albums of 2016.

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16 Sep 2016 // 9:37 AM

SOHN - “Signal” (Singles Going Steady)

SOHN's vocals have a gorgeous, contemporary R&B feel.

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16 Sep 2016 // 8:45 AM

Sampha - “Blood on Me” (Singles Going Steady)

"Blood on Me" offers a thrilling slice of aural tension and gives yet another reason to keep a close eye on Sampha's solo career

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14 Sep 2016 // 12:00 PM

Trentemøller - “Redefine” (Singles Going Steady)

Redefine" is haunting in a very grounded way, with the bass crystal clear, the snares sharp, and the vocals clean and slightly lethargic.

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Music with a Capital “M”: An Interview With Ethan Iverson of the Bad Plus

The Bad Plus may be known for their revisionist covers of pop songs, but pianist Ethan Iverson proudly reflects on jazz’s past and shares his hopes and fears about its future.

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13 Sep 2016 // 1:30 AM

M.I.A.: AIM

M.I.A.'s pop-centric fifth and supposedly final album feels much more like a pit stop than a destination.

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Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Suzanne Ciani: FRKWYS Vol. 13: Sunergy

On Sunergy, the intimacy with which Smith and Ciani collaborate is striking, and the best parts of the record pull you into that quiet conversation.

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12 Sep 2016 // 1:15 AM

WWWings: Phoenix

WWWings drop brutal nightmarish post-internet music on the masses from the Russian motherland

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Joanna Wallfisch: Gardens in My Mind

An orchestral merging of classical, jazz, and folk styles that is equal parts eloquent, fun, and sincere.

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Tommy ‘86 - “L.V.T.H.N. Central Unit” (audio) (premiere)

Hear "L.V.T.H.N. Central Unit" from Tommy '86's upcoming LP, Transhumanism.

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Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

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"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

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