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Tuesday, June 11 2013

Kermit Ruffins: We Partyin’ Traditional Style (take 1)

The New Orleans trumpeter and singer tackles traditional jazz with a loose, deriviative ebullience.


Wednesday, June 5 2013

Barn Owl: V

On their new album V, it's all about the layers. Pull enough back and you'll find the most complex Barn Owl album to date.


Friday, May 31 2013

Chick Corea and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: 16 May 2013 - New York

Chick Corea's performance with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra was the kickoff to the festival named after him, and a masterful evening.


Wednesday, May 29 2013

Baths: Obsidian

Obsidian is the dark record it was billed as because it starts to ask its own uncomfortable questions. Love becomes more illusory when it stops getting quoted.


Friday, May 24 2013

Dylan Ettinger - “The Pale Mare” (video)

Dylan Ettinger’s sunless analog electronics get a visual accompaniment that warps a VHS of the surreal '90s vampire classic Nadja into colorful, suitably abstracted art.


Wednesday, May 22 2013

Shining: One One One

Shining have followed up its career-defining masterwork, Blackjazz, with the exuberant One One One, which takes its unparalleled sonic and places it within the framework of the pop album.


Tuesday, May 21 2013

Majical Cloudz: Impersonator

Canadian electro-minimalists Majical Cloudz’ debut for Matador, Impersonator, is the confessional album for the age of austerity.


Kermit Ruffins - “When the Saints Go Marching In” (stream) (PopMatters Premiere)

The incomparable New Orleans trumpeter and BBQ master, Kermit Ruffins, returns next week with a brand new album perfectly entitled 'We Partyin' Traditional Style'.


Monday, May 20 2013

Romain Collin: “Storm” / “The Calling” Live at Rockwood, NYC (video)

Jazz pianist Romain Collin explores the haunted terrains of his inner world on "The Calling".


Thursday, May 16 2013

Joshua Redman: Walking Shadows

Joshua Redman's album of ballads definitely has more to it than meets the ear.


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