Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

11 Apr 2016 // 11:02 AM

Ash Koosha Releases “Mudafossil” Video via Adult Swim

Iranian producer Ash Koosha has released one of the year's best electronic albums and now he has a new video for standout track "Mudafossil".

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Henry Threadgill Ensemble Double Up: Old Locks and Irregular Verbs

One of contemporary jazz's most unique voices pays respect to another unique voice.

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8 Apr 2016 // 2:11 PM

Miles Davis and Robert Glasper feat. Phonte - “Violets”

"Violets" is an excellent jazz-hop single to honor the great Miles Davis.

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Klaus Johann Grobe - “Geschichten Aus Erster Hand” (audio/video) (premiere)

Klaus Johann Grobe create groovy Kosmische music that's heavily influenced by West German experimental electronic music.

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8 Apr 2016 // 9:28 AM

Colin Stetson - “SORROW III” (Singles Going Steady)

The track isn't merely about "sorrow", that passing sentiment of unhappiness that always allows recovery; rather, it is about this sentiment amplified tenfold.

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Colin Stetson: SORROW - A Reimagining of Górecki’s Third Symphony

Saxophonist Colin Stetson focuses on leading over playing here, assembles a group and building compositions with them to both honor a classic work and render it entirely new.

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Com Truise: Silicon Tare

The latest EP from Com Truise cements Seth Haley as one of today's most consistent beat makers, for better and worse.

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7 Apr 2016 // 2:30 PM

Samaris - “Wanted 2 Say” (Singles Going Steady)

"Wanted 2 Say" is a bone-chilling electro-pop light show that enshrouds Jófríður Ákadóttir's lead vocal in a sequence of intertwining synth passages.

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7 Apr 2016 // 1:30 PM

Nosaj Thing - “N R 2” (Singles Going Steady)

Meandering, zero-gravity synth tendrils float over a minimalist bass-drum backbeat, merging together into the aural analogue of the centrifuge in Stanley Kubrick's seminal 2001.

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7 Apr 2016 // 11:30 AM

Gold Panda - “In My Car” (Singles Going Steady)

Anthemic, pounding, and texturally variegated, it's a track that generates memories rather than calls them forth -- and the third-act koto ripple-breakdown is a moment of unequivocal beauty.

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7 Apr 2016 // 2:29 AM

Ash Koosha: I AKA I

Ash Koosha's latest album is ambitious, creative, and overall an exciting showcase of his musical skills.

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6 Apr 2016 // 3:01 PM

Brian Eno - “The Ship” (Singles Going Steady)

Brian Eno delivers a breathtaking 21-minute epic that sounds like an out of body experience.

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AJ Cornell and Tim Darcy - “Too Significant to Ignore” (video) (premiere)

Tim Darcy, the guitarist/vocalist for post-punk band Ought, and Andrea-Jane Cornell have created an exciting new experimental, electronic, spoken word project.

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6 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

The Field: The Follower

The Field's new album is not a case of diminishing returns, but a work about refining electronic music which was, by definition, already perfect.

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We Are the Hope: An Interview With Jazz Master Wynton Marsalis

Marsalis speaks to PopMatters about The Absynnian Mass, his inspirations, compositional techniques, and the reason he plays music.

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5 Apr 2016 // 11:30 AM

Factor Chandelier - “I Want to Go” feat. Paranoid Castle

Canadian producer Factor Chandelier is about to release his fifth solo album, Factoria, that features an amazing batch of guest vocalists.

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Tim Hecker: Love Streams

Tim Hecker and his accomplice Ben Frost are cooking up some of the most striking, beautiful, and genre-defying music of our time.

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4 Apr 2016 // 3:42 PM

Andy Stott - “Butterflies” (Singles Going Steady)

The mood is one that Stott fans are already intimately acquainted with: dread stitched to a creeping sense of urgency, cognitive fogginess, the inclination that you may be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Don Cheadle Adds Jazz Legend Miles Davis to His Gallery of Portraits

Years in development, Miles Ahead was produced, co-written and directed by Don Cheadle, who also stars as Davis.

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‘Miles Ahead’ Ponders Miles Davis’ Lost Years

Ponder this reality for a moment: Don Cheadle needs a white co-star in order to make a movie about Miles Davis.

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

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"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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