Friday, October 10 2014
Avant garde pianist Shipp explores his musical past through this contemporary solo set, hinting at where we may find him in the future.
An under-heard but top-notch tenor player, leading a sharp band through excellent tunes. Vibes, guitar, driving rhythm, all right here.
Thursday, October 9 2014
SBTRKT leads a disparate cast of collaborators down a rabbit hole of mismatched beats and psychotic melodies on his second LP.
Space Cadet Frisell requests permission to come aboard.
Wednesday, October 8 2014
Exotype is a prototype for what can be done with metalcore, and, in terms of mindless sheer enjoyment, this LP does deliver the goods.
This not-quite-soundtrack to a 1970s African film doesn't quite measure up to the UK jazz/electronic band's standard.
Tuesday, October 7 2014
The return of Zero 7 with a new digital EP (or two 12” vinyls).
Monday, October 6 2014
The spirit of Mingus is alive and well in Jason Ajemian's band recording for Delmark. Oh, and let's not forget about Monk and Sun Ra.
Flying Lotus makes his return with a concept album that is executed exceptionally well, making for arguably the greatest accomplishment in his career thus far.
Friday, October 3 2014
For the first time, both sides of the post-punk/industrial/techno pioneers are collected in one place.