Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

18 May 2016 // 11:30 AM

Pantha du Prince - “In an Open Space” (video)

Pantha du Prince's warm, minimal techno pulls you deep into his imagination.

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Moby’s Memoir ‘Porcelain’ Is Exceptional and Incisive

Rock memoirs rarely live up to expectations, but Moby’s Porcelain is an exception.

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18 May 2016 // 2:20 AM

Digitalism: Mirage

As Digitalism continues to bring back the ghosts of old songs, Mirage demonstrates the duo’s willingness to welcome new ghosts, promising them a more audacious future.

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Pantha du Prince - “Frau Im Mond, Sterne Laufen” (Singles Going Steady)

Pantha du Prince's latest single unsurprisingly features a wonderful late-night chillout vibe.

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Mark Pritchard: Under the Sun

Under the Sun is Pritchard discovering his own voice through the voices of others who continue to inspire him today.

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Transcendental Night with Jazz Legends Sun Ra Arkestra and Pharoah Sanders

Red Bull Music Academy's spiritual jazz evening included legends Sun Ra Arkestra and Pharoah Sanders plus a set from Kamasi Washington.

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13 May 2016 // 8:10 AM

Young Magic: Still Life

Young Magic's smoldering ambient-pop drifts into new sonic territories on Still Life.

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Ralph Alessi: A Trumpet King for 2016

Quietly, brilliantly, Brooklyn-based jazz trumpeter Ralph Alessi is everywhere at once, defining the music with flexibility and freedom.

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Gregory Porter: Take Me to the Alley

The jazz/soul singer serves up a record even stronger than his last, built on feeling, canny arrangements, and a spectacular voice.

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10 May 2016 // 2:20 AM

Darq E Freaker: ADHD EP

On his new EP, Darq E Freaker melds rave, grime, trap, and hip-hop into a demented new breed of dance music.

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10 May 2016 // 2:10 AM

Camila Meza: Traces

Camila Meza is a guitarist and singer from Chile who puts her jazz skills and delightful, appealing voice into collection that is not watered down pop and not classic jazz. What is it? Marvelous, original, easy to love.

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9 May 2016 // 1:30 PM

Seven Davis Jr - “Church” (Singles Going Steady)

Davis takes his cues from P-Funk, turning the grooves on their ear while maintaining a unique vision. Weird and fun.

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Petra Haden and Jesse Harris: Seemed Like a Good Idea: Petra Haden Sings Jesse Harris

This is exquisite chamber rock. It's organic, free-range, artisanal pop music. If kale salad were to take on the character of jazz-inflected songwriting, it would be Seemed Like a Good Idea.

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Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: Ears

You can think or feel your way into narratives and “songs” that deliver messages, but in a way you’re tricking yourself into thinking there’s something solid here that you’re fully grasping.

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5 May 2016 // 11:01 AM

Joker - “Only You” (Singles Going Steady)

Joker's "Only You" is one of the few songs that showcases trap music's true potential.

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Close to the Noise Floor: Formative UK Electronica 1975-1984

Four musicians reflect on the DIY culture that inspired the spread of electronic music, and on what’s changed in the intervening four decades.

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3 May 2016 // 1:08 PM

Laura Mvula - “Phenomenal Woman” (Singles Going Steady)

You have to give it to Laura Mvula; her vocal chops are second to none.

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Danny Green Trio: Altered Narratives

Danny Green's exuberant trio prove that lightning can strike twice.

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3 May 2016 // 2:15 AM

DJ Rashad: Afterlife

The first release from the new Teklife label is a loving, flawed tribute to the artist who helped put them and footwork on the map.

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2 May 2016 // 8:20 AM

Jameszoo: Fool

Jameszoo's debut album not only is the best jazz album since Flying Lotus' You’re Dead!, but it's also one of the best albums this year, period

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