Black Encyclopedia of the Air from Philly-based poet and musician Moor Mother fuses activist hip-hop with a warm, jazzy groove and an experimental spirit.
Brazilian electronic producer Amon Tobin offers up a collection of songs that’s eclectic even by his own genre-hopping standards on How Do You Live.
Nick Lowe’s 2001 album, The Convincer, is a late-period masterpiece and a textbook example of a gracefully maturing artist. It’s now a deluxe reissue.
Formerly one-third of the indie-pop band TEEN, Lizzie Loveless is out on her own with a mature, sophisticated album that spans genres and moods.
Italian composer Bruno Bavota’s pandemic-related fear and anxiety morph into bursts of creativity on his terrific new album For Apartments: Songs & Loops.
Wesley Stace’s “Do Nothing If You Can” is a delightful sneak peek of his uncharacteristically jazzy new album, Late Style, releasing on 17 September.
Celebrated guitarists Marisa Anderson and William Tyler join forces for an instrumental collection, Lost Futures, that’s equal parts calming and revelatory.
Drummer for arguably the world’s greatest rock and roll band, Charlie Watts wasn’t even a rock star, and that’s one of the many things that made him so great.
Matthew Robert Cooper’s latest instrumental excursion under the Eluvium moniker, Virga II emits an alien warmth that is both haunting and calming.