In a male-dominated genre, dub maestro Adrian Sherwood pushes boundaries by showcasing ten women’s voices from around the world in Dub No Frontiers.
The more-is-more nature of Typical Music may be a mixed blessing, but Tim Burgess’ biggest gift is a generosity of spirit on this giddy, 22-song adventure.
One year after his passing, King Scratch fetes the reggae/dub shaman Lee “Scratch” Perry with a multiple-disc, multiple-format, career-spanning collection.
Duet Emmo’s Or So It Seems is an experimental one-off between Wire’s Lewis and Gilbert and Mute Records’ Daniel Miller. Pedigrees don’t come much better.
The not-to-be-missed fourth album by EDM artist James Hinton aka the Range is simultaneously his most retro sounding and forward-looking. Mercury is engrossing.
Having grown past Twentytwo, NYC indie trio Sunflower Bean’s Headful of Sugar finds them inevitably taking on “late capitalism”. Cue the retro-disco beats.
These now-official Buenos Aires concert recordings from 1973 and 1979 capture the great jazz pianist Bill Evans with each of his final trios.
Thirty-five years later, twin albums of demos and outtakes from cheeky British synthpop duo I Start Counting have surfaced, and they’re not without their pleasures.
In the 30 years since its release, the Church’s Priest=Aura has gone from a post-“Under the Milky Way” footnote to an acknowledged career pinnacle.
Coldcut’s @0 swaddles the listener in mellow, relaxing swaths of sound. Slow-building, expansive washes of synthesizer pads dominate, swelling and ebbing with each successive track.