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.
Have mercy! This sprawling, four-disc roundup Dr. Cholmondley Repents is a fine entry point to the wonderful world of British indie legends, the Jazz Butcher.
The final, sadly posthumous album from the great Pat Fish (aka the Jazz Butcher) shows the British indie-pop legend was taken much too soon.
This 51-track compendium of 1981-vintage synthpop tries mighty hard but ultimately falls short. Licensing issues likely kept some of 1981’s best from this set.
The first album in four years from the British pop aesthetes sounds distinctly like Saint Etienne, which is ironic given some of the source material.