Following six turbulent years, Australia’s Hiatus Kaiyote return with their third LP of neo-soul virtuosity, Mood Valiant. It’s effortlessly likable and rich with heart and soul.
Canadian experimental electronic producer Little Snake constructs warped soundscapes to heal the mind on his debut album, A Fragmented Love Story.
By abstracting the sounds and ideas of his earlier work, electronic/hip-hop producer Daedelus has created one of his most challenging works to date with The Bittereinders.
Salami Rose Joe Louis’ ‘Zdenka 2080’ Tells a Dystopian But Still Hopeful Allegory of Ecocidal Capitalism
On the 22-track concept album Zdenka 2080, Bay Area musician and planetary scientist Salami Rose Joe Louis shuffles nu jazz, dream pop, and hip-hop vibes into the soundtrack for a dystopian sci-fi allegory of ecocidal capitalism.
Experimental composer Jameszoo flexes his musical muscles with the Metropole Orkest on Melkweg. The sound is unique and bracing, not unlike discovering the soundtrack of a new planet.
It's tempting to proclaim this moment in black pop as something akin to 2018's political Year of the Woman -- Year of the Sista, if you will. But today's unapologetically progressive female black pop artists stand on the shoulders of a most impressive cohort from the '90s and early '00s.
Brainfeeder X is an important collection for those who are new to the label's output and for those who want to revel in its glories. A worthy celebration of a genuinely groundbreaking label.
Funk-jazz polymath Brandon Coleman's sophomore LP is a memorable record by an unabashed futurist steeped in funk, jazz, electronica, and everything in-between.
Dorian Concept Systematically Deconstructs Genres to Create Something New on ‘The Nature of Imitation’
The Nature of Imitation is the sound of Dorian Concept systematically deconstructing various genres, stripping them back to the bones underneath and then rearranging them one layer at a time until he has a new form.
Ross From Friends' Family Portrait is an album you can easily disappear into from one of electronic music's most thrilling new talents.