Krautrock's Detlef Weinrich and folk's Emmanuelle Parrenin team up for Jours de Grave. It's damn near perfect. It feels too organic and alive to be called "avant-garde", even though it is.
Dave Scanlon, the singer and guitarist of Brooklyn's JOBS, offers a stripped-down collection of songs that retains the unique intensity of his more complex work.
Six Organs of Admittance's Companion Rises begins and ends in a pre-dawn haze, shadowed by an inky sky that stretches out toward the cosmos before landing softly back on Earth.
Former Bombino guitarist Avi Salloway brings his own brand of songwriting to the fore with multifaceted quartet Billy Wylder and their new song "Roar of the Wild".