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'Big Band of Brothers: A Jazz Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band' Is Essential Listening (album stream) (premiere)

Big Band of Brothers is a truly remarkable and imaginative take on the music of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, rendered with affection and imagination, it asks us to appreciate the true genius of Macon, Georgia's finest.

Jedd Beaudoin
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Band Out of Time: Barney Hoskyns on Steely Dan: 'Major Dudes'

Barney Hoskyns assembles a thoughtful, loving, and thorough portrait of the meticulously creative men behind Steely Dan.

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Rotem Sails on the "Indian Ocean" in New Video (premiere)

Rotem Sivan's guitar skills are noted around the globe but he's an equally impressive songwriter, as he proves on "Indian Ocean".

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Kindo Reemerge with Bombastic Funk/Jazz/Pop Intricacy on "Human Convention" (premiere)

The opening track from Kindo's upcoming record, Happy However After, is a wonderfully lively and complex ride.

Jordan Blum
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As Mysterious As They Wanna Be: An Interview with Dungen

Dungen founder Gustav Ejstes talks about his band's international success, scoring a classic silent film, and the creative mystery.

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Wonderbitch - "Josanna" (audio) (premiere)

Hear the Austin band Wonderbitch channel '70s jazz rock and '80s pop on their effervescent new track.

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Counterbalance: Morphine - Cure for Pain

Where is the ritual? And tell me where, where is the taste? Someday there'll be the 2022 most acclaimed album of all time. That's the day I throw my drugs away. An underrated 1990s masterpiece is this week's Counterbalance.

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The Gaddabouts: Look Out Now!

This sophomore double-disc affair from noted jazz rock drummer Steve Gadd and folk rocker Edie Brickell (among others) showcases a band concerned with improvisation and spontaneity, with a lesser emphasis on finely crafted and well-honed songs.

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The Ash Lovelies: Ode to Arlington

Ode to Arlington is a cringe-fest that’s virtually unlistenable.

Zachary Houle
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If By Yes: Salt on Sea Glass

If By Yes is a sort of alternative rock supergroup featuring members from the now defunct That Dog and Cibo Matto, with special guest turns from David Byrne and Wilco guitarist Nels Cline.

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