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The 75 Best Albums of 2021

The 75 Best Albums of 2021

Despite a global pandemic, musicians were far more active in 2021 and had time to create their finest work. It resulted in some of the best albums in years.

The 11 Best Ambient Albums of 2021

The 11 Best Ambient Albums of 2021

Studies have shown how the global pandemic has changed our listening habits, and for those seeking calm, these 11 are the best ambient albums of the year.

The 50 Best Albums of 2021 So Far

The 50 Best Albums of 2021 So Far

The year has offered a mountainous feast of sublime music. The 50 best albums of 2021 so far are an eclectic, forward-looking, and increasingly “woke” bunch.

Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders Create Experimental Electrojazz on ‘Promises’

Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders Create Experimental Electrojazz on ‘Promises’

Sparseness aside, there is an explosive energy lurking just under the surface of Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders’ Promises.

Pharoah Sanders and Floating Points Find Solace in Open Space on ‘Promises’

Pharoah Sanders and Floating Points Find Solace in Open Space on ‘Promises’

Perhaps it’s reverence for the power of the expansive that makes Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders such a dynamic combination on Promises, their breathtaking collaboration.

Jazz Organ Master Joey DeFrancesco Collaborates with Pharoah Sanders with ‘In the Key of the Universe’

Jazz Organ Master Joey DeFrancesco Collaborates with Pharoah Sanders with ‘In the Key of the Universe’

PopMatters interviews the Hammond B3 organ master Joey DeFrancesco, who collaborates with tenor giant Pharoah Sanders for a session of spiritual playing.

Transcendental Night with Jazz Legends Sun Ra Arkestra and Pharoah Sanders

Transcendental Night with Jazz Legends Sun Ra Arkestra and Pharoah Sanders

Red Bull Music Academy's spiritual jazz evening included legends Sun Ra Arkestra and Pharoah Sanders plus a set from Kamasi Washington.
Meditations in Sound: The Jazz Africana of Pharoah Sanders

Meditations in Sound: The Jazz Africana of Pharoah Sanders

Exploring the realms of African mysticism, Pharoah Sanders walks an extraordinary path through the hinterland of jazz music's otherworld.
John Coltrane: Offering: Live at Temple University

John Coltrane: Offering: Live at Temple University

This set, performed just nine months before Coltrane's death, shows both the impressive openness of his late-era band and the limitations of its sound.

Pharoah Sanders: Village of the Pharoahs / Wisdom Through Music

Upfull Living Or, A Tale of Two Album Covers

Kahil El’Zabar’s Ritual Trio featuring Pharoah Sanders: Ooh Live!