Music | posted 16.07.2021
Mário Rui Silva
Stories From Another Time 1982-1988
»Stories From Another Time 1982-1988« bundles songs with brittle nonchalance by Angolan-born guitarist Mário Rui Silva.
Music | posted 15.07.2021
Sylvia
Sweet Stuff
Sylvia Robinson not only kicked hip-hop into high gear, she also made music of her own. Her album »Sweet Stuff« from 1975 has now been reissued.
Music | posted 14.07.2021
µ-Ziq
Scurlage
Some things are new on »Scurlage«, the first album by Mike Paradinas aka µ-Ziq in eight years.
Music | posted 13.07.2021
soFa, Houschyar & Okay Temiz
Şelale
A Belgian, a German and a Turk meet… what starts like a bad joke is actually just good music.
Music | posted 12.07.2021
Jim Jones & Harry Fraud
The Fraud Department
Splendidly unaffectedly produced and unexpectedly socio-political: »The Fraud Department« by Jim Jones & Harry Fraud is a real surprise.
Music | posted 11.07.2021
Sandro Brugnolini
Utopia
Great cinema, even without film: Sonor Music Editions presents a new edition of »Utopia« by Italian composer Sandro Brugnolini from 1972.
Music | posted 10.07.2021
Patrice Rushen
Straight from the Heart
More than »Men In Black,«: Patrice Rushen defined R&B as we know it today on 1982’s »Straight From The Heart«.
Music | posted 09.07.2021
Darkside
Spiral
“Spiral,” the second album from Nicholas Jaar’s and Dave Harrington’s Darkside project, massages the soul where other music can’t even reach anymore.
Music | posted 07.07.2021
Various Artists
UK Electronics 1988-1994
Pretty cool tracks here: The compilation »UK Electronics 1988-1994« almost the best of the rarest of the electronic underground scene together.
Music | posted 06.07.2021
Damon Locks & Black Monument Ensemble
Now (Forever Momentary Space)
Damon Locks has once again gathered the loose Black Monument ensemble around him and made another, yes political, statement with »Now (Forever Momentary Space)«.
Music | posted 03.07.2021
Somachrome
Electro Romantica
Crank down the side windows: »Electro Romantica« by Somachrome serves up the Neapolitan breeze of sea air it needs this summer.
Music | posted 02.07.2021
Various Artists
Naya Beat Vol.1
Turbotito and Ragz have compiled tracks from Southeast Asia for »Naya Beat Vol.1«. There are plenty of highlights on it.
Music | posted 28.06.2021
LNS & DJ Sotofett
Sputters
On »Sputters« LNS and DJ Sotofett bow down to their idols and transfer their sounds likewise into the present.
Music | posted 25.06.2021
Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek
Dost 1
Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek publish the first issue of a two-part series: »Dost 1« jumps delightfully right into the present.
Music | posted 23.06.2021
Faye Webster
I Know I'm Funny Haha
There’s no star in the making here, it’ s already ready to go: Faye Webster has released her fourth album »I Know I’m Funny Haha« on Secretly Canadian.
Music | posted 22.06.2021
Eli Keszler
Icons
On »Icons« even Jungle-like rhythms can be heard, but Eli Keszler remains the electroacoustician among the drummers: a disassembler, a reassembler at his best.
Music | posted 21.06.2021
Amaro Freitas
Sankofa
With his third album »Sankofa«, the young Brazilian pianist Amaro Freitas has probably finally succeeded in creating a classic.
Music | posted 19.06.2021
Miša Blam
Miša Blam I Oni Koji Vole Funky
With »Miša Blam I Oni Koji Vole Funky«, the Discom label continues on its path of releasing “unknown music from the former Yugoslavia”.
Music | posted 17.06.2021
Flamingo Pier
Flamingo Pier LP
Time for good vibes: the New Zealand three-piece Flamingo Pier releases their debut album on Soundway.
Music | posted 16.06.2021
Loveshadow
Loveshadow
Released on Music From Memory, the debut from California duo Loveshadow is an album for making love on the beach.
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Various Artists
Shouts 2021 Vol.1&2
With »Shouts 2021,« the British label Rhythm Section International follows up the first instalment of its compilation series with an even more ambitious second one.
Music Review | posted 29.10.2021
Kuunatic
Gate Of Klüna
Japanese trio Kuunatic debut on Glitterbeat with »Gate of Klüna,« a literally otherworldly psych-rock masterpiece.
Music Review | posted 07.11.2021
Snail Mail
Valentine
On »Valentine,« Snail Mail makes even bigger gestures than before, but fortunately that doesn’t change the effect.
Music Review | posted 31.10.2021
Bremer/McCoy
Natten
Jazz is more hip than it has been for a long time. The output is large, the return mediocre. But with »Natten« Kopenhagen’s Bremer/McCoy deliver a fantastic work.
Music Review | posted 28.10.2021
Quantic & Nidia Góngora
Almas Conctadas
Eight years after a joint EP, Nidia Góngora and Quantic intensify their collaboration with the album »Almas Conctadas«.