English translation of the print publication highlighting the culture of Japan’s listening bars known as “jazz kissas”. This special feature is a 2 part edition, with the first […]
Stripped back, spiritual jazz from the Los Angeles based band, performing this time as a different trio formed from the usual quartet, giving each song a unique and […]
Modern spiritual jazz cuts form the Los Angeles based quartet, with one side evoking an uplifting joyous optimism and the other touching on a deeper, free jazz realm.
2×7″ set of four beautiful Piry Reis recordings from the 70s and 80s. Brazilian music at it’s finest.
Compiled by Melody As Truth’s Jonny Nash, Melodies In The Sand is a collection of modern classical works that mix European folk traditions with Cocteau Twins dream pop […]
Lush, melodic dronescapes veering into pop territories from the rising Texas experimental musician in collaboration with visual artist Dani Toral.
Truly unique ambient soundscapes recorded using fretless bass, electric guitar, sampled mallet instruments & a delay system.
First release on new Berlin based conceptual label dispari featuring an 8 minute ambient journey from Greek producer Anatolian Weapons. Iconic French composer Hector Zazou collaborates with American […]
When music speaks to both the past, present, and futures to come, it invites listeners to take pause and cherish the moment. Contours’ recent release Balafon Sketches does […]
Third solo effort from the Toronto saxophonist displaying eight deeply personal tracks that mesh jazz-laced, emotive, and spacious composition with fourth-world and adult-contemporary tonality.
Released in early 2021 and without a doubt a frontrunner in our “Best of the Year” list is the lowkey, self-titled debut LP from Ireland based graphic designer […]
Chugging grooves, bubbling synths, soaring strings, and sonorous voices on full display across 10 dancefloor ready disco & boogie deep cuts compiled by the always reliable Numero Group.
Los Angeles based musicians Josiah Steinbrick & Sam Gendel explore ambient and fourth world territories across 7 sonically rich untitled compositions. “Mouthfeel / Serene is: a): nonspecific saxophone-percussion-synthesizer […]
Compilation of previously unofficially self released material by Basque producer Angel Katarain. “Oddball electronic / studio experiments halfway between a deserted dance floor and a cinematic experience.”
The first English-language publication focused on Avant-garde jazz trumpeter Don Cherry and textile artist Moki Cherry, highlighting models for collectivism and pedagogy deployed in the Cherrys’ interpersonal and […]
Modern electronics loosely rooted in UK dance music but taking added influence from ambient, modern classical, dreampop, Balearic, folk music and beyond.
“Planet Love: Early Transmissions 1991-95 showcases the roots and formative years of trance via 13 loved-up, psychedelic, colourful, melodious and surprisingly varied dancefloor experiments from Europe, Australia and […]
Suzanne Kraft soundtracks a return to his hometown of Los Angeles with a new album exploring a fresh take on shoegaze and indie pop inspired sounds. “About You […]
A collection of cassette recordings made in Athens by Christos Chondropoulos over the last five years exploring themes of ancient Greek folklore and musical tradition through a futurist […]
Montreal based producer Jesse Futerman in collaboration with Canadian jazz/ambient icon Beverly Glenn-Copeland on vocal resulting in a blissed out 7 minute modern jazz-funk fusion journey.
Sparse and delicate guitar sketches from the Swedish minimal wave duo.
Diverse compilation encompassing artist Roland P. Young’s 80s foray into synth-pop, dance, funk, soul, and new wave.
Conceptual album from medieval musician Jimi Hellinga and synth legend Danny Wolfers aka Legowelt exploring dark, jazzy ambient dronescapes.
Lush, textural ambient soundscapes from the Midwestern quiet music duo on their sophomore full length.
Debut album release from the new low-key balearic pop outfit The Zenmenn.
“Compiled by long-time friends of the label, Eiji Taniguchi and Norio Sato, Heisei No Oto delves into a world of music released almost exclusively on CD and brings […]
Collection of modern classical works from husband and wife Czech duo exploring a unique style of sonic resistance. “European folk tradition meets the blissful dreampop haze of Harold […]
Epic, celestial cinematic songs from the Los Angeles native with an all star lineup of featured musicians including Sam Gendel, Laraaji, Jeff Parker, Money Mark, and Fabiano do […]
A reflective collection of instrumental piano-based pieces from the rising Los Angeles composer.
Madlib’s epic beat-tape opus. Edited, arranged and mastered by Four Tet.
Compilation exploring the ambient side of the Spanish electronic music produced in the 80’s by the burgeoning tape recording underground and the independent musicians-producers scene.
“The twelve tracks on Edo Funk Explosion Volume 1 pulse with raw inspiration, mixing highlife horns, driving rhythms, day-glo keyboards and tripped-out guitars into a funk experience unlike […]
Los Angeles born, Amsterdam based electronic music producer Diego Herrera steps away from the dancefloor and ambient territories we’ve come to know him by to deliver two phenomenal […]
Electronic musician Floating Points meets spiritual jazz legend Pharoah Sanders for a one hour long, deep journey split up into 9 movements.
Rare dubs, version excursions and unreleased tracks from the New Age Steppers On-U Sound vault 1980 – 1983.
Kosmiche ambient explorations from Baltimore native and veteran underground music figure Tarotplane.
Thoughtfully selected compilation of Armenian disco, funk, and soul. Comes with a 13 page booklet written by Darone Sassounian tracing the history of Armenia and the featured records.
Freeform electronic expressions touching on euphoric instrumental pop, jazz fusion, and boogie funk. “Rich in influences and references, from ethereal harmonics and melodics that might be traced back […]
Ambient electronic sound collages from renowned digger Chee Shimizu in collaboration with Tokyo guitarist miku-mari a.k.a. Takahiro Matsumura.
Instrumental, alternate mix versions of all BÉE songs which originally featured guest vocalists. Groovy, atmospheric modern jazz funk.
Collaboration between Jonny Nash (guitar, piano) and Teguh Permana, a renowned player of the Tarawangsa, a two-stringed instrument used in the sacred Tarawangsa music of Sunda, Indonesia. Stripped […]