A perfectly sequenced “post-modern mixtape of 12 micro-genres” created by The Numero Group’s Ken Shipley, Reach takes listeners through morning bird songs, afternoon new age, evening soul jazz, […]
“Ten textured vignettes delicately drawn with guitar, bass and organic percussion. Relaxing, reflective and endlessly beautiful, ‘Tidal’ explores elemental inspiration through a humanistic gaze.”
“London post-punk outfit Dry Cleaning’s dazzling debut delivers on every level – masterful musicianship and boundary-pushing lyricism. Florence Shaw’s stream-of-conscious songwriting takes you through a playful journey of […]
Originally released in 1983-1984; Compilation 12″ of released/unreleased recordings highlighting the best of overlooked 80’s Manchester new wave trio’s versatile pop sensibilities.
29 fully-fleshed soft-pop masterpieces from the late psych/folk legend Margo Guryan’s songwriting vault. “Margo’s demos are baroque masterpieces, featuring string arrangements, circus organ, chamber-pop rhythm sections and tons […]
Previously unreleased work from Don Cherry in collaboration with a large cast of international musicians enlisted by saxophonist and recording engineer Göran Freese. Recorded July 1968 in Nacka, […]
Bazaar mutant disco/dreamy house cuts from the french collective Spaced Out Krew (S.O.K).
16-track anthology celebrating the work of musician, poet, and author, Leslie Winer including her groundbreaking solo work in the early ‘90s all the way to her latest inspired […]
One of our favorite releases of the year, Melbourne-based artist YL Hooi’s Untitled debut on Efficient Space merges the seemingly disparate worlds of post-punk, DIY minimalism, and dub […]
Prolific multidisciplinary Polish artist Wojciech Bąkowski has made a name for himself as a promising visual artist in his home country. When he’s not presenting films, artwork, or […]
Big, warm analog synths lead the dialogue on C.R. Gillespie’s “electronic travelogue inspired equally by imagination, immersion, and the emotional terrain of both inner and outer landscapes.”
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Buddhist Bubblegum dives deep into the mystery of Arthur Russell and offers an unprecedented exploration into his lifelong Vajrayana Buddhist practice. Author Matt Marble charts Russell’s spiritual path, […]
Originally recorded in 1981-1982; Long lost album of previously unreleased material from virtually unknown Liverpool dub-influenced indie/new wave duo Careless Hands. “Most of the recordings we produced were […]
“Plucked from the outer limits of the Spanish underground comes Ritmo Fantasía, a 21 track selection curated by Trujillo exploring the forgotten corners of the 1980s and early […]
Lush, textural ambient soundscapes from the Midwestern quiet music duo. Late 2021 repress featuring Hureco S., The Humble Bee, DJ Paradise, &. Dntel remixes.
10 brand new reinterpretations of the 2021 charming & low-key debut ambient album from Picnic. Lush, deep and emotive works from Nadia Khan, Newworldaquarium, Ben Bondy, Mister Water […]
Carefully curated un-sequenced mixtape of wide ranging sounds from pop to downtempo to disco compiled by DJ Harvey capturing the spirit of his now legendary residency at Pike’s […]
“Though sequenced from the same sessions as both previous Peak Oil vinyl collections, Vol. 3 flexes an even more subliminal sense of finesse, sculpting gossamer software gauze and […]
“Debut LP by non-binary Los Angeles-based artist Green-House Olive Ardizoni Music for Living Spaces representing an evolution of its predecessor’s minimalist compositions into songs that move with winsome […]
“Initially quietly published then deleted via the 2020 pandemic-obscured Fresh Bread website – this 52-track all genre Sam Gendel anthology showcases unreleased tracks collected from Gendel’s personal archive […]
Ethereal balearic bossa and soulful ambient guitar from the Spanish guitarist on his first full length LP. With production contributions from Chee Shimizu, Miku-Mari, Lexx, Berlin Lama, and […]
Expertly curated compilation of South Asian dance and electronic music rarities handpicked, remastered and occasionally reworked. Featuring overlooked future classics from India, Pakistan, the U.K., Canada, Guyana and […]
Brand new immersive Quadraphonic vinyl exclusive pressing of Suzanne Ciani’s performance in Geneva, Switzerland at Festival Antigel January 25, 2020. Instruments used: Buchla 200e, Moog Animoog, Eventide H9.
Lush, melodic dronescapes veering into pop territories from the rising Texas experimental musician in collaboration with visual artist Dani Toral.
“Minimalist rock/soul odysseys that tow a seamless line of interest all the way through..”
Improvisational indie jazz/folk pieces recorded in Cologne, Germany using a natural free-form flowing approach to the songwriting process.
Electronic musician Floating Points meets spiritual jazz legend Pharoah Sanders for a one hour long, deep journey split up into 9 movements.
A reflective collection of instrumental piano-based pieces from the rising Los Angeles composer.
Five movements of spiritual, cosmic, and free jazz that flow into and out of one another like “transformation… that folds unfolds infinitely”. Recorded on John Coltrane’s birthday in […]
“You’ll Never Get To Heaven (Alice Hansen and Chuck Blazevic aka Slow Attack Ensemble) returns with their fourth release Wave Your Moonlight Hat for the Snowfall Train, a […]
Somber and reflective instrumental ambient-jazz from the Ohio multi-instrumentalist. “Flurries of piano, guitar lines, and other more alien instrumentation shimmer delicately, but before they coalesce into familiar shapes […]
Kirby’s third full-length offering for Stones Throw recorded live in Los Angeles as a seven-piece jazz group.
9 track LP of midwest madness, tweaked to its limits during 2020 lockdown. Featuring vocoder-funk classic “Sexy Body”, the lost slo-jam “This Is Dedicated”.. and unreleased electro bomb […]
Photobook from the editor and founder of Jazz Kissa/Jazz City magazine series introducing about 130 Jazz Kissas in eastern Japan (Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto/Tokyo) taken in 2014 in a […]
Second outing from the esteemed Bristol jazz trio delivering their unique brand of blissful, woozy jazz meets experimental sophisticated trip-pop for London based record store label World Of […]
Sunshine-tinged modern dub excursions from the Puerto Rica born, LA based multi-instrumentalist Pachy. “a little bit San Juan, a little L.A., and a whole lot of Studio One […]
“L.A. ‘s afro-futurist fantasy harpist/vocalist/composer Nailah Hunter presents awaited new material via the minimalist hi-fi Quietude EP of cover songs” – featuring stripped down takes on Donovan, Radiohead […]
A fresh and highly original take on modern soul/hip hop paying tribute to Chicago and its rich musical and cultural history while taking a record diggers collage style […]
Originally recorded in 1971; Beautifully fragile folk / soft rock daydream previously unreleased. Reforaged and mastered by Forager Records in Los Angeles.
Collaboration between Midwest ambient techno hero Brian Leeds (aka Huerco S.), British cellist and composer Lucy Railton, and NYC sound artist Britton Powell combing skills to create a […]
A truly unique meeting of experimental pop songs and traditional folklore from the Copenhagen-based, Scottish-born composer Clarissa Connelly. “Characterized by complex arrangements, big compounded chords, as well as […]
Debut album from Ireland based graphic designer Mel Keane exploring evocations in experimental ambient, deconstructed dub, field recordings & modern classical. “The humble Frog of Earth ponders nothing […]
First edition of a new publication series from Finnish label We Jazz featuring stories about music including the cover piece on Alice Coltrane by Ashley Kahn, Sun Ra […]
Previously unreleased live recordings of the legendary jazz saxophonist recorded on March, 23rd 1974, Grand Auditorium Studio 104 – Maison de la Radio. Excerpts from the full performance.
Spacious electro-acoustic jazz combining Roland 808 rhythms, piano, tenor sax, synthesizers, shakers, saxophone, and contrabass recorded remotely in collaboration with musicians from various different backgrounds.
Highly intimate and intricately produced poetic folk songs written in various cities across the world inspired by topics such as systemic oppression, racism, misogyny, policing and patriarchy. “I […]
Chinese sound artist Li Yilei envisions an organic electronic dreamscape on her second full-length project composed using analogue synthesizers, vocal samples, field recordings and string instruments such as […]
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.
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 […]
Debut LP from San Francisco based duo Loveshadow exploring emotive Pop and DIY Funk leanings.
Carefully restored and remastered 7 track compilation shining the light on the emergence of the reggae movement in France, through a selection of hidden gems (Pop, Library, Raï, […]
The first collaboration between Ryuichi Sakamoto and David Toop, presenting the entirety of a concert performed in London in August 2018. Inspired by the aesthetics of Japanese gardening, […]
Originally released on cassette in 2018; Deep, meditative works from the UK electronic dub producer touching on styles of new age, ragas, and drone.
“The Mecánica Clásica project combines modified elements of early electronics, krautrock, ambient, minimalism & fourth world music, generating an interplanetary space where enterprising guitar tones, lush synth sequencing […]
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 […]
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.
Debut album release from the new low-key balearic pop outfit The Zenmenn.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Passionate and labouriously compiled selection of long lost Armenian disco, funk, and soul. Comes with a 13 page booklet written by Darone Sassounian tracing the history of Armenia […]
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 […]