Category: Jazz

  • In The Echo: Field Recordings from Earlsfort Terrace

    In The Echo: Field Recordings from Earlsfort Terrace

    A drummer (with Lisa Hannigan and Villagers), producer and electronic musician (with I Am The Cosmos and The Din), Ross Turner was also artist in residence at Dublin’s National Concert Hall between 2014 and 2016. During that time, the musician curated a series of collaborations…

  • Damon Locks – Black Monument Ensemble: Now

    Damon Locks – Black Monument Ensemble: Now

    Damon Locks is a Chicago-based activist, poet, teacher and visual artist whose work might already be familiar to many as it has featured as the cover artwork of dozens of records including several International Anthem releases. A long-time deejay and singer with various post punk…

  • Bohren & Der Club of Gore: Patchouli Blue

    Bohren & Der Club of Gore: Patchouli Blue

    Formed in 1992, Bohren & Der Club of Gore is a German dark ambient jazz band from Mülheim an der Ruhr which originally emerged from the doom metal and grindcore scene. Comprised of Christoph Clöser, Morten Gass, Robin Rodenberg and Thorsten Benning, the band settled as…

  • Nubya Garcia: Source

    Nubya Garcia: Source

    Born and raised in Camden Town, London, Nubya Garcia is a young tenor saxophonist, composer and bandleader who has quietly emerged from the thriving London jazz scene. Over the past five years, the musician has collaborated extensively with several London-based collectives such as Steam Down,…

  • Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra: Promises

    Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra: Promises

    “On March 26, we will share with you a new composition by Sam Sheperd […]”. Briefly introduced at the beginning of March 2021 by a short 4mn voiced-over presentation featuring black & white stills, namechecking the musicians and the recording locations, the “Promises” project quietly…

  • Fanfán Tulipán: Genius Noci

    Fanfán Tulipán: Genius Noci

    Borrowing its name from the French film FanFan la Tulipe, the 1952 swashbuckling comedy set in the late 1750s featuring Gérard Philippe, Fanfán Tulipán is a young Czech band formed in 2009 and based in Prague. Blending jazz with funk, the chanson tradition and film…

  • Matthew Halsall: Salute to the Sun

    Matthew Halsall: Salute to the Sun

    Drawing on the spiritual, ecstatic and eastern-influenced jazz of Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders and Yusef Lateef, the music of Miles Davis of course, the Nu Jazz and electronica of The Cinematic Orchestra and a broad musical culture garnered as a regular DJ, Manchester-based trumpet player…

  • Saffronkeira with Paolo Fresu: In Origine: The Field of Repentance

    Saffronkeira with Paolo Fresu: In Origine: The Field of Repentance

    Eugenio Caria is an Italian electronic musician and producer based in Sardinia. Since launching his Saffronkeira project in 2008, he has released six LPs with German label Denovali Records. Blending IDM with ambient minimalism and experimental electronics, Saffronkeira’s music is often underpinned by a strong…