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Listen: Dawn Richard – “Mornin | Streetlights” [2021]

I somehow have not posted about any Dawn Richard singles from her upcoming album Second Line, coming April 30 via Merge Records, but trust and believe I’ve been listening and LOVING. Her newest, “Mornin | Streetlights” shows off her talent for … Continue reading

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Listen: Ben Seretan – “8pm Crickets” [2021]

The past few weeks in NYC have been blessed by the slow, true onset of Spring. No flashes of false spring here folks. It’s been pretty steady, with clear days and generally warmer temperatures. This makes the days of gray … Continue reading

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Listen: Karima Walker – “Reconstellated” [2020]

Shout out to my friend for putting me onto this upcoming Karima Walker record, Waking The Dreaming Body, out 2/26 via Orindal. The first single, “Reconstellated”, is a gentle, firefly-lit night meditation, gently pulsating with tape-loop synth, reversed guitar lines … Continue reading

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Listen: Grouper – “Thanksgiving Song” [2018]

Pretty self-explanatory. Happy Thanksgiving. Think about Native Americans today and what we can do to help them.

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Listen: Faten Kanaan – “The North Wind” [2020]

Got a late night tale for ya. Been really enjoying the new Faten Kanaan album, out now via Fire Records. Expect glacial, cinematic soundscapes that both tap the past for dirge-like melodies, but also peer into the future with technology … Continue reading

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Listen: Harry Case – “Jam (At Your Party)” [1989]

Recently came across a big trove of groovy records that I’ll hopefully be sharing on the blog. Just snagged a vinyl rip of this Harry Case album In A Mood, which I don’t recommend you look up on Discogs unless you’ve … Continue reading

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Listen: Alan Hawkshaw & Brian Bennett – “Oddball” [1974]

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a friend of yours visits Dubai and goes to a record store. He finds an interesting looking piece in the “Highly Recommended” section. He then recommends it to you. What he found … Continue reading

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Listen: Surprise Chef – “The Limp” [2020]

I feel like we’ve been blessed with a lot of great jazz/funk this year. Seems like it’s become a VERY cool thing to post about on blogs + listen to in playlists. Not gonna lie, I’m in that group! I’ve … Continue reading

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Listen: Badge Époque Ensemble – “Unity (It’s Up To You) (feat. James Baley)” [2020]

A little late on sharing this one, but my favs Badge Époque Ensemble are back with a new single from their upcoming album Self Help, alongside a beautiful claymation video. The song, “Unity (It’s Up To You)” features a returning … Continue reading

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Listen: Better Person – “Hearts On Fire” [2020]

SO much great new music came out today, October 23rd, but I gotta point you to something you might miss: Something To Lose, the fantastic debut album from L.A.-via-Berlin-via Poland musician Better Person (aka Adam Byczkowski), out now via Arbutus. … Continue reading

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