jazz

premiere: stream Brijean’s balmy debut EP Walkie Talkie
Our intro to Bay Area "backroom disco" duo Brijean -- the project of percussionist Brijean Murphy, who has worked with GvsB favs Toro Y Moi, U.S. Girls, and Poolside, among others -- came via the shimmery, sensuous single "Show and Tell", which sounds a bit like Stereolab gone fu…
Washed Out shares jazzy summer jam “Hard to Say Goodbye”
Washed Out shares another absolute gem from his new visual album Mister Mellow, out later this month on Stones Throw. "Hard to Say Goodbye" is an infectious jazz-inflected summer jam with a disco groove and a breezy, luminous vibe that belies Ernest Greene's darker, wistful ly…
premiere: Joseph Shabason – Aytche
Here's the most calming, dreamlike track you'll hear today: saxophonist Joseph Shabason, who you know from his work in Destroyer and as part of brilliant Toronto band DIANA, shares the first single from his beautiful new solo record Aytche, out this summer on esteemed Austin label Western …
vibe out to Duke Hugh’s Canvas
It's a stressful time right now, so find us for at least the next 36 hours vibing out to Dutch artist Duke Hugh's dreamy new record Canvas, out this Friday on London's Rhythm Section. Floating, languid Quiet Village-esque plane-ride soundtracks ("Butterflies"), elegant jazz-funk beats (&qu…
download Kadhja Bonet's stunning Honeycomb
Fat Possum continues its winning streak of late (see that new Hoops EP) with the announcement of the magical, genre-defying debut LP from hyper-talented multi-instrumentalist and possible time traveller from the future Kadhja Bonet. The absurdly beautiful “Honeycomb” has an instantly familiar, bliss…
Kahlil Joseph – Wildcat (scored by Flying Lotus)
Wildcat is a state of mind; an experiment inspired by the composition and performance of jazz music. The characters that populate this world are actual – cowboys; and envisioned – angels. The town they all inhabit is real – Grayson, Oklahoma...
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