Tin Man is the manifestation of acid that has matured, refined, evolved...Another defining effort from the respected and influential Tin Man, a producer?s producer.
By | The Dash
And 'You're Dead!' does kill. But not in Duke's way (or Trane's). The 'feel' of free jazz, that uptight spontaneity, is there. But Ellison is too restlessly imaginative to work a nostalgic angle. He plays with the genre in numerous ways, and enlists multiple partners -Thundercat, Herbie Hancock, Kamasi Washington and Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, among others - to find links between his influences and his output.
By | Josh
As an album, 'The Opening of The Cerebral Gate' contains the trademark neo electro-bass sound established by the band for Detroit. Now that the electro genre is facing a mini revival of sorts and in part fueled by the rather recent Drexicya reissues, the comeback of this album makes it ripe for picking.
By | The Dash
Yet another bumper crop of free downloads rounded up in September, from the likes of the labels and collectives International Feel, Darker Than Wax and Through My Speakers to the artists Funk D'Void, David Marston for Soul Clap, Cottam, DJ Total M, Ripperton, Cronton Pidgeons, Leo Zero and Parental Control, plus, Midnight Shift's own Eddie Niguel, Simon Hinter and Ultrademon.
By | Editor
'Floating Underwater' is a great introduction to the music of today - beats and melodies made with machines, field recordings, found samples etc. Listening to Daisuke Tanabe, as always, is a distinctive dreamy trip through the parks of hip-hop, electronica, folk, jazz and the experimental.