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  • Recorded in October 1961, A Fickle Sonance is a quintessential hard bop outing by Jackie McLean that also offered just a hint of the avant-garde explorations the alto saxophonist was about to embark on in the years to come with the dissonances of the title track’s intro Otherwise the fantastic quintet—with McLean joined by...
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    Los Angeles psych-soul four-piece Chicano Batman announce Invisible People, out May 1st via ATO Records The album is both the band’s most sonically-varied and cohesive It is a statement of hope, a proclamation that we are all invisible people, and that despite race, class, or gender we can overcome our differences and stand...
  • On September 17, 1962, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Max Roach gathered at Sound Makers studio in NYC and recorded Money Jungle, one of the most celebrated jazz trio albums of all time Generational and stylistic differences between the three masters led to fearless music-making of the highest order The album was originally...
  • After his 2016 return to Blue Note where he first made a name for himself with a run of classic soul jazz albums between 1968-70, Hammond B-3 organ legend Dr Lonnie Smith recorded All In My Mind during his 75th birthday celebration in July 2017 at the Jazz Standard in New York City with guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg and drummer...
  • Listening to Lee Morgan blow his molten solo on “A Night In Tunisia,” the opening track of The Cooker, it’s hard to fathom that he was only 19 years old at the time Recorded just 2 weeks after Morgan’s dazzling performance on John Coltrane’s masterpiece Blue Train in September 1957, The Cooker was in fact Morgan’s 5th...
  • Thievery Corporation’s historic concert in 2017 at The JFK Center in Washington, DC saw their songs re-imagined with orchestral arrangements from some of today’s leading young classical composers The show is now legendary, and those fortunate to attend heard Thievery Corporation in an entirely new way To honor this show and...
  • Composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, bandleader and DJ Emma-Jean Thackray is proud to announce her new EP ‘Rain Dance’, released via her brand new label ‘Movementt’ The announcement comes with the release of the first single from the EP, the breathtaking ‘Rain Dance / Wisdom’, which sees Emma and her...
  • Being in a toxic relationship can sometimes feel like being lost in a maze Every attempt to turn a corner lands you back where you started HiRUDiN is both a bold acknowledgement of such patterns of behaviour and a testament to the power of breaking them Named after the peptide released by leeches that is the most potent...
  • Carrying some of his most ‘floor-friendly and easy-to-handle tunes in an age, ‘Lamental’ revives the wet-eyed melancholy and fancy rush of his early stuff, tweaking his boxes between swooning acid techno romance in ‘The Paris Track’, what sound like a Giallo soundtrack fro a scene set in the 313 with ‘Detroit People...
  • ‘Scacco Matto’ is a continuation of Senni’s distinctive “pointillistic” style – where gated, taut sounds are arranged relentlessly as drumless rhythms and melody, which this time come in more song based structures On this bold sonic ‘Rave-Voyeuristic’ statement, he takes the synthetic synapse manipulation of Trance...
  • “Nightmares on Wax is reissuing his legendary album, Smokers Delight on its 25th anniversary, and embarking on a tour across the US and UK to perform many classic hits off the record This edition also includes 2 never before heard bonus tracks on available on the download...
  • At long last, The Bible of Burnt Skin has arrived on vinyl Presented here is the 25th anniversary vinyl release of the harsh noise classic from legendary noise collective Black Leather Jesus Since their formation Black Leather Jesus, led by Richard Ramirez, has been steadily producing some of the most essential releases in the...
  • Jon Tye and Pete Fowler have been making music as Seahawks for a decade now Given the sounds they've been exploring over those ten years it was a cosmic inevitability that they would be asked to contribute to the catalog of the legendary library label KPM They replied with Island Visions, an exploration of sound for vision where...
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    The third Web Web album, Worshippers, is the richest and perhaps best Web Web album so far It testifies to maturity and is the logical continuation of the two preceding albums In a way, it is a concept album in Web Web's journey through Afro- and spiritual jazz Worshippers: The idolizers, the admirers Web Web adores and bows to...
  • Spencer Clark is back with a futuristic eco-friendly record It's life on earth as you never heard it The story goes like this: Spencer wanted to do a soundtrack for the yet to be made Avatar 2 And if you know Spencer's work, you'll know that he engaged on this mission reading material that influenced the rich and crazy imaginary...
  • A reissue of GISM's Detestation, the absolute masterpiece of Japanese hardcore punk, originally released on the Dogma label in 1983 Considered a seminal album for the whole death metal genre, this is must for all fans of hardcore punk, Japanoise, grindcore, anarchy, violence, and all things extreme Includes are five bonus tracks...
  • Limited edition red spatter vinyl "Even before you know it's self-titled, and even before you read the LP liner notes, you know it's all Brant Bjork The man who has become the ambassador of Californian desert rock indeed plays every instrument across his 13th studio full-length, Brant Bjork This in itself is something of a...
  • Tod Dockstader's Aerial series, an electronic/drone masterpiece, is cherished among fans of the artist's work and this first volume is available in a double LP edition of 500 copies with 100 copies on clear vinyl exclusively for Imprec mailorder customers 15 years in the making, Tod Dockstader's Aerial series is sourced from...
  • ELEH's Harmonic Twins is slow moving monophony tuned to the overtone vocalizations generated by a particularly beautiful sound sculpture made by Harry Bertoia These two pieces are inspired by early music, choral masses, motets, the cathedral reverberations of sacred geometry and deep bass Harmonic Twins was originally debuted...
  • Loneos present a reissue of Massimo Guantini's Diapositive, originally released in 1977 Beside the telluric year in pop music and culture, 1977 was still ranked as the future for Italian leftfield composers Published by roman imprint Gemelli and credited to the elusive Massimo Guantini (none else than influential jazz player and...
  • Magic Box presents a reissue of Pirana's self-titled album, originally released in 1971 Pirana's heavily percussive brand of progressive rock was a huge hit with audiences in Australia in the early '70s Although often compared to Santana, they brought their own biting style to a superb selection of original material, with Tony...
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    Magic Box presents a reissue of Tea & Symphony's An Asylum For The Musically Insane This quirky Birmingham trio's debut album was originally released in September 1969 Spanning psych, folk, blues, and pop, with a range of trippy effects, it was produced by the great Gus Dudgeon (David Bowie, Elton John) and is one of the...
  • Throughout the years, Marcin Cichy and Igor Pudło have been blending local, traditional jazz inspirations with means of new electronica This original and now signature approach initially sparked the interest of Ninja Tune, for whom Skalpel recorded two enthusiastically received albums: Skalpel (2004) and Konfusion (2005) Both...
  • 2020 repress Soundway Records present the eponymous debut LP from in-demand Amsterdam five piece, The Mauskovic Dance Band -- fusing no-wave dance punk, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, and space disco in a "controlled explosion" (The Quietus) Entirely self-produced, the band has reiterated their favorite elements of the '70s and '80s...
  • Patrick Shiroishi's Descension is a beautifully elegiac and unflinchingly primal album With richly layered solo saxophone, electronics, and voice, the album is a meditation on the legacy of a dark history and its echoing relevance in the present era Descension is a spiritual journey that reveals Shiroishi's deeply reflective and...
  • Double LP version Gatefold sleeve Z Records continues its commitment to unearthing the obscure and long forgotten tracks from the last 40 years through the ever-popular Under The Influence series Following on from Red Greg, Paul Phillips, James Glass, Nick The Record, Sean P, Faze Action, and Winston It's now the turn of one of...
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    On November 15, 2018, Sam Wilkes filled the Highland Park Ebell Club with Astroturfto help deaden the acoustics of the large room, and to provide a shared space for the music and audience Joining Him for the performance was Sam Gendel on alto saxophone, Jacob Mann on Roland Juno 106 and Korg Kronos, Christian Euman on drums, and...
  • Wilkes is the debut full-length release on Leaving Records by experimental / jazz bassist, instrumentalist, and producer Sam Wilkes Sam Wilkes’ epic emotional debut is a work of genre fusion, made in collaboration with members of the Los Angeles musical community Mentored by Patrice Rushen, Leon “Ndugu” Chancler; has worked...
  • LA-based ambient artist Olive Ardizoni imagines a music to aid in opening communications between human and plant lifeforms They’re from California; allow it A must check for fans of Ana Roxanne, Ami Dang, massages, hugging trees (and smoking them) “Green-House is the project of Los Angeles based artist Olive Ardizoni...
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    Over three albums under his own name, Devon Williams has honed a trademark blend of shining power pop, folk rock, and jangle pop that explores the shared spaces and nuances of each, anchored by his distinctive melodic gifts After an uncharacteristic six-year break, he returns with "A Tear In The Fabric": 12 lushly arranged, deeply...
  • “I wrote this song, Is There A Way, after reconnecting with an old love Someone who I had a deep connection with, and a very loving relationship It felt as though it was in another lifetime That lifetime came Almost 10 years later when we reconnected and attempted to try our hand at love again This song is my heart pouring out...
  • KOGNITIF is back with MONOMETRIC 2020 EDITION, 6 years after the first edition He totally reinterprets this deeply Trip-Hop album with a very wise and sharp ear and invites you to rediscover his classics , such as “Bande de Dégénérés” or “So Let’s Begin” Jeannette Robertson’s gorgeous voice being delightfully...
  • Limited edition repress with a slightly switched up cover Inspired by Ultraman and Norwegian nature, Torb the Roach and Floppy McSpace joined forces and cooked up their instrumental debut The result, Tape Echo Gold Floppies It tickles your senses with low fidelity rhythms, time warping space echo, rare world spices and...
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    4 years later than “Volume 1”, and two years after “Volume 2”, here is the final and last in the series “Esterno Notte Vol 3” The trip continues through the unexplored lands of the Italian cinematic groove, unearthing new pearls buried for too long While the previous chapters consisted of lost jazz-funk materials,...
  • Shafiq Husayn is a talented musician, producer, songwriter, and recording artist who has defied boundaries and worked with some of the top artists in R&B, hip-hop, soul, funk, and beyond Perhaps best known as one third of innovative Los Angeles musical collective Sa Ra Creative Partners, Husayn has produced for the likes of...
  • Straight from the streets of Chicago, Illinois, The Devonns (pronounced "De vaughns") are the brand new soul outfit and the latest addition of the Record Kicks' family, whose self-titled debut album that drops April 06, is an assortment of influences taking us back to the heyday of soul The band started in 2016 after...
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    Arguably poised as Kool Keith’s most sophisticated release to date, “Saks 5th Ave” serves as both a stepping stone forward in the artist’s prolific career, as well as a much needed reminder that the world’s most innovative emcee has a thorough grasp on far more than your average rapper Touching on everything from the use...
  • Roc Marciano is known for his bars, but with "Pimpstrumentals" he brings 17 instrumentals all highlighting his signature boom bap style and incomparable...
  • Love Spectrum is the debut album from Whoarei - released on Nosaj Thing’s Timetable Records imprint, these are 14 incandescent canvases produced in Whoarei’s bedroom between the years 2013 to 2017 It includes the official release of "Loving You Ain't Complicated," the main sample from Kendrick Lamar's "u" on To Pimp A...
  • New Jersey-native Clams Casino stands amongst the most respected hip-hop producers in the game today After several years of underground notoriety, Clams became widely known after producing several of the standout tracks on A$AP Rocky’s monolithic debut mixtape Live Love ASAP and has received widespread critical acclaim for his...
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    After a steady run of acclaimed beat tape transmissions, the multi-faceted instrumental hip hop producer known as B0nds joins the Cold Busted fam for the 14-track album Phantom Versions Inspired by the likes of J Dilla, Madlib, and Flying Lotus, the DC-area adjacent B0nds has been making beats for 15 years, developing a style...
  • After re-releasing Vol 1 for the first time in digital and physical formats, the Cold Busted label continues on the path with Late Night Headphones Vol 2 And from the opening snare crack of “Love Apple” the listener knows to get ready for a special hip hop excursion Exquisite sounds abound, such as the exotic tones that...
  • Originally hand dubbed on limited cassette tape in 2013, "bed" is a sonic expedition into the subtleties of sleep and the destinations reached through the comfy vessel g'maury pays tribute to an old dear pet cat art by...
  • A product of the tight knit Bronx underground posse DITC, Runaway Slave is a cornerstone album of hip-hop's middle school phase Building on and borrowing from the layered, jazz-influenced sound of such contemporaries as Gang Starr and Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Showbiz & AG affixed a gangster mentality to grainy, fortified...
  • Vinnie Paz (Jedi Mind Tricks, Army of the Pharaohs, Heavy Metal Kings) returns with his fifth solo...
  • The New Abnormal is the long awaited new album from The Strokes, and the band’s first album in seven years The album was announced with the first track and video, “At The Door” The New Abnormal is The Strokes’ sixth studio album and was recorded at Shangri-La Studios in Malibu, California, with producer Rick Rubin The...
  • Reissue of the the fifth Massaker album from 1995, it's actually a recent studio recording of 5 songs from the band's first 2 albums (The Tribe & Black Axis); live, no overdubs, and of course, very...
  • 300 copies on black vinyl Previously only available on picture disc with this artwork, this classic Pentagram album gets a limited release on regular wax as well Under license from Season of...
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