The Awakening – The Ahmad Jamal Trio

Ahmad Jamal has been a leading jazz pianist for some time, although his commercial success before the release of The Awakening in 1970 wasn’t always taken seriously by critics. However the man with the “exquisite touch”, as Miles Davis once described him. showed all what he was truly capable of with this LP full ofContinue reading “The Awakening – The Ahmad Jamal Trio”

A Love I Can’t Explain – dBridge

Hailing from Manchester, the ever ethereal and industriously intuitive dBridge always manages to capture a mood with his music and this offering from 2018 is no different. Seamlessly bringing together the sounds of soothing synths and industrial techno across a range of genres, from drum and bass to the avant-garde, dBridge adds yet another featherContinue reading “A Love I Can’t Explain – dBridge”

Release Radar – February

The second month of the year has come and gone and while a few good LPs have been released over the past 29 days, even with the extra day it’s the EPs that have drawn the attention of our ears this month. While offerings from the jazz-orientated mind of Moses Boyd (Dark Matter) and theContinue reading “Release Radar – February”

Release Radar – January

Geode Geode Selection 10-01-2020 If you’re still finding your way out of the haze of the Christmas period, struggling to get into the groove of work again, London-based producer Geode may have your back. Mixing a serious love of the deeper, darker dubstep found on labels like Deep Medi with the smoother sounds of garageContinue reading “Release Radar – January”