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Syberen van Munster – Plunge For Distance (2015)

Syberen van Munster – Plunge For Distance (2015)

Here’s a review of Syberen van Munster’s debut album ‘Plunge For Distance,’ a sophisticated work that gently combines Old and New Worlds.

Steve Wilson, “Spheresophically” (2015): Exclusive Something Else! stream

Steve Wilson, “Spheresophically” (2015): Exclusive Something Else! stream

Steve Wilson puts himself on an unusual situation here, and not just because this is his first new album release in 12 years.

Russell Malone, “Soul Leo” from Love Looks Good on You (2015): One Track Mind

Russell Malone, “Soul Leo” from Love Looks Good on You (2015): One Track Mind

In a rare turn as a leader, Russell Malone reminds us of his canny ability to play with both speed and emotion, power and space.

Katie Thiroux – Introducing Katie Thiroux (2015)

Katie Thiroux – Introducing Katie Thiroux (2015)

‘Introducing Katie Thiroux’ could have been a sterling vocal showcase, or an intriguing intrumental project. Luckily for us, it ends up being both.

Eliane Elias, “Brasil” from Made in Brazil (2015): One Track Mind

Eliane Elias, “Brasil” from Made in Brazil (2015): One Track Mind

Eliane Elias is routinely connected with her Brazilian roots but, the truth is, “Brasil” begins her first full-length recording from back home since 1981.

Matthew Shipp Trio – To Duke (2015)

Matthew Shipp Trio – To Duke (2015)

‘To Duke’ is a madly clever tribute to Duke Ellington from the Matthew Shipp Trio.

Colin Webster, Andrew Lisle + Alex Ward – Red Kite (2015)

Colin Webster, Andrew Lisle + Alex Ward – Red Kite (2015)

‘Red Kite,’ the debut album by the London-based trio of Colin Webster, Andrew Lisle and Alex Ward, unfolds as an exercise in brilliant extremes.

Dead Neanderthals + Nick Millevoi – Dietary Restrictions (2015)

Dead Neanderthals + Nick Millevoi – Dietary Restrictions (2015)

The Dead Neanderthals’ thrillingly explorative new album with Nick Millevoi is one to start your heart — to un-relax, un-settle and un-fetter.

Ben Wolfe – The Whisperer (2015)

Ben Wolfe’s Posi-Tone debut ‘The Whisperer’ is supple, solid mainstream jazz full of quality Wolfe originals and strong support from his backing band.

Leslie Johnson – The Leslie Johnson Project (2015)

Leslie Johnson – The Leslie Johnson Project (2015)

The Leslie Johnson Project finds this formidable Texas talent making passionate, funky and forward-leaning music firmly rooted in jazz and funk.