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Forgotten series: Matthew Shipp – Nu Bop (2003)

by Tom Johnson Jazz has been in a kind of holding pattern since the mid-1970s, when even Miles Davis declared the genre dead.

The Friday Morning Listen: Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation (1988)

The Friday Morning Listen: Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation (1988)

by Mark Saleski I’ve written about this before, the mystery of “Why do I like this?” The discussions that are apt to be generated can be enlightening. If you start at the very restrictive end of the scale, there’s the idea that beauty has some sort of objective element, supposedly making evaluation a simple exercise. Going along with that isRead More

One Track Mind: Hal Russell, "Kenny G" (1992)

Exploring the wonderful world of whack jazz can be both frustrating and fun. Frustrating because even some of the more influential artists of this genre lack good publicists—through no fault of their own—and fun because when you finally stumble across one of these important figures it’s like you found a treasure trove of music that sounds nothing like what yourRead More