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Forgotten Treasures

Sun Ra “Exotica” (1956–1968, Modern Harmonic)

Across the history of Jazz, there is no wilder, more future-forward composer and performer than Herman Poole Blount, aka Sun Ra. Known as much for his wild on-stage persona as his innovative compositions, Sun Ra was the avant-garde bleeding edge  Read more  »

Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: Jonny Faith (Tru Thoughts, Melbourne)

With my newest EP I’ve found myself drawn back to the sounds of Jungle and DnB that I grew up with in the UK, so with this mix I decided to dig back into my collection of early Jungle and  Read more  »

Future Classics

Equiknoxx “Colon Man” (Demdike Stare Records)

via Forced Exposure: “Colón Man” is the debut album proper by visionary Jamaican dancehall artists Gavin Blair (Gavsborg) and Jordan Chung (Time Cow) plus their extended crew, aka Equiknoxx – once again for Demdike Stare’s label. Where their widely acclaimed  Read more  »

Forgotten Treasures

Michel Sardaby “Gail” (1974, World Seven)

By the time he recorded “Gail”, Michel Sardaby was already an established player on the European Jazz scene. Even before he set foot in Media Sound Studio in New York City in February ’75, the Martinique-born pianist had made a  Read more  »

Contests

Win a Signed Copy of EABS’ “Repetitions (Letters to Krzysztof Komeda)”

The growth in popularity of Jazz music in recent years has been described as a renaissance or new chapter for the genre. Musicians such as Yussef Kamaal, Shabaka Hutchings, Ruby Rushton, Nubya Garcia, and Moses Boyd have put a new  Read more  »