In 1963 (probably July, though some sources place the dates in May or June), Eric Dolphy recorded some sessions in New York with producer Alan Douglas, the fruits of which were issued on small labels as the LPs Conversations and Iron Man. They've been reissued a number of times on various labels, occasionally compiled together, but never with quite the treatment they deserve (which is perhaps why they're not as celebrated as they should be). In whatever form, though, it's classic, essential Dolphy that stands as some of his finest work past Out to Lunch.
Outstanding three CD set featuring the entire July 1988 15 song performance at the Munich Philharmonic Concert Hall plus a blistering 35 minute version of 'Call It Anything' taken from his1970 Isle of Wight Festival show. The Munich concert features able assistance from Kenny Garrett, Bobby Irving, Adam Holzman and Joseph McCreary amongst others while the Isle of Wight track features Chick Corea, Keith Jarrett, Dave Holland and Jack DeJohnette.
2016 GRAMMY Nominee (Best Rock Album, Best New Artist, Best Rock Song) James Bay is releasing a deluxe CD version of his debut album Chaos And The Calm including 7 tracks that have never been available on a physical CD to record stores first, starting on Record Store Day.
With every soundscape that we encounter as a part of “Inland”, Ulf Söderberg expands our idea of ritual electronic music. Gifted with a creative momentum that never seems to arrest, the artist also known as Sephiroth delights us with his recent release on slow moon. This work is the result of professional sound design - every sonic landscape is composed with accuracy that radiates passion for atmosphere and detail. Twelve tracks that range between the stillness and the calm of a scandinavian lake at dusk to rhythm-dominated patterns running at the pace of a wolf hunt, there is no room for boredom. Each track is a fluid state of beauty with individual dynamics: we may lean back and dwell into the unfolding drones or sense the pull of gripping organic drums towards a dancing state…