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AUDIO: Lovely Socialite – “Final Flight of F.R.O.G.”

Experimental jazz-rock group Lovely Socialite are out with the first single from their upcoming album “The Drift.” “Final Flight” has plenty of vigor and action, like we’re seeing the character come to life and taking a big leap to the tune of howling horns and crashing melody. It’s got a podcast episode attached where the band discusses the process and

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AUDIO: Kenn Fox & Garrett Waite – “Maple Avenue”

Jazz artists Kenn Fox and Garrett Waite teamed up for a new album. With graceful fingerstyle guitar from Fox and delightful compositional direction from Waite, this record seamlessly fuses expertise from two dynamic personalities. There’s contributions from musicians Randy Mueller, Davey Harrison, Shokan Muishitzu Roshi, and Raj Alwa here as well, including a narrated poem in “Two Worlds” about the

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AUDIO: RAF & Company – “The River”

Pop-rock-jazz fusion group RAF & Company have a new single out. While starting out somberly introspective using the titular river as a vehicle for reflection and hope, the tune swells into a joyous pop tune where the person you’ve missed most is at the river too. Now, you’ve found yourself at the home you’ve always known. It’s a prosperous one

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AUDIO: Andrew Trim – “Retroreflector”

Experimental jazz artist Andrew Trim is out with a new record. With the likes of Barry Paul Clark on bass, Nick Lang on drums and Dan Pierson on keyboards, Trim brings a flurry of ensnaring rhythms and lively psychedelia. The quartet dwell from a place of immediacy and intention, reaching mesmerizing altitudes through precise creative communication. If you’re looking for

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AUDIO: Jamie Breiwick & Jay Mollerskov – “Solve for X”

Jazz artist Jamie Breiwick teamed up with electronic artist Jay Mollerskov for a record of improvisation. These eight tracks were created by taking clips of Breiwick playing trumpet and chopping them with Mollerskov’s electronic manipulations (looping, granular synthesis, spectral processing). The result is a mesmerizing work of spacey meditations layered into cohesion. Culminating decades of friendship, Jamie Breiwick and Jay

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AUDIO: Permanent Murkers – “Out Murk the Perma Fox”

Experimental quartet Permanent Murkers released a new track a little while ago. It’s an electric jazz tune adorned with the colors of a vibrant sunset, as the cover art depicts. With a calm demeanor, the piece gives the impression that all four musicians are making each creative decision based on what feels right in the moment. We hope to hear

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AUDIO: Kal Bergendahl Project – “Parallels Chapter III”

Jazz-funk band Kal Bergendahl Project released an album a few months back. Featuring nine musicians, this record is multi-faceted in style while retaining a consistent personality. Several numbers are personable jazz numbers with spicy grooves and ensnaring solos, but the gentle piano interludes to not only cool things down but glue everything together. It’s interesting to note that the interludes

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AUDIO: KASE – “Seasons”

Free jazz band KASE released a new record this weekend on B Side Recordings. Seated at the intersection of jazz and hip hop, it eagerly explores the themes of roots and old relationships, becoming a pseudo-concept album that incorporates the band members as characters of a story. Klassik guest stars on keys in the second track as well. “Seasons” is

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