In his 85th year and still writing vital music, Abdullah Ibrahim, a true giant of the golden age of Jazz, releases Dreamtime, the lead track from his first album in four years, The Balance, recorded at London’s RAK Studios and due out in late June. Ably supported by his long-time backing band Ekaya, Ibrahim doesn’t …

Following his retirement in 2014, there are few, if any opportunities to hear new material from Robert Wyatt, though while he remains alive and in reasonable health, there’s always a glimmer of hope, and his canon of oddball esoteric jazz-pop remains much revered and respected within the musician community and far beyond. Save for a …

With the release of their sixth album proper, Open Here, Field Music have firmly established themselves as mainstays of the dermis of UK music, IE where all the interesting stuff happens! For those already familiar with their output, then you’ll know what to expect – For newcomers, then this, an album as strong and worthy …

Time in Joy is the lead and second track to be released from Field Music’s 6th album proper, Open Here, which is released on February 2nd on Memphis Industries. Despite by their own admission, with this new album, to be pursuing a less stripped down sound than on its predecessor ‘Commontime’, it’s business as usual …

That this album by Joel Wastberg AKA sir Was is his debut album as a solo artist is almost inconceivable, accomplished that it is. His background as a multi-instrumentalist gun for hire for the likes of José Gonzalez (both in solo guise and as a member of Junip) appears to have been a catalyst to …

If you’ve been listening to the radio at all in the last few weeks, you’ll have heard Sir Was. If there’s a catchier slice of white soul/funk than his recent single ‘In the Midst’ released this year (yes, year) I’ll be amazed. Ahead of the release of his debut album, Digging a Tunnel, out this …