Comedian and actor Eric André's very own musical side-project serves up a wild, sample-based ride into the demented side of plunderphonics on Cease & Desist. Not only that, but this record also serves as a giant middle finger to the limitations modern copyright law places on artistic expression within the auditory realm. Equal parts absurd and revolutionary: This is Blarf.
Chicago jazz drummer Makaya McCraven reassembles a series of lo-fi live recordings into a batch of exciting, dynamic nu jazz beats.
Unbeknownst to me, trumpeter/producer Christian Scott has been having quite a prolific 2017, set to finish out a trilogy of albums with next month's The Emancipation Procrastination. I was lukewarm on the new-agey Diaspora, but am digging the fusion of vintage jazz and modern hip hop production on this latest single. The Emancipation Procrastination drops October 20 via Ropeadope.
Toronto jazz outfit BADBADNOTGOOD returns with some surprising and well-incorporated musical guests on their new album.
The Avalanches return with a new sound and their first album in 16 years.
Montreal producer Kaytranada shows off his versatility and a star-studded feature list on this XL Recordings debut.