Jazz

Harutaka Mochizuki | Makoto Kawashima (Free Wind Mood series)
Harutaka Mochizuki & Makoto Kawashima
An'archives
Pre-order only. Expected around September 1, 2018.  Edition of 275. Comes in a heavy old style silk-screened jacket with obi, postcards & inserts. Printed by Alan Sherry, with liner notes by Michel Henritzi."During the past decade, a number of free…
Circulation
Group A
Kashual Plastik
Storming new 12" of stricken tone-poems and minimal industrial manoeuvres from Japanese duo Group A. The pitched-down, smacked-out YMOisms of 'Consumer' and the itchy no wave of the title track stand out by virtue of their fully techno-compatible PULSE, but Group…
August 1974
Taj Mahal Travellers
Aguirre Records
F****g finally! First legit vinyl reissue of Taj Mahal Travellers channelling the earth’s most haunted vibrations in 1974, remastered by Rashad Becker, and pressed on actual vinyl (two LPs to be precise), in an actual sleeve (woiii!). Takehisa Kosugi’s intrepid,…
Un Beau Matin
Areski
SouffleContinu
Been a bit since we could really sound the horn about a SouffleContinu box arriving but Areski’s Un Beau Matin (‘A Beautiful Morning’) is undoubtedly worthy of LAVISH praise (The fact that it arrived with a merciful repress of Barney…
Codename: Dustsucker
Bark Psychosis
Fire
2LP gatefold. Chances are you're acquainted with Bark Psychosis's UK post-rock keystone Hex, but not with their less fawned-over follow-up: 2004's brooding, bloated, often brilliant Codename: Dustsucker. Having borrowed Spirit of Eden and Laughing Stock's world-weary chamber-jazz palette wholesale for Hex, here…
Soul of Africa
Hal Singer / Jef Gilson
Super Sonic Jazz
"Reissue of the sought after birth act of the Afro-Parisian jazz scene that fascinated so many musicians and music fans throughout the 70s and 80s. Comes in a heavyweight tip-on sleeve. "Considered as one of the most important Afro-Parisian jazz…
Tint
Joe Talia
Black Truffle
Melbourne-born, Tokyo-based Joe Talia scrambles out of the cracks left by Kye with his first solo work worth paying attention to, out on Oren Ambarchi’s Black Truffle label. For over a decade Talia has been the consummate collaborator and hired…
Avocet
Bert Jansch
Earth Recordings
Duo
Derek Bailey / Tristan Honsinger
Honest Jon's Records
"Born in Burlington, Vermont, and conservatory-trained in the US, the cellist Tristan Honsinger moved from Montreal to Amsterdam in 1974, quickly linking with Han Bennink and Misha Mengelberg, and opening a long and fruitful musical relationship withDerek Bailey. Recorded in 1976,…
Lot 74 - Solo Improvisations
Derek Bailey
Honest Jon's Records
"This iconic LP was originally released by Incus in 1974. Recorded at a private house in West London, the side-long title track is a masterwork: a twenty-two-minute, starkly personal, freely expressive, itchily searching re-casting of orders of rhythm and sound…