Ben LaMar Gay - Open Arms to Us
A paean to rhythm, this album from Chicago jazz experimentalist Gay has Angel Bat Dawid, Rob Fryw and Ohmme amongst the lengthy credits.
Body/Dilloway/Head - Body/Dilloway/Head
Kim Gordon collab project featuring “guitars and vocals and magnetic tape and amplification”.
Brian Wilson - At My Piano
Solo renditions of Beach Boys hits and some from Smile.
Cassandra Jenkins - (An Overview on) An Overview on Phenomenal Nature
Sketches, demos and other cutting room floor sounds from an album that has a lot of fans on this board.
Clams Casino - Winter Flower
Mellow instrumental EP from the rap producer.
Coldcut & Mixmaster Morris - @0
Ancient compilation curated by Coldcut featuring
Ryuichi Sakamoto, Suzanne Ciani, Juliana Barwick, A Winged Victory for the Sullen, Laraaji, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Helena Hauff, Skee Mask, Mira Calix…
Donato Dozzy - 124
Innate groove and inventive sound design push informing minimal and serene techno.
Jessy Lanza - DJ Kicks
Latest instalment of the mix series finds Jessy “in pursuit of the bleary 4 AM feeling; the moment when you hear sweet soul-burner vocals with drum patterns that won’t let you go home”
Kaytranada - Intimidated
3 track EP from the Grammy winning producer featuring Thundercat, H.E.R. and Mach-Hommy.
Myele Manzana - Crisis & Opportunity Vol. 2 - Peaks
2nd volume this year of a series of jazz records by the New Zealander drummer/composer/producer/beatmaker now based in London, with a band that has shared stages with Hiatus Kaiyote, The Bad Plus and Alfa Mist.
Pigeon - Yagana
Debut EP of Afro-disco, grunge, no wave and jazz, with powerful vocals of Guinean singer Falle Nioke and a band that has backed Michael Kiwanuka, Little Simz, Cleo Sol and SAULT.
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raise the Roof
Led Zeppelin singer and country star with another collaboration, this time for a covers record (confusingly not only of Kasabian tunes).
Sarah Davachi & Sean McCann - Mother of Pearl
Up on steaming one week late, improvisational autumnal ambience.
µ-Ziq & Mrs Jynx - Secret Garden
Planet Mu head Mike Paradinas past label signee Hannah Davidson come together in the wake of personal loss, softening the former’s drill’n’bass with psychedlic haze to make a defiantly upbeat balm of a record.