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23/04/2015 – Kamasi Washington-Miss Understanding (2015)

It’s jazz but not as we know it

What jazz has been missing in recent years is balls. It’s all gotten too safe. Musicians seem content to either re-create the old standards perfectly, without adding anything new, or they’ve gone so far off into abstract avant-garde territories that they’ve forgotten the songs and you need a musical degree just to enter the room. 428 more words

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Help I'm Nasty (Metric vs. Amon Tobin)

This year, I’m aiming to make less mashups with Ninja Tune sources. However, there’s a good reason why I still go back to that well. Given the choice between the hottest current instrumental and anything from the Ninja Tune catalogue, I’ll take the latter any day. 125 more words

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Ninja Tune Shares Todd Terje Remix of Jaga Jazzist Track Oban from Upcoming LP Starfire | Music News

Ninja Tune Share Todd Terje Remix of Track “Oban” from Upcoming LP ‘Starfire’ | Music News

by Drew Porras

DJ and producer Todd Terje has remixed a track off of fellow countrymen… 209 more words

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Kamasi Washington Reveals Second Piece From Forthcoming 3 Disc Jazz Odyssey on Brainfeeder, The Epic | Music News

Kamasi Washington Reveals Second Piece From Forthcoming 3 Disc Jazz Odyssey on Brainfeeder, The Epic | Music News

by Erik Otis

There’s a lot of moments in 21st century music culture where you’ll hear a contemporary emerging artist blend jazz elements into pre-existing structures of other modes and genres. 735 more words

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20/04/2015 – Legowelt-Eternal Flux (2015)

Dutch producer releases changeling, but entertaining EP on classic label

Ninja Tune is a classic label. Since its inception in 1991 it is continually put out strong release after strong release. 379 more words

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18/04/2015 – The History of Apple Pie-Glitch (2013)

This morning I woke up and thought “You know what, I can’t be bothered with Record Store Day this year”. Twenty minutes after waking I realised I had made the right choice. 213 more words

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