Stirring spiritual jazz
“Loose-limbed and ecstatic, this live set is a refreshing change and hopefully a harbinger of things to come.”
A trio in transit
"Bold openings, world class piano playing and top shelf compositions aside, the real showstopper on Art in Motion is the intricate interplay and collective chemistry."
The Light at the End of the Tunnel?
"Dredging the murky depths of our base instincts, this music coerces the listener to gaze inside their very being."
Change is the only constant
"Oddarrang remain champions of dark and haunting instrumental music. Don’t miss them."
"The idea of the compositions on this album seems to be a unity of all elements, rather than melody statements followed by soloistic explorations."
Time Warp from the 60s
"The bite-sized songs are multifaceted, both rhythmically and concerning the chord changes, still without losing their charming easy-going feel."
Warm but Hot
"Sami Linna’s record can be conceived as a kind of road map to the groovy jazz styles of the 60s. But even if the roads are...
Breathtaking double-team improv
“In Tölöläb, Elifantree have met their match, leading to their most ambitious, mature and cohesive album so far.”
Fast moving, varied and brave: WOMEX 2019 opening concert
“The music of Arctic Fire concert at the WOMEX 2019 was brave and contemporary, yet all of them drew in some way on archaic traditions in...