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 Recommended New Release, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, 'Live at Ronnie Scott's 1963'

by Joshua Lee

This rare live recording enjoys a loving reissue from Gearbox Records, featuring Roland Kirk playing with a trio of local British musicians; Stan Tracey, Malcolm Cecil and Ronnie Stephenson.

 Recommended New Release, Shabaka, 'Afrikan Culture'

by Joshua Lee

The London multireedist of Sons of Kemet and The Comet Is Coming fame releases his first full solo project, a short album of meditative woodwind music.

 Recommended New Release, Anna von Hausswolff, 'Live at Montreux Jazz Festival'

by Joshua Lee

Anna von Hausswolff's spellbinding set at the 2018 Montreux Jazz Festival enjoys a vinyl release on Southern Lord and Pomperipossa Records, making for an excellent introduction to the Swedish pipe organist/singer-songwriter's dark musical world.

 Recommended New Release, Tokyo Glow: Japanese City Pop Selected by DJ Notoya

by Joshua Lee

Explore the sounds of 1980s Japanese 'city pop', a style that combined the sounds of soft rock, jazz and R&B, on this new compilation from We Want Sounds.

 Recommended New Release, Graham Collier, 'British Conversations'

by Joshua Lee

Commemorating 10 years since the British jazz composer, bassist and bandleader's passing, My Only Desire Records release his previously unheard 'British Conversations' suite, originally recorded in 1975.

 Recommended New Release, Jaubi - Nafs at Peace

by Joshua Lee

After a prolific year of small releases, the Lahore, Pakistan quartet make their full-length debut on Astigmatic Records, straddling North Indian classical music, hip-hop and improvised jazz.

 Recommended New Release, Early works from The Comet Is Coming repressed on vinyl

by Joshua Lee

The cosmic jazz trio's first three releases - Prophecy, Channel the Spirits, and Death to the Planet - are made available again on vinyl from The Leaf Label.

 Recommended New Release, Squarepusher - Feed Me Weird Things

by Joshua Lee

The mind-melting debut from one of the UK's most influential electronic acts gets a deluxe reissue courtesy of Warp Records on its 25th anniversary.

 Recommended New Release, Graham Bond Organization - Wade in the Water

by Matt Groom

A definitive 4 CD boxset collecting together all of the studio recordings, plus rare live recordings, made by one of finest British rhythm and blues groups of the sixties, The Graham Bond Organization.

 Recommended New Release, Miles Davis - The Lost Quintet

by Matt Groom

A rare recording of the short-lived 1969 Miles Davis Quintet that featured Chick Corea, Jack DeJohnette, Wayne Shorter and Dave Holland, taking no prisoners on stage in Rotterdam.