Chris Cunningham’s “Jaqapparatus”

February 13, 2016Uncategorized

You might recognize Chris Cunningham’s work with the Aphex Twin or Björk music videos. Nowness  magazine has made a video with Audi describing his ascension from film studio production artist to director, and eventually to visual artist and musician. Those already familiar with his work or jaqapparatus will no doubt find this interesting.    

New Miles Davis Movie

February 2, 2016Uncategorized

Starring and directed by one of our favorites, Don Cheadle. Check out the trailer here: Watch ‘Miles Ahead’ Movie Trailer – Entertainment Weekly

Herbie Hancock To Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards

January 14, 2016Uncategorized

Congratulations RUN-DMC, Earth, Wind and Fire, and especially Herbie Hancock for the Lifetime Achievement Award. We all know Herbs in amongst our favorites amongst favorites. True pioneers, all. Herbie Hancock, Earth, Wind & Fire + Run DMC To Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards

Joey Alexander – “Lush Life”

January 7, 2016Uncategorized

We can’t seem to stop gushing over this little fella. He has a very mature perspective on jazz, both in phrasing and voicing that we’ve only heard from professionals years into their careers. Undoubtedly going to be a true talent moving forward. Only 12 years old!

DIGGIT: ELAENIA – Floating Points

November 20, 2015Uncategorized

This is a great work listening record. I’m hesitant to call it jazz, but it probably would have been labeled as such in 1976. It’s a decent jazzy electronic music experience. I think I’ll stick with that.