October 30, 2020
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Heavy Rotation: Tohru Aizawa Quartet – Tachibana Vol.1

More a whispered legend in Japan than record store ghost story, the album recorded during that March 30th studio session ended up becoming one of most rare LPs in the history of Japanese jazz: Tohru Aizawa Quartet – Tachibana Vol. 1.
October 6, 2020
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Listening Alone: Untangling the Best Music of 2020 So Far

The global pandemic has affected politics, economics, and human behavior in ways that will take years to fully realize, never mind the effect this paradigm shift will have on the world of music. 
September 25, 2020
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Sault: Continuum of Activist Black Music

Racial activism within music isn’t a modern phenomenon, it has been there since the artform’s inception. In the late 1800s, marginalized African-American communities invented the Blues largely as an expression of their subjugation.
September 23, 2020
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Songs in the Key of Fall: Spotify Playlist

It was hot. You’d breathe in and feel the temperature. Then the smoke came and you couldn’t breathe at all for a week. Then the light changed and you knew all at once that it was over.