Tokyo Jazz Kissa: Vintage High Fidelity with #VINYL
October 1, 2020
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Tokyo Jazz Kissa: Vintage High Fidelity with #VINYL

Whether it’s calligraphy, the serving and drinking of tea, or the uniquely Japanese experience of listening to jazz LPs playing through rare vintage sound systems at specialized cafés, these ceremonies are revered.
December 14, 2020

Gateway to Jazz Kissa Vol. 1: In English for First Time

Katsumasa Kusonose, editor and publisher of #VINYL magazine, is offering English language pre-orders of his previous Japanese-only publication Gateway to Jazz Kissa Vol. 1.
March 17, 2021

Donna Leake: Soul Trips, Vinyl and Vintage Hi-fi

London-based selector and creative influencer Donna Leake’s vinyl-only NTS Radio show is a window onto how a virtuoso assembles enigmatic jazz hooks. Whether of the spiritual, straight, rock, fusion, or psychedelic varieties, Leake’s uncanny ability to mix jazz with rock, Afro-disco, dub and boogie takes listeners on a genre-bending deep dive through an astral plane of the recherché every episode.
March 20, 2021

Promises: The Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & LSO Album

Sam Shepard, who works under the pseudonym of Floating Points, is releasing a new hybrid electronic-jazz album with saxophone legend Pharaoh Sanders on March 28 titled Promises. Put together under David Byrne’s Luaka Bop record label, the LP is a continuous piece of music in nine parts and is credited as a composition for saxophone, strings, keyboards and electronics.