This Weather Honest (independent)
Torbert's first release under his own name sends listeners on an improvisatory trip down the open roads of jazz and folk, bringing a stellar cast of Halifax's new guard of jazz players along as he makes serious headway on his compositional path.
Easley Stevenson Arsenault
Nine Steps (Superhigh)
This top-notch trio of the east coast's finest musicians has produced a solid collection of original and totally spirited blues-rooted jazz tunes (plus one beautiful Dylan cover).
Darcy James Argue
Secret Society Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam)
NYC's dynamic 18-piece steampunk big-band churns out seven original masterpieces that meld rock, classical and orchestral jazz on their debut studio recording.
Machine Dreams (Peacefrog)
Swedish avant-guard pop quartet take the cult throne in the retro-synth kindom. Singer Yukimi Nagario's wispy croon ventures into a new frontier of electro-experimentalism, reviving the windswept atmospherics coined by Depeche Mode and Cocteau Twins.
posted by SARA CONNORS, Jan 12/17
The fourth mini-fest packs The Marquee and The Seahorse this Friday. comments 0
posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Jan 12/17
A series of off-season showcases gears you up for this spring’s tenth OBEY Convention. comments 0
posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Jan 12/17
The melodic hardcore group is back with a stunning EP more than a year in the making. comments 0
posted by AYA AL-HAKIM, Dec 22/16
“For the first time I can confidently say that my music career is going to advance because I think my life has changed.” comments 0
posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Dec 22/16
Wet Paint expand the live show for an epic experience. comments 0
posted by KAYLA BORDEN, Dec 15/16
KayLa Borden looks back at the best local music events. comments 0