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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last Friday was the Fourth Of July, which meant we didn't run one of these lists. But the videos kept piling up, and so we're…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2014 - 9:51 am

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Band To Watch: Adult Jazz

Adult Jazz make wonderfully unique music -- trim yet expansive, alien yet familiar, mannered yet driven by intangible urges. Their songs often feel like the…
Chris DeVille | July 8, 2014 - 12:51 pm

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Adult Jazz – “Pumped From Above” Video

Band To Watch honorees Adult Jazz put out their sophomore album, Earrings Off!, at the end of last month. Last week, the title track got…
James Rettig | June 14, 2016 - 2:35 pm

Adult Jazz – “Earrings Off! (Jenny Hval Remix)”

Earlier this week, Dazed shared a conversation between Norwegian experimentalist Jenny Hval and Adult Jazz's Harry Burgess in which they discussed their respective 2016 output…
James Rettig | June 10, 2016 - 2:49 pm

Adult Jazz – “Earrings Off!” Video

Leeds-based Band To Watch Adult Jazz will release a new album later this month, and we've already heard its debut single "Eggshell." That song came…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 3, 2016 - 1:50 pm

Adult Jazz – “Eggshell” Video

We haven't heard a peep of new music from Leeds uni kids-turned-Band To Watch Adult Jazz since 2014, although they did lend their abstract, adventurous…
Chris DeVille | April 4, 2016 - 9:34 am

Okay Kaya – “Keep On Pushin'” (Curtis Mayfield Cover) (Prod. Adult Jazz)

Okay Kaya is an NYC-based Norwegian musician with incredible promise. She's currently working on her debut LP with collaborators including Tobias Jesso Jr and Jamie…
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2016 - 10:56 am

CMJ Photos: DJ Dodger Stadium, Blue Hawaii, Adult Jazz @ Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn 10/25/14

Brooklyn Bowl's Saturday CMJ showcase was a stacked lineup of exciting bands. The biggest name was DJ Dodger Stadium, who released the fantastic album Friend
Miles Bowe | October 27, 2014 - 3:57 pm

Adult Jazz – “Springful (Shabazz Palaces Remix)”

Adult Jazz, from Leeds, and Shabazz Palaces, from Seattle, work in different genres, but their respective approaches are similar. Adult Jazz turn Talk Talk-style art-pop…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2014 - 10:04 am

Adult Jazz – “Am Gone” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Way back in January, long before we named the thoughtful and adventurous Leeds indie quartet Adult Jazz a Band To Watch, we premiered their tremendous…
Chris DeVille | October 14, 2014 - 8:35 am

Stream Adult Jazz Gist Is

The Leeds Band To Watch Adult Jazz specialize in a way-out art-pop sprawl, like Dirty Projectors if they were even less tethered to earth, or…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2014 - 10:03 am

Adult Jazz – “Idiot Mantra” Video

The most recent subjects of our Band To Watch series, British quartet Adult Jazz are known for their genre-blending eccentricity. The band's new short film/music…
Sadaaf Mamoon | July 10, 2014 - 1:36 pm

Adult Jazz – “Hum”

Adult Jazz, from Leeds, make sprawlingly ambitious indie rock that plays around with harmony and song structure in ways that recall sleekly virtuosic experimenters like…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2014 - 10:49 am

Adult Jazz – “Spook”

Earlier this year Leeds indie-rock experimentalists Adult Jazz released a double A-side single featuring two immensely promising songs, "Am Gone" and "Springful." Those tracks will…
Chris DeVille | May 28, 2014 - 11:54 am

Adult Jazz – “Springful” Video

A couple of weeks ago, we posted "Am Gone," a new song from the quirky but cinemantic Leeds group Adult Jazz. They've now made a…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2014 - 1:23 pm