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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Yeezy season is upon us. Act accordingly, or don’t. It’s really a choice now.
Stereogum | June 1, 2018 - 5:26 pm

Kamasi Washington – “Street Fighter Mas”

Next month, the young jazz hero Kamasi Washington will release the massive two-and-a-half-hour double album Heaven And Earth -- a massive undertaking for just about…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2018 - 9:58 am

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – April 2018

Cecil Taylor died on April 5, less than two weeks after his 89th birthday. It would be impossible to condense his artistry into this intro,…
Phil Freeman | April 20, 2018 - 11:32 am

Kamasi Washington – “Space Travelers Lullaby” & “Fists Of Fury”

Just yesterday, Kamasi Washington announced that he'd be releasing a new double album later this year called Heaven And Earth, the follow-up to last year's…
James Rettig | April 10, 2018 - 9:12 am

Kamasi Washington Announces New Double Album Heaven And Earth

Kamasi Washington has kept busy since releasing his 2015 triple album The Epic, contributing his sound to a ton of different projects and putting out…
James Rettig | April 9, 2018 - 5:34 pm

Everything Is Recorded Announces Debut Album Feat. Sampha, Damon Albarn, Kamasi Washington, Owen Pallett

Last year, XL Recordings co-founder Richard Russell gave us a taste of his collaborative project Everything Is Recorded with the impeccably produced Close But Not
Julia Gray | January 18, 2018 - 11:01 am

2017 In Review

The Best Jazz Albums Of 2017

Jazz had an amazing 2017. It was the music’s centennial—the Original Dixieland Jass Band’s "Dixie Jass Band One Step" and "Livery Stable Blues" were recorded…
Phil Freeman | December 13, 2017 - 12:21 pm

2017 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2017

If you've been reading Stereogum for long enough, you may have noticed something about your Stereogum staffers: We don't agree on shit. We argue constantly,…
Stereogum | December 11, 2017 - 11:49 am

2017 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2017

Over the last couple years, we've seen the rise of the "mini-album," an inexplicable term that is, I guess, supposed to signify some kind of…
James Rettig | December 6, 2017 - 12:31 pm

St. Vincent – “Pills”

St. Vincent's new album MASSEDUCTION comes out on Friday. She's already shared studio versions of "New York" and "Los Ageless" and performed the entirety of
Peter Helman | October 10, 2017 - 11:49 am

Stream Kamasi Washington Harmony Of Difference EP

Back in 2015, Kamasi Washington released The Epic and quickly became modern jazz's biggest crossover star. He's following that up with a new EP, Harmony
James Rettig | September 29, 2017 - 9:54 am

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – September 2017

I don't really listen to podcasts. I've never been converted to the format for several reasons. The first of those is that I don't have…
Phil Freeman | September 22, 2017 - 10:08 am

Everything Is Recorded – “Mountains Of Gold” (Feat. Sampha, Ibeyi, Wiki, & Kamasi Washington) Video

When you own a big-deal record label like XL Recordings, you can get all sorts of people to guest on your songs. Close But Not
Peter Helman | September 7, 2017 - 8:06 pm

Ibeyi – “Deathless” (Feat. Kamasi Washington) Video

Two years ago, the French-Cuban twin-sister duo Ibeyi released their self-titled debut album, one of those albums that takes its time revealing itself but which…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2017 - 10:55 am

Kamasi Washington Announces Harmony Of Difference EP

Kamasi Washington will release a new EP in September. It's called Harmony Of Difference, and it follows 2015's monumental full-length The Epic. The new EP…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 31, 2017 - 11:01 am