Posts By Andy Beta

Ben LaMar Gay: Confetti in the Sky Like Fireworks (This Is Bate Bola OST)

On his soundtrack for the film This Is Bate-Bola, the Chicago cornetist, keyboardist, and composer summons the dread and excitement of the lesser-known Rio festival.

Max D: Many Any

The D.C. dance-music vet and Future Times honcho drops a freeform set of free-spirited club tracks that show off his keen beatmaking abilities.

William Basinski: On Time Out of Time

The ambient composer turns his attention to the skies, sourcing an epic, heart-stirring sound from gravitational waves emanated by two massive black holes that collided 1.3 billion years ago.

Bonobo: Fabric Presents Bonobo

In the first installment of the London nightclub’s relaunched mix series, an artist best known for soulful, worldly downtempo tries his hand at upbeat house.

Yann Tiersen: ALL

Best known for his music’s starring role in films like Amélie, the composer aims to become the auteur here—maybe a little too much.

Theon Cross: Fyah

A player in Shabaka Hutchings’ Sons of Kemet and a key figure in London’s vital jazz scene, Cross brings new energy to the tuba, an instrument long neglected in jazz and hits offshoots.

Laurie Spiegel: Unseen Worlds

Reissued at last by the label that borrows its name, the second album from the computer music innovator is less predictable, with dark moods rising to a captivating surface.

David Behrman: On the Other Ocean

Over 40 years after its initial release, the composer’s pioneering work pairing computers with live players feels not only prescient but also refreshingly optimistic.