Posts By Andy Beta

Avalon Emerson: DJ-Kicks

The American DJ, known for her breathtaking, hyperkinetic club anthems, delivers a wide-ranging, shape-shifting set of techno, breakbeats, and leftfield pop.

Avalon Emerson: DJ-Kicks

The American DJ, known for her breathtaking, hyperkinetic club anthems, delivers a wide-ranging, shape-shifting set of techno, breakbeats, and leftfield pop.

Various: Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex

An all-star cast pays tribute to the glam-rock icon, but their interpretations too often read angst and torpor in place of the singer’s pomp and frivolity.

Vladislav Delay / Sly Dunbar / Robbie Shakespeare: 500-Push-Up

The Finnish experimental electronic producer and legendary Jamaican rhythm section team up in search of an elusive balance between their distinctive styles.

Nubya Garcia: Source

On her stunning debut, the tenor saxophonist and rising member of the London jazz scene meditates on her humble family heritage, the continuum of jazz history, and the power of collective action in our present moment.

Max Richter: Voices

The composer turns to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948 for inspiration in his bittersweet new orchestral work.

Jon Hassell: Seeing Through Sound (Pentimento Volume Two)

On the sequel to last year’s Listening to Pictures, the octogenarian trumpet player slips into memoirist mode, allowing old tropes from his past to flicker back to life.

Kamaal Williams: Wu Hen

The London jazz musician’s latest stakes out a middle ground between spiritual fire and smooth jazz.