Two from Lisbon’s Phonogram Unit ~ The Free Jazz Collective

hyper.object – inter.independence (Phonogram Unit, 2022) Jose Lencastre – Common Ground (Phonogram Unit, 2022) By Stuart Broomer Phonogram Unit is a Lisbon musicians’ label that over the past two years has released a series of often brilliant recordings, notable for their thoughtful conception, recording quality and design as well as frequently excellent musical results. The … Read more

The 25 Underground Metal Bands You Might’ve Missed In June

Looking for something new to listen to? Get acquainted with these tracks from some lesser-known bands that came out in May thanks to our monthly Underground Roundup! Check out our cumulative playlists below featuring this month’s edition, as well as all the previous months as well. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. You can also check … Read more

These Are The 10 Best CHILDREN OF BODOM Deep Cuts

One of Finland’s greatest metal exports, Espoo’s Children of Bodom created a musical legacy that was built upon an instantly recognisable sound and a relentless touring ethic. Formed under the name Inearthed in 1993 by the then-teenaged Alexi Laiho (lead vocals and lead guitar) and drummer Jaska Raatikainen, Children of Bodom released ten full lengths … Read more

Paul Edis Sextet (Debut for new group + premiere of new work ; PizzaExpress Jazz Club, 19 July) – London Jazz News

County Durham-born pianist/composer Paul Edis is best known for his work as Musical Director and co-songwriter for Jo Harrop – they are originally from the same town, Chester-Le-Street; Paul Edis is now based in London. 19 July sees the debut of a new sextet. They will give the premiere of a new suite of pieces … Read more

Jazz Returns to the Hollywood Bowl

Among the many physical, spiritual, and institutional losses related to the still-ongoing pandemic is that of Los Angeles’ renowned Playboy Jazz Festival (PJF) at the iconic Hollywood Bowl. For four decades, it had a rich history of outstanding, groundbreaking, and sometimes legendary performances, featuring many of the top names and legends of jazz and jazz-related … Read more

The 100 Greatest Movie Soundtracks of All Time

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in November 2017. Consequence set out to take a look at what exactly makes a film soundtrack great, something that seemed much easier on paper than in execution. We found plenty of soundtracks that excelled by using subtle songs in the periphery of pivotal scenes, and we also … Read more

Monheim Triennale 2022 (Germany) – London Jazz News

Monheim Triennale (Monheim-am-Rhein. 22-26 June 2022. Festival Round-Up by Tony Dudley-Evans) Brass ensemble in Entwurf einer Rheinlandschaft at the Monheim Triennale. Photo © Niclas Weber The Monheim Triennale is a festival in Monheim-am-Rhein, an attractive small town by the Rhine, roughly half-way between Cologne and Düsseldorf. The festival has the support of the town’s go-ahead … Read more