Stories about Jazz

Pianist Holly Mead channels quarantine angst on new album ‘Solitary Animals’

The composer reflects on the sexism of jazz — and spins out the COVID tale of her latest offering

Out of the Crate: Revolutionary records to spin you into summer

Fire it up with classics and new releases from Sylvester, Run the Jewels, Caroline Rose, Eugene McDaniels, more

New Music: An array of excellent sounds to discover (and artists to support)

Bandcamp Day gives us the opportunity to clue you in on terrific releases, with proceeds going directly to musicians.

Screen Grabs: ’90s UK rave scene springs back to life in ‘Beats’

Plus: an excellent 'The Audition," brassy Ella Fitzgerald doc, dance-based 'Aviva," "The Last Tree" and more new movies

Score new music on Juneteenth—and support NAACP Legal Fund

Nappy Nina, King Britt, Moodymann, Georgia Ann Muldrow, and more great picks as Bandcamp donates its fees this Friday.

New Music: Five revitalizing mixes to fortify your spirit

A Prince birthday tribute, two UK breakbeat legends, cosmic jazz, South African house, and SF's very own Brown Amy.

Bandcamp Day picks: Support these great California artists directly

This Friday, the music sales site waives its fees again to benefit artists—and later this month it supports NAACP Legal Defense Fund

New Music: DJ Josey Rebelle tells a rarely celebrated story

On new mix "Josey in Space" the UK legend knits together contemporary Black dance music on both sides of the Atlantic.

Out of the crate: 6 vinyl re-issues that are pretty damn dope

Fanny, Kleeer, Electric Prunes, and more get another spin, along with a timely compilation of '80s Japanese City Pop

Rediscovering the fantastic music of Akiko Yano

A dive into the the diverse, decades-spanning sonic world of the woman often called "Japan's Kate Bush"