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Leon Bridges, back to the present

Qobuz Video of the Day On July 27, 2021
With the groovy "Gold-Diggers Sound", Bridges releases a third album that moves away from his retro beginnings to better stick to the soul and R&B of his time...

We all know the situation by now: pandemic and confinement make you cogitate, compose and then record. Gold-Diggers Sound by Leon Bridges is a child born from those...

Grawlixes Bring You Existential Folk July 21, 2021

Raw, existential, yet undeniably catchy. Who would have thought that songs about murder, depression, and heartbreak could sound so sweet? Yet here...

Celebrate Mercury KX with Qobuz July 19, 2021

Mercury KX celebrated their 4th Birthday this year, and gifted Qobuz with four exclusive tracks from their artists performing at the SXSW...

Zimerman and Rattle - Masters of Beethoven July 16, 2021

The scarcity of the Polish pianist Krystian Zimerman's studio recordings is a result of his high standards and, at the same time, makes for an...

Preparing for The Blacklist July 14, 2021

On September 10th later this year, Metallica and fans alike will be celebrating 30 years since their self-titled fifth album - aka -The Black...

Laura Mvula - Back to the Golden Age of Funk July 12, 2021

For her third album, the British soul sister offers a retro-futuristic trip back to the 80s.

Let Les Filles de Illighadad Introduce You to 'Desert Blues' July 9, 2021

It's a fascinating turn of musical history that some of the sounds that originally inspired American blues music are once again emanating from the...

Hiatus Kaiyote - The Unique Soul Sound July 7, 2021

Ten years on from their debut, Hiatus Kaiyote is still Australia's funkiest act. They're funky, but also supremely original.

Nonesuch Records July 6, 2021

Nonesuch Records came from humble beginnings, starting out as a budget classical music label in 1964. Since then the label has gone on to be a...

Caroline Shaw and Sō Percussion - Defying Classification July 2, 2021

Caroline Shaw is the definition of an artist in its purest form. She is someone who denies categorisation. On this album she joins forces with Sō...

Dal:um - something similar, yet very different June 30, 2021

dal:um give you the jazz that you know and love, yet with an exciting twist

Jon Hassell, the end of a single breath June 28, 2021

A close friend of Brian Eno, the influential American trumpeter with a totally unconventional style has passed away at the age of 84...

Garbage! No Gods No Masters... June 23, 2021

Contradictory to their name, the band prove yet again that they are not-so-Garbage with their latest album No Gods No Masters.

Brad Mehldau Blends Classical and Jazz June 21, 2021

While the impulse to mix jazz and classical music into a new hybrid is compelling and seems achievable, outside of works by Duke Ellington and...

The Shins, 20 Years On... June 18, 2021

Two decades after its release, "Oh, Inverted World", the first album of James Mercer's band, is finally reissued in a remastered Hi-Res version. A...

'Distractions in a Capitalist World' with Teodor Wolgers June 17, 2021

Although young, Teodor Wolgers' reflective, almost melancholic music, has blessed the ears of many worldwide. His music speaks a level of maturity...

The Datsuns see 'Eye to Eye' June 14, 2021

It's 2021 and, after a six-year absence with band members spread over the globe, The Datsuns are finally back with their seventh studio album, Eye...

Van Halen, like father like son... June 11, 2021

Van Halen was certainly the name on many people’s lips in late 2020 and early 2021. Of course, this was mainly due to the unfortunate passing of...

Yo-Yo Ma & Emanuel Ax - The Reunion June 9, 2021

Fourty years after their first complete recording of the same works, cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax reunite as two venerable white-haired...

Rostam's Road Trip - Changephobia June 7, 2021

Rostam's latest album, Changephobia, explores the rush and uncertainty of life accompanied by that trademark Vampire Weekend sound he became...