Post Tagged with: "Gondwana"

Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2017

In 2017 Igloo Magazine celebrated seventeen years of online presence covering several hundred releases from creative musicians around the globe this year alone. Our dedicated contributors continue to cull the finest musical fragments from a variety of genres, and we’ve pooled together a rather large selection of music that traversed higher ground. Here are the […]

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Not just jazz :: 4 More

The second installment of Igloo Magazine’s Not just jazz series, a succinct coverage of four more albums that push, stretch and merge musical boundaries and defy the one label categorization respectfully yet fiercely. Shabaka and the Ancestors :: Wisdom of Elders (Brownswood) Saxophonist, bandleader and composer Shabaka Hutchings strikes again with his latest project, Shabaka […]

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Not just jazz

A succinct coverage of four boundary pushers, most likely filed under jazz at record stores and online music shops. Four albums that distinctly and assertively generate jazz elements but also combine beats, pieces and flavors from so many corners of the vast musical spectrum in the most exciting and refreshing ways, that it would simply […]

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Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2015

So here it is—from ambient drone to post-rock, jazz and modern classical, from IDM to experimental to post-digital microsound; hallucinatory electronics to experimental soundscapery, candy-color post-kosmische to alien noise, intergalactic techno to post-hardcore mayhem and broken bass music, these are igloomag’s picks for the year… Sherpas to your questing climbers 2015: a year of listening, […]

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Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2014

Here it is, well over 160 releases have been selected by various igloomag.com contributors highlighting some of the finest in an expansive array of music featuring ambient, dub, bass, glitch, industrial, IDM, electronica, synth, jazz, modern classical, experimental and various other sonic contortions. Links to reviews, a Soundcloud player, and a slideshow randomly displaying some […]

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Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra :: When The World Was One (Gondwana)

One of the most intoxicating spiritual jazz concoctions I have ever heard. Already now you can tell this is timeless music; I will be surprised if in ten or even twenty years from now I will play this gem via my CD player and it won’t move me. While as Gondwana‘s boss Matthew Halsall works […]

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Mammal Hands :: Animalia (Gondwana)

Colorful weaves of electronica-flavored jazz in some parts enchantingly infused with seductive scents of Indian classical music, ambient or African music, assemble a genre-defying unique whole dynamic in mood and structure and full of spaciousness and mystical wonder. Mammal Hands are the fresh new blood on the always refreshing Manchester-based imprint, Gondwana. The three creative […]

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GoGo Penguin :: v2.0 (Gondwana)

An original, colorful and accessible mixture that sparkles with an inventive spirit and vigour. The combination of intensity, elegance and effortlessness with which the music surges forward is simply spellbinding. GoGo Penguin courageously stretches the boundaries of modern hybrid music into new and incendiary regions. Already in 2012, when GoGo Penguin’s debut album, Fanfares, was […]

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