Vono: Dinner für 2
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Vono: Dinner für 2

Bargain Bin Babylon: Dr. Hajime Murooka: ‎Lullaby from the Womb
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Dr. Hajime Murooka: ‎Lullaby from the Womb

A sonic curio, well worth its bargain price for crate-diggers looking for something most of…

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Downsizing
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Downsizing

The green-minded consumer may talk about reducing their carbon footprint, but to what lengths would…

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Sonny Clark Trio: The 1960 Time Sessions
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Sonny Clark Trio: The 1960 Time Sessions

Various Artists: Duomo Sounds Ltd: Nigerian ’80s Disco Music to Move Your Soul
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Various Artists: Duomo Sounds Ltd: Nigerian ’80s Disco Music to Move Your Soul

The Nigerian take on the subgenre is perhaps understandably less hedonistic than its Euro-American counterparts.

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Various Artists: Air Africa
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Various Artists: Air Africa

Various Artists: Paul Major: Feel the Music (Vol. 1)
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Various Artists: Paul Major: Feel the Music (Vol. 1)

The typewritten record catalogs sent out by musician-dealer Paul Major in the ‘80s and ‘90s…

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Oeuvre: Demme: A Master Builder
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Oeuvre: Demme: A Master Builder

Demme perhaps humanized the stereotype of the arrogant artist who collects and discards a series…

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Lou Reed: A Life: by Anthony DeCurtis
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Lou Reed: A Life: by Anthony DeCurtis

The 6ths: Wasps’ Nests
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The 6ths: Wasps’ Nests

Wasps’ Nests was not peak Merritt, but its best songs and performances hold up as…

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