Gil Evans

Gil Evans Project: Lines of Color

Ryan Truesdell accurately reproduces the pianist’s arrangements

DVDs and Downloads

Wild - DVD cover
Gritty indie about a woman who embarks on a solitary trek to ease the pain of her grief
Testament of Youth - DVD cover
A well-mannered adaptation of the Great War memoir of celebrated pacifist Vera Brittain
Two Martin Scorsese mob masterpieces newly re-released in high-definition Blu-ray
Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Multi-Love

Hazy vocals and spry rhythms add up to another psych-rock album

Serpent Power

The Serpent Power: The Serpent Power

The Merseyside duo go back to the ’60s with classic psych-pop music

CD cover of 'Piano Concertos', featuring Barber and Bartók

Barber and Bartók: Piano Concertos

A collection of Keith Jarrett’s live performances from the 1980s

The Vaccines

The Vaccines: English Graffiti

The band swap preppy indie songs with splashy synth-rock motifs

Seckou Keita: 22 Strings

Solo album explores all the kora’s polyphonic possibilities


Breakage: When the Night Comes

Drum-and-bass producer’s new album showcases an atmospheric range of styles

CD cover of 'Missa Surge Petre & Motets', featuring Jacquet of Mantua

Jacquet of Mantua: Missa Surge Petre & Motets

The Brabant Ensemble performs fine examples of Italian sacred music

CD cover of 'Piano Quartets', featuring Mahler, Schumann, Brahms

Mahler, Schumann, Brahms: Piano Quartets

Daniel Hope’s quartet recorded live at a New York recital

Hot Chip

Hot Chip: Why Make Sense?

The band continue to interpolate emotional life into electronic music

Massenet, Gounod, et al: Paris, mon amour

Sonya Yoncheva takes to the stage with a gleaming, virtuoso performance

Jim O’Rourke: Simple Songs

A twisty yet catchy tour through 1970s rock and power pop

Gorécki, Reich, et al: Time Present and Time Past

Mahan Esfahani’s playing brings the old face to face with the new

Ornette Coleman: Beauty is a Rare Thing: The Complete Atlantic Recordings

A must-have set of albums recorded between 1959–62

Mbongwana Star: From Kinshasa

Furiously distorted bricolage of Afro-retro-futurism, soukous and Afrobeat