Jason Miles' specialty is stretching the limits of jazz by infusing it with myriad influences and incorporating a diverse array of musicians into his work. Nowhere is that more evident than on his Global Noize projects, including his latest which reimagines the output of Sly and the Family Stone.
Mike Oldfield has sold 50 million albums and performed for one billion people in a single evening. Impressive achievements for an artist known for adventurous, long-form musical epics. Innerviews explores the creative process and compositional instincts that inform his singular work.
The mercurial singer and violinist offers an invocation of the spirit on her new album. It showcases the diversity of her influences, including Czech folk music, minimalism, sacred music, and the avant-garde. Learn how Bittová harnesses past perspectives and filters them through the now.
The pioneering keyboardist and composer celebrates the 30th anniversary of his first hit single with a major new multimedia work. It bridges the worlds of electronica, pop, minimalism, modern dance, and philosophy. Jones also offers reflections on his newly-remastered seminal '80s recordings.
For more than two decades, keyboardist and sound designer Dave Kerzner has been quietly influencing the paths of countless musicians across the globe. Now, he's stepping into the forefront with Sound of Contact, an expansive prog-rock act that just released its debut concept album Dimensionaut.
Nik Bärtsch examines the crossroads between creativity, responsibility and community in this unique conversation. The Swiss composer and pianist also provides a philsophical take on what informs his "ritual groove" approach that combines principles of jazz, minimalism, funk, and rock.