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Jazz From Jameszoo

Jazz From Jameszoo

The Dutch composer, who signed recently with Flying Lotus's Brainfeeder label, counts Steve Kuhn, Arthur Verocai and Robert Wyatt among his influences.  "Flu" is a track from his new album, "Fool," out 5/13.
Ray LaMontagne's "Ouroboros" Live

Ray LaMontagne's "Ouroboros" Live

A live reading of one of the year's best albums by LaMontagne and his band featuring members of My Morning Jacket.
Musiq Soulchild Returns

Musiq Soulchild Returns

"Alive and Well" is a track on his "Life on Earth" album, the first solo outing in about five years for the soul singer who has two platinum and two gold discs under his belt. It arrives on 4/15.
Case/Lang/Veirs Are Super

Case/Lang/Veirs Are Super

Neko Case, K.D. Lang and Laura Viers join forces for a new album that includes the undeniable track "Best Kept Secret." "Case/Lang/Veirs" arrives June 17.
Rob Baird's Rough-and-Tumble Country Rock

Rob Baird's Rough-and-Tumble Country Rock

Baird's "Wrong Side of the River" was cut in a garage on the cheap, though it's rich in talent and redolent of his Memphis hometown.  The album arrives on 5/13.
Lil Silva's "Jimi"

Lil Silva's "Jimi"

Electronica and funk shape the track "Lines" that will appear on his EP "Jimi," out in May.
NPR's Austin 100

NPR's Austin 100

To catch up quickly on new music, stream tracks by 100 artists playing this week at SXSW.  (That's 100 out of 2,200, artists, by the way.)
Jackie Gage's "Siren Songs"

Jackie Gage's "Siren Songs"

"It's Your Love" is a track from jazz vocalist and composer Gage's debut album, out now.
Indie Stars Gather In Innerspace Orchestra

Indie Stars Gather In Innerspace Orchestra

For their debut single, members of Fanfarlo, the Horrors and Mark Ronson's band - now together in Interspace Orchestra - cover Manfred Mann's "One Way Glass."
Dave Harrington Group Debuts

Dave Harrington Group Debuts

Best known for his work in Darkside with Nicolas Jaar, the guitarist and bassist Harrington released "Become Alive," the title track of his group's modern electric-jazz album, out 4/15.
And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...

For his music for "The Hateful Eight," Ennio Morricone won the Academy Award for the Best Original Score in last night's ceremony. Here's a link to the maestro's music for the film.
Tokyo Police Club's Nod To Smashing Pumpkins

Tokyo Police Club's Nod To Smashing Pumpkins

The track "Not My Girl" will appear on the Toronto quartet's EP, "Melon Collie and the Infinite Radness (Part One)," a not-so-subtle reference to Billy Corgan and band's 1995 smash hit album.
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