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We Talked to People at the Largest Free Jazz Festival on the Planet

The 38th annual Detroit Jazz Festival took over the city for four days last weekend.
Natalie Weiner
9.6.17
Obituaries
Obituaries

Walter Becker, Steely Dan Co-Founder, Dies at 67

The news was confirmed early Sunday morning.
Alex Robert Ross
9.3.17
New music
New music

Manu Dibango’s 1985 Afro-Funk Classic ‘Electric Africa' Is Getting Reissued

Featuring Bill Laswell and Herbie Hancock, the album fuses synths and kora to create true world beat.
Noisey Staff
8.21.17
Interview
Interview

Alice Coltrane’s Devotional Spirit Lives on Through the Sai Anantam Ashram Singers

A new album elevates the jazz pioneer's powerful music from the ashram to new audiences.
Sophie Miles
8.1.17
Noisey Guide To
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Miles Davis

In his own words, Miles changed music "five or six times." That might even be undercutting it. So where do you begin?
Jeff Andrews
8.1.17
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

When Jazz is Punk: Remembering The Time Sonny Rollins Kept Playing With a Broken Foot

A fall from stage during a 1986 performance didn't stop the saxophone legend from being a boss.
Tim Scott
7.31.17
Festivals 2017
Festivals 2017

Bon Iver’s Dad Helped Me Discover the Secret Jazz History of His Hometown

How a weekend at Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires festival ended in the back of his dad's pickup and a trip to the dive bar down the road.
Katie Bain
6.26.17
Interview
Interview

Playboy Invite You to Enter Their Vortex

Get pinned with the Montreal band's unique take on outsider punk.
Tim Scott
3.28.17
Premeires
Premeires

Listen to GRID Rip the Sleeves Off Fundamental Free Jazz

The New York City trio blend drone and 70's-era free jazz into a thick paste.
Noisey Staff
2.27.17
music video premiere
music video premiere

Men With Chips’ New Video Is Inspired By Dead Whales Rotting on A Beach

The Adelaide trio act like some kind of free jazz Ghostbusters in ‘Ardrossan’
Noisey Staff
10.14.16
Internet Exploring
Internet Exploring

This Car Glove Box Has Sparked a Jazz Revival

Jazz is truly taking Giant Steps with this box's performance.
Devin Pacholik
9.24.16
Premieres
Premieres

Krakatau Sound Like Ghostbusters Came From Mars in 1978 to Play Some Intergalactic Jazz

The Melbourne based quartet dives deep into black holes and solar flares to create sun-kissed funk and jazz. moonlit jazz.
Noisey Staff
9.8.16