Bill Laswell

Best Of 2020: Albums In Alphabetical Order By Artist

By Iman Lababedi | January 1, 2021

A good year topped by Prince

Best Of 2020: Albums In Alphabetical Order Through November 30th

By Iman Lababedi | December 6, 2020

very real, a week after the album dropped he was shot to death

Best Of 2020: Albums In Alphabetical Order Through October 31st, 2020

By Iman Lababedi | November 1, 2020

she can swing like Count Basie swings…

Best Of 2020: Albums In Alphabetical Order Through September 30th

By Iman Lababedi | October 1, 2020

everything you want from reggae by one of the greats

Best Of 2020: Albums In Alphabetical Order Through August 31st

By Iman Lababedi | September 1, 2020

a rock n roll Big Thief

Best Of 2020: Albums In Alphabetical Order Through July 31st

By Iman Lababedi | August 3, 2020

Ethiopian pop meets True Groove black rage unharnessed, is the third of the Haile Selassie trilogy

Best Of 2020: Albums In Alphabetical Order Through June 30th

By Iman Lababedi | July 2, 2020

bedroom pop’s coming of age

Best Of 2020: Albums In Alphabetical Order Through May 31st

By Iman Lababedi | June 2, 2020

instrumental last act

Best Of 2020: Albums In Alphabetical Order Through April 30th

By Iman Lababedi | April 30, 2020

a minimalist and ambient sound that breaks through on Pharaoh’s sax and waves of drums before quietude stills it again

Be Here Now: New Albums 4-10-20 – 4-16-20 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 14, 2020

a minimalist and ambient sound that breaks out

Sam Huber “Radio Friendly Enemy” Reviewed

By Helen Bach | April 27, 2018

a drunken Bowie sitting in an retro No Doubt

ELEVATION (The Upper Air )- Bernie Worrell Worrell + Laswell= Music Magic

By Tomas Doncker | February 5, 2014

Ikonoklast Bill Laswell for this article, he spoke of the lineage from which the three original soundscapes (and much of the overall “vibe” of ELEVATION) emerged.This music has to be felt, not analyzed, compared, judged or even listened to. It exists in the distance… past and future. Its’ roots go as far back as Miles Davis’ “In a silent way”. It’s beyond music. It’s part of the fabric. It’s Culture”.