Lars Gotrich

Fuubutsushi has already released three albums in 2021, each part of the ambient-jazz quartet's tetralogy based on the seasons. Matthew Sage, Chris Jusell, Chaz Prymek and Patrick Shiroishi formed the group remotely (across different U.S. states) during the pandemic, editing improvisations into abstract yet accessible pieces of synesthetic nostalgia.

Updated October 22, 2021 at 4:54 PM ET

The Listening Party is over. A Love Supreme: Live in Seattle is out now.

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Eivind Aarset does everything in his power to make his guitar not sound like an instrument with six strings and a body tethered to earth.

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When he's not collaborating remotely with the ambient-jazz quartet Fuubutsushi

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Within an Irreversible Entanglements groove, the tri-city free-ja

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Empty streets and subway stations feature prominently in the video for "Living in a Ghost Town," the

It's not too late to make a musical resolution for 2020, right?

No, I'm not planning to spend any diaper money on rare 7-inches, or develop an unhealthy effects pedal habit. But I do need to get outside my musical comfort zone — and I want to get into calypso music.

There's a new, unreleased song from R.E.M. out today, with all proceeds going to Mercy Corps, an organization helping those in the Bahamas impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

When Kim Gordon dropped "Murdered Out" three years ago, her first single under her own name, she didn't ascribe it any significance. "It just kind of happened randomly," she told NPR at the time.

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