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Polo & Pan ‘Cyclorama’ Album Review

Cyclorama is out via Virgin Records France Francophiles rejoice; the soundtrack of the summer has arrived! Out today, French duo Polo & Pan returns with their sophomore album, Cyclorama. The album takes the posh Parisian sound cultivated on prior bops like “Nana” and “Canopee” and adds dark, cinematic twists. The result is a phantasmagoric soundscape...

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Onyx Collective – ‘Manhattan Special’ – Album Review

Manhattan Special is out via Tmwork Records NYC-based jazz group Onyx Collective has shared a new album, ​Manhattan Special​. The ten-track record reaches into the Great American Songbook, reimagining some of the classics written by composer Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) and his writing partners Lorenz Hart (1895-1943) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960). Led by saxophonist Isiah...

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L’Impératrice Shares Dual Singles, “Fou/Exit”: Stream

“Fou / Exit” is out via microqlima French pop sextet L​’Impératrice have shared “Fou / Exit,” their first new product since starting a two-year tour in 2018. In 99 Luftballons’ fashion, the group uploaded two versions of the song, “Fou” in their native tongue and “Exit” in English.   “Fou/Exit” is the band’s melodic farewell...

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