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The Best Jazz on Bandcamp: July 2017


Illustration by Clay Hickson

If there’s anything this month’s recommendations have in common, it’s their willingness to transcend the characteristics most often attributed to jazz. The month’s list is dominated by forward-thinkers from whom the jazz tradition is a launching point to destinations unknown. (That said, there are also two separate renditions of “Over the Rainbow” in today’s column, so pointing out trends only goes so far.) Here’s the good stuff for July in Bandcamp’s jazz section.

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This Week’s Essential Releases: Psych-Doom, Rampaging Pogo-Punk, & More


Welcome to Seven Essential Releases, our weekly roundup of the best music on Bandcamp. Each week, we’ll recommend six new albums, plus pick an older LP from the stacks that you may have missed.

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