Koloah: Serenity [Salon Imaginalis]
Kyiv-based producer Koloah has been a fixture in his native membership scene for over a decade. After fleeing his metropolis amid the continuing Russian invasion, he has launched a brand new album known as Serenity—a mirrored image on the atrocities and conflict crimes dedicated towards the Ukrainian individuals. “In every day hell, music grew to become my help, my remedy,” Koloah wrote on the album cowl. “Now I wish to share my energy and help with others. I created this album to replicate on what is going on to us: tears, nostalgia, desires of the long run, and religion in a vibrant tomorrow. We are going to survive, return to our hometowns, and rebuild the nation when the conflict is over.” All proceeds from album gross sales will go towards the Refugee Assist Fund.
Fred Moten / Brandon López / Gerald Cleaver: Moten/López/Cleaver [Reading Group]
Moten/López/Cleaver is a collaborative LP from cultural theorist, poet, and 2020 MacArthur Fellow Fred Moten, double bassist Brandon López, and drummer Gerald Cleaver. The three males have been taking part in improvisational music collectively for years, however the brand new album is their first recorded work collectively. The album was captured at GSI Studios in Manhattan on the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide unrest over the homicide of George Floyd.