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Emad Armoush shows mastery with Rayhan

Fragrance, the first album from Emad Armoush’s Rayhan, is a testament to collective improvisation and Syrian musical storytelling.

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Good Information debuts with “Fringes”

The latest single from Edmonton-based quartet Good Information combines post-bop and psychedelic chill-hop aesthetics in a satisfying way.

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Dean Thiessen: Stranger Friends

Thiessen’s first album is a thrilling combination of compositional finesse and expert collaborators.

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Sarah Jerrom – Dream Logic: intimate inspiration

Good artists steal. If they use references to express themselves, that doesn’t mean they’re derivative; it just means they’re human.

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Gordon Grdina Trio: the gateway from jazz guitar to oud

This is not an attempt at Middle Eastern music, this is Middle Eastern music, just with some John Bonham thrown in.

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Amber Tsang & Alvin Brendan: Autumn Nocturne

A well-presented project that showcases not just their talent, but also their attention to detail with each composition.