Summer 2022 Roundup (Part 1)

Howdy folks. Perhaps because this has been the most normal* summer we’ve had in years, life has been incredibly busy these last few months. However, I appear not to be alone in that, because clearly, all of our favorite labels and artists have been releasing new albums, EPs and singles like mad since the spring.Continue reading “Summer 2022 Roundup (Part 1)”

May 2022 Roundup

This month’s Roundup post covers includes fine examples of garage rock to ambient music and Sudanese jazz, as well as many other cool sounds. Check ’em out! Jeff Gburek – Vigilance Suite I & II Available through the great Ramble Records, Vigilance Suite I & II is Jeff Gburek utilizing guitar, zither and an e-bowContinue reading “May 2022 Roundup”

Spring Roundup – Part 2

Here’s the second half of our roundup of records that we’ve been digging this spring. If you missed part one, click here to give it a look. Joys Union Group – Boredom Euphoria Released on Trouble in Mind Records, Boredom Euphoria is a sunny blend of cosmic ambient music and astral jazz that will leaveContinue reading “Spring Roundup – Part 2”

Spring Roundup – Part 1

Hey folks, as some of you might have known, March and April have been fairly crazy months for me. Between major career changes with my survival job and some nasty (thankfully non-covid related) illnesses, I didn’t get a chance to cover nearly as much as I wanted to. So I have quite a few recordsContinue reading “Spring Roundup – Part 1”

February 2022 Roundup

Howdy folks, we timed February’s Roundup to coincide with this month’s Bandcamp Friday so you can pick up these releases when the artists benefit most! Check em out below: Ilhan Ersahin, Dave Harrington, Kenny Wollesen – Invite Your Eye Released today on Nublu Records, Invite Your Eye by Ilhan Ersahin, Dave Harrington and Kenny WollesenContinue reading “February 2022 Roundup”

January 2022 Roundup

To quote a meme that’s been making the rounds lately, January was a long year, but we made it. During this particularly slow time period, we were at least accompanied by some great music. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the other great releases that we heard recently that you can—and should buy today,Continue reading “January 2022 Roundup”

December 2021 Roundup

Happy New Year, folks! I took some much needed time off during the holidays and we’ve had a pretty busy time catching up over here at RCU Towers. So this Roundup is a bit late, but we really couldn’t roll into 2022 without calling out some of the other great releases we heard over theContinue reading “December 2021 Roundup”

November 2021 Roundup

November was a crazy busy month here at RCU towers, so I didn’t get a chance to feature nearly as many releases as I would have liked, so here’s a collection of other highlights that I dug this month and would strongly recommend that you buy today, the last Bandcamp Friday of the year! CheckContinue reading “November 2021 Roundup”

October 2021 Roundup

Well that month flew by. Before we roll into a very release-heavy November, let’s take a look through some of the other releases we’ve been digging this month: Patrick Shiroishi – Hidemi Along with Floating Points and Pharoah Sanders’ Promises, Patrick Shiroishi’s Hidemi might be one of the most stirring and arresting jazz records ofContinue reading “October 2021 Roundup”

September 2021 Roundup

Another months has zipped past in this strange, unhinged year, and yet another Bandcamp Friday is upon us! So this is the perfect time for a new roundup post. Check out some of what else we’ve been digging this month that you can pick up today yourself: Se Permiten Submarinos – s/t Time for someContinue reading “September 2021 Roundup”