Elton Dean / Alan Gowen / Hugh Hopper / Dave Sheen / Soft Head

Rogue Element

1978

Canterbury Scene

On this night in 1978, Alan Gowen, Hugh Hopper, Elton Dean and drummer Dave Sheen delivered an electric jazz date. Though all but the drummer contributed tunes, it is Gowen's compositions and arrangements that walk the fulfilling yet tense line between strictly composed elements and improvisation, as the band -- inspired beyond belief – fire on all cylinders.

- Thom Jurek

Dan Lissvik

Midnight

June 10, 2016

Alternative Dance

The Swedish producer's solo debut is chock full of irresistible, quirky grooves and bubbly warmth.

- Timothy Monger