Chris Potter – Travelling Mercies

Outstanding tenorist tears it up

Noriko Tujiko – Make Me Hard

Electronic siren songs

Power To The People

Eighth album from rap renegades is a 21-track jumble of new tracks, live performances and fan remixes

Various Artists – The Now Sound Of Brazil

Cool modern Brazilian sounds remixed

Isaac Hayes – Groove-A-Thon

Big Ike's disco detour, first time on CD

Utopia – Bootleg Series Vol 2—Ksan 95FM Live 79

Blasting testament to Todd Rundgren's late-'70s stage rebirth

Frank Zappa

Oddball compilations from late rock satirist's extraordinarily prolific career chosen by band-member fans

Big Brovaz – Nu Flow

Slick UK R&B/hip hop hybrid

Grant Langston – Chinese Fire Drill

Angst in straight lines from LA rocker

Kirsty McGee – Honeysuckle

Strong debut from sensitive Lancashire singer-songwriter, with Boo Hewerdine providing the backing

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