Chris Bowden 'Time Capsule' 2xLP

Chris Bowden 'Time Capsule' 2xLP
The stunning and ground-breaking album from the composer and saxophonist Chris Bowden.

“This is the album that connected it all.” - Gilles Peterson

Chris Bowden’s debut album ‘Time Capsule’ was first released on Soul Jazz Records in 1992 to widespread critical acclaim. Now 20 years on a new wave of current jazz artists led by the likes of Kamasi Washington in the USA and a host of British artists - Shabaka Hutchings / Sons of Kemet, The Ezra Collective, Moses Boyd, Nubya Garcia, Fourtet, Yussef Kamaal, Tenderlonious, Binker & Moses - have brought this original ground-breaking album into the limelight once more as a pivotal starting point, sharing many of the aesthetics of these current artists at work today.

Musically all are inspired by the spiritual jazz of John Coltrane, Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp, Don Cherry et al paired with a modern electronic music sensibility. Chris Bowden’s ‘Time Capsule’ has stood the test of time like few other albums (as the title of the album suggested), and remains a pivotal, wholly-successful and original experimental musical collage, a radical inspiration and forbearer to many of the best progressive jazz and electronic artists working today.

The album has been fully hi-spec remastered and is available as a slipcase CD, heavyweight double vinyl release with gatefold sleeve (and free download code) and digital download album.

What they said about the album: “Lush strings and woodwind with a powerful combination of dub beats and classical orchestration. True future music.” - The Face; “A divine soundtrack that Miles Davis would rise from his grave for. Heaven-sent laid back lusciousness.” - Muzik; “Reminiscent of Miles Davis, Stravinsky and Star trek. Drop dead gorgeous.” - True; “A beautiful and mysterious record.” - Mixmag; “Sounding like a Michael Nyman tune that took a wrong turn and bumped into a Miles Davis record.” - The Guardian (Album Of The Week); “Astro-jazz, luxurious strings and psycho- acoustic electronica. A journey to the centre of the head” - i-D


Catalogue number: SJRLP410

Condition: New

Label: Soul Jazz

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