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TUM Records

Name
TUM Records
URL
http://tumrecords.com
Email
info@tumrecords.com
Phone
Address
Eteläranta 14 FI-00130 Helsinki
Profile
A Finnish label focusing on improvised, jazz-based music, placing particular emphasis on free expression and the performing artists' own music. Established in 2003.
Releases on file (12)
Andrew Cyrille with Greg Osby — Low Blue Flame Andrew Cyrille with Greg Osby — Low Blue Flame
(TUM Records 016, 2006, CD)
Kalle Kalima & K-18 — Some Kubricks of Blood Kalle Kalima & K-18 — Some Kubricks of Blood
(TUM Records 022, 2009, CD)
Kalle Kalima & K-18 — Out to Lynch Kalle Kalima & K-18 — Out to Lynch
(TUM Records 030, 2012, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith & Louis Moholo-Moholo — Ancestors Wadada Leo Smith & Louis Moholo-Moholo — Ancestors
(TUM Records 029, 2012, CD)
Kalle Kalima & K-18 — Buñuel de Jour Kalle Kalima & K-18 — Buñuel de Jour
(TUM Records 038, 2014, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith — The Great Lakes Suites Wadada Leo Smith — The Great Lakes Suites
(TUM Records 041, 2014, 2CD)
Jim Pembroke — If the Rain Comes Jim Pembroke — If the Rain Comes
(TUM Records 007, 2014, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith & John Lindberg — Celestial Weather Wadada Leo Smith & John Lindberg — Celestial Weather
(TUM Records 046, 2015, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith — Najwa Wadada Leo Smith — Najwa
(TUM Records 049, 2017, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith — Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk Wadada Leo Smith — Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk
(TUM Records 053, 2017, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith — Rosa Parks: Pure Love. An Oratorio of Seven Songs Wadada Leo Smith — Rosa Parks: Pure Love. An Oratorio of Seven Songs
(TUM Records 057, 2019, CD)
The OGJB Quartet — Bamako The OGJB Quartet — Bamako
(TUM Records 050, 2019, CD)

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2020-10-14
Audion Is Back in Business – Our esteemed colleague Alan Freeman has restarted Audion Magazine after a seven year hiatus. The new incarnation is available online on their Bandcamp site. Audion's history goes back to 1984, and included 58 issues up to 2013. Issue #59 is available now, and #60 is in the works. » Read more

2020-10-06
Romantic Warriors IV – Krautrock (Part 2) Is in the Works – Zeitgeist Media, the people who have brought us the great series of documentary films chronicling the history of progressive rock, are working on the second installment of their examination of German music. Krautrock 2 will focus on artists from Münich such as Guru Guru, Amon Düül II, Xhol Caravan, Kraan, Witthüser & Westrupp, and Popol Vuh. » Read more

2020-09-09
Simeon Coxe RIP – Simeon Coxe, best known for his experimental electronics in the band Silver Apples, has died at the age of 82. The band's 1968 debut album set the stage for both German electronic music and experimental punk music a decade later. Coxe died on September 8 from pulmonary fibrosis. » Read more

2020-09-05
Gary Peacock RIP – Legendary bassist Gary Peacock, veteran of many recordings and performances with Paul Bley, George Russell, Roland Kirk, Bill Evans, Tony Williams, and many more. » Read more

2020-07-22
Tim Smith RIP – Tim Smith, leader of the eccentric band Cardiacs, has died at the age of 59 after many years of health problems. Cardiacs was known for intense and complicated music that combined punk energy with the rhythmic and harmonic sophistication of progressive rock. » Read more


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Kinzokuebisu - Momijigari – When one band traverses a wide variety of styles, there’s always the danger that diversity will dissolve into chaos, leaving the listener more confused than intrigued. This Japanese band inhabits...  (2005) » Read more

Slava Ganelin and Ned Rothenberg - Falling into Place – Pianist and composer Slava (Vyacheslav) Ganelin is known for his assertive power trio in Russia and his leadership within the Israeli free jazz scene since emigrating there in 1987. In contrast, New...  (2005) » Read more

Unto Ashes - Grave Blessings – Given their penchant for unusual melodic angles, middle-eastern modalities, medieval and gothic stylisms, and folky mysticism, one would be amiss to review this band without mentioning some...  (2006) » Read more

Hermetic Science - These Fragments I Have Shored against My Ruins – It’s been close to forever since Hermetic Science’s last album of new material. In fact, one listen to this new disc might offer some partial clues as to why it took seven years....  (2008) » Read more

Anima - Singularities – While eight musicians are credited here, the music features guitars, bass, drums, and keyboards, and some vocals / harmonies / choirs, and one might suspect this to be a basic four or five piece with...  (1997) » Read more



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