Alternative Jazz Rock

It’s alt rock with some jazzy stuff going on. It’s indescribable, but you’ll know it when you hear it.

Ruby Vroom

Soul Coughing: Ruby Vroom

Soul Coughing’s 1994 album, Ruby Vroom. came out at a very important pivot point in my life. I was transitioning from college student to real-life person and needed...

Karate: Pockets

Two albums removed from their coming out party as a jazz band, these guys have brought in the drama. This album is almost verging on theater in its pretension. ...

Karate: Unsolved

So this is what emerges from the cocoon. With their album, In Place of Real Insight, they took that Dischord sound and ran it through an emo filter. Then on The...