Chris Bowden - Time Capsule


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Released on 28th September 2018

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.


Natural Selection
Mother And Daughters
Now Mothers
Forbidden Fruit
Epsilon Transmission
Love Lies Bleeding
Time Capsule
Mind And Matter
Extra Vehicular Activity
Life Support
Telescopic One
Telescopic Two
Telescopic Three
Angel Falls
Mothers Too
Deaf Out

Artist Chris Bowden
Title Time Capsule
Label Soul Jazz Records
Format Double LP
Release Date 28th September 2018
Cat Number SJRLP410

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