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Utopic Cities is out now!

We're happy to present Utopic Cities: Progressive Jazz in Belgium 1968-1979 featuring twelve essential compositions from a highly creative period in Belgian jazz. The release follows Sdban’s critically acclaimed Let’s Get Swinging: Modern Jazz in Belgium 1950-1970, released back in 2017. Utopic Cities is an eclectic selection of forward-thinking jazz from the Belgian underground, including the... Read more June 11 2021

'Animalcules' new track and video from De Beren Gieren

“‘Animalcules' represents the irony of ‘Less Is Endless’. The inventors of the first microscopes in the 17th century discovered a whole new biotope of crawling companions, which they named Animalcules. The abundance of life is celebrated, evoking the feeling of creatures creeping over each other. It's got a liberation movement vibration to it, thus linking it with some of the earlier De Beren... Read more June 04 2021

Bram Weijters' Crazy Men are back!

Bram Weijters' Crazy Men is a thrilling take on Belgian jazz-rock and fusion from the 1970s. Consisting of musicians from a wide array of contemporary jazz bands including Lucid Lucia (ex BRZZVLL), Dans Dans, STUFF. and Cargo Mas, the ensemble is led by Antwerp based piano and keyboard player, Bram Weijters. On a continuous quest to explore the roots of early Belgian jazz rock, the spark for this... Read more May 28 2021

New Sdban Selection: Koen De Bruyne

Sdban Records will reissue several installments of the legendary library series ‘A Special Radio ~ TV Record’ on vinyl. These were originally released on Belgian imprint ‘Selection Records’ between 1976 and 1981. However, Selection N°20 is a new addition to the series although it originally came out in 1978. Selection N°20 is the soundtrack to the 1978 Belgian cult movie ‘In Kluis’, directed by... Read more May 07 2021

New compilation on Sdban Records: Utopic Cities

On June 11th, independent groove label Sdban Records will release Utopic Cities: Progressive Jazz in Belgium 1968-1979 featuring twelve essential compositions from a highly creative period in Belgian jazz. The release follows Sdban’s critically acclaimed Let’s Get Swinging: Modern Jazz in Belgium 1950-1970, released back in 2017. Utopic Cities is an eclectic selection of forward-thinking jazz... Read more April 28 2021