Seb Rochford

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Pulled By Magnets: Rose Golden Doorways review | John Lewis's contemporary album of the month
Seb Rochford’s new trio deploy effects-laden instruments to play sludge rock disguised as ambience. It’s … unique

John Lewis

21, Feb, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Mark Lockheart: Days on Earth review – brightest recording from a glittering career
Lockheart hitches a jazz group to a classical orchestra for this fine, ambitious recording

John Fordham

18, Jan, 2019 @8:30 AM

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Polar Bear: Same As You review – a spacier, more minimalist sound
Seb Rochford and Polar Bear channel love and positivity in the Mojave desert to winning effect

Neil Spencer

29, Mar, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Polar Bear: The Same As You review – another uncategorisable, understated triumph
Seb Rochford and co continue to break all the jazz rules brilliantly on another fascinating, spellbinding album

John Fordham

26, Mar, 2015 @6:30 PM

Mercury Prize nominees: what my album means to me
From Damon Albarn to Anna Calvi, from Jungle to Polar Bear, this year’s contenders for the coveted award tell us about their nominated albums

The Observer

25, Oct, 2014 @11:05 PM

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Take five: John Fordham's month in jazz – March

John Fordham: British jazz talent makes waves with Zara McFarlane, Polar Bear and Sarah Gillespie, and this month sees big-name gatherings to savour in Bristol and London of jazz's most exciting talents

John Fordham

04, Mar, 2014 @11:25 AM

Basquiat Strings: Part Two – review
The six-year wait for Basquiat Strings' second album of chamber-jazz fusions was well worth it, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

09, May, 2013 @9:00 PM

New music: Sebastian Rochford and Brian Eno – Dream Nails

The Polar Bear mainman has teamed up with Brian Eno for the final instalment in his Days and Nights at the Takeaway series

Michael Cragg

17, Dec, 2012 @9:00 AM

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Polar Bear and Brad Mehldau: it's not just jazz, it's the sound of freedom
Two new albums show a surge in forward thinking in a derivative age, says Paul Morley

Paul Morley

28, Mar, 2010 @1:16 AM

Polar Bear: Peepers | CD review
With Seb Rochford powering things along, Polar Bear are as compelling as ever, says John Fordham

John Fordham

25, Feb, 2010 @11:45 PM

Pick of the week: London: Jazz

London: Ari Hoenig Punk Bop | Gilad Atzmon With Strings | Seb Rochford

07, Mar, 2009 @12:13 AM

Basquiat Strings/Seb Rochford, Pigalle, London

Pigalle, London

John L Walters

03, Sep, 2007 @10:50 PM

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