Soul Jazz Records

Chris Bowden - Time Capsule (2xLP)

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The album has been fully hi-spec re-mastered and is available as a limited-edition heavyweight double-vinyl release with gatefold sleeve (+ free download code).

The stunning and ground-breaking album from the composer and saxophonist Chris Bowden. This is the album that connected it all. Gilles Peterson 2018 Chris Bowdens debut album Time Capsule was first released on Soul Jazz Records in 1992 to universal and 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, Four Tet, 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 Bowdens 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 (EVA)

Life Support

Telescopic One

Telescopic Two

Telescopic Three


Angel Falls

Mothers Too

Deaf Out