Alan Wakeman with The Octet Broadcasts - 1969 and 1979

Out now: Gearbox is proud to present an archive jazz album entitled The Octet Broadcasts on  double LP, CD, and digital! Featuring two different octets recorded in 1969 and 1979 for BBC radio, led by and with music by saxophonist Alan Wakeman.

Binker and Moses live album
'Escape The Flames’ and
Dem Ones US Pressing



WHAT's new

Binker and Moses’ live album Escape The Flames is out now on vinyl, and will be available digitally from the 29th of January. Not only that, their 2015 debut album Dem Ones is available for the first time in a while as a limited US repress, and available to pre-order now!



We have launched The Official Japanese Edition Series in order to celebrate our new office in Japan. The series comes with special Japanese liner notes and
obi strips and highlights top titles from across the catalogue. Available in Japan and for direct customers only via our online shop and Bandcamp. Six titles from Thelonious Monk’s Mønk to Theon Cross’ Fyah now available.

Don Cherry’s ‘Cherry Jam’ available
as a Japanese Edition


Gearbox presents this essential release on specialist Japanese Edition vinyl and CD as well as digitally. Our recording is taken from the original tape of a 1965 radio broadcast, programmed by Denmark’s national radio station. Pre-order now for the 26th of February. Single ‘The Ambassador From Greenland’ is out now on all digital platforms. LISTEN HERE.

Bastien Keb releases NEW ALBUM


Bastien Keb’s new album 'The Killing of Eugene Peeps’ is out now on all formats! A homage to his love of giallo, film noir, and new wave, this album is a cinematic masterpiece that flows between warped funk, lo-fi, jazz, and soul. All music produced, played, and composed by Bastien Keb.


Read the Pitchfork review by Zach Schonfeld here.



Chiminyo and Binker Golding
win Jazz FM Awards


Congratulations to Chiminyo for winning this year’s Digital Award and Binker Golding for winning Instrumentalist of the Year at this year’s Jazz FM Awards!

Gearbox automatic mkII

the gearbox automatic mkII is now ready and available!

with an updated ortofon om10 cartridge and improved flat belt drive, the new model is a plug-and-play, audiophile-quality product - perfect for small spaces.

gearbox records kissaten on soho radio



Darrel sheinman presents a gearbox special every 4th friday of the month on soho radio london. a mixture of rare blue notes, funk, soul, and gearbox catalogue gems.