Articles tagged fusion

A Moving Sound: A Moving Sound

High and sweet are the keynotes on A Moving Sound, quick and quicksilver.

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28 Jul 2011 // 9:56 PM

Nguyên Lê: Songs of Freedom

Here's a trick: a five-minute "In A Gadda da Vida" that's more self-indulgent than the original!

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Miwa Gemini: Fantastic Lies of Grizzly Rose

Grizzly Rose's lies may be fantastic, but Gemini's songwriting is terrific as well.

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Catalyst: The Complete Recordings, Volumes 1 & 2

1970s Philly jazz act Catalyst now has the means to break out of its formidable critical and cult following into worldwide acclaim.

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The Stanley Clarke Band: The Stanley Clarke Band

Damn, I got a blister on my thumb!

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V.M. Bhatt & Matt Malley: Sleepless Nights

Sleepless Nights proposes a form of music that wishes to escape categorization based on "Eastern" and "Western" styles and traditions. The sliding notes of the guitar represent, for these musicians, an opportunity to evade the musical border police.

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Quantic and his Combo Bárbaro: Tradition in Transition

For the bulk of this album, Quantic and his combo don't put a foot wrong. The result is a modern fusion sound based on Colombian rhythms infused with Brazilian string arrangements, Panamanian soul, and some wonderful salsa piano.

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Les Triaboliques: Rivermudtwilight

Exhilarating and earthy.

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15 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

TriBeCaStan: Strange Cousin

TriBeCastan makes a "cross-cultural crossroads" sound natural, flexible, and easy.

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Doug Cox & Salil Bhatt: Slide to Freedom 2: Make a Better World

The ethereal diffusions of the sitar get a fine grounding from the North American blues-groove.

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27 Jul 2008 // 11:00 PM

Sa Dingding: Alive

Alive is exploratory yet ultimately gentle. It's more daring than most of China's mainstream croon-pop, but similarly unwilling to strike out at its audience.

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Martin Atkins China Dub Soundsystem: Made in China

In effect, Pigface has changed continents and absorbed a few dozen new members.

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Jean Luc Ponty: The Acatama Experience

It is uplifting to hear modern jazz that is at once both easily accessible and startling creative.

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Santo & Blue Demon vs. Dracula & the Wolfman (1972)

Combining his worldly wrestling celebrity with a mythological aura, Santo ascended to another plane altogether.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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