Wednesday, December 7 2011
High and sweet are the keynotes on A Moving Sound, quick and quicksilver.
Thursday, July 28 2011
Here's a trick: a five-minute "In A Gadda da Vida" that's more self-indulgent than the original!
Tuesday, June 7 2011
Grizzly Rose's lies may be fantastic, but Gemini's songwriting is terrific as well.
Tuesday, September 14 2010
1970s Philly jazz act Catalyst now has the means to break out of its formidable critical and cult following into worldwide acclaim.
Thursday, July 29 2010
Damn, I got a blister on my thumb!
Monday, July 19 2010
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.
Thursday, January 14 2010
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.
Thursday, October 1 2009
Exhilarating and earthy.
Tuesday, September 15 2009
TriBeCastan makes a "cross-cultural crossroads" sound natural, flexible, and easy.
Tuesday, September 1 2009
The ethereal diffusions of the sitar get a fine grounding from the North American blues-groove.