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Wednesday, December 7 2011

A Moving Sound: A Moving Sound

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


Thursday, July 28 2011

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!


Tuesday, June 7 2011

Miwa Gemini: Fantastic Lies of Grizzly Rose

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


Tuesday, September 14 2010

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.


Thursday, July 29 2010

The Stanley Clarke Band: The Stanley Clarke Band

Damn, I got a blister on my thumb!


Monday, July 19 2010

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.


Thursday, January 14 2010

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.


Thursday, October 1 2009

Les Triaboliques: Rivermudtwilight

Exhilarating and earthy.


Tuesday, September 15 2009

TriBeCaStan: Strange Cousin

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


Tuesday, September 1 2009

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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