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Tuesday, August 28 2007

At 67, Herbie Hancock hasn’t lost a bit of his go-for-broke attitude

"Miles wanted to hear me. That set me free."


Thursday, August 23 2007

Digitalism: Idealism

Digitalism truly clicks when its signature sound is all that is required to make a certain track function.


Akiko Tsuruga: Sweet and Funky

A young organist for Japan who swings for herself.


Wednesday, August 22 2007

Chris Byars: Photos in Black, White and Gray

Though the CD bears his name, saxophonist Byars allows his quartet to solo, at length, on each of the album’s eight tracks. This could be an asset, but the musicians sound like they’re wandering through each instrument, trying to grab inspiration from the air.


Friday, August 17 2007

Jazz drummer Max Roach dies


Monday, August 13 2007

A Desire to Make Sound: The Arrival of Creative Guitar God Nels Cline

The jazz guitarist -- with Wilco, his trios, or anyone else -- opens up a conversation about how to keep this music living.


Thursday, August 9 2007

Strategy: Future Rock

Strategy's vision of "future rock", it seems, derives its vocals from the vocoders of Kraftwerk, its ambience from the kraut of Can, and its groove from the spaceship Funkadelic.


Tuesday, August 7 2007

Svoy: Eclectric

Svoy has a wonderful idea of who he wants to be, but he spends so much of the album trying to live up to that standard that he seems to forget what makes his best songs so great in the first place.


Jean Luc Ponty: The Acatama Experience

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


Wednesday, August 1 2007

Apparat: Walls

Apparat masters the art of balance, and does a bit too good a job of it.


Guitar: Dealin with Signal and Noise (Capsule Reviews) [22.Jul.07]
Thilges: La Double Absence (Capsule Reviews) [16.Jul.07]
Gudrun Gut: I Put a Record On (Capsule Reviews) [28.Jun.07]
Fridge: The Sun (Reviews) [19.Jun.07]
Somi: Red Soil in My Eyes (Capsule Reviews) [6.Jun.07]
Yvat: Chroma (Capsule Reviews) [29.May.07]
Pat Martino: El Hombre (Reviews) [22.Apr.07]
Ornette finally gets props (Crazed by the Music) [19.Apr.07]
Robert Glasper: In My Element (Reviews) [11.Apr.07]
Four Tet: Remixes (Reviews) [26.Nov.06]
Steve Reid Ensemble: Spirits Walk (Reviews) [13.Jul.06]
Four Tet: DJ Kicks (Reviews) [27.Jun.06]
Moog (2004) (Reviews) [27.May.05]
Four Tet: Everything Ecstatic (Reviews) [19.May.05]
Pat Martino: Think Tank (Reviews) [11.Dec.03]
Four Tet: Rounds (Reviews) [2.Jun.03]
Manitoba: Up in Flames (Reviews) [26.May.03]
Fred Anderson: On the Run (Reviews) [12.Nov.01]
Four Tet: Pause (Reviews) [1.Oct.01]
Pat Martino: Live at Yoshi’s (Reviews) [21.Jun.01]
Electronic: Twisted Tenderness (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
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