Sunday, July 22 2007
The most rewarding tracks on Dealin with Signal and Noise are the noisiest ones.
Thursday, July 19 2007
A truly great band at a definitive moment in the music's history -- and never heard before.
Tuesday, July 17 2007
Monday, July 16 2007
La Double Absence is a lovely approximation of Persian and Afghan songcraft, with surprisingly subtle bits of electronics mixed in.
Thursday, June 28 2007
I Put a Record On is hypnotic and fascinating in all the right ways.
Tuesday, June 26 2007
With the release of Mago, an album of duets with bandmate John Medeski, Billy Martin continues to pursue a personal vision of music without many boundaries, a pop-jazz-avant-garde combination that barely acknowledges the market while still sounding irresistible.
Tuesday, June 19 2007
It's rather wonderful to see that the chemistry that they've always maintained as a collective seems all but untouched by that multitude of time away from each other.
Wednesday, June 6 2007
Red Soil is worth checking out, even if soft jazz is not usually your thing.
Tuesday, May 29 2007
Yvat's new EP Chroma sounds at least as "designed" as it does composed.
Monday, April 23 2007
A Chicago jazz vet surrounds himself with an eclectic mix of avant-garde musicians and post-rock types.