Sunday, May 10 2009
All of this is electric, attractive.
Tuesday, May 5 2009
There's heat in here, yet the listener is never allowed to forget that steady hands are in control.
Sunday, April 5 2009
Ratliff eschews the typical trappings of routine biography to plumb more profound ideas of musical language, identity, and influence.
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Tuesday, January 27 2009
One must be willing to risk being consumed by the dark, cabalistic world Zorn has created around his art.
Tuesday, December 9 2008
The jazz/Americana/anything violinist creates a new set of riveting soundscapes.
Sunday, November 23 2008
Davis never wanted to stop moving, always wanted to be doing something, pissing somebody off, and driving people wild.
Tuesday, October 7 2008
Takahiko Iimura read about the American underground film movement and began making experimental works based only on what he'd read. Soon he was a leading experimental filmmaker.
Wednesday, September 24 2008
We're given the legacy of one of the 20th century’s most influential avant-garde filmmakers and artists, but also the sad, thin-skinned ego of a societal outcast.
Thursday, July 17 2008
Cryptogramophone's triumphant 2-CD retrospective is highly listenable, accessible, and immensely engaging. What is the opposite of under the radar? Cryptogramophone is headed there.