Ben Ratliff
Reviews // 2 Articles
//Reviews

Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff
5 Apr 2009 // 3:59 PM

Ratliff eschews the typical trappings of routine biography to plumb more profound ideas of musical language, identity, and influence.

Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff
7 Jan 2008 // 2:59 PM

Story of a Sound isn't just the story of a sound. It's a piece of jazz criticism that passionately questions and enhances the role of jazz criticism.

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//Blogs

A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

// Sound Affects

"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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