Hubble Drums

by Jedd Beaudoin

11 January 2012


Hubble: Hubble Drums

cover art


Hubble Drums

US: 8 Nov 2011
UK: 7 Nov 2011

At a well-lit intersection where Steve Reich and experimental guitar wizard Andre LaFosse meet up for a night on the town you’ll find Ben Greenberg impressing both with his uncommonly good compositions. The opening “Nude Ghost” came to life as part of a finger-tapping figure Greenberg worked up in his early solo guitar days. On that track, he’s assisted by Joe Williams, Jon Leland and Matt Papich, partners equal to Greenberg’s track of excellence. “Glass Napkin” demonstrates the artist’s ability to shred without shredding and he proves he can create one of the wickedest tones this side of Allan Holdsworth. The closing “Hubble’s Hubble” may be the most unexpected-sounding of the three here and the culmination of the stunning compositional and performance sense Greenberg demonstrates elsewhere.

Hubble Drums


We all know how critical it is to keep independent voices alive and strong on the Internet. Please consider a donation to support our work. We are a wholly independent, women-owned, small company. Your donation will help PopMatters stay viable through these changing, challenging times where costs have risen and advertising has dropped precipitously. PopMatters needs your help to keep publishing. Thank you.

//Mixed media

Call for Music Writers... Hip-Hop, Soul, Electronic, Rock, Indie, Americana, Jazz, World and More

// Announcements

"PopMatters is looking for smart music writers. We're looking for talented writers with deep genre knowledge of music and its present and…

READ the article