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DAVE SCHOEPKE – Tessellated Resonance

October 20, 2020

Dave Schoepke 2020 Milwaukeean percussionist tunes into environmental patterns to embroider silence with a barely-there groove to get under one’s hardened skin. Dave Schoepke is no stranger to noise, laying down melodious racket on-stage with the likes of , which … Continue reading

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MUDDY MANNINEN – River Flows

October 18, 2020

Running Moose 2020 Humble guitar hero and his coterie of kindred spirits go for the pulsing jugular and the stylistic estuary. “Ice melting, rivers flow”: here’s a line from “Being One” – one of the songs co-wrote for his last … Continue reading

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WILLIAM SHATNER – Blues

October 16, 2020

Cleopatra 2020 Reconnecting with this mortal coil, Captain Kirk sets his sights for the earthliest songs of all and infuses them with twists and turns of his inimitable own. On the recent years, William Shatner’s space credentials have been exploited … Continue reading

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JON DURANT & ROBERT JÜRJENDAL – Across The Evening

October 14, 2020

Alchemy 2020 Between Boston and Riisipere, two kindred spirits and their coterie embark on a penumbral trip with a one-way ticket stuck to guitar cases. American Jon Durant and Estonian Robert Jürjendal have been admiring each other’s oeuvre for quite … Continue reading

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SECONDHAND HABIT – Contact High

October 12, 2020

2020 Canadian collective harden their rock and roll away the stone on an album that elevates the ensemble’s appeal above the clouds. This group have been around for a decade now, playing all around Victoria and venturing beyond British Columbia … Continue reading

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