Category Archives: Reviews

DARWIN – Origin Of Species

June 1, 2019

DarWin 2019 Topical, if sci-fi-slanted, album that will take progressive idiom to the orbit of a new planet while anchoring it to earth via virtuoso delivery – or deliverance. Our world is in dire need of a hero: wallowing in … Continue reading

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BINKY PHILIPS and THE PLANETS – Established 1972 NYC

May 28, 2019

Binky Philips and the Planets 2019 For punk’s sake! “The only band that didn’t get signed” eventually muscle up for their first-ever record release – youthful, if filled with nostalgia. One may approach this collective cautiously, with a pinch of … Continue reading

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AKKU QUINTET – Depart

May 27, 2019

7d Media 2019 Swiss ensemble take their leave but linger on long enough to caress the listener’s ear and promise to return. From the onset, SONAR’s musical template has been minimal yet often intense, so the band’s drummer Manuel Pasquinelli … Continue reading

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ALBAN & CÉDRIC THEYS – Sirius

May 26, 2019

Mad Ducks 2019 Instrumental astronomy from international, yet close-knit as family is, unit that charts celestial course through sound, if not vision. Situated across the pond from each other, in Brussels and Austin, it’s no wonder that a follow-up to … Continue reading

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IZZ – Don’t Panic

May 24, 2019

Doone 2019 The calm and the storm: in celebration of innocence, New York sextet’s search for solace results in songs of experience. It’s been a long run for IZZ and they must be lauded for perseverance – the process paying … Continue reading

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