Tag Archives: avant-garde

THIRD EAR BAND – Alchemy

July 10, 2019

Harvest 1969 / Esoteric 2019 Tribal brewing from British combo with alien tones were rooted in traditional tunes – refined and expanded for further focus. They may have played in Hyde Park on the same bill as THE STONES and … Continue reading

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KEVIN KASTNING & SÁNDOR SZABÓ – Ethereal III

May 7, 2019

Greydisc 2019 The fleshing out of intangible temptations from a multi-string duo who don’t pull a single one. Opulence has rarely balanced understated grandeur in either Kevin Kastning’s or Sándor Szabó’s canon, yet this album turns what the two started … Continue reading

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SONAR – The Bill Laswell Mix Translations

April 30, 2019

7d Media 2019 Permitting everything, master of aural surprise sheds a different light and shade on tracks which defined 2018 in understated terms. Groove is something that many listeners of this Zürich group seem to miss out on but it’s … Continue reading

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THE ARTAUD BEATS ‎– Nødutgang. Bodø 28.10.11

March 28, 2019

Bonobo’s Ark 2018 From Canterbury to the whole wide world, unorthodox ensemble exercise concert telepathy. It started back in 2009, when pianist Yumi Hara and reeds player Geoff Leigh had issued and, around that time, met the latter’s HENRY COW … Continue reading

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KEVIN KASTNING – Piano I

March 19, 2019

Greydisc 2019 Renown guitarist reveals there are more strings to his bow than meets the eye – or ear. Kevin Kastning’s records are very forgiving towards the inattentive listener, because this artist is targeting impression rather than focus on details, … Continue reading

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