Tag Archives: avant-garde

GARY HUSBAND & MARKUS REUTER – Music Of Our Times

June 18, 2020

MoonJune 2020 Coronavirus-enforced burst of creativity from in-the-moment masters results in purest sensory rapture. Here’s an album that could have never existed if not for circumstances which made its appearance inevitable. Surprisingly, it’s the first Gary Husband and Markus Reuters’ … Continue reading

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DAMO SUZUKI & LAPIS LAZULI – Live At The Ramsgate Music Hall 21.09.2019 / Louis Padilla’s Muzak Uzi

January 26, 2020

Lapis Lazuli 2020 Improvising on-stage and in the studio, Canterbury modernists rope in CAN warbler for a joint jaunt to face audience and fly free. It’s an oxymoron yet “intrepidly cautious” might well be LL’s MO, because they don’t seem … Continue reading

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CRYSTAL BETH – Push Thru

December 18, 2019

7D Media 2019 Flying high above lo-fi, Seattle artiste cleanses one’s soul through primal scream and pacific dream. Classical training can either hamper or unhinge musicians’ avant-garde leanings, yet they complement each other to a great effect in Beth Fleenor’s … Continue reading

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THE WATTS – Decoherence

November 30, 2019

Bonobo’s Ark 2019 Scaling temperature in multiple ways, British avant-garde trio heats it up to hit the sweet spot. Despite this album’s title, there’s inner logic to the music Yumi Hara, Tim Hodgkinson and Chris Cutler laid down in 2018-2019 … Continue reading

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MARK WINGFIELD & GARY HUSBAND – Tor & Vale

September 7, 2019

MoonJune 2019 Intimate and intuitive, little instrumental ensemble push the envelope beyond light and shade and shape penumbral numbers in the English way. Neither Mark Wingfield nor Gary Husband is a stranger to a duo setting, the former regularly releasing … Continue reading

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