Tag Archives: avant-garde

EXIT NORTH – Book Of Romance And Dust

August 26, 2019

Inner Knot 2018 To hear the world and the void, four well-respected musicians delve into universal soul and uncover their own vulnerability. Although the Nordic cool of this collective seems dispassionate, such an impression is illusory, and the key to … Continue reading

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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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