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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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NIK TURNER – The Final Frontier

April 13, 2019

Purple Pyramid 2019 Revered reedman shifts his Hawk-shaped shadow and gets unshackled from spirit of the age. It’s been a five-decade-long journey for the man they call The Mighty Thunder Rider, yet don’t be tempted to deem this album his … Continue reading

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BILL HART BAND – Live At Red Clay Theatre

December 27, 2018

Blujazz 2018 Two decades into his recording career, master of jazz guitar reports from the stage for the first time. In the beginning, it was billed as a project; then it was Bill Hart alone, albeit in the company of … Continue reading

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STRAT ANDRIOTIS – Night Manager

December 15, 2018

Dekatria 2018 Canadian guitar slinger goes back in time and space to immerse himself – and stellar guests – in demimonde delights. It’s not that easy to be steeped in tradition and continue to push the envelope but difficulties never … Continue reading

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ROBERT SZEWCZUGA TRIO – Moonrise

December 10, 2018

Metal Mind 2017 Elegant, if energetic, debut from the future of Polish jazz-rock. Robert Szewczuga knows the value of time, whether he’s choosing a suitable tempo or waiting for the right moment to come to the fore, and it’s about … Continue reading

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