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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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PAT TRAVERS – Swing!

September 2, 2019

Purple Pyramid 2019 Giving the rhythm everything he’s got, Canadian guitar slinger is transported in the golden age of big bands to get his rocks off. If “Boom Boom (Out Go The Lights)” didn’t really evoke the patina of juke … Continue reading

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MAURIZIO BRUNOD, GIORGIO LI CALZI, BORIS SAVOLDELLI – Nostalgia Progressiva

August 20, 2019

Caligola 2019 Reverential, if refractory, reading of art-rock classics from a trio of conspirators who failed to rein in their fantasy. Possessed by many voices, Boris Savoldelli may want to keep the output of any collective he’s involved in minimal … Continue reading

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NUCLEUS & Ian Carr – Torrid Zone: The Vertigo Recordings 1970-1975

August 8, 2019

Esoteric 2019 Music as a continuous process: classic oeuvre of British jazz institution boxed up for unconcealed delight in unified strands of imagination. It was a quiet revolution on Ian Carr’s part, when the trumpeter embarked on a trip 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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