Tag Archives: Pat Mastelotto

O.R.k. – Ramagehead

April 3, 2019

Kscope 2019 Art-rock über-ensemble seek for serenity in temporal squall yet fail to find a pot of gold. “Ramagehead” is where imagination can run rampant, picturing a tree crown with individual branches entwined to form a rounded figure and to … Continue reading

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KING CRIMSON – Meltdown: Live In Mexico

March 17, 2019

Panegyric 2018 On the verge of their 50th anniversary, neverending juggernaut deliver expansive report from the road – to hear and behold. If there’s something this erudite team refuse to know it’s repetition, and there’s little wonder in the steady … Continue reading

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STICK MEN – Roppongi – Live In Tokyo 2017

February 10, 2018

MoonJune 2017 Most emotional expansion brings out the tenderness and trepidation in troika of wandering spirits. Mythbusters might formulate it quite concisely, stating that “triangles are the strongest shape because any added force is evenly spread through all three sides,” … Continue reading

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ECHOTEST – From Two Balconies

June 13, 2017

EchoTest 2017 Romantic resonance and tribal turbulence from a bassist limbo. Even though Julie Slick is no Shakespearean Juliet and Marco Machera isn’t Mercutio, there’s enough emotional tumult about their collaboration – and enough delicious sugarcoating of it on their … Continue reading

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STICK MEN And Mel Collins Prepare Live Reports

May 25, 2017

STICK MEN might be a tight conglomerate of musical talent, but the trio’s music is so loose in extemporization stakes that Markus Reuter, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto aren’t averse to occasional expanding of the ensemble ranks and welcoming a … Continue reading

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