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Reviews of releases for 2015

Ches Smith - We All Break & Path of Seven Colors

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Haiti is a nation that has produced some wonderful and distinctive music, but hasn’t been covered much in these pages. American drummer Ches Smith has studied the music of Haiti extensively,...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-10-14)

Witchwood - Litanies from the Woods & Handful of Stars

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This Italian band has a history that goes back to a precursor band called Buttered Bacon Biscuits, a name presumably paying homage to a love of Southern rock along the lines of Lynyrd Skynyrd....

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-11-30)

Alan J. Bound - Deep Space: Retrospective 2005 to 2014

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Guitarist Alan J. Bound could never be accused of glutting the market with product, in fact since his debut cassette in 1997, he has only released three further albums, the last two being...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2020-01-29)

Curved Air - Live at Under the Bridge - The 45th Anniversary Concert

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Seems like only yesterday that I was listening to an FM station in Los Angeles when they played a song called “Vivaldi with Cannons” by a band called Curved Air Conditioning (or so I...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-12-24)

Luis David Aguilar - Hombres de Viento / Venas de la Tierra (1978​-​1982)

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This limited CD reissue of the film music of composer Luis David Aguilar is part of the Buh Records "Sounds Essentials Collection," a rescue project of several essential works of Peruvian...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-10-04)

Manongo Mujica & Douglas Tarnawiecki - Paisajes Sonoros

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The recording at hand is #4 in the Buh Records Essential Sounds collection, an ongoing rescue project of several fundamental works of Peruvian avantgarde music. Subtitled ‘Pieces for tape,...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-09-19)

Miguel Flores - Primitivo & Lorca: The Lost Tapes (1989​-​1991)

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From the late 70s to the mid-80s there was a group of Peruvian composers and musicians who attempted to fuse modern experimental and avant-garde compositional techniques while at the same time...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-09-13)

Suld - City Rider & Memory of Nomadism

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It might just be my particular circle of music fans, but I’ve noticed a lot of interest in the last few years about Central Asian traditional music fused with rock. This blend isn’t new...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2019-08-13)

Steve Roach - This Place to Be & Invisible (2019 Editions)

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This Place to Be is the reissue of one of Roach’s finest long form pieces (that means a single 74 minute track) from 2016 that went out of print quickly after its original release,...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-07-21)

Forrest Fang - Letters to the Farthest Star

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Despite the title, this is a very earthbound collection. Hearts of Space devotees may already be acquainted with Berkeley-based musician Forrest Fang’s East-meets-West instrumental...

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(Posted by Paul Hightower 2019-01-04)
 

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