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Reviews of releases for 2018

Paul Christian - American Dream & That's Everything

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Christian makes an excellent point in the notes for his second album on his website: (paraphrased) An artist has a lifetime to prepare and develop the material for a first album, but only about a...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-04-19)

Alizarin - Cast Zenith & The Last Semblance

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Back in 2018, Alizarin released their debut album, Cast Zenith. We missed covering that one at the time, but with their second album, The Last Semblance, we’re catching up....

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-03-24)

Laughing Stock - The Island

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It was not that long ago that I reviewed Laughing Stock’s second album Sunrise. Now Apollon...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-12-07)

Mabel Kwan - Georg Friedrich Haas: Trois Hommages

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Pianist Mabel Kwan is a performer of classical, improvised, and experimental music. She is fascinated by sound, contradictions, and our perceptions of what is familiar or strange. And a natural...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-11-10)

Splinter Reeds - Hypothetical Islands

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Splinter Reeds is the woodwind ensemble of Kyle Bruckmann (oboe), Bill Kalinkos (clarinet), David Wegehaupt (saxophone), Jeff Anderle (bass clarinet), and Dana Jessen (bassoon). Hypothetical...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-11-04)

Tusmørke - Vardøger og Utburder, Vol. 1 & Leker for Barn, Ritualer for Voksne

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If you’ve been paying attention to the progressive rock coming out of Norway, likely you’ve noticed that Tusmørke is a busy group of musicians. But even their steady stream of...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-09-12)

Grex - Electric Ghost Parade

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Music that slips between the cracks of conventional genres is my specialty, and Grex is an Oakland, California band that certainly fits that bill. Karl Evangelista and Rei Scampavia are the core of...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-06-14)

Art of Flying - Escort Mission

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The duo known as Art of Flying, Anne Speroni (vocals, bass, piano) and David Costanza (guitar, keyboards, vocals, trumpet, harmonium), has been recording music together in Taos, New Mexico since...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-06-12)

Ovrfwrd - Blurring the Lines... a Democracy Manifest

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Instrumental prog group Ovrfwrd released their fourth album — third studio album — Blurring the Lines in the summer of 2018, but I did not receive a copy to review until a few...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-04-22)

Ovrfwrd - Blurring the Lines... a Democracy Manifest

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Since their first album in 2013, Ovrfwrd has been honing their craft, taking their time and producing quality music. With their third studio album, they’ve arrived at a sophisticated...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2020-04-22)
 

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