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Reviews of releases for 2020

Nick Kizirnis - The Distance

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Around fifteen years ago we reviewed Kizirnis’ solo debut, Into the Loud, an unabashed...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2021-09-12)

Unalei - Galatea

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Here is a new album from the Italian band Unalei that was a pleasant surprise. Galatea is a concept album about how water connects geography and different peoples.  This self-released...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2021-09-08)

Gavin Harrison / Antoine Fafard - Chemical Reactions

Cover art Bass master Antoine Fafard is back with a full album of collaborations with drummer Gavin Harrison. Fafard’s previous outings have featured varying guests on drums and other instruments, so this is...  » Read more
(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-09-04)

Slomosa - Slomosa

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As Slomosa sings on the third track of their self-titled album, “There Is Nothing New under the Sun.” Case in point: the album itself. Do you like your riffs heavy? Your vocals clean?...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-09-01)

Stirrup+6 - The Avondale Addition

Cover art Stirrup has been knocking around Chicago and beyond for quite a few years now, though I’m not familiar with much of their previous music. The group is a trio consisting of Nick Macri (bass),...  » Read more
(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-08-29)

Fooks Nihil - Fooks Nihil

Cover art Close your eyes, open your ears, and listen to the music. You’re hearing a California band from the late 60s, probably based in Laurel Canyon and friends with the other denizens of that Mecca of...  » Read more
(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-08-26)

Adam Rudolph - Focus and Field

Cover art Over the years (decades, in fact) we’ve covered Adam Rudolph’s work in a wide variety of settings, going back to appearances with the late  » Read more
(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-08-23)

Spirits Burning & Michael Moorcock - The Hollow Lands

Cover art After the disappointment that was An Alien Heat, my expectations for the next...  » Read more
(Posted by Jon Davis 2021-08-19)

Clara Engel - A New Skin

Cover art Clara Engel is a Canadian singer-songwriter in much the same vein as Timothy Renner of Stone Breath. Her new solo album, A New Skin, has unique packaging. The CD is housed in a paper sleeve...  » Read more
(Posted by Henry Schneider 2021-08-14)

Il Paradiso degli Orchi - Samir

Cover art Even though they have been active since 2010, Il Paradiso degli Orchi is still a fairly young Italian band with Samir being their third release over the past ten years. They released their...  » Read more
(Posted by Henry Schneider 2021-08-06)

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