Category: Album Reviews – Archive

August 13, 2019 / Album Reviews - Archive

  SZOLNOK (DMG) 9/10 This is the one he’s been working towards. This is the one where the violin sound flows from the speakers like thickened cream; where the programmatic ideas and the purely musical ones are in complete accord. Daniel Weltlinger’s profound fascination with the love, peregrinations, tribulations and…

August 11, 2019 / Album Reviews - Archive

BY ONE OF THE NIGHT (www.maryrapp.com) 7.5/10 You can stomp, jackbooted, into the dark places in your psyche, or you can do what Mary Rapp does, and flit between the shadows; observe the abyss without plunging in. Rapp, a jazz and free-improvising bassist/cellist and a composer for theatre, here brings…

August 2, 2019 / Album Reviews - Archive

DESCENT OF THE FREE (ABC) 8/10 His name may be unfamiliar, but his playing is unforgettable. Elsen Price is one of Australian music’s treasures: a double bassist who ranges across classical, avant-garde, jazz, Middle Eastern, free improvisation and more, and is utterly convincing in every context. He also uses real-time…