Category: Album Reviews – Archive

March 7, 2019 / Album Reviews - Archive

  ATLAS (https://caseygolden.bandcamp.com/) 7/10 I like the way Casey Golden’s mind works. He likes to disguise cleverness or surprise with veneers of logic or just plain beauty. You’re never thinking to yourself, “Now he’s being experimental”, or “Now he’s being lyrical”: it’s all the same river; it’s just that the…

March 2, 2019 / Album Reviews - Archive

BRODLOS (Hubro) 9/10 It could be the soundtrack to a film, but it’s not. If that film existed it would juxtapose shots of blasting sun with extreme close-ups of squinting eyes. It would convey an impression of time being suspended, while cuts to a clock show time is, in fact,…

February 15, 2019 / Album Reviews - Archive

THE OTHER SIDE OF AIR (Firehouse) 9/10 This is gripping music. Pianist Myra Melford may have penned all the compositions, but the members of Snowy Egret fly them to places of which she probably never dreamed. The intensity is unrelenting. Even when it’s in the form of lyrical beauty rather…