Category: Album Reviews – Archive

February 19, 2014 / Album Reviews - Archive

Book of Omens (Nine Winds)  If you like your art as dark as a gallery at midnight this is the album for you. If you like your art to stir visions of doom, of the apocalypse or of a very, very bad-hair day, this is the album for you. If…

February 3, 2014 / Album Reviews - Archive

September (Cuneiform) The relationship between silence and music is like that between a virgin coastline and the threat of residential development. Just as some buildings blend and others obliterate, some music embraces the silence on which it is painted, and some seeks to expunge all traces. Silence is a relative…

February 2, 2014 / Album Reviews - Archive

No End (ECM)  So you think you have a pretty fair idea of what a new Keith Jarrett album will sound like. Perhaps you assume the only relevant question is whether it is a solo piano or a trio one. What if I told you it is solo, but it…