Category: Album Reviews

November 20, 2020 / Album Reviews

UNTIL TOMORROW (www.timrollinson.com) 3.5 Just as we eat comfort food, we listen to comfort music – usually sounds we know and love. Remarkably enough, composer, guitarist and producer Tim Rollinson can make music that fulfils this function straight out of the box. His Modern Congress project’s third album should theoretically…

November 9, 2020 / Album Reviews

ALL WHO TRAVEL WITH US (Some of Two Parts) 9/10 Even more than with verbal conversation, the art of improvised musical dialogue is fundamentally one of listening. An instrument like the piano can potentially fill every corner of the sonic canvas, and here you hear Mark Isaacs creating space to…

November 6, 2020 / Album Reviews

SHIFTING SANDS (ABC) 8/10 The music’s flamenco core never wavers. Damian Wright’s glorious guitar playing is the spine, if you will, while his compositions allow other instruments to sing their own songs, like willowy limbs able to dance independently because of the spine’s solidity. Wright’s compositions could have been presented…