Posts Tagged: chris redfearn

Efrim Manuel Menuck ~ Pissing Stars

We occasionally stray from our purely instrumental path. Perhaps we want to highlight a small artist who merits a brighter spotlight, or perhaps an artist is simply too significant – too seminal – to overlook. Efrim Manuel Menuck belongs in

Efrim Manuel Menuck ~ Pissing Stars

We occasionally stray from our purely instrumental path. Perhaps we want to highlight a small artist who merits a brighter spotlight, or perhaps an artist is simply too significant – too seminal – to overlook. Efrim Manuel Menuck belongs in

Dean McPhee ~ Four Stones

A cleansing release after festive indulgence, Four Stones sidles up to your consciousness with a single plucked note that waits patiently – 45 seconds in fact – for ingress. When “The Blood of St John” starts proper, the pace picks

Dean McPhee ~ Four Stones

A cleansing release after festive indulgence, Four Stones sidles up to your consciousness with a single plucked note that waits patiently – 45 seconds in fact – for ingress. When “The Blood of St John” starts proper, the pace picks

Brockmann Bargmann ~ Licht

Krautrock aficionados may be well-versed in the work of Timm Brockmann and Franz Bargmann in their more well-known guise as founders of the Berlin rock trio, Camera. The guitar and keys players left behind the guerilla gigs and pulsating beats

Brockmann Bargmann ~ Licht

Krautrock aficionados may be well-versed in the work of Timm Brockmann and Franz Bargmann in their more well-known guise as founders of the Berlin rock trio, Camera. The guitar and keys players left behind the guerilla gigs and pulsating beats

From the Mouth of the Sun ~ Hymn Binding

Aaron Martin and Dag Rosenqvist seem captivated by the idea of togetherness – by the embraces that can result when strangers or genres collide. Weaving together ambient, drone and modern composition threads, the duo’s 2012 debut Woven Tide made an

From the Mouth of the Sun ~ Hymn Binding

Aaron Martin and Dag Rosenqvist seem captivated by the idea of togetherness – by the embraces that can result when strangers or genres collide. Weaving together ambient, drone and modern composition threads, the duo’s 2012 debut Woven Tide made an

Leah Kardos ~ Rococochet

I thought I had the measure of Rococochet a few minutes into “Let Your Body”, a soothing opener of polyrhythmic ivories, mallets and skins that slowly unfurls to reveal increasingly vivid jazz-infused colours. Even as other, unexpected timbres join –

Leah Kardos ~ Rococochet

I thought I had the measure of Rococochet a few minutes into “Let Your Body”, a soothing opener of polyrhythmic ivories, mallets and skins that slowly unfurls to reveal increasingly vivid jazz-infused colours. Even as other, unexpected timbres join –

John Matthias and Jay Auborn ~ Race To Zero

Universal in concept yet lofty in execution, Race To Zero is a multifaceted, thought-provoking and self-aware record. Attempting to fuse the acoustic and digital worlds, and inspired by humankind’s relationship with technology, there is nothing novel about the pillars that

John Matthias and Jay Auborn ~ Race To Zero

Universal in concept yet lofty in execution, Race To Zero is a multifaceted, thought-provoking and self-aware record. Attempting to fuse the acoustic and digital worlds, and inspired by humankind’s relationship with technology, there is nothing novel about the pillars that

Do Make Say Think ~ Stubborn Persistent Illusions

A specific passage during my first listen to the new Do Make Say Think record – the band’s first for eight years – made me realise they still have something profoundly special to offer.  It arrives two minutes into “And

Do Make Say Think ~ Stubborn Persistent Illusions

A specific passage during my first listen to the new Do Make Say Think record – the band’s first for eight years – made me realise they still have something profoundly special to offer.  It arrives two minutes into “And