When Brian Eno’s ‘Small Craft on a Milk Sea’ arrived in November 2010, I was disappointed. You expect him to be ever changing.
Sons of famous axemen, Daniel Davies and Sebastian Robertson have made the brave choice to spin a blood-curdling yarn without the infrastucture of guitar.
Michael Hedges did nothing less than bring the acoustic guitar into the New Age realm and completely conquer it within the space of this record.
‘Nerve Net,’ released on September 1, 1992, found the always-intriguing Brian Eno creating something both booty-wagging and intelligent.
Steve Holtje’s dark, ambient “Hunger Artist” is from a soundtrack that actually sounds like backing music for a motion picture, and helps to tell a story.
When Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays’ ‘As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls’ arrived in May 1981, it sounded like nothing else in my record collection.
Daniel Lanois’ “Iceland” is unutterably beautiful at one turn, dark and humid the next
A canny amplification of Barrett’s muse, beyond the hippie-fied stuff.
John Paul Jones always brought an avant-garde bent to his work with Led Zeppelin, something he’s more fully exploring with Helde Sten on their outlandishly named, and even more outlandishly conceived new Minibus Pimps project.
John Lurie is a musician, a composer, an accomplished painter, and an actor. For good measure, toss in raconteur and all-around Internet wise guy.