Describing ‘GRID’ as “guttural” is a modest way to put it, but scary music created on the fly has rarely sounded so sweet.
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A mere two months following yet another highly thought-of ensemble record, guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson has returned.
The music from Happy Place’s ‘Northfield’ wouldn’t readily be described as cheerful, but it’s intended as a cathartic release, and that’s just what it achieves.
Featuring Tomas Fujiwara, Ben Goldberg and Mary Halvorson, the Out Louds aren’t always necessarily loud – but they are sure enough ‘out.’
Visceral, vivid and uncompromising, ‘Out of the Blue’ picks up where Raoul Björkenheim and eCsTaSy’s first album left off.
The Will Mason’s Ensemble’s ‘Beams of the Huge Night’ is what the Sun Ra Arkestra might have sounded like had they gone in a rock direction.
As a subversive within the musical realm, Aram Bajakian connected with a subversive director and like the film, effectively said much without any words at all.
A masterful meeting of free, kindred souls, White Out + Nels Cline’s ‘Accidental Sky’ was created spontaneously to capture moments impossible to contemplate.
What do you get when you cross Captain Beefheart with Sun Ra, Negativland and the Residents? Hang on to your hats, the Craig Scott Lobotomy has arrived.
This ain’t pop music, ladies and gentleman. It’s a party of noise.