CD Reviews

Atolón – Concret

April 11, 2013

CD Intonema The trio of Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Ferran Fages and Ruth Barberán have been making music as a trio on and off for more than a decade now. This is (I think) their fourth album together as a trio, but they have appeared together in quite a few other group formations along the way as […]

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Saturday 30th January

January 30, 2010

Cremaster have been playing together for quite some years now. I remember seeing them live a couple of times a decade or so back, have goodness knows how many CDs by them, and they have always been my favourite “noisy” improv group. I say noisy because on the whole their releases have been recorded and mastered at particularly high volumes, and generally speaking utilise really quite harsh, ugly sounds. This one is no different, it really screams in places, though not always. The last of the four pieces here is actually quite quiet and full of space, though it should be noted that the four tracks on the CD are described as four sections of one larger piece divided up for the listener’s convenience. As is my wont however, I have had the volume here turned down low to compensate for most of the extremeties, though I did manage one high volume run-through earlier when the house was empty other than me.

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Saturday 30th May

May 30, 2009

Another long day at work, tired with barely a moment to myself. But then you knew that already, shut up and move on to the music Richard. Well only one disc again tonight, but I’ve listened through to it twice, and have managed a couple of interrupted spins before. so I have taken in just […]

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