CD Reviews

Matt Earle, Jason Kahn, Adam Sussmann – Draught

January 13, 2013

CD Consumer Waste Some recordings of improvised music work because they exude a certain sensuality- a sensation of the music sliding and intertwining around itself to create something that feels organic, almost animalistic- an alive, constantly changing lifeform. Usually, when I feel this way about music, there is at least some degree of acoustic sound […]

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Cassette Reviews

Stephen Cornford, Patrick Farmer, Jason Kahn – Bristol

October 18, 2012

Cassette and Download Pilgrim Talk Caveats first then- this cassette on the Pilgrim Talk label involves three musicians I consider to be friends, two of them very good friends. When Jason Kahn toured the UK back in February I had something to do with his tour, driving him about a bit. I also helped out […]

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CD Reviews

Thursday 3rd December

December 4, 2009

It has suddenly turned very cold here, absolutely freezing as I walked home tonight, I wouldn’t be surprised to wake tomorrow and find a scattering of snow on the floor. I have to be up early, so I am going to try and write about the album I’ve been listening to today in less words […]

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CD Reviews

Thursday 29th October

October 29, 2009

Well despite today being my day off it has been pretty stressful so far, a battle to get a million CDrs (well a dozen or two) burnt, printed, stuffed into envelopes and off to the post office before Julie comes over to pick me up as we are off out tonight. At the same time […]

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CD Reviews

Tuesday 8th September

September 9, 2009

Sometimes reading just a few words on a CD sleeve can completely change the way you listen to something. Jason Kahn’s new solo release on the 23five label is named Vanishing Point. In one brief line on the inner sleeve Kahn mentions that while making this piece of music he thought a lot of his […]

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CD Reviews

Sunday 1st February

February 2, 2009

Today the temperature fell below zero here and we had a sprinkling of snow, with more threatened for overnight. So no walking today. After Julie called to say she was off to her mother’s for the day I decided to spend it tidying up, hoovering, dusting, matching stray CDs to their sleeves etc, and with […]

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