CD Reviews

Taku Sugimoto – Quartet Octet

February 9, 2014

CD Slubmusic Tengu For those with similar musical tastes to my own, an ensemble made up of Taku Sugimoto (guitar), Taku Unami (sinetones),Nikos Veliotis (cello), Kazushige kinoshita (violin), Klaus Filip (sinetones), Ko Ishikawa (sho), Moe Kamura (voice), Radu Malfatti (trombone) and Masahiko Okura (clarinet) is a mouthwatering proposition. The first four names in that list […]

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CD Reviews

Tuesday 2nd February

February 2, 2010

Normal service resumed here now then. The internet reappeared some time over night, so when I got home at seven this morning all was working again. As you can imagine, after a fifteen hour overnight shift at work with no sleep I fells traight into bed this morning, but it took a little time for the adrenalin to seep away, and I listened for a while before falling asleep to a new Taku Sugimoto composition just released on his own Slubmusic Tengu label. This new piece is named 13-14 for Guitars, and actually makes great music to help you relax and slip off to sleep. That isn’t so much a criticism though, the thirty-four minute piece for two guitars played here by Sugimoto himself alongside Tetuzi Akiyama has a particularly lulling, meditative shape to it. As I have listened to the CD through the day I have constantly found myself somewhat relaxed and lackadaisical.

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Tuesday 25th August

August 25, 2009

Much better today thank you. A good night’s sleep and an easier week at the day job work wonders for beleagured bloggers. Sorry for the poor quality of last night’s post, I’m somewhat amazed I managed to listen to, and write, anything at all. Mind you tonight, in a much fitter state, I have been […]

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