Tag: Freek Philippi

Meglamancha – Megara

Marlon Wolterink – drums Freek Philippi – guitar Poine Telchine Megara (28:42) Zona Watusa   The opening of this second album suggests a diversion from the often harsh soundscapes of last year’s Soil. Poine is more openly electronic in its sound, more thoughtful perhaps, even ambient. But then Meglamancha is all about atmosphere and if…




The Best Jazz & Noise of 2017…?

The year in music? Hardly. My year in music? Closer (esp. if you ignore all that Bon Scott-era AC/DC I listen to). The 20 new recordings that have had most impact on me in 2017? That’ll do. Wait, 20?! Yes. I could’ve whittled it down to the usual 10 and placed the remainder in a…




Meglamancha – Soil

Marlon Wolterink – drums Freek Philippi – guitar Horizon O Horizon A Horizon B Horizon C (36:48) Norwegianism Records NORCD02/2017 The first impression as Horizon O begins is of a wheezing, groaning, pounding machine. And much of that nature is channelled direct from the relentless drums and guitar of Messrs Wolterink and Philippi. However, studding…