Recently, I was struck by how many solely guitar albums I was acquiring. So, a list – why not? – Continue Reading
aJazzNoise’s picks of 2021
Bit of a miserable year, 2021. Lots of enthralling music and new sounds, mind you. Worth focusing on that for Continue Reading
eris 136199 – Peculiar Velocities
“out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field I’ll meet you there” –Jalaluddin Rumi (from the liner Continue Reading
aJazzNoise’s picks of 2020
Between COVID-19 putting a stop to touring, and Bandcamp Fridays, there’s been a lot of music released in 2020. The Continue Reading
The Best Jazz & Noise of 2018…?
Well, once again I’ve listened to far less than I would have liked to this year (excuses range from alien Continue Reading
PREVIEW: Eris 136199
If you want improvisation that dares to go where the angels don’t run and the buses fear to tread, listen Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
(An edited version of this review first appeared in Jazz Journal, September 2017) Han-earl Park (electric guitar) Dominic Lash (bass) Continue Reading