Content tagged with 'music review'

Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids

Album review: Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids – An Angel Fell (Strut)

A large scale recording with lots of rich tone and atmosphere Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids are something of a new old stock band, originally formed in 1972 they released… Read more

Jon Hopkins - Singularity review

Album Review: Jon Hopkins – Singularity (Domino)

Scaling the highs and lows of human emotion You’d not guess from this album that Jon Hopkins trained to be a classical pianist and had the opportunity to follow a… Read more

Michael Wollny Trio live

Album review: Michael Wollny Trio Live – Wartburg (ACT)

There are two broad schools of piano trio music in Europe, one influenced by the Esbjorn Svensson Trio (e.s.t.) who took Thelonius Monk as inspiration, and the other dominated by… Read more

Album Review: Nils Frahm – All Melody (Erased Tapes)

Funkhaus frequencies I discovered Nils Frahm just before he stopped touring to concentrate on building a new studio, it was bad timing especially when the full glory of his live… Read more

Album Review: Wild Ponies – Galax (Gearbox)

Down on the farm Wild Ponies are Telisha and Doug Williams, a musical and nuptial partnership based in Nashville whose roots go back to the old time music of south… Read more

Album Review: Iron & Wine – Beast Epic (Sub Pop)

Time traveller Sam Beam’s music is very much about the journey rather than the destination, but his journeys are over time rather than space. On his first album in four… Read more

Peter Gabriel new album – ” A thing of beauty”.

  Peter Gabriel’s album is gathering stunning reviews and show that he is still, very much, an artist to be reckoned with. We’ll be offering an exclusive 24-bit FLAC version… Read more