Monthly Archives: February 2011

#3 EP3 – Nerve

I’m a big Nerve fan.  Jojo Mayer is one of the premiere drummers in the world, and in my mind the best in the business when it comes to replicating the sliced up breaks of drum n’ bass on an … Continue reading

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#2 Universal Consciousness – Alice Coltrane

Damn.  Two for two.  Right off the bat, the title track Universal Consciousness is a sonic punch to the face.  The throughout the album the strings and string orchestration is amazing.  In fact, the spread of instrumentation itself is very … Continue reading

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#1 Ptah, the El Daoud – Alice Coltrane

Wow, what a way to kick this project off.  The use of time on this album is fantastic.  There is some fantastic sax work between Joe Henderson and Pharoah Sanders on the title track Ptah, the El Daoud.  Both are … Continue reading

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365 Albums

This blog may be a record of many things, or it may crash and burn.  Either way, the trajectory will be marked… Adding to the list of overly ambitious resolutions, I’ve decided to navigate out of my musical doldrums.  The … Continue reading

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