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Tag Archives: 2007

Bill Callahan – Woke On A Whaleheart


★★★☆☆ = Good! What’s it sound like? Folksy rock. Chilled out, just being bill. Thoughts This is the 2nd album I’ve heard of his and I’m thoroughly impressed. The music strikes a great balance between classic freewheeling folk rock and modern indie. He’s got a great voice, deep and sure, and is sharing heartfelt but […]

Fridge – The Sun


⭐⭐⭐⭐ I approached this album as if it were a Four Tet side project but he’s not the focus here. Instead it’s a highly accessible album of superbly written, tight post-rock. The drums are way up in the mix and I like that aspect of rhythm here. Jeffers is a good drummer, nothing revolutionary but […]

Quasimode – Oneself-LIKENESS


⭐⭐⭐ Relentless percussion and piano give this album a steady forward momentum, reminds me of samba. This is a jazz album though structurally it feels like pop. Solos don’t off much or showcase the character of the players, seems the emphasis is on precision rather than exploration. Track highlights include Skeleton coast and feeling green […]