Where more than a few local groups turned to one person to handle vocals, singer-guitarist Jeremy Podgursky and bassist Brian Kaelin, both formerly of Dybbuk, divided those duties and conquered.
Lourenço Vasconcellos’ congas, almost ritualistic, set a scene; Graeme Gardiner’s sinuous saxophone percolates through … waves of sound wash over the percussion … i
D’Arkestra accurately describes its music as “post-rock and indie-jazz.” Led by saxophonist/composer Drew Miller, the band includes many of our best younger players (Graeme Gardin
James Mercer and Brian Burton’s second full-length trip as Broken Bells is a decidedly brighter listen than before, though as catchy and repeatable.
I’ve had to retype my opener here a few times over in my excitement to explain just how hyped I am to have a new Shellac album in my hands, and a great one at that.
It’s hard to get a good handle on what Rabbit On Acid is all about.
Bassist Charlie Haden and guitarist Jim Hall’s 1990 Montreal International Jazz Festival concert has just come out on the revived impulse! label.