Starting with a wide-angle, let’s put our hobby up against the backdrop of the current state of our larger world and the US. There’s a lot to worry about. I’m thankful I’ve the time and means to also worry about how my hifi sounds. Perspective. I am, I suppose, format-agnostic. I stream music using Tidal […]
Oohh, they’re back. At first listen, the new Flaming Lips record – Oczy Mlody – sounds like it’s bridging the gap between the later, more experimental releases, and their older and more melodic pop work. I dig it.
I can’t get enough of vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson lately. He has this singing tone that I dig. Maybe a less percussive approach compared to some – not sure yet. So, I find I often like the ballads more for this reason. In this case the second track Mirrors, or Bedouin, the final track, stand out […]
Tonight it’s the Hedvig Mollestad Trio. A Norwegian jazz rock trio that has currently got me moving. Lately, I’ve been in the mood for heavy, Sabbath-like grooves, and this does not disappoint. There’s more here than that, though – a more free element. I like the drummers style – more groove and finesse than heavy-handed. […]