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Aiden Baker & Karen Willems: Nonland (LP, Gizeh, May 2017)

A subtle, compelling, and rather beautiful thing, this. Recorded live in one day, this consists of gentle, intricate looped and processed guitars from Baker and loose, jazzy percussion from Willems. It’s determinedly experimental without ever being in the least showy about it. I guess you could say it’s a little bit like a two-piece Tortoise […]

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A-Sun Amissa: Desperate In Her Heavy Sleep (CD, Gizeh, March 2012)

Cheery album title, eh? Indeed, this album starts out in pretty mournful mould, reminding me of one of the more sombre string sections from a Godspeed or Silver Mt Zion record. (There’s also something Constellation-like about the track listing, which contains wonders like “Dislocated Harmony i. into small Cold EYES ii. Several Miles Above”. Well, […]