Matt Mitchell plays Tim Berne (CD Review)

Matt Mitchell FØRAGE Screwgun Records   In recent years, saxophonist and composer Tim Berne has frequently collaborated with pianist Matt Mitchell, most notably in Snakeoil, a quartet in which the two are joined by clarinetist Oscar Noriega and percussionist Ches Smith. Thus, Mitchell approaches Berne’s music from a unique and intimate vantage point, one idealContinue reading “Matt Mitchell plays Tim Berne (CD Review)”

Seiho – “Collapse” (Review)

Seiho Collapse Leaving Records LP Japanese compose Seiho combines various sampled elements into his electronic music to make a formidable musical mélange. They consist of snippets of modern jazz, synth riffs, pizzicato string samples, electronic blurts, and tastes of musique concrète such as whistles and running water. The accumulation of sounds is kept from beingContinue reading “Seiho – “Collapse” (Review)”