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by Matt Cibula
This is a big fat disc of free improvisation from a 2001 live show, but don't be fooled--there is method behind the madness. Fortunately, there is also madness behind the method.
It starts out all spiky and aggro. You can tell this because the first track is called Setting Out With Aggressive Intent," but you can also tell because Alfred 23 Harth tries really hard to bust out your eardrums with shrieking sax figures, and because drummer Jay Rosen goes ...read more