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Enemy Live at BIMHUIS Amsterdam

Read "Enemy Live at BIMHUIS Amsterdam" reviewed by BIMHUIS


Fiercely intense and beautifully intricate, Enemy spotlights three brilliant musical minds: bassist Frans Petter Eldh, pianist Kit Downes and drummer James Maddren. These three musicians from London and Berlin strive for 'total music,' with each of them contributing equally in an authentic aesthetic display. On top of that, the music of Enemy is very intricate and their performances are tight-knit. The energy of the musicians is infectious; their compositions are challenging and full of contemporary beats and astounding ...

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Album Review

Enemy: Enemy

Read "Enemy" reviewed by Roger Farbey


An original member of Empirical, featured on their self-titled 2007 debut album, pianist Kit Downes went on to form the left-field jazz-rock trio Troyka, but had been leading his own trio as far back as 2005, with his first recording Golden released on Basho Records in 2009. On that album, as here, he was accompanied by drummer James Maddren who, like Downes, is an alumnus of the Royal Academy of Music. Incidentally, in March 2018, Maddren was honoured with the ...


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