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Album Review

Disassembler: What Is

Read "What Is" reviewed by Chris May


It's a broad church, but British guitarist Trevor Warren's Disassembler comes out of the same genre mashing movement as bands like Acoustic Ladyland, Polar Bear, Led Bib and trioVD. Each has crafted an individual spin on jazz/rock/dance collision, from Acoustic Ladyland's seminal three-minute punk thrashes, extended by Led Bib and trioVD to include more collective and individual improvisation, through Polar Bear's more nuanced excursions.

Though its sound is entirely its own, Disassembler shares certain qualities with Polar Bear. ...

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Extended Analysis

Disassembler: Fear Is The Mother Of Violence

Read "Disassembler: Fear Is The Mother Of Violence" reviewed by Chris May


Disassembler Fear Is The Mother Of Violence 33 Jazz 2008

Led by guitarist and composer Trevor Warren, Disassembler brings together half a dozen outward-looking British jazz musicians in a jazz and post-rock mix with Native American, Albanian and Mongolian flourishes. The adventurous and attractively rough-edged Fear Is The Mother Of Violence is the follow-up to the group's debut, Disassembler, (33 Jazz, 2005), and is shaped conceptually around Warren's disenchantment with the politics ...

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Trevor Warren: Disassembler

Read "Disassembler" reviewed by Chris May


A lyrical and gently trippy album in which Trevor Warren--previously best known as leader of the world/jazz band Deva--brings together free improv, groove, and rock with music from India, the Middle East, and Africa. It whispers rather than shouts, and the prominent access-all-genres presence of saxophonist Mark Lockheart and drummer Seb Rochford gives it something of the flavour of Polar Bear in that group's more reflective moments.

Warren took the title Disassembler from Eric Dexler's book on nanotechnology, ...


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