by Scott Andrews
Under the moniker NDV, drummer Nick D'Virgilio's first solo record Karma steps away from the grandiose, symphonic neo-progressive rock of his regular band, Spock's Beard, to explore a wide variety of musical styles. D'Virgilio has also played with Tears for Fears and Sheryl Crow.
The opening two minutes of the first track, The River is Wide," epitomize the schizophrenic juxtaposition of musical flavors on Karma. The intro moves through four sections of completely different feel, starting with a ...read more