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Kristo Rodzevski: The Rabbit and the Fallen Sycamore

Read "The Rabbit and the Fallen Sycamore" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


A glancing blow from Kristo Rodzevski's trilogy-concluding The Rabbit and the Fallen Sycamore will bring to mind a Matthew Sweet on mushrooms crossed with Morrissey in a good, if silly, mood. Preceded by Batania (Self Produced, 2015) and Bitter Almonds (Self Produced, 2017), The Rabbit completes Rodzevski's evolution into a musician capable of drawing consonance out of dissonance and aural order out of seeming chaos. Because this is what Rodzevski specializes in: pop songs composed retrograde, populated with ...

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Kristo Rodzevski: Bitter Almonds

Read "Bitter Almonds" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski


On his sophomore release, titled Bitter Almonds, singer and songwriter Krste Rodzevski shows his full embrace of the ethereal and the noisy, of the melodic and the dissonant, and delivers a moody but kaleidoscopic release. In many ways, “Bitter Almonds" feels like an extension or a branch of the hypnotic calm on Rodzevski's debut, Batania which was a melodic song cycle full of inner bliss, inner sadness, immersive melancholy and hidden joy. The first word that is likely to be ...

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Kristo Rodzevski: Batania

Read "Batania" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski


The music career of guitarist, singer and doctor Kristo (Krste) Rodževski resumes actively in another city and continent, many miles from his native Bitola in Macedonia. An avid music collectioner and guitarist, he used to play in clubs, most notably in the ancient '90s with “Žeška kontrabanda," the duo with singer Branko Nikolovski in pre-band Foltin times. His active music career was then postponed to his stellar career in medicine but his interest never really waned. Rodževski is a NY ...


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