Articles by Phil Barnes

  1. The Sea at the End of Her String
    7
    Published: 2019-01-05
    Various Artists
    The Sea at the End of Her String
  2. Songs From A Midnight Room
    10
    Published: 2018-07-24
    Erica Bramham
    Songs From A Midnight Room
  3. Twio
    12
    Published: 2018-05-02
    Walter Smith III
    Twio
  4. All Melody
    17
    Published: 2018-03-23
    Nils Frahm
    All Melody
  5. A Humdrum Star
    23
    Published: 2018-02-08
    GoGo Penguin
    A Humdrum Star
  6. Shadow Work
    12
    Published: 2017-11-22
    Mammal Hands
    Shadow Work
  7. Arise
    19
    Published: 2017-11-10
    Zara McFarlane
    Arise
  8. Harmony of Difference
    24
    Published: 2017-10-18
    Kamasi Washington
    Harmony of Difference
  9. There Is No Love
    19
    Published: 2017-07-18
    David Sylvian
    There Is No Love
  10. Inspirations (featuring Matthew Halsall)
    22
    Published: 2017-06-26
    Dwight Trible
    Inspirations (featuring Matthew Halsall)
  11. My Iris
    10
    Published: 2017-04-12
    Trish Clowes
    My Iris
  12. The Swimmer
    21
    Published: 2017-03-04
    Phil France
    The Swimmer
  13. Evolution - Seeds and Streams
    12
    Published: 2016-12-19
    John Ellis
    Evolution - Seeds and Streams
  14. Nat Birchall: Creation
    15
    Published: 2016-11-23
    Nat Birchall
    Nat Birchall: Creation
  15. Eve Risser White Desert Orchestra: Les Deux Versants Se Regardent
    15
    Published: 2016-11-10
    Eve Risser White Desert Orchestra
    Eve Risser White Desert Orchestra: Les Deux Versants Se Regardent
  16. Henrik Jensen's Followed by Thirteen: Blackwater
    12
    Published: 2016-10-21
    Henrik Jensen's Followed By Thirteen
    Henrik Jensen's Followed by Thirteen: Blackwater
  17. Miguel Angelo Quarteto: A Vida de X
    24
    Published: 2016-10-10
    Miguel Angelo Quartet
    Miguel Angelo Quarteto: A Vida de X
  18. Spacebound Apes
    23
    Published: 2016-09-14
    Neil Cowley Trio
    Spacebound Apes
  19. Twelve Moons
    15
    Published: 2016-08-30
    Erica Bramham
    Twelve Moons
  20. Jasper Høiby: Fellow Creatures
    12
    Published: 2016-08-21
    Jasper Høiby
    Jasper Høiby: Fellow Creatures
  21. Floa
    13
    Published: 2016-07-23
    Mammal Hands
    Floa
  22. Matthew Halsall: On the Go (Special Edition)
    16
    Published: 2016-07-01
    Matthew Halsall
    Matthew Halsall: On the Go (Special Edition)
  23. Jasmine Power: Stories and Rhymes EP
    31
    Published: 2016-05-14
    Jasmine Power
    Jasmine Power: Stories and Rhymes EP
  24. Snowboy and the Latin Section: New York Afternoon
    24
    Published: 2016-04-21
    Snowboy and the Latin Section
    Snowboy and the Latin Section: New York Afternoon
  25. Vitor Pereira Quintet: New World
    42
    Published: 2016-03-29
    Vitor Pereira Quintet
    Vitor Pereira Quintet: New World
  26. Søren Gemmer: The Lark
    32
    Published: 2016-03-04
    Soren Gemmer
    Søren Gemmer: The Lark
  27. GoGo Penguin: Man Made Object
    33
    Published: 2016-02-15
    GoGo Penguin
    GoGo Penguin: Man Made Object
  28. Nat Birchall: Invocations
    18
    Published: 2015-12-22
    Nat Birchall
    Nat Birchall: Invocations
  29. The Spike Orchestra: Cerberus (Book of Angels - Volume 26)
    24
    Published: 2015-12-18
    Spike Orchestra
    The Spike Orchestra: Cerberus (Book of Angels - Volume 26)
  30. Tom Barton & Diego Villalta: Connections
    41
    Published: 2015-11-24
    Tom Barton and Diego Villalta
    Tom Barton & Diego Villalta: Connections
  31. Sexwitch: Sexwitch
    27
    Published: 2015-10-17
    Sexwitch
    Sexwitch: Sexwitch
  32. Matthew Halsall & the Gondwana Orchestra: Into Forever
    39
    Published: 2015-09-30
    Matthew Halsall & the Gondwana Orchestra
    Matthew Halsall & the Gondwana Orchestra: Into Forever
  33. Stuart McCallum: City
    33
    Published: 2015-09-08
    Stuart McCallum
    Stuart McCallum: City
  34. The Weave: Knowledge Porridge
    28
    Published: 2015-08-27
    The Weave
    The Weave: Knowledge Porridge
  35. Spike Orchestra: Ghetto
    38
    Published: 2015-07-31
    Spike Orchestra
    Spike Orchestra: Ghetto
  36. Bugge Wesseltoft: Bugge and Friends
    33
    Published: 2015-07-20
    Bugge Wesseltoft
    Bugge Wesseltoft: Bugge and Friends
  37. Beats and Pieces Big Band: All In
    29
    Published: 2015-07-01
    Beats & Pieces Big Band
    Beats and Pieces Big Band: All In
  38. Ivo Neame:  Strata
    31
    Published: 2015-06-17
    Ivo Neame
    Ivo Neame: Strata
  39. -Isq: Too
    24
    Published: 2015-05-21
    -isq
    -Isq: Too
  40. Matt Owens - The Aviators' Ball
    32
    Published: 2015-05-12
    Matt Owens
    Matt Owens - The Aviators' Ball
  41. VEIN featuring Dave Liebman - Jazz Talks
    45
    Published: 2015-04-22
    VEIN feat. Dave Liebman
    VEIN featuring Dave Liebman - Jazz Talks
  42. Ant Law: Zero Sum World
    45
    Published: 2015-03-25
    Ant Law
    Ant Law: Zero Sum World
  43. Emily Saunders: Outsiders Insiders
    66
    Published: 2015-03-04
    Emily Saunders
    Emily Saunders: Outsiders Insiders
  44. Maurizio Minardi: Piano Ambulance
    38
    Published: 2015-02-18
    Maurizio Minardi
    Maurizio Minardi: Piano Ambulance
  45. Mano a Mano: Mano a Mano
    50
    Published: 2015-02-14
    Mano a Mano
    Mano a Mano: Mano a Mano
  46. Zhenya Strigalev's Smiling Organizm:  Robin Goodie
    58
    Published: 2015-01-31
    Zhenya Strigalev's Smiling Organizm
    Zhenya Strigalev's Smiling Organizm: Robin Goodie
  47. Roller Trio:  Fracture
    44
    Published: 2015-01-12
    Roller Trio
    Roller Trio: Fracture
  48. David Sylvian: There's a Light That Enters Houses With No Other House in Sight
    78
    Published: 2014-12-13
    David Sylvian
    David Sylvian: There's a Light That Enters Houses With No Other House in Sight
  49. Dylan Howe: Subterranean (New Designs on Bowie's Berlin)
    59
    Published: 2014-11-24
    Dylan Howe
    Dylan Howe: Subterranean (New Designs on Bowie's Berlin)
  50. Simon Purcell: Red Circle
    58
    Published: 2014-11-11
    Simon Purcell
    Simon Purcell: Red Circle
Read more album reviews by Phil Barnes
  1. Album Reviews
    Nick Malcolm: Real Isn't Real
    Publish Day: 18
  1. Read "There Is No Love"
    19
    Published: 2017-07-18
    Album Reviews
    David Sylvian: There Is No Love
  2. Read "David Sylvian: There's a Light That Enters Houses With No Other House in Sight"
    78
    Published: 2014-12-13
    Extended Analysis
    David Sylvian: David Sylvian: There's a Light That Enters Houses With No Other House in Sight
  3. Read "The Spike Orchestra and John Zorn's
    15
    Published: 2018-08-23
    Interviews
    The Spike Orchestra and John Zorn's "The Book Beriah"
  4. Read "All That's Jazz"
    12
    Published: 2017-12-06
    Book Reviews
    All That's Jazz
  5. Read "Shalosh: The Bell Garden"
    42
    Published: 2014-04-30
    Extended Analysis
    Shalosh: Shalosh: The Bell Garden
  6. Read "Matthew Halsall & the Gondwana Orchestra: When the World Was One"
    42
    Published: 2014-05-27
    Extended Analysis
    Matthew Halsall & the Gondwana Orchestra: Matthew Halsall & the Gondwana Orchestra: When the World Was One
  7. Read "Cecile McLorin Salvant: WomanChild"
    18
    Published: 2014-02-19
    Extended Analysis
    Cecile McLorin Salvant: Cecile McLorin Salvant: WomanChild
  8. Read "Takuya Kuroda: Rising Son"
    17
    Published: 2014-04-21
    Extended Analysis
    Takuya Kuroda: Takuya Kuroda: Rising Son
  9. Read "GoGo Penguin: Man Made Object"
    33
    Published: 2016-02-15
    Extended Analysis
    GoGo Penguin: GoGo Penguin: Man Made Object
  10. Read "A Humdrum Star"
    23
    Published: 2018-02-08
    Album Reviews
    GoGo Penguin: A Humdrum Star
  11. Read "Matthew Halsall & the Gondwana Orchestra: Into Forever"
    39
    Published: 2015-09-30
    Extended Analysis
    Matthew Halsall & the Gondwana Orchestra: Matthew Halsall & the Gondwana Orchestra: Into Forever
  12. Read "Harmony of Difference"
    24
    Published: 2017-10-18
    Album Reviews
    Kamasi Washington: Harmony of Difference
  13. Read "Bugge Wesseltoft: Bugge and Friends"
    33
    Published: 2015-07-20
    Extended Analysis
    Bugge Wesseltoft: Bugge Wesseltoft: Bugge and Friends
  14. Read "GoGo Penguin: v2.0"
    23
    Published: 2014-05-12
    Extended Analysis
    GoGo Penguin: GoGo Penguin: v2.0
  15. Read "Sons of Kemet: Burn"
    8
    Published: 2014-04-14
    Extended Analysis
    Sons of Kemet: Sons of Kemet: Burn
  16. Read "Emily Saunders: Outsiders Insiders"
    66
    Published: 2015-03-04
    Extended Analysis
    Emily Saunders: Emily Saunders: Outsiders Insiders
  17. Read "Michael Janisch: The Whirlwind, Paradigm Shift and London's Label of the Moment"
    36
    Published: 2015-11-11
    Interviews
    Michael Janisch: The Whirlwind, Paradigm Shift and London's Label of the Moment
  18. Read "Spacebound Apes"
    23
    Published: 2016-09-14
    Album Reviews
    Neil Cowley Trio: Spacebound Apes
  19. Read "Stuart McCallum: City"
    33
    Published: 2015-09-08
    Extended Analysis
    Stuart McCallum: Stuart McCallum: City
  20. Read "Zhenya Strigalev's Smiling Organizm:  Robin Goodie"
    58
    Published: 2015-01-31
    Extended Analysis
    Zhenya Strigalev's Smiling Organizm: Zhenya Strigalev's Smiling Organizm: Robin Goodie
  21. Read "Nat Birchall: Invocations"
    18
    Published: 2015-12-22
    Extended Analysis
    Nat Birchall: Nat Birchall: Invocations
  22. Read "Floa"
    13
    Published: 2016-07-23
    Album Reviews
    Mammal Hands: Floa
  23. Read "New and Notable Releases"
    19
    Published: 2017-10-04
    Multiple Reviews
    New and Notable Releases
  24. Read "Animalia"
    59
    Published: 2014-10-18
    Album Reviews
    Mammal Hands: Animalia
  25. Read "Shadow Work"
    12
    Published: 2017-11-22
    Album Reviews
    Mammal Hands: Shadow Work
  26. Read "The Spike Orchestra: Cerberus (Book of Angels - Volume 26)"
    24
    Published: 2015-12-18
    Extended Analysis
    Spike Orchestra: The Spike Orchestra: Cerberus (Book of Angels - Volume 26)
  27. Read "Mary Halvorson Septet: Illusionary Sea"
    8
    Published: 2014-02-07
    Extended Analysis
    Mary Halvorson Septet: Mary Halvorson Septet: Illusionary Sea
  28. Read "Ivo Neame:  Strata"
    31
    Published: 2015-06-17
    Extended Analysis
    Ivo Neame: Ivo Neame: Strata
  29. Read "Simon Purcell: Red Circle"
    58
    Published: 2014-11-11
    Extended Analysis
    Simon Purcell: Simon Purcell: Red Circle
  30. Read "Matthew Halsall: On the Go (Special Edition)"
    16
    Published: 2016-07-01
    Album Reviews
    Matthew Halsall: Matthew Halsall: On the Go (Special Edition)
  31. Read "Nat Birchall: Live In Larissa"
    62
    Published: 2014-06-13
    Extended Analysis
    Nat Birchall Quintet: Nat Birchall: Live In Larissa
  32. Read "Andy Milne and Dapp Theory: Forward in All Directions"
    49
    Published: 2014-10-22
    Extended Analysis
    Andy Milne and Dapp Theory: Andy Milne and Dapp Theory: Forward in All Directions
  33. Read "Phil Barnes' Best Releases of 2016"
    25
    Published: 2016-12-30
    Year in Review
    Phil Barnes' Best Releases of 2016
  34. Read "My Iris"
    10
    Published: 2017-04-12
    Album Reviews
    Trish Clowes: My Iris
  35. Read "Arise"
    19
    Published: 2017-11-10
    Album Reviews
    Zara McFarlane: Arise
  36. Read "Ant Law: Zero Sum World"
    45
    Published: 2015-03-25
    Extended Analysis
    Ant Law: Ant Law: Zero Sum World
  37. Read "Spike Orchestra: Ghetto"
    38
    Published: 2015-07-31
    Extended Analysis
    Spike Orchestra: Spike Orchestra: Ghetto
  38. Read "Søren Gemmer: The Lark"
    32
    Published: 2016-03-04
    Extended Analysis
    Soren Gemmer: Søren Gemmer: The Lark
  39. Read "-Isq: Too"
    24
    Published: 2015-05-21
    Extended Analysis
    -isq: -Isq: Too
  40. Read "Jasmine Power: Stories and Rhymes EP"
    31
    Published: 2016-05-14
    Extended Analysis
    Jasmine Power: Jasmine Power: Stories and Rhymes EP
  41. Read "John Escreet: Sabotage and Celebration"
    12
    Published: 2013-12-20
    Extended Analysis
    John Escreet: John Escreet: Sabotage and Celebration
  42. Read "The Clash: Hits Back"
    10
    Published: 2013-12-07
    Extended Analysis
    The Clash: The Clash: Hits Back
  43. Read "Phil Barnes' Favourite Albums of 2014"
    45
    Published: 2014-12-24
    Year in Review
    Phil Barnes' Favourite Albums of 2014
  44. Read "Roller Trio:  Fracture"
    44
    Published: 2015-01-12
    Extended Analysis
    Roller Trio: Roller Trio: Fracture
  45. Read "All Melody"
    17
    Published: 2018-03-23
    Album Reviews
    Nils Frahm: All Melody
  46. Read "The Necks: Open"
    14
    Published: 2014-02-27
    Extended Analysis
    The Necks: The Necks: Open
  47. Read "Vitor Pereira Quintet: New World"
    42
    Published: 2016-03-29
    Extended Analysis
    Vitor Pereira Quintet: Vitor Pereira Quintet: New World
  48. Read "Snowboy and the Latin Section: New York Afternoon"
    24
    Published: 2016-04-21
    Extended Analysis
    Snowboy and the Latin Section: Snowboy and the Latin Section: New York Afternoon
  49. Read "Be My Monster Love"
    6
    Published: 2013-11-29
    Album Reviews
    David Murray Infinity Quartet: Be My Monster Love
  50. Read "Beats and Pieces Big Band: All In"
    29
    Published: 2015-07-01
    Extended Analysis
    Beats & Pieces Big Band: Beats and Pieces Big Band: All In