Content by tag "Faust"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tatsuya Nakatani & Shane Perlowin: Anatomy of a Moment

Read "Anatomy of a Moment" reviewed by Dave Wayne

On Anatomy of a Moment, Aleuchatistas guitarist Shane Perlowin joins the legendary percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani for a series of duets that are as perplexing as they are beautiful. Sticking largely to fingerstyle acoustic guitar, Perlowin's controlled and tightly parameterized improvising stands in stark contrast to Nakatani's varied and unpredictable sound experiments. While his playing in the ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Martin Archer: Making A Difference, Doing Things Differently

Read "Martin Archer: Making A Difference, Doing Things Differently" reviewed by Duncan Heining

Martin Archer is a one-man music industry. Saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, band-leader and label owner--Archer has made a virtue of doing things differently. From early beginnings in music forty years ago, he has built his label Discus into a catalog that is as fine in quality as it is eclectic in taste and content. Based in ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Faust: BBC Sessions +

Read "BBC Sessions +" reviewed by AAJ Staff

A whole legion of young hipsters have tuned in to post-rock bands like Tortoise and Stereolab. And a thriving community of musicians in Chicago (and elsewhere) have turned toward this sound, combining elements of rock and jazz with electronic music. While there's a lot of great music coming out today, it's important to take a step ...