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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

Bass Tone Trap: Trapping

Read "Trapping" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Often hailed as a minor underground classic shortly after its 1983 release on LP, this rather zany jazz-rock outing seldom fails to entertain, even thirty years after the fact. On this effort, billed as a jazz-punk release, the British sextet's uncanny methodology is supplanted by Frank Zappa-like quirkiness, free-form jazz workouts and tuneful themes. Bassist Paul ...

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Bass Tone Trap: Trapping

Read "Trapping" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Dobbiamo a una piccola etichetta pugliese, la Music A La Coque, la meritoria ristampa di questo lavoro degli inglesi Bass Tone Trap, band formatasi a Sheffield nel 1981 e che si mise in luce grazie a una musica in cui free jazz, funk, punk, sperimentazione vengono coinvolte in un circolo danzante elettrico e infettivo, secondo coordinate che in ...