Content by tag "Yonga Sun"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bob van Luijt's Square Orange: The Core

Read "The Core" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

What's the appeal of a square orange? Place it on a table and it stays put. That's about it. The musical equivalent, in the shape of Dutch bass guitarist Bob van Luijt's Square Orange, has much greater appeal. The quintet's debut album, The Core, features van Luijt's original compositions: a set with impressive stylistic range.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Franz von Chossy Quintet: When The World Comes Home

Read "When The World Comes Home" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

If there is one big story that can genuinely be said to have made the front pages since the dawn of time, it's the story of Adam and Eve's expulsion from Eden. Artists, poets, novelists, dramatists and composers have all sought to put their own perspectives on the tale. The latest in a line that stretches ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Talking Cows: Almost Human

Read "Almost Human" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Talking Cows may be the world's only bovine-themed jazz group. Titles of previous CDs include Bovinity (Morvin Records, 2006) and Dairy tales (Morvin Records, 2009). Almost Human indicates a move further in the primate direction. But where a true bovine creature may have an aspect of the ruminative in its nature, the Talking Cows does not. ...