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Evan Parker

Read "Evan Parker" reviewed by John Eyles

In his biography of Robert Wyatt, Different Every Time (Serpent's Tail, 2015), author Marcus O'Dair describes Evan Parker as “perhaps the finest British free-jazz saxophonist of his generation." The only words in that phrase that seasoned Parker followers might take issue with are “perhaps," “British" and “free-jazz," preferring just to describe him as the finest improvising ...


The Songs of Scott Walker (1967-70) at Royal Albert Hall

Read "The Songs of Scott Walker (1967-70) at Royal Albert Hall" reviewed by John Eyles

Scott Walker
Royal Albert Hall
BBC Proms
July 25, 2017

Opportunities to hear Scott Walker's music performed in public are few and far between, the last notable events before this one having been at the Barbican theatre in November 2008. Featuring several performers, notably including Damon Albarn and Jarvis ...


Scott Walker: Drift

Read "Drift" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Scott Walker Drift 4AD (2006 - distr. distr. Self/Spin-Go) Valutazione: 4 stelle E' cupa, angosciosa e colma di paura, sotterranea e dilaniante la nuova creatura sonora di Scott Walker, lungamente attesa dopo quella gemma scura che è Tilt e che difficilmente si pensava potesse essere resa ancora più nera. Ma l'abisso è qui e hai voglia ad aggrapparti, è di quelli che ti ...