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Allan Holdsworth: FLATTire: Music For a Non-Existent Movie

Read "FLATTire: Music For a Non-Existent Movie" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

FLATTire was released in 2001 and highlights Allan Holdsworth's use of the MIDI-controller, guitar-like Synthaxe, and is based on a soundtrack for a non-existent movie, marking a period of reflection in the artist's life. However, the album did not receive much attention amid a sparse print run. Here, the guitarist integrates the broad tonal aspects of ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Allan Holdsworth: FLATTire: Music For a Non-Existent Movie

Read "FLATTire: Music For a Non-Existent Movie" reviewed by AAJ Staff

In order to adequately understand this review, I will try and very briefly explain what a SynthAxe is and does. Back in the 80's this instrument was invented. It looked like something that fell out of a UFO. It was guitar-like with sets of strings, and other onboard controls that allowed the triggering/(playing) of synthesizers. What ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Allan Holdsworth: FLATTire: Music For a Non-Existent Movie

Read "FLATTire: Music For a Non-Existent Movie" reviewed by AAJ Staff

In order to adequately understand this review, I will try and very briefly explain what a SynthAxe is and does. Back in the 80's this instrument was invented. It looked like something that fell out of a UFO. It was guitar-like with sets of strings, and other onboard controls that allowed the triggering/(playing) of synthesizers. What ...