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Ben Monder: Oceana

Read "Oceana" reviewed by AAJ Staff

As much an experience in hypnotic textures as a voyage through aquatic depths, Ben Monder's Oceana captures an essential mood and holds it for a full seventy minutes. That's no small feat, but the guitarist wisely works with four other talented musicians who ably intuit his vision in order to help make it happen. Notably absent ...

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Ben Monder: Oceana

Read "Oceana" reviewed by John Kelman

It's not uncommon to hear talk about artists spreading their stylistic umbrella so wide that figuring out who they are becomes a challenge. It's not so much that their personal voices are unclear; rather, it requires examining a wide cross-section of recordings. In simpler times past, artists might evolve, but any single release could present a ...


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