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Theo Bleckmann - Ben Monder: At Night

Read "At Night" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

L'album si intitola At Night, ed effettivamente le atmosfere sono notturne. I brani si muovono in prevalenza su mezzi tempi, con strutture delicate ed eteree. Tuttavia ci sembra che l'elemento unificante dell'album, la sua identità più vera e profonda, non sia tanto la notte, quanto la musica degli anni '70. Suoni di chitarra saturi e sperimentazioni sulla voce. Ed ...

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Theo Bleckmann & Ben Monder: At Night

Read "At Night" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Theo Bleckmann (voice and live electronic processing) and Ben Monder (guitar) have played together in several settings. This time they return as a duo, with Satoshi Takeishi (drums, percussion and laptop) making a presence on five tracks.

There is a fine sense of balance on the recording. Both Monder and Bleckmann have a quirky ...

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Theo Bleckmann and Ben Monder: At Night

Read "At Night" reviewed by Phil DiPietro

The cover imagery depicts mesas viewed heavenward towards a threatening yet beckoning night sky. In the foreground, an empty highway envelops two empty stools for any brave two travelers on life's journey to perform an offering to the stars, to the universe, to all, to the night. If ever two musicians were up to the task, ...

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Theo Bleckmann/Ben Monder: At Night

Read "At Night" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Experiencing the music of vocalist Theo Bleckmann and guitarist Ben Monder isn't so much listening as it is swimming.

Take, for instance, their cover of John Lennon and Paul McCartney's “Norwegian Wood." The Beatles' guiltless romp through sexuality opens with a tidal wave of fuzzy, over-amped guitar and vocal feedback. Bleckman begins, “I once ...