Moloko plus records 095 Our second duo album, with liner notes and voice samples from Bill Shute..48 page booklet featuring relevant artworks by A23H and splendid shots of the contributors. link to Moloko +
December 5, 12, 19 26th at Urban Brook Gwanju featuring Shimji on Gayageum and vocals with SJP.. Jubillee jazz
11/9/ Kesselhause Berlin, 11/10 Poppelbanger Reutlingen, 11/12 Bb club Berlin, 11/14 A38 Budapest, 111/16 Madrid, 11/17 Korean Cultural centre Brussels
John Bell-CAMBRIDGE SURPRISE MINOR AND OTHER PEALS CD-r (Kendra Steiner Editions)
Now I could be like one of those DOWN BEAT critics and wax rhapsorious about this all-percussive endeavor in some of the most stringently somnambulistic terms extant, but I won't. But sheesh if this doesn't remind me of some effort that would get your typical jazz snoot type rushing to his thesaurus to come up with new and witty ways to say "this record reminds me of flamingos frolicking in a crystal rain before the rays of the sun evaporate every drop of dew on their precious accouterments (ie feathers)." But it is a grand one natch as percussionist Bell gets more music than you would expect outta a vast array of instruments sounding like church bells at one time and a buncha pixies plunking around the forest the next. Charming, mesmerizing and even...listenable. Reminds me of something I think I heard before, but that was probably before I was born. Amongst the instruments to be heard on this effort are vibraharp, glockenspiel, scrap metal, piano frame and Khong Vang, and boy was Khong mad about getting banged up the way he did!
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