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MATANA ROBERTS – “COIN COIN CHAPTER FOUR: MEMPHIS” – shattering poetic vision and powerful jazz

MATANA ROBERTS – “COIN COIN CHAPTER FOUR: MEMPHIS” – shattering poetic vision and powerful jazz

Ross McGibbon October 16, 2019 0

CONSTELLATION RECORDS       18th October 2019 An absolutely fascinating album, combining spoken word, songs, poetry, structured jazz, a country fiddle and freeform jazz. Riveting me to the sound, Matana Roberts weaves fragments of the life of

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Joni Void – “Mise En Abyme”  is pleasing and puzzling, a jigsaw simultaneously built and disassembled

Joni Void – “Mise En Abyme” is pleasing and puzzling, a jigsaw simultaneously built and disassembled

Ross McGibbon March 30, 2019 0

CONSTELLATION   29th March 2019 Mise En Abyme – or “put in the abyss” is another fantastical collage from Joni aka Jean Cousin, the French Canadian experimentalist. Found sounds are assembled alongside fabricated noises. Drawing

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ERIC CHENAUX – “SLOWLY PARADISE”: Jazzy and distinctive

ERIC CHENAUX – “SLOWLY PARADISE”: Jazzy and distinctive

Ross McGibbon March 7, 2018 0

CONSTELLATION RECORDS                          9th March, 2018 I’ve heard a few Eric Cheneaux albums and every one has been different – he’s earnt a lot of respect here. A very skilled guitarist but one who

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Esmerine – Mechanics Of Dominion

Esmerine – Mechanics Of Dominion

Ross McGibbon October 23, 2017 0

CONSTELLATION         October 20th 2017 Described as a post-classical chamber ensemble, this is a long-form exploration of what it means to create feeling with sound. An impeccable lineage presents lead cello lines from Rebecca Foon,

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