Sonomu Reviews

From Sonomu:

Erik Enocksson, Farväl Falkenberg (Kning Disk)
The original soundtrack to a movie about teenage angst in smalltown Sweden that was made quite a fuss over at the Venice and Toronto film festivals of 2006. Erik Enocksson bids farewell to Falkenberg with a folksy sound undercut and thereby upgraded by a quirky choice of complementary… [read]
Posted by Stephen Fruitman at 07:47, 20 Feb 2009

Ljova, Vjola: World On Four Strings (Kapustnik)
Lev Zhurbin is a Moscow-born Manhattan resident who works under the affectionate diminutive “Ljova”, which also happens to make a nifty anagram for “vjola”, the instrument he is showcasing here on his first full-length release. Son of Alexander Zhurbin, who composed a rock opera back in Russia, and… [read]
Posted by Stephen Fruitman at 07:16, 20 Feb 2009

Kenneth Kirschner, Filaments & Voids (2 CD 12k)
A bulked-up project with a meek approach. Some one hundred and fifty minutes stretched over two discs, where Kenneth Kirschner examines the properties of vibrating air. Aside from the variety of solo work available by this self-professed composer of “indeterminate” music, he also collaborated on… [read]
Posted by Stephen Fruitman at 07:42, 16 Feb 2009

Kelli Shay Hicks, Buck Again (Carbon Records)
The music and lyrics of Kelli Shay Hicks are fresh as a pie cooling on a windowsill in some small town. Though the paint is peeling off the house and on closer inspection, the town itself is looking a little run down. “Bucked” is a brief EP containing three songs recorded by her friend filmmaker… [read]
Posted by Stephen Fruitman at 08:20, 09 Feb 2009

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