Phil Broadhurst Soliloquy Rattle Phil Broadhurst’s final album was recorded in late 2019 and released in June of 2020 following his death, aged 70, in April. It is a beautiful set of spontaneous compositions, solo piano improvisations that were recorded at home – with thanks to Rattle head Steve Garden and engineer John Kim who […]
Steve Barry / Judy Bailey Elements Rattle Kiwi-born, Australian-based pianist Steve Barry studied under the Australian-based, Kiwi-born Judy Bailey and they quickly discovered kinship so Elements was recorded as a set of spontaneous pieces, duelling pianos working in tandem to create improvisatory works that hint at twilight moods and surprising shadows.
Heinali A Wave Crashes Fluttery Records We know – on some level, now – what to expect from Fluttery Records. Certainly quality – that’s for sure. But also leftfield sound/art/music amalgams, traces of electronica or artists who have dabbled and them moved on through versions of audio-collage and sound-design. So it is with A Wave […]
Oren Ambarchi / Jim O’Rourke Behold Editions Mego Here with their second duo collaborative album are two guitarists who are both in fact multi-instrumentalists, Australian Oren Ambarchi and American Jim O’Rourke. Behold, as with the pair’s previous outing, Indeed, splits a single piece of music across two tracks – or two sides, for vinyl devotees. […]