#Review of Fraqx, by Frank Crijns and Jacq Palinckx, Creative Sources Recordings, 2017 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Fraqx, by Frank Crijns and Jacq Palinckx, Creative Sources Recordings, 2017 https://fraqx.bandcamp.com/releases https://www.creativesourcesrec.com/catalog/catalog_482.html http://www.frankcrijns.nl/ https://www.palinckx.nl/ Holland meets Portugal. Two Dutch guitarists Frank Crijns and Jacq Palinckx create an energy-intensive duo to built this highly improvised disc in a context free of all sorts of patterns. And they decided to produce the album with…

#Review of Life on earth by Nocturnal Four (Ratko Zjaca), IN+OUT Records, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Life on earth by Nocturnal Four (Ratko Zjaca), IN+OUT Records, 2018 http://www.ratkozjaca.com/ http://inandout-records.com/produkt/%e2%80%a2-life-on-earth-%e2%80%a2 Track Listing: Baracoa; Sense Of Mission; Mind Your Step; Shapes And Light; There Is No Tomorrow; Here Nothing Begins; Guanajo; Finding Our Place; Colours Of Dance. Jazz and guitar. Where are they going? I have been asking myself this question…

#Review of Toccata Finnish guitar music by Otto Tolonen, SibaRecords, 2013 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Toccata Finnish guitar music by Otto Tolonen, SibaRecords, 2013 https://naxosdirect.com/items/toccata-finnish-guitar-music-266728 http://www.ottotolonen.net/ All world premiere recordings. Finnish classical guitar player Otto Tolonen plays here an un-compromised set of Finnish guitar repertoire, six world premiere recordings from the earliest Finnish modern guitar composition to the latest. This record is at the same time a journey…

#Review by Otto Tolonen’s Retratos, Alba Records, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review by Otto Tolonen’s Retratos, Alba Records, 2018 http://www.alba.fi/en/shop/products/5322 http://www.ottotolonen.net/ Fantastic. Exciting album. A sophisticated, elegant combination of music, talent, expression and creativity. What’s striking about this record? Exceptional listening quality. It seems incredible. In this era of spootify, flat recordings, brilliantly inexpressive and without any subtlety for refined listening Alba Records makes a small…

#Review of Sings by Manuel Mota, Headlights, 2009 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Sings by Manuel Mota, Headlights, 2009 https://manuelmota.bandcamp.com/album/sings http://headlightsrecordings.blogspot.com/2009/07/manuel-mota-sings-cdh11-2009.html Seminal, isolationist, rarefied … it’s easy and difficult to find a definition for the music of this record played by the Portuguese guitarist Manuel Mota. Considered to be one of the most promising heirs of the great Derek Bailey, Mota is a brilliant and creative…

#Review of Like a Fire That Consumes All Before It, RareNoiseRecords, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Like a Fire That Consumes All Before It, RareNoiseRecords, 2018 http://www.eraldobernocchi.com/ https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/jukebox/bernocchi/laftcabi-small/ https://eraldobernocchi.bandcamp.com/album/like-a-fire-that-consumes-all-before-it https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/eraldo-bernocchi 01 – Meet me where you know 02 – To make things float 03 – From a distance 04 – White 05 – The silver laugh 06 -A child and a pencil 07 – The gold house 08 –…

#Review of Traversing Orbits by Mary Halvorson & Joe Morris, RogueArt, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Traversing Orbits by Mary Halvorson & Joe Morris, RogueArt, 2018 https://roguart.com/product/traversing-orbits/128 https://soundcloud.com/dorbon/traces-of-three-excerpt-from-the-album-traversing-orbits https://www.joe-morris.com/ http://www.maryhalvorson.com/ Brain Draft (2:33) Shivering Sunshine (3:50) Traces of Three (4:11 ) Silence Invasion (3:42) Semaphore (11:44) Full of Somehow (9:02) Constant Between (7:29) In Other Terms (6:14) Over the Line (5:39) “All recordings, especially those of improvised music, try to freeze…

Gabriel Estarellas plays Musica Contemporanea Spagnola e Italiana per Chitarra (1998, Stradivarius STR 33401) on #neuguitars #blog

Gabriel Estarellas plays Musica Contemporanea Spagnola e Italiana per Chitarra (1998, Stradivarius STR 33401) http://www.stradivarius.it/scheda.php?ID=370036843900500 https://www.amazon.it/Musica-contemporanea-espa%C3%B1ola-Italiana-guitarra/dp/B01LWPMLCH “But why this unceasing search for meaning or interpretation? It is not at all obvious that an art requires this; of all the arts, then, music is certainly the one that requires it less. Although it is the most…

Rafael Toral Wave Field, Moneyland Records (MR$ 0595), Portugal, 1995 on #neuguitars #blog

Rafael Toral Wave Field, Moneyland Records (MR$ 0595), Portugal, 1995 http://rafaeltoral.net/ https://rafaeltoral-r.bandcamp.com/album/wave-field-remastered Wave Field 5 25:22 Wave Field 6 21:35 WF Radio Edit 3:01 “What kind of things do you collect? Teaspoons from airline companies.”1 The Portuguese musician Rafael Toral is well known in the experimental scene for having made excellent works based on drone…

#Review of Solare Fausto Romitelli, Stradivarius, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Solare Fausto Romitelli, Stradivarius, 2018 http://www.stradivarius.it/scheda.php?ID=801157037099000 http://www.elenacasoli.com/ https://pakt-bern.ch/portraits/virginia-arancio 1. Solare (1984) per chitarra sola 2. La lune et les eaux (1991) per due chitarre 3. Seascape (1994) per flauto dolce Paetzold 4. Simmetria d’oggetti (1987 88) flauto dolce e chitarra 5. Highway to hell (1984) per chitarra sola 6. Trash TV trance (2002)…

Review of Om On by Pierluigi Billone, Kairos, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Om On by Pierluigi Billone, Kairos, 2018 https://www.kairos-music.com/cds/0015057kai http://www.pierluigibillone.com/it/home/ “I concentrate energies, literally: I create centers of attraction for sound energies and their life of possible relationships. In sound’s initial life I meet and recognize its lines of force, recognizable tendencies, the possible bonds that become the first strengths’ points of a construction:…

#Review of Rosso Improvviso by Arturo Tallini, EMA Vinci Records, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Rosso Improvviso by Arturo Tallini, EMA Vinci Records, 2018 http://www.emavinci.it/store/prodotto/rosso-improvviso-di-arturo-tallini http://arturotallini.com/ JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Ciaccona dalla Partita n.2 in Re minore BWV 1004 – Arturo Tallini’s version ALBERTO GINASTERA Sonata op. 47 for guitar 1. Esordio 2. Scherzo 3. Canto 4. Final BRUNO MADERNA Serenata per un satellite Arturo Tallini’s version LUCIANO BERIO…