Is voice & guitar duo the “new black”? “Between Us All, New American Art Songs For Voice & Guitar” The Bowers Fader Duo, 2019 New Focus Recordings on #neuguitars #blog

http://www.newfocusrecordings.com/catalogue/the-bowers-fader-duo-between-us-all/ The new album “Between Us All New American Art Songs For Voice & Guitar” by The Bowers Fader Duo suggests some interesting aesthetic questions. This record, made in 2019 by New Focus Recordings, is based on a nearly nineteenth-century-romantic formula: the duo for classical guitar and voice, in this case the guitarist Oren fader…

Post modernism in Set7 by Maurizio Pisati, Kairos, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Post modernism in Set7 by Maurizio Pisati, Kairos, 2018 https://www.kairos-music.com/cds/0015052kai http://www.mauriziopisati.com/ https://www.rubenmattiasantorsa.com/ The music of Maurizo Pisati has a substantial defect, it’s not sufficiently recorded and fixed on records. A defect common to many other good contemporary composers, a defect which in the case of Pisati translates into a sort of “delay in the signal”…

#Review of “Libere Disserzioni Del Poeta Robert Zimmerman” by !YEL (Filippo Ferazzoli and Giovanni Mancini) on #neuguitars #blog

“Don’t mix the sacred with the profane”: “Libere Disserzioni Del Poeta Robert Zimmerman” https://yelmusic.bandcamp.com/releases This old popular saying says a lot about going to tease the sacred lights. You also know the saints can get angry, if the saint in question is Bob Dylan then things can get really complicated. Robert Zimmerman is one of…

#Review of After Silence, Vol.1 by Jose Dias, Clean Feed, 2019 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of After Silence, Vol.1 by Jose Dias, Clean Feed, 2019 https://www.josediasmusic.com/ https://cleanfeed-records.com/product/after-silence-vol-1/ “Rarely such organic kind of music is also so elegant, showing us that the sound of electricity can express a classical feeling of Beauty.”-Clean Feed Listening to this excellent work by the Portuguese guitar player Jose Dias brought me back several years…

Fennesz: PLAYS and Agora, more than twenty years of experimental music on #neuguitars #blog

Fennesz: PLAYS and Agora, more than twenty years of experimental music http://www.fennesz.com/ https://fenneszreleases.bandcamp.com/track/umbrella https://touch33.net/catalogue/to115-fennesz-agora.html The new record release, new after a prolonged silence of almost 5 years from the previous cd “Bécs”, made in 2014, by Austrian guitarist Christian Fennesz aroused in me the desire to make a sort of time travel, returning to those…

#Review of Music for Flute and Guitar by Daniele Ruggieri, Alberto Mesirca, Brilliant Classic, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Music for Flute and Guitar by Daniele Ruggieri, Alberto Mesirca, Brilliant Classic, 2018 https://www.brilliantclassics.com/articles/m/music-for-flute-and-guitar/ 1 Muse of Fire for Flute and Guitar 2 Ora pro nobis for Flute and Guitar 3 Cantos desiertos for Flute and Guitar: I. Francesco en Paraiso 4 Cantos desiertos for Flute and Guitar: II. Cancion desierto 5 Cantos…

#Review of Norwegian Landscapes by Marco Cappelli Acoustic Trio, Da Vinci Classics, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Norwegian Landscapes by Marco Cappelli Acoustic Trio, Da Vinci Classics, 2018 https://marcocappelli.com/ https://davinci-edition.com/product/c00036/ 01. Harry Hole’s Mood – (05:30) 02. Norwegian Landscapes #1 – (02:49) 03. Escape to Hong Kong – (06:41) 04. Norwegian Landscapes #2 – (02:17) 05. Finding Rakel – (08:06) 06. Norwegian Landscapes #3 – (02:23) 07. Bat Hunt –…

#Review of Marco Cappelli Acoustic Trio Releases “Les Nuages En France” on Mode Records, 2011 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Marco Cappelli Acoustic Trio Releases “Les Nuages En France” on Mode Records, 2011 http://www.moderecords.com/catalog/007_avant_cappelli.html Marco Cappelli strikes again. After the exceptional EGP in 2006, released by Mode Records, Marco returns with a new project and a new album by the magical and cinematic atmosphere like a black and white film by Louis Malle….

#Review of Fractal Guitar by Stephan Thelen, MoonJune Records, 2019 on #neuguitars #blog

Fractal Guitar by Stephan Thelen, MoonJune Records, 2019 https://stephanthelen-moonjune.bandcamp.com/releases http://www.stephanthelen.com/ Track Listing: Briefing For A Descent Into Hell; Road Movie; Fractal Guitar; Radiant Day; Urban Nightscape. This album stems from the personal urgency of Stephan Thelen to return to experimentation and play with guitar effects after years spent playing with the avant prog group Sonar….

#Review of Autocracy Of Deception Vol. 1 by Santi Costanzo, Setola di Maiale, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Autocracy Of Deception Vol. 1 by Santi Costanzo, Setola di Maiale, 2018 https://santicostanzo.bandcamp.com/album/autocracy-of-deception-vol-1 https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/santicostanzo2 The Italian guitarist Santi Costanzo had already caught my attention with the excellent “Deeprint” released in 2016 for Improvvisatore Involontario. If Deeprint had been a team work, a record made through a quartet, this new “Autocracy Of Deception Vol….

#Review of Continuidad y deformacion by Antonio Amodeo, TYXart, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Continuidad y deformacion by Antonio Amodeo, TYXart, 2018 https://www.tyxart.de/en/txa18119_amodeo_continuidad-y-deformacion.html http://antonioamodeo.it/ https://www.amazon.fr/Continuidad-Y-Deformacion-Antonio-Amodeo/dp/B07GW2N3L2 Simon Rodriguez Porras (*1981) Sobre un canto de Pìlon (08:53) Josè Vitores (*1962) Toccata e canzone for solo guitar (03:52) Eduardo Flores Abad (*1960) Continuidad y deformación (06:06) Pasillo de propuesta (02:57) Mario Gomez Vignes (*1934) 6×1 en 6 (06:11) Alberto Chicayban…

Mark Wingfield: Tales From The Dreaming City, The Stone House and Lighthouse on #neuguitars #blog

Mark Wingfield: Tales From The Dreaming City, The Stone House and Lighthouse http://www.markwingfield.com/ http://moonjune.com/catalogue.html https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/tales-from-the-dreaming-city-hd https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/lighthouse-hd https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/the-stone-house-hd British guitarist Mark Wingfield seems to be a perfect synthesis of what a contemporary rock guitarist can be understood today. His music, his own musical vision are the result of a training course that moves between rock, jazz…

Mark Wingfield: Tales From The Dreaming City, The Stone House e Lighthouse su #neuguitars #blog

Mark Wingfield: Tales From The Dreaming City, The Stone House e Lighthouse http://www.markwingfield.com/ http://moonjune.com/catalogue.html https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/tales-from-the-dreaming-city-hd https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/lighthouse-hd https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/the-stone-house-hd Il chitarrista britannico Mark Wingfield sembra essere una perfetta sintesi di ciò che si può intendere per un chitarrista rock contemporaneo. La sua musica, la sua stessa visione musicale sono il frutto di un percorso di formazione che…

#Review of Proof of Light by Mark Wingfield, Moon June Records, 2016 0n #neuguitars #blog

Review of Proof of Light by Mark Wingfield, Moon June Records, 2016 http://www.markwingfield.com/ http://moonjune.com/catalogue.html https://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/proof-of-light-hd I have always harbored conflicting opinions and ideas about progressive music genre. I hate Genesis. I love King Crimson. I appreciate the Crimson King’s articulated constructions, Fripp’s infinite discipline and his incredible, inexhaustible capacity for regeneration and renewal. I hate…

#Review of Rimembranze di un estatico Oblio of Riccardo Cirani, Laverna netlabel, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of Rimembranze di un estatico Oblio of Riccardo Cirani, Laverna netlabel, 2018 http://www.laverna.net/releases/Lav78.html Intonazioni Serafiche and Rimembranze d’un estatico Oblio, respectively Seraphic Intonations and Remembrances of an Ecstatic Oblivion, are two charming, nearly poetic titles. Such titles conceal a much more complex and well-structured musical core. How long has it been since the first…

#Review of From The Roots To The Sky by The J. & F. Band, Long Song Records, 2018 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of From The Roots To The Sky by The J. & F. Band, Long Song Records, 2018 http://www.longsongrecords.com/discography/from-the-roots-to-the-sky/ https://longsongrecords.bandcamp.com/album/from-the-roots-to-the-sky http://joefonda.com/the-j-and-f-band.html https://jaimoe.com/js_albums/the-j-f-band-from-the-roots-to-the-sky/ Cd 1 GS#2 Spirits Of The Great Plains West Bufalino Dixie Chicken/Mischief Gone Too Soon Roz, See You On The Moon! Cd 2 J. & F. Duet & Quartet Super Jam “A fantastic…