Balkans – s/t

Balkans first appeared on my radar last summer, with their "Georgeanne" single, and I took some notice of what the Atlanta quartet's combination of Math Rock and Prog given an angular spin, but what I really noticed was the density of the sound they were generating. The guitars had a depth and tone that seemed to recall the distorted harmonics of … [Read more...]

Øresund Space Collective – Dead Man in Space

In 2009 a CD by Øresund Space Collective found its way to me and although I'm not often a fan of long jams or instrumentals, I was taken aback by this group's purely improv approach to creating music. Not just completely improvised, their free-form space rock creations were really good! When the opportunity came to check out their latest release, … [Read more...]