The album antivis the third full-length release from experimental art-musician, umin.
Umin’s music is dominated by baritone ukulele explorations and digital sequencing of various sound forms. The compositions are non-linear, non-objective and are tied to little, if any, musical conventions. The tracks are at times hypnotic, meditative and frantically unsettling.
In a recent review, I compared Moonbow’s first album The End of Time to a roller coaster. If that metaphor stands true, then the album new again by The Happy Maladies is the merry-go-round – and this ride is missing a gear or two; and the ride, and its operator, have a few screws loose.
For 11 days starting this September 11th, Cincinnati will be one of several cities competing in The Compassion Games. The games are an outreach program by the Charter for Compassion, a worldwide network whose goal is to advance the spirit and practice of the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
The album Higher Action by The Guitarsis a time machine upholstered in crushed red velvet and fine Corinthian leather. Every note, every verse and every track is perfectly crafted to wrap you in luxurious comfort and style.