Array response

January 10th, 2011

Back in 2008, I wrote two CD reviews for Array (a.k.a. the Journal of the International Computer Music Association). One of the reviews for a CD by Erdem Helvacioglu was positive, while the second for a CD by Bob Gluck was not. In a follow up issue published last year, they published a letter to [...]

CD Review Erdem Helvacioglu

March 3rd, 2008

Array: the Journal of the ICMA. 2007-2008 double issue. EXCERPT – In Altered Realities, Erdem Helvacioglu has found a balance between guitar and real-time processing that results in a cohesive disc with moments of true beauty. The titles of the tracks are visually suggestive and offer vaguely poetic extensions of the disc’s title. Names such [...]

CD Review Bob Gluck

March 3rd, 2008

Array: the Journal of the ICMA. 2007-2008 double issue. EXCERPT – Bob Gluck’s new compact disc Electric Brew features an eclectic mix of influences. The backbone of the disc is formed by four original compositions that were inspired by and use motifs from famous jazz compositions by Miles Davis and his collaborators, namely Joe Zawinul [...]