martes, agosto 23, 2016

Esto lo estoy tocando mañana #30 - Ornette Coleman (1959)

"Coleman's recording career during the '50s was short, consisting of a mere three albums with Atlantic, but it only took one to make his career legendary. His second album was titled The Question Is Tomorrow! and the saxophonist anticipated titling his third set Focus on Sanity. That wasn't good enough for producer Nesuhi Ertegun, who heard the future in Coleman's off-the-wall improvisations, and he pushed the star to consider the title The Sound of Jazz to Come, a statement answering the "question" posed by the title of the previous work. It was a bold title, and one that proved true. The album created an uproar in the industry, with both critics and performers either praising or lambasting the release with no middle ground. Among the most vocal critics was Miles Davis, who had recently released his iconic Kind of Blue album. Yet Coleman's sound pushed the jazz scene in such a direction that Davis formed his second quintet to reflect the sound pioneered by Coleman and Davis' former trainee, John Coltrane."

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domingo, agosto 07, 2016

Rescate emotivo vol.7 - Butthole Surfers (1993)

"Having existed at the fringe of unaltered reality for quite some time, Butthole Surfers began their courtship of the supposed mainstream in 1993 with Independent Worm Saloon, mostly due to the groove-driven single "Who Was In My Room Last Night?". Independent Worm Saloon certainly qualifies for one of the most eclectic and varied descents into insanity to catch even the edge of mainstream. The combination of Gibby Haynes, who sounds like the hybrid bastard offspring of a pleasant lounge singer and a lawnmower, the psycho-delic guitar weavings of Paul Leary and the perfectly in place drumming of King Coffey results in a record that is often disturbing while being completely hummable and toe tapping at the same time. The inclusion of bizarre spoken word moments, such as the rather stomach wrenching bit of "Chewin' George Lucas' Chocolate", only furthers the insanity. (...)"

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