Traczyk strips the bass from its lyricism; instead of looking for melodies and pleasant sounds, he opts for the heaviness. Here he is drawling out sounds and trying to tame the mighty-sounding wooden giant.
Pleasant, casual meetings usually bring the best results. But sometimes things can go a bit revolutionary too. Here are the most interesting jazz and jazz-like albums of the last weeks and the start of a new series: The Magnificent 7.
“Rastilho” is a personal comment on the contemporary world, the simplest possible gesture: reaching for an instrument, playing, and looking towards the samba tradition to make a contemporary statement about Brazil under Bolsonaro’s rule.
Throughout forty minutes, Horse Lords combines microtonal harmonies, polyrhythms, minimalism, mathematical structures, dance potential and an algorithmic approach that sometimes reminds me of the Orange Milk roster.