Charlie Bertsch / 14 Jun 2023

Genre Bending

Bendik Giske, Self-Titled

Even more than Bendik Giske’s previous recordings, the Norwegian saxophonist’s eponymous new album brings out the instrument’s remarkable potential as a rhythm section.(...)

Charlie Bertsch / 17 Aug 2022

Egypt on Drugs

Mutate, by ABADIR

ABADIR’s Mutate is a remarkable achievement, both for its adroit fusion of divergent cultural traditions and the way in which it renders such descriptions irrelevant.(...)

Charlie Bertsch / 06 Jul 2022

Working Through History

Folk on Acid, by OOPUS

If you stumbled upon Estonian band OOPUS at a festival, where many different acts are on the schedule, it might take you a few minutes to realize how special they are.(...)

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