Articles by Zachary Nathanson
Now understand, this was my first time delving my toes into the waters of Todd Rundgren’s Utopia. But after listening to the 2-CD set of Live at the Chicago Theatre, it made me want to go back and listen to some of those albums to see what I was missing.
It’s been two years since O.R.k have released a new album after their 2017 release, Soul of an Octopus. O.R.k is formed by Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari (LEF) which includes members from King Crimson (Pat Mastelotto), Porcupine Tree (Colin Edwin), and Mar …
It is mysterious, doubtful, moody, and unexpected… Taking the aspects of Jazz and Minimal music throughout the heavier backgrounds.
This a ride that will keep you going for the rest of eternity…This album is worth the start to begin their adventure with you.
If this is your first time delving into the oceans of Marilyn Mazur’s music, be prepared. Because this is a ride you will never forget.
Foreign Land is quite the journey they’ve embarked on. And it’s an adventure you continue to live through again and again.
RareNoiseRecords have unleashed a big mighty beast. For Jamie, Steve, and Bobby, this here is a real special treat.
This is a band that really captures to bring the spirit of real good combinations between music and art to life.
It’s been seven years since multi-instrumentalist Joost Maglev has released his first full-length studio album, Overwrite the Sin. When I first heard the album, I was very impressed of what Joost brought to the table. It had this combination between AO …
It is challenging, complexity, surreal, twisted, and transcendental. Lost Crowns’ Every Night Something Happens is a great introduction to start 2019 off.
An Abandoned Orchid House is like a flower bursting into bloom in real time.
I wouldn’t call them a super group, because it would be too much of a cop-out. They are a family by working together as a team. And for me, Playing with Fire brings the Octet as one.
From the experimental, avant-garde, jazz, atmospheric, and creative forces behind their music, Sonar delivers the goods and the flaming fires that are on here. And it will never, ever burn out. I guarantee it.
Listening to Galasphere 347’s sole self-titled debut release via Karisma Records this year, I had no clue on what adventures I was about to embark on.
How would I describe Oak’s music? Dark, pop, electronic, and a little bit nightmarish. After listening to their second album, False Memory Archive released via Karisma Records this year, I was completely spellbound right from the moment I put the CD on …
This 2-CD/Blu-Ray set consists of Steven Wilson’s amazing performance at the Royal Albert Hall on the final night of his three sold out shows he did back in March of this year. Steven has been around from day one. As one of the founders of Porcupine Tr …
WorldService Project’s Serve is a deliciously cooked meal that is mixed with both tabasco and wasabi sauce, done right.
When I was listening to 3.2’s new album, I wasn’t just surprised, but a little emotional and knowing that the spirit of Keith Emerson shines very brightly on here. Robert Berry did something very special and honorable by making sure Emerson’s playing fills the puzzle pieces together.
Now this album didn’t grab me that much, however I could spot some very interesting touches that Khruangbin carry the flag. But they are very good and they have done their homework very, very well and capturing that spark.
Brings the sound and vision of southern Arizona to life.
Della Stessa Sostanza dei Sogni is a dream-like adventure that has the listener encounter more and more scenarios and parallel doors to be opened.