Modern Woes, Modern Life: Next Exit in “Seattle 1982-1984”

This release also adds three live tracks, giving you an idea of what the group was like in performance. The energy is more contemplative, not quite as manic, though “Fallout Zone” (another fable of modern paranoia), really whips the crowd up. It’s a welcome release that offers a great look back at a simpler time in our rock history, before everything got so gentrified.

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Review: Noel Meek, Arrington de Dionyso and Rodrigo Rico — ‘From the Land of the Wicked King’

As the ending saw-like whirling races to the forefront, accelerating each to his end, From the Land of the Wicked King reveals a new kind of free jazz and experimentation. De Dionyso, Meek, and Rico frustrate, defy, pursue, and expel their divination secrets everywhere. Where they go from here, well…that’s for us to decode.

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