A limited to 100 copies tape by Ignatz (the Brussels-based Bram Devens). “Because Time Is Too Short”, a C40 cassette, features 10 tracks of stunning acoustic guitar-based songs, wrapped with effects, and improvisation, and spontaniety: future blues.
With the close of their Totem Trilogy, Master Musicians of Bukkake finished a journey of one kind. Far West begins another. Possibly the distances travelled and the lessons learned left MMB a little weary. No strangers to sprawl—or patience—Far West has a shift in the stretch, a different residue between the muscles used. Maybe it’s simply that a new introspection is the logical next step. Whether west or any other compass point, you’re moving, changing position and fulcrum. It’s natural that the mind should follow the body…to a point, of course. Whatever your choice of absorption (and there are obviously many, many more), Far West remains true to MMB’s wandering spirit, pushing the side roads of this trip into more progressive territory that dips as heavily into the folk pool as any other, all with their trademark enigmatic drama.
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