New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges

Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges
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Based on 7 reviews
2011 Ratings: #288 / 908
Year End Rank: #46
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Based on 58 ratings
2011 Ratings: #68
February 22, 2011 / Release Date
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MinatoArisato
40
Experimental jazz that just feels like noise to me. I get why some might enjoy the atmosphere of this record but I personally just can't get behind this album and how abrasive it is.

Best Track: Lord I Just Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes
Worst Track: The Stars In His Head (Dark Lights Remix)
mz
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"rise above all"
EMR
79
Colin Stetson shows why he is one of the most respected and capable instrumentalists in recent jazz music with yet another release from his New History Warfare series. Judges sees the saxophonist expand even further the sounds and possiblities of instrumental music and jazz then on his first series volume. His metallic, growling sax-playing style is nothing less than fascinating, and not just the virtuoso-aspect of his music is remarkable, but his compositions and weird, minimalistic ... read more
mikeisnowonfire
90
Quite possibly the best experimental jazz album I have ever heard.
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#2/New York Magazine

Track List

  1. Awake On Foreign Shores 
  2. Judges 
  3. The Stars In His Head (Dark Lights Remix) 
  4. All The Days I've Missed You (Ilaij I) 
  5. From No Part Of Me Could I Summon A Voice 
  6. A Dream Of Water 
  7. Home
  8. Lord I Just Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes 
  9. Clothed In The Skin Of The Dead 
  10. All The Colors Bleached To White (Ilaij II) 
  11. Red Horse (Judges ll) 
  12. The Righteous Wrath Of An Honorable Man 
  13. Fear Of The Unknown And The Blazing Sun
  14. In Love And In Justice
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