Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges
New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges
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ThrowBackG
86
Getting me to cry to music is one thing, getting me to feel intimidated by music is another. I don't think I've ever felt imposed by a piece of music up until now. It was around 1AM when I put this album on for the first time. I was waiting for the album to start when I heard a ghastly sound behind me and, all though it was minimal, it triggered my instincts. Like a wave, I felt goosebumps pop from my shoulders to my legs. Hair standing on end, I got out of my sheets and I checked my parameters ... read more
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
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
NR
"rise above all"
mikeisnowonfire
90
Quite possibly the best experimental jazz album I have ever heard.
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