Tag Archives: Sam Harris

Ergo at Penn – concert review

Big thanks to Dr. Guthrie Ramsey for having us to present our music and thoughts at the University of Pennsylvania, and thanks to composer Erica Ball for writing this thoughtful review. “The shadows of bebop, Coltrane, Sun Ra, and other … Continue reading

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Sonic Circuits

The Sonic Circuits Festival was amazing this year. There was lot’s of creative music/sound/weirdness happening all over, and I think Ergo gave one of our best shows yet. Big thanks to all who put it together. Here’s a brief clip … Continue reading

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All About Jazz

An interesting and thoughtful review from Glenn Astarita in AllAboutJazz.com. Thanks Glenn! “Ergo’s modus operandi is not easily categorized, which is a good thing. A mark of distinction pervades throughout these compositions, partly engineered with budding layers, climactic opuses, subtle … Continue reading

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Jazz Times!

A great review from the venerable Jazz Times and Bill Milkowski- “From the droning, Terry Riley-inspired loops of “Sorrows of the Moon” to the exquisite music-box pointillism of “Two for Joy” and the free-jazz vehicle “Little Shadow,” nothing is predictable … Continue reading

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Something Else

Something Else Reviews did a “One Track Mind” review of “The Widening Gyre” from If Not Inertia. I like the way this sounds- “The song is a rising and receding ominous swirling mass of acoustic and computer-generated noises both tonal … Continue reading

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babyblaue-seiten review

Here’s a German review of “If Not Inertia” from www.babyblaue-seiten.de, which I gather from google translate is generally positive. http://www.babyblaue-seiten.de/index.php?content=review&left=genre&albumId=12365&genre=31

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Point of Departure

Here’s a new, quite in depth and generally positive review of If Not Inertia recently received from pointofdeparture.org: “If Not Inertia is never hurried or brash and willingly sacrifices what is often received as intensity in favor of a depth … Continue reading

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New Sounds again…

WYNC’s New Sounds featured the title track of Ergo’s latest CD, “If Not Inertia” on a recent show called “As The World Drones”.   Once again we’re flattered and delighted.  Take a listen:

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New Sounds

I’m very excited that Ergo was featured twice on one of my favorite radio shows, New Sounds with John Schaefer. New Sounds aptly features new and unusual music and each show has a certain theme, this one is about prepared-piano, … Continue reading

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NYC Jazz Record

here is the review from February’s issue of the NYC Jazz Record: If Not Inertia Ergo (Cuneiform) by Kurt Gottschalk On their two previous releases, the outfit known as Ergo has fine-tuned an unusual and evocative mix of tautness and … Continue reading

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