|Alma Matters / Alma Matters|
|Add Date:||2017-06-01|| ||Pull Date:||2017-08-03|| |
|Week Ending:||16 Jul||25 Jun|
Reviewed: 2017-05- 25
Review: several local musicians come together collaboratively to perform a variety of different genres of music: folk, jazz, gospel, etc., sometimes combining different styles. The lyrics on the originals are often very pointed and sometimes political.
If You Like: Holly Near, Mary Timony, Tower of Power, Sweet Honey In The Rock
Favorite Tracks: (3) Shadow Woman (5) Hold On (6) Get Involved (7) Nobody's Fault But Mine (10) Wade In The Water
Track Review: 1/ short instrumental (0:25) 2/ horns start> midtempo song with female vocal> quick fade (5:49) 3/ horns start> midtempo instrumental jam with Latin feel> quick fade (6:28) 4/ drums start> slow tempo song (male & female vocals)> fade (5:24) 5/ horns start> slow tempo song> false stop> fade on horns (8:38)6/ horns start> funky song with male vocal> fade (5:24) 7/ horns start> funky beat> midtempo female spoken word & song> fade (6:37) 8/ bass starts> slow tempo song with female vocal> quick stop (5:52) 9/ horns start> midtempo instrumental with scat singing> fade (8:15)10/ percussion starts> uptempo gospel song segues into instrumental jam> quick stop (6:25) 11/ piano starts> slow tempo song with female vocal> fade (4:49)