Reviews that mention Chris Abrams

June 1, 2022

Chris Abrams/Mark Wastell

A Thousand Sacred Steps
Confront Core Series/Core 01 EP

Brendan Faegre

Broken Mirrors

Arteksounds ART 007

Pascal Battus

Cymbale Ouverte

Akousis AKOO3

zBlug

Lichens

Elektamusic No #

Evaluating the four duo or solo percussion-focused CDs here involves putting aside ideas about drums and other idiophones being primarily vehicles of rhythm, beats or cadences. Instead the players from three continents make the percussion an integral part of timbral examination. Additionally none encompass the standard drum kit. Perhaps augmented with electronics, each percussionist uniquely creates a new configuration after stripping down the idiophones to their most basic architecture.. MORE