A  History of Every One Image
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  • Summary: The latest solo acoustic release includes covers of classic, traditional tunes as well as a Disney song.
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  1. Dec 10, 2013
    90
    This is a spellbinding album by a singular guitarist who combines the dexterity of Paco De Lucia with the hypnotic death-drawl of Bukka White. [Oct 2013, p.51]
  2. Oct 16, 2013
    90
    These songs are history, and have now become it again, renewed.
  3. Oct 16, 2013
    80
    A History Of Every One deposits its listener right up close, and seemingly the improvisations are adapted to take that into account.
  4. Oct 16, 2013
    80
    If the relationship to the original often seems tenuous, there's nothing abstract here: each note wrings something potent and direct from its origin. [Nov 2013, p.76]
  5. Oct 16, 2013
    80
    Here he marmelises the American songbook, 99c cut-out standards mutilated and reanimated by Delta blues magick. [Nov 2013, p.89]
  6. Oct 16, 2013
    78
    His restless style makes each piece sound three-dimensional, as shards of songs pass each other in a storm of string activity. It makes for exhilarating, sometimes exhausting listening. But it also makes for music that, though it hints at structure, never sounds predictable and rarely settles.
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