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Marisa Anderson - Cloud Corner

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Marisa Anderson
Cloud Corner

Label Thrill Jockey
Erstveröffentlichung 15.06.2018
Format CD
Lieferzeit 1 – 3 Werktage
Preis 10,00 € (inkl. MwSt. zzgl. Versand)
Rezension

Eine Gitarristin von besonderem Format. Anderson's Musik ist grenzenlos. Verwurzelt in der amerikanischen Folkmusik, in Blues und Country, sind ihre Stücke inspiriert von moderner Klassik und westafrikanischen Gitarrentechniken. Marisa Andersons Cloud Corner ist ein Album von bemerkenswert intimer Schönheit, gefasste Ruhe ausstrahlend in Zeiten des Durcheinanders.

Review

Marisa Anderson’s experience in a myriad playing styles and keen abilities as an improviser are perfect skills to satiate her appetite for new approaches to composing. The backbone for her music is her undeniable mastery of North American traditions of country, folk, and blues. Cloud Corner sees Anderson using those skills in new forms from the Classical canon such as the fugue and ostinato. Traversing further still, guitar phrases on tracks like “Slow Ascent” and “Surfacing” owe a debt to Tuareg style of guitar playing. Anderson was influenced by artists she played or recorded with such as Mdou Moctar, Kildjate Moussa Albadé, and Ahmoudou Madassane. Inspiration was also drawn from unique stringed instruments Anderson utilized such as the requinto jarocho and charango, which helped flesh out the riff of “Lift."

The solo guitar work of Marisa Anderson owes its familiar tones to her awareness of history and her mastering of her instrument, yet it is completely new. Marisa Anderson filters musical history through her own personal experiences, as a traveler in life and in music. A curious and gifted player, Anderson has spent over 35 years of playing forging her singular, instantly recognizable voice. Marisa Anderson’s Cloud Corner is hopeful in the face of any discord, a resplendent diverse sound sanctuary that shines, a mirror of the horizon it looks towards.