Gretje Angell’s new album, In Any Key, makes it two days in a row of fabulous woman singers–including, of course, Lauren Henderson’s warm and beautiful Alma Oscura. Both women have that seductive quality in their delivery, Henderson more classically so, but Angell is doing something a little more sunny and carefree, a little more mid-60s, a little more “Isle of Capri romp” and a little less “come join me in front of the fire.” In other words, In Any Key is the epitome of a breezy sound that seems to travel great distances to finally arrive at your ears.… Read the full article
Nagra‘s rooms are always on, and dialled to 11. They sneak up on you, and deliver a different something special each time, always changing it up a little. I still have vivid memories of the Nagra room at CES 2017, my best of show. Nagra plus Wilson plus the maestro Peter McGrath’s breathtaking recording. It doesn’t get better. Maybe it can….