DEBRIDEMENT [Chair Kickers Union, 2003] from Outburn MINIMAL SINGER / SONGWRITER: Debridement is a gorgeous album evoking quiet personal moments through delicate melodies and honest emotions. A contemplative voice opens the disc repeating, “There’s an evil in this room,” on the song “An Evil.” The a cappella intro quickly leads into the stirring acoustic guitar […]

thank you reykjavik [Bluesanct, 2002] from the Broken Face The sounds of Thank You Reykjavik are so full of space and so empty that I dismiss my initial idea of listening to this disc while reading today’s paper as soon as the first bare guitar notes drift out of the speakers. Instead I sit down […]