Album: Lifeboats and Follies
Accessible contemporary jazz may be one way to put it, but Guerrero throws a lot of street on top of that clunky working title. Most of the songs on Lifeboats and Follies are injected with heavy doses of bebop, scratchy hip-hop rhythms and latin percussion, with a sprinkling of lounge thrown in. This jumble of descriptions will either give the impression of it being largely electronic or settled in analog. It’s neither. The record is organic in sound and production to the point of being a live album, but it gives plenty of nods to the modern evolutions of every genre it throws into the pot.
The album would make a great triptych with Blockhead’s The Music Scene and Roberto Carlos Lange’s Music For Memory. While there’s plenty of sonic difference between these three albums, they all...
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