Emily Wells

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POST-GENRE MUSIC My favorite album of the past year or so is Emily Wells’ Regards to the End. It is beautiful, emotionally powerful and transcendent, even; and it is unclassifiable. It is not really rock, or pop, or electronica, or hip-hop, although it contains elements of all. It’s not classical, or jazz, or soul. The best qualifier is simply to call this album Music, with a capital M. Pure music. Then take Nels Cline, one of the most innovative guitarists...

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Thursday, 03 November 2022
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Promise CD by Emily Wells (Thesis + Instinct Records) Reviewed by G. Murray Thomas If you are not familiar with Emily Wells, you should be. Emily Wells plays violin, and sings. She also plays keyboards and percussion. Then, through sampling and processing, she blends those elements into gorgeous music. Her new CD, Promise, is a masterpiece of such creation. In 2008 Wells released a CD titled Symphonies, much of it created with violin and sampler. Despite its title, that CD...

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Friday, 01 April 2016