• More electro-acoustic alchemy from Tim Olive

    1 month ago - By Free Jazz

    By Nick Ostrum Pickups and analog alchemist Tim Olive could easily fall into doldrums of repetition, or variations so subtle only the performer and the most well-honed ears could detect them. However, he somehow manages to create something distinct with each release, even if his recordings carry certain recognizable elements that fall into the Olive aesthetic. These releases are no exception. Sergey Kostyrko and Tim Olive - Rasputitsa ***½ Rasputitsa is Russian for “the season of bad roads,” an annual part of spring wherein the ground is not quite defrosted enough to absorb excess water...
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