MI2N
Music Industry News Network
MONDAY, OCTOBER 20TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Label News (more headlines) 02-04-2014

Free Nelson MandoomJazz Debuts On RareNoise With Double EP

Bookmark and Share
Email: antje.huebner@hubtonepr.com

With a crunching sound that is as teeth-chatteringly heavy as metal icons like Slayer and Megadeth or ferocious grindcore groups like Napalm Death and Brutal Truth, yet is imbued with the freedom principle of such avant garde jazz icons as saxophonists Marshall Allen, Albert Ayler and Peter Brötzman, the formidable instrumental power trio from Scotland known as Free Nelson Mandoom Jazz debuts on the London-based RareNoise label with a provocative double EP that will confound jazz critics as it challenges the thrashmetal-grindcore community. Jointly named for the late South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela and the genre of fuzz-bass-inflected heavy-duty improvisation dubbed ‘doomjazz’, this renegade trio of bassist Colin Stewart, drummer Archibald and alto saxophonist Rebecca Sneddon rattles the very grey matter of your brain on their imposing Shape of Doomjazz to Come/Saxophone Giganticus.

With a throbbing, slow-grooving undercurrent created by bassist Stewart and drummer Archibald, freewheeling saxophonist Sneddon wails with impunity in the altissimo register of her horn on doomjazz anthems like “Where My Soul Can Be Free,” “The Mask of the Red Death” and “Black Sabbath.” Their atmospheric “Nobody Fucking Posts to the UAE” takes a more deliberately melodic approach with Stewart’s unaffected basslines doubling with Sneddon’s alto sax on the head before she embarks on a searching solo. Midway through this more introspective piece, Stewart kicks on his fuzzbox and Archibald slams more emphatically as Sneddon builds to some cathartic blowing on her horn. “K54”, inspired by Domenico Scarlatti’s K54 sonata, introduces a swing element into the proceedings with Stewart’s up-tempo walking basslines and Archibald’s insistent ride cymbal work. The trio navigates through some intricate stop-time passages before Stewart once again stomps on his distortion pedal, a cue for Sneddon to head for the stratosphere with her emphatic overblowing on the alto sax. “Saxophone Giganticus” (the title a playful mutation of Sonny Rollin’s “Saxophone Colossus”) finds the trio in a more relaxed mode with Stewart’s clean bass lines and didgeridoo combining to create a darkly insinuating undercurrent for Sneddon’s sinewy sax lines. A little less than midway through, this kinder, gentler approach evaporates in the face of another formidable doomjazz excursion. And the closing track, “Black Sabbath,” carries all the heavyweight underpinnings that name would imply while including some of Sneddon’s most ferocious, take-no-prisoners approach to overblowing on the recording. These brand new recordings were mixed by renowned Italian sound sculptor Eraldo Bernocchi. A brand new album is currently being worked on and will be released later this year.


Rebecca Sneddon - alto sax
Colin Stewart - bass
Archibald - drums


AVAILABLE IN STORES AND ONLINE MARCH 3, 2014
AND THROUGH RARE NOISE RECORDS
ON CD, VINYL AND HI-RES DIGITAL DOWNLOAD


ABOUT THE LABEL – RareNoiseRecords was founded in late 2008 by two Italians, guitarist/arranger/ producer Eraldo Bernocchi and all-round music nut Giacomo Bruzzo. Located in London, the label was created to present a platform to musicians and listeners alike who think beyond musical boundaries of genre. For further information and to listen please go to www.rarenoiserecords.com or https://www.rarenoiserecords.com/jukebox/fnmdj/2ep/

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Suburban Mom Indie Musicians Plot To Walk The Red Carpet At GRAMMY® And HMMA Music Awards

Invitation From Within: Ann Licater's Music & Vision Offers A Pathway To Peace

The EGH Project Launches First Album "Life Song" On New House And Lounge Music Label

CEntrance Announces 'i5' An Audiophile Case For iPhone

Malaysian Artist, Tan, Breaks Into The US Music Scene With Debut EP

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS PUT OUT AN AMAZING INDIE SELF-TITLED DEBUT LP

Illustrious Hip-Hop And R&B Producer Afrokeys Wants You To Enter His "Best Song Contest"

TwinsMusic Enterprises Presents The 5th Edition Of Italian Jazz Day



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» CISAC Takes Digital Royalties Issue To The UN
» Audio-Technica Microphones Provide The Right Solution For Fusion Act Snarky Puppy’s Unique Recording Method
» ASCC Artist Signs Deal With Nashville Record Label
» Online Rap Sensation, K-Slick, Releases New Video
» Statement On Turtles Victory: All Digital Radio Must Pay For Pre-1972 Recordings
» Jim Mahoney Becomes General Manager Of Merlin In USA
» Torrpedo Launches AWARE BitTorrent Campaign In Support Of Chinese Rockers' #UselessRockUSA Tour
» PhantomFocus™ System Stuns At PotLuck Audio Conference (PotLuckCon)
» Rachael Sage's Blue Roses Out On Nov. 4, Key US & UK Tour Dates Added
» HOBART OCEAN Stays Connected With Their Fan Base Via New IPhone And Google Play Apps


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Show Your Red&Green And Support China's Second Hand Rose #UselessRockUSA Tour
» Provocative Beijing Rockers Second Hand Rose To Play NYC, DC, Philly, Boston
» BROBST Electro-Rock Leads MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart
» Second Hand Rose To Play NYC, DC, Philly, Boston
» Love And Peace 2014 Outdoor Camping Music Festival
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart (Vol. 1, No. 4)
» The Courtesans Drives MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart
» FM Pilots Skyrockets To Top Of MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart 07/19-07/25/2014
» Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Ticket Giveaway Winners
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart 07/12-07/18/2014
» Temple Bar 3 Year Anniversary

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.