Music Review: Second Wind

NEW HISTORY WARFARE VOL. 2: JUDGES by Colin Stetson (Constellation)
by Will Wlizlo
May-June 2011


Content Tools

Related Content

Music Review: White Arrows - Dry Land Is Not A Myth

White Arrows released their debut album, Dry Land Is Not A Myth, on June 19th.

Superhero Weapons Available Soon

As soldiers continue to face violent threats in the form of car or truck bombs, engineers are design...

Your Favorite Album Becomes a Book

For five years now, Continuum Publishing’s 33 1/3 series has given music-loving bookworms hip little...

The First Messages Ever Sent

Every new communication method is marked by the technology's first message sent. Colin Barras at the...

Happily stranded in a musical Bermuda Triangle of experimental jazz, indie rock, and drone, multi-instrumentalist Colin Stetson plays fluttering compositions for sax, French horn, and clarinet. Unconventional guest vocals—Shara Worden’s rocketing falsetto and Laurie Anderson’s spoken-word jeremiads—grace Judges’ more rousing tracks and supplement the baffling horn work, lending Stetson’s ruminations a dignified desperation. An artist who regularly plays alongside the likes of the Arcade Fire, Tom Waits, and the National, Stetson is technically adroit and aesthetically provocative.

Cover-165-thumbnailThis article first appeared in the May-June 2011 issue of Utne Reader.








Post a comment below.

 








Pay Now & Save $5!
First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Want to gain a fresh perspective? Read stories that matter? Feel optimistic about the future? It's all here! Utne Reader offers provocative writing from diverse perspectives, insightful analysis of art and media, down-to-earth news and in-depth coverage of eye-opening issues that affect your life.

Save Even More Money By Paying NOW!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $5 and get 4 issues of Utne Reader for only $31.00 (USA only).

Or Bill Me Later and pay just $36 for 4 issues of Utne Reader!