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GRUBBS, DAVID

 
"David Grubbs has worked simultaneously at records of songs and records of longer, immersive instrumental pieces. A Guess At The Riddle is a record of songs. It feels like an unburdening. Matching experimentation with articulateness, A Guess At The Riddle is to David's ...
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"'A step into the void' is how David Grubbs describes An Optimist Notes The Dusk, his first solo album since 2004's A Guess At The Riddle. Much the same way that each of Gastr del Sol's albums sought to avoid precedent and to model a world in which nothing should be ...
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"Strange to say, but "Borough of Broken Umbrellas" is David Grubbs's first record of solo guitar improvisations. From his time in Gastr del Sol forward, Grubbs has frequently cast himself in the role of the composer/songwriter working with improvisers-witness his ...
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"David Grubbs's 26-minute soundtrack to Angela Bulloch's Hybrid Song Box.4 picks up sonically where An Optimist Notes the Dusk left off. Grubbs brings his thick, solid-body electric guitar tone to the most relaxed of tempos, the most spacious of handlings. This ...
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"Roll, tape, roll... the genie gambols, but viewed from a different angle angel is indistinguishable from crocodile, from shadow shaped and thrown. Prismrose is a nearly wordless collection of six pieces for electric guitar, all given real time to breathe, grow ...
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"Drag City drops the sixth and latest David Grubbs pop album, The Plain Where the PalaceStood, which finds David once again twiningtogether the diverse strands of his vast interests. Working with Andrea Belfi (drums, electronics) and Stefano Pilia (guitar) creates a ...
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DC551CD | DRAG CITY

"Drag City drops the sixth and latest David Grubbs pop album, The Plain Where the PalaceStood, which finds David once again twiningtogether the diverse strands of his vast interests. Working with Andrea Belfi (drums, electronics) and Stefano Pilia (guitar) creates a ...
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DC551 | DRAG CITY

"David Grubbs (Bastro, Gastr Del Sol) has a longstanding history of collaboration and interest in contemporary visual arts. Many of his solo albums, for instance, feature covers by artists such as Doug Aitken, Marcel Broodthaers, Cosima von Bonin, Stephen Prina or ...
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