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VIBRACATHEDRAL ORCHESTRA

 
"The ever-mysterious Vibracathedral Orchestra returns from another relatively quiet period with an uncompromising set of outre jams on a trio of limited-edition LPs. Slightly reorganized around a line-up of stalwarts Mick Flower and Adam Davenport with frequent ...
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VHF119 | VHF RECORDS

"Smoke Song's more gentle exposition starts with Davenport's santoor (a type of hammered dulcimer) leading the band into a lengthy mid-tempo groove on "Smoke Song," followed on the second half of the side by the short, quiet "Cholita Maria." The second side's 17-minute ...
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VHF121 | VHF RECORDS

"While certainly their most upbeat and percussive music ever, the 9 tracks run through a wide range of styles. "The Slient Socket" has a gamelan-like 5 note melody overlaid with a hovering drone. "Magnetic Burn" is the band at its most rock, with sister-ray style guitar ...
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VHF#77 | VHF RECORDS

"The Secret Base starts up at full throttle, straight into a raw-sounding live outing, with Flower's overdriven guitar occupying the same sonic space that gives his Japan banjo / shaahi baaja workouts with Chris Corsano their urgency. The sound is dark and rough, almost ...
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VHF120 | VHF RECORDS

"This is music as a shamanic aid, made as much for the players themselves as for the listeners. But as I'm writing from the listening perspective, I have to inform y'all that this is music to get you there. Every track sounds as though it has always just 'been there,' ...
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IMPREC061 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Versatile Arab Chord Chart is the second full-length outing by the quintet of Neil Campbell, Michael Flower, Julian Bradley, Bridget Hayden and Adam Davenport. Like their UK cousins and fellow VHF recording artists Sunroof!, Vibracathedral Orchestra usually works from ...
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VHF#48 | VHF RECORDS