Llyrìa - Nik Bärtsch's Ronin
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  1. Modul 48
  2. Modul 52
  3. Modul 55
  4. Modul 47
  5. Modul 53
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  1. Modul 48
  2. Modul 52
  3. Modul 55
  4. Modul 47
  5. Modul 53
  6. Modul 51
  7. Modul 49_44
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Those who loved the spidery funk of Ronin's earliest releases Randori, Live, and Rea may initially be put off by the band's latest effort. Easily the "jazziest" Ronin disc to date, Llyria retains much of the precision of the band's previous output, and yet sounds ever so slightly more human than anything they've done before. As always in the past, the compositions (known as "Moduls") are made up of small melodic cells which are repeated and alternated in various patterns. This time out, though, it feels like there's more ...

Llyrìa 2010, ECM

UPC: 602527428208

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