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Friday, 3 October 2008

Water treatment

Maybe not quite as mesmerisingly fluid & subtley slippery as in his current incarnation (his performance with Jan Bang &, er, DJ Strangefruit at Wired to Sound is my live highlight of the year so far), but Water [from ER, & also An American Compilation] still shows off what I'm coming to appreciate in Nils Petter Molvaer: his muted, melancholy tone & the densely layered post-jazztronica it floats over, his acute sense of pace & drama, his willingness to throw found voices & sound into the brew...

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