John Zorn   Rimbaud
Release Date: 2012

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4.0 excellentEasterInTheBatcave | June 8th 16

Four diverse tracks, each a sonic representation of a different work by 19th century French poet Arthur Rimbaud. "Illuminations" is an interesting (if overlong) track: the piano part is fully notated, whereas the rhythm section is improvised. "Conneries" is one of Zorn's infamous file card pieces-- it features the French actor/director Mathieu Almaric yelling/speaking Rimbaud's words over Zorn's eclectic instrumentation. "A Season in Hell" is a noise track, and "Bateau ivre" is a fascinating, endlessly shifting modern classical piece. Overall, Rimbaud is excellent.


4.0 excellentLambda | October 13th 15

★★ I formerly had a soundoff for this album, but Sputnik doesn't let you delete soundoffs, so I
replaced the soundoff with this. Check out my new account, EasterInTheBatcave, for all of my
soundoffs and reviews, including the one for this album. ★★


4.5 superbzrong | October 22nd 16
3.5 greatuser user | April 5th 16
4.0 excellentcb123 | November 20th 15
4.5 superbAnimadversion | November 23rd 13
3.5 greatPhate72 | October 16th 13
3.5 greatsolusipse | August 1st 13
3.5 greathevnbsideu | February 18th 13
3.0 goodmistercb | December 16th 12
4.0 excellenttoozee73 | November 26th 12
4.0 excellentsideburndude | October 31st 12
3.0 goodMisterTornado | September 20th 12

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