By Chris Spector, Midwest Record
MATHIS SOUND ORCHESTRA/World Unity: A multi culti tyro grows up and is running ahead of the pack of genre splicers since he’s been pounding this beat for so long that it’s totally natural to him. Mixing acoustics with electronics and bringing in everything but the kitchen sink, the result is a surprisingly satisfying mainstream release that might have it’s zigs and zags but never jars you into turning it off. Bringing a bunch of the past to a flashpoint as it narrows to thread the needle to the future, the leader is a jazzbo to his core but you’d never accuse him of being an agent of the jazz police. Fun, satisfying stuff that starts off the after hours in a fine form. Read the full article here.