21 July 2013

ALAN EVANS TRIO: Merkaba (2013)

If the Alan Evans Trio‘s Drop Hop album was pitched somewhere between The Meters and Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express, Merkaba is pitched instead somewhere between Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express and the Undisputed Truth. Yep – the Soulive drummer’s ‘other’ gang are taking you on a space-funk trip – as if the cover hadn’t already given that away. Gone are the stripped-back breaks of the first LP in favour of a more layered keys-and-guitars ‘cosmic sound’ which lends itself more to a …READ FULL POST @ MONKEYBOXING.COM

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