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ARTIST
TITLE
Sela
FORMAT
LP

LABEL
CATALOG #
EPR 026LP EPR 026LP
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
10/2/2015

It's tempting to categorize Danish collective Shiggajon as a spiritual jazz ensemble. But while there's an element of ritualism present, there's also a postmodern tendency to absorb everything from Sufi music to krautrock and contemporary electronic drone. Heavily modulated guitar pedals and processed vocals accompany layers of flutes, strings, bells, and percussion as the most natural thing in the world. It's the kind of music that demands openness and surrender. These two long, multi-layered, cacophonous pieces occasionally come off as slightly abrasive and dissonant, but ultimately the music is a process resulting in joyful catharsis and healing.