Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Sarah Bernstein Unearthish, Crazy Lights Shining
I have followed Sarah's musical unfolding and blossoming for around a decade I believe at this point. This new one continues logically what has come before. There are free-ish episodes, full-blown and memorable downtownish songs, soundscapey broods, and text-sound work. The 35 minutes of the program is very well-paced and poetic. Satoshi can lock into a folksy pulsation or weave sound color webs that correspond to Sarah's moodish forays.
Perhaps this is the souundtrack of our lives if you are NY Metropopologistically oriented. It is not especially a happy sound but it is exacted and brilliant, contemporary modern in its unfailing insightful soundings.
She to me is a treasure, albeit a local treasure but everything in the end has some locality attached to it, no? I recommend this unfailingly. She is an original, a true original. Get this one.