"I give this a HUGE thumbs up. When I hear stuff like this, it intrigues me and I learn from it. This is one of the best of the year.” - Dereck Higgins (on Greener Grass)
"Holy Space Rocket Rally Music....how highly futurefied this sounds!"
"...alluring, playful and mysterious."
"...furious and terriffic. Audience response, quite rightly, was cheer-filled....this piece should gain a healthy performance life. It's an entertainment."
"The CD opens with ‘Munk Punq Tezilo’ (2014) performed by the Slovenian Ensemble Kompulz, a fine pulsating work. ‘Attractors’ for vibraphone, piano and recorded sounds is something completely different and specially written for the New York-based Iktus Duo. A work built of strange ambient textures; slightly dissonant resonating, and constantly changing movements over a clear-defined framework." -Vital Weekly (on Lanes)
“...a one-man wrecking ball out of the Pacific Northwest with designs on tearing down your preconceptions of what art/avant garde/prog rock is supposed to be.” - Kiko Jones/5 blog (on Greener Grass)
"... here we have a window into a community of musicians sharing common interests across specific notions of improvisation, tuning and sharing."
"...the piece proceeded very naturally, constructing a sonic narrative while successfully integrating the diverse compositional strands, often exploring the chaotic points in which the material degraded into 'noise.' The source materials all seemed synthetically generated, or processed as to be practically so, save for the piece’s last, faint minute of actual humans talking, perhaps at a family gathering. This provided a very compelling and effective coda, giving the previous material a satisfying conclusion via this new but somehow related contextual framework."
"Spectral pop music? That is what keeps running through my head while I’m listening to this....Sure some of it is still abrasive, frightening, and surreal, but it is all a little more palatable to the average listener....Songs like 'emphatic res' sound like they could be pushed on Pitchfork. Super goth like and contemporary sounding. Very cool and honestly unexpected....Highly reccommended for an introduction into the world of experimental music."
"...bright and optimistic, bubbling wirh jazzy rhythms and sparkly orchestral colors...well recived with hoots and hollers and enthusiastc applause."
"Bruce Hamilton gave unwarranted access to his mouth with the very effective piece Reverie for electric toothbrush and electronics. It sounds like the most absurd concept, but the piece was a sublime fusion of hilarity and beauty. Mahler would have been proud."
"From the Cage / Satie piano stylings of 'Fantasy' with Benjamin Smith to the Krauty fractured electronics of 'Linear 2' with Jukka-Pekka Kervinen we are put into a world of electroacoustic improvisation that is worth getting into... ...an idea of what Bruce is capable of... Definitely worth downloading if you want to expand your musical palate."
"...an inventive postmodern variant on the drum corps, with vigorous tutti passages and intricate contrapuntal interplay. The Houston performers are to be commended for their tight performance of the work."
"...well constructed and enjoyable."
"an ingenious exploration of how a resonant instrument, the vibraphone, can be enriched through enlargemtent of itself and collaborative sounds from the limitless palette of the computer. To Hamilton's credit, the focus of attention did not shift from the soloist."
"...the Church Lady on acid...sometimes parodistic, always very loud and often gorgeously colored. The tape was exceptionally well made, with no audible distortion and a brilliant arsenal of sounds."