NPR First Listen: Review: Alfredo Rodríguez, ‘The Little Dream’
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Rodríguez, bassist/guitarist Munir Hossn and drummer Michael Olivera flesh out ethereal, almost pastoral soundscapes, lending a delicate, child-like wonder to the album’s heaviest compositions. In “Bloom,” the melodies spread and grow, as if they were mirroring the growth and blossom of some magnificent, delicate flower. [Read More]