Shawn Lee

Review: Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra’s Reel to Reel

Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra: Reel to ReelShawn Lee’s Ping Pong OrchestraReel to Reel (Ubiquity, 7/17/12)



What would a month be without another release from über-instrumentalist Shawn Lee? Okay — his releases aren’t quite monthly, but with his Tabla Rock release in January, this “cine-funk” installment, and next week’s self-evidently themed Synthesizers in Space — not to mention another upcoming album with AM — 2012 is shaping up to be the year of the (guy in the) tiger (mask).

100 Unheralded Albums from 2010

Among the thousands of under-appreciated or under-publicized albums that were released in 2010, hundreds became our favorites and were presented in ALARM and on Of those, we pared down to 100 outstanding releases, leaving no genre unexplored in our list of this year’s overlooked gems.