“★★★★. Bowie’s Blackstar keyboard player beams in from a galaxy far far away…Dilla-esque interlocking grooves are bathed in alien sounds…a darkly beguiling delight.” – MOJO

Jason Lindner’s contributions to David Bowie’s swansong burnished a CV that’s already taken in stints with Mulatu Astatke and Angelique Kidjo. While the New York jazzer fed Wurlitzers though a rack of guitar pedals during the fabled Bowie sessions, his third trio affair with rhythm section Panagiotis Andreou and Justin Tyson heads farther off the experimental scale, as Dilla-esque interlocking grooves are bathed in alien sounds, apposite style and small universes of meta-detail. Whether it’s 400 PPM’s ominous oscillations, Glimmer’s otherworldly ostinatos and electro-boogie motifs, Accelerating Returns’ deeply disturbing trip on drum’n’bass, warped sonic skewifferey a Boards Of Canada or Flying Lotus prevails over showy scales or solos. A darkly beguiling delight. — Andy Cowan, MOJO

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