||Swords Project CD (2001)
Liza Rietz music CDs Recording information: Jack Pot Studios.
The Swords Project: Corey Ficken (vocals, bass); Ryan Stowe, Jeff Gardner (guitar); Liza Rietz (violin, accordian); Brooke Crouser (clarinet, Fender Rhodes); ...
||Entertainment Is Over if You Want It CD (2003) |
Liza Rietz albums On Entertainment Is Over if You Want It, Portland, OR's the Swords Project prove they've got the weaponry to win any combat involving artful, conceptual dissonance. The disc's atmospheric and transcendent overtones make it one of the more minimally graceful albums in recent memory. After the brief opening instrumental, the pulsating "City Life" breathes life into the album's simple beginnings, setting the atmosphere for the disjointed tones yet to come. On "Cocktails and Shuttlecocks," singer Corey Ficken's gentle vocals ...