The Binet-Simon Test
[1998 Kill Rock Stars]
Miranda July is not a poet. Miranda July is an experimental word artist.
At first listen this CD reminded me of long out of press LP from CRISPIN
GLOVER...and then i listened to it again.. This CD takes us on journey
using sounds and words..but an awkward and unpredictable journey. Each
piece on the CD is a seperate one act piece, some longer than others..
each captivatingly delivered with power and intese vocal acting. She
reminds me a of female version of Los Angeles DJ personality JOE FRANK,
able to capture and take the listener "out there", somewhere.. where ever
that is.. and tell them a story and make them hear it.. Listening to
Miranda July's new CD is like being blind and watching TV, with the channel
being changed for you.
(Kill Rock Stars, 120 NE State Ave #418, Olympia, WA 98501)
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