MAP 71 – “Gloriosa” – [Fourth Dimension Records]
Anne Clark meets Martin Rev at the local poetry slam to create something
original? Indeed! Map 71 is the two piece Bristol UK duo consisting of
percusionist Andy Pyne and Poet Lisa Jayne. 7 tracks of oscillating reverby
percussion combine with Jayne’s inflectionless spoken word musings on topics
such as controversial dance moves and psychedelic waiting rooms to create
something unique and interesting. Real or halucinogenic? Every track will have
you pondering. Elements of Industrial, Ambient, Avant-garde and Post-Punk all
coalesce harmoniously without sounding pretentious or self indulgent. There is
a consistent feel to all presented here but Track 5 is my favorite.
Available as a CD or Cassette.