Experimental guitarist/composer Oren Ambarchi teamed with boundary-pushing percussionist Eli Keszler for 2014's Alps, a two-part suite of eruptive free sounds and melting chaos. Divided simply into two tracks, "Alps 1" and "Alps 2," these duets merge Ambarchi's symphonic and sometimes storytelling feedback with nonstop blasts of scattershot drumming from Keszler for an attack of noisy improvisation. Keszler's fluid and anxiety-ridden percussion style is a perfect companion for Ambarchi's grizzly guitar stabs and horror movie drones.
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AllMusic Review by Fred Thomas