Colin Stetson - All This I Do For Glory
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Colin Stetson - All This I Do For Glory

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Is it an airplane? Is it an experiment? Is it art? Is it Jazz? Whatever saxophonist Colin Stetson's new album 'All This I Do For Glory' is, it's fascinating.

All This I Do For Glory will be released on Apr 28, 2017. Stream it courtesy of NPR. Also check out our Colin Stetson artist profile to find eventual tour dates in your area and links to the official web and social media pages of Colin Stetson. Last but not least make sure you scroll down and check out reviews for 'All This I Do For Glory'.

And if you like what you hear, get it over at iTunes or Amazon.

All This I Do For Glory tracklist

1. All This I Do For Glory
2. Like Wolves on the Fold
3. Between Water and Wind
4. Spindrift
5. In the Clinches
6. The Lure of the Mine

'All This I Do For Glory' Reviews

We currently know 11 reviews for "All This I Do For Glory" by Colin Stetson. The album received pretty solid reviews among the critics and is one of the better ones this year.

"The fact that Stetson can draw such varied sonic references together in one cohesive display of virtuosity makes him a national treasure. ... Genius."

100 % Exclaim
"Colin Stetson is matchless, his record glorious, and you’ll likely never experience silence as dramatically as the moment when All This I do for Glory concludes."

100 % Drowned In Sound
"By zeroing in on a more human theme, he has found a way to open up, creating an album that’s easier to listen to than its predecessors while still being dazzlingly difficult to perform."

83 % The A.V. Club
"All the tracks here (note that it would be crude to say they were indistinguishable from one another, but keeping your eyes on the tracklisting might be a good idea) sound like they could have been made with an arsenal of sequencers and rippling arpeggiators, but it’s all the sound of one man surfing the crests of a series of pulses."

80 % Tiny Mix Tapes
"For those who are willing and eager to succumb to Stetson’s idiosyncratic sound, pressing play on this album is like stepping into his wilderness, and if you’re prepared to be battered by typhoon-like playing and virtuosic arrangements of sound, then you’ll come out the other side thrilled and refreshed."

80 % The 405
"All This I Do For Glory is a triumph of ingenuity, a genuinely experimental work that echoes with the multi-faceted cries of the human soul."

80 % Record Collector
"This set bears all the hallmarks of Stetson’s artistic singularity--athletic, circular breathing, polytonal and harmonic exploration, focused composition, vocalizing from the horn."

80 % AllMusic
"Consistent with his acclaimed “New History Warfare” series, it captures a human arpeggiator reconstituting post-minimalism, jazz, and metal in growling, moaning pieces with far more syncopated parts--percussion, bass, melody, harmony--than one guy recording without overdubs should rightfully account for."

80 % Spin
"Glory instead settles into grooves and revisit territories. Stetson plies us with all his best techniques."

71 % Pitchfork
"This is a steady labor, rather than a frenetic one, and it is suited to an instrument of the size and strength Stetson uses."

70 % PopMatters
"There’s a pervading darkness over All This I Do for Glory that makes it a tricky listen at points."

60 % The Skinny

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