Tracklist

Ur 5:45
Here Come The Sphexes 3:41
Ten Years 7:45
One Day 3:59
Three Primates 5:02
You And It 7:18
The Alien Lounge 3:36
10 Yr. Dance 3:16

Versions (7)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
1522-25 Steve Tibbtz* Yr(LP, Album) Frammis 1522-25 US 1980 Sell This Version
1522-25 Steve Tibbetts Yr(LP, Album, RE) Frammis 1522-25 US 1980 Sell This Version
ECM 1355, 835 245-2 Steve Tibbetts Yr(CD, Album, RE) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1355, 835 245-2 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
ECM 1355, 835 245-1 Steve Tibbetts Yr(LP, Album, RE) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1355, 835 245-1 US 1988 Sell This Version
ECM 1355, 835 245-1 Steve Tibbetts Yr(LP, Album, RE) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1355, 835 245-1 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
ECM 1355, 78118-21355-2 Steve Tibbetts Yr(CD, Album, RE) ECM Records, BMG Classics ECM 1355, 78118-21355-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
ECM 1355, 835 245-2 Steve Tibbetts Yr(CD, Album, RE) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1355, 835 245-2 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

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Expansive09

Expansive09

January 18, 2017
referencing Yr, LP, Album, 1522-25
A genius in his own right drawing at least in his first two albums from the wells of prog-rock, African-esque rhythms and avant stylings. He has no fears of playing load and dissonant on an edge of acceptable listening and then doing a complete turn around to a softer melodic terrain all in a single track.
His music is totally instrumental and extremely dynamic from subtle detuned nuanced acoustic plucking to full of head banging Les Paul distortion accompanied by tight percussion(and at times kit drumming) by Marc.
His track titles exemplify his interest or should I say disinterest in following atypical music form or structures yet the music comes across composed. I especially enjoy the crafty use of kalimba to add softer substructural dynamics to the music as well as the hidden in the mix use of.....wait.....mellotron!
Yr and Safe Journey are two classics in his catalog but as I am biased he has never released a stale or un-listenable album to date. I just wish he was more prolific!