REVIEW: Spiro at The Junction, Cambridge


What they do, in essence, is to develop traditional tunes by giving them a Glass/Reich minimalist treatment. The end product is closer to Michael Nyman and Penguin Cafe Orchestra than to a typical trad folk band, yet the richness of traditional melodies is retained at the heart of their sound. ... The result was mesmerising, gently stirring, subtle, beautiful music, of controlled power and stimulating intricacy.


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