The Fall of Us All–Guitar Player, 7/94

Dog Approaching, Bali '89

“Veering from ambient dream­scapes to violent, post-industrial rave-ups, from spellbinding acoustic fretwork to apocalyptic electric fret burn, Tibbetts’ first album in five years is an emotional and sonic tour-de-force.”

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Yr–Rolling Stone, 6/88

Steve Tibbetts - photo by Martin Daniels.

“Yr… a trancelike otherworldly quality that is nevertheless rooted in the rock & roll here and now, thanks to periodic wake-up blasts of frenzied Frippaphonic soloing.”

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Exploded View–Downbeat, 6/87

Steve Tibbetts, Marc Anderson, Bob Hughes, 1985

“Steve Tibbetts seems intent on producing music that doesn’t have a name.  It ain’t Third Stream, though he mixes lots of acoustic guitar and wordless vocals a la Steve Reich in his typically lengthy structures.  It ain’t New Age, because it’s got balls and ideas. “

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Exploded View–Guitar Player, 3/87

Exploded View by Steve Tibbetts

“weaves through two sides, running the emotional gamut from serene to violent, always intense. This is truly unclassifiable, but then, it’s not searching for a compartment.”

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Exploded View

Exploded View by Steve Tibbetts

“Marc Anderson’s forceful percussion has an animated, almost conversational quality, and Tibbetts’ striking fret work runs the gamut from meditative solo passages to heartstopping blasts of rainbow feedback” -Rolling Stone

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