Further Translations review

“On the face of it, it’s a brave person who opens the door for others to rework their songs. But of course, from an artist’s point of view, it’s an exciting prospect and perhaps no different to a novelist seeing their story play out at the hands of someone else on the big screen. A fresh perspective on something the said artist has spent years agonising over. As they say, once art is out into the wilderness, no longer is it solely the creator’s.

If any artist across the experimental landscape is going to see their work undergo a facelift of sorts, then I can’t think of anyone better than Kenneth James Gibson. A purveyor of both composition and more conventional songcraft namely as the chief architect of Bell Gardens, no artist has amalgamated country-tinged gospel dreamscapes and esoteric sound worlds quite like Gibson.” READ MORE HERE