The duo of Gilbert Isbin (Guitar) and Geert Verbeke (various percussion) bring to the listener an adventurous exploration into the various possibilities between these two instruments. All compositions are written by these two musicians.
Opening with "Amphora" a melodic yet brief piece that feature both musicians. Geert keeping a steady rhythm while Gilbert explores his guitar gently playing over Geert's rhythmic patterns.
"Saskia Maya" is a haunting piece beginning with Geert's bells and other shaker like percussion. Setting the stage for a strange yet wonderful journey into instrument exploration. Gilbert's low sounding guitar entering at various locations complementing the sea of percussion drifting across a sparse musical backdrop.
The soft guitar intro on "Loop" along with the steady stream of background sounds make this an interesting and exploratory journey bordering on Industrial music. it's interesting how these two musicians play closely together creating sounds from space and time.
Isbin and Verbeke play well together and have created an experience that will interest the listener, and may well propel the listener to further explore more recordings of this genre. It's fascinating the sounds that can be created, manipulated and explored by these two talented musicians.