(New Album Review) Arvind Ganga- Sri Maha Mariamman
For his new cassette off Toztizok Zoundz, Sri Maha Mariamman, Dutch guitarist Arvind Ganga takes a dive into the trickier realms of free improv for a series of maddeningly skittering lo-fi experiments with guitar and found-objects inspired by a Hindu temple of renown in Malaysia. I was beguiled most by “Hungry Stare” and “Closed Doors”, which suggested for me the grim sight of destitute souls and greedy monkeys that will greet you the moment you step outside the Holy Space back into the Real World. An interesting collection throughout, and well worth your time. Give it a listen.