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Shleep

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Shleep

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Robert Wyatt
genre:
Rock

We gave it an A

For someone whose music is often labeled “‘progressive,” Wyatt has progressed little in the past 30 years. The onetime singer-drummer for the Soft Machine refines and expands on the distinctive art-rock sound he helped pioneer in the late ’60s. Shleep unfolds like a blissful dream, with Wyatt’s hypnotic voice and fluid percussion wrapping themselves around his oddball compositions. The result is beautifully skewed and not a bit dated. A