CD: Matthew Carefully’s “Community Balloon”

May 6th, 2010, 10:01 am by Greg

Matthew Carefully: Community Balloon

Matthew Carefully: Community Balloon

(Collar City Records, 2010):

The name has changed, but the relentless sense of musical adventure remains.

So whether you consider “Community Balloon” to be the third in a line of thoroughly intriguing recordings by Matthew Loiacono or simply the debut of Matthew Carefully (Loiacono’s new nom de musique), this is an album that not only bears up to repeated listenings, but actually grows in richness with each spin.

The former Kamikaze Heart is back with an inventive ten-song cycle that he assembled from bits and pieces of lyrics, concepts, samples, photos and other creative efforts that were submitted to him by the outside-the-box folks on his email list.

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