Review

Tristan Bath, The Wire, no. 387, May 1, 2016

Composers Monty Adkins and Terri Hron collaborate on a spacious composition in five movements themed around butterflies and moths. The music centres on Hron’s recorder playing, with Adkins refracting and reshaping the fine and feathery tones of the instruments via electronically assisted metamorphosis. At times the recorder finds itself in a hall of misshapen mirrors, and at others its sound flows into a delta of wobbly tributaries, again towards an incalculable sonic ocean of slow release.

… a hall of misshapen mirrors […] a delta of wobbly tributaries […] an incalculable sonic ocean…