Veenstra – “People & The Woods”

Grade: B+ Key Tracks: “I’m Sorry, I’m Lost” “The Hollow Realm” “People & The Woods” is the third album in a trilogy – you can find my review of the second album, “Six Months of Death,” here – and it … Continue reading

Veenstra – “Six Months of Death”

Grade: B+ Key Tracks: “A Bear/A Fire/A Cave,” “Stone Burial” Francois Veenstra, a solo musician from Brazil, is in the midst of an existentially lo-fi trilogy. His second album, “Six Months of Death,” was recorded like his debut, in an … Continue reading

Dunas – “Boas-Vindas”

Grade: A- Key Track: “Em Algum Lugar Dentro de Nos” Dunas, a name that translates to “those sand dunes” from Portuguese, is a Brazilian-based band featuring the ambitiously experimental Francois Veenstra. The band, normally a Portuguese-singing, straightforward band, ventured way … Continue reading