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  • Simon Little, Jez Carr, and Mike Haughton Release Foreground Music, Vol. 1

    Simon Little, Jez Carr, and Mike Haughton Release Foreground Music, Vol. 1

    Simon Little has teamed up with pianist Jez Carr and saxophonist Mike Haughton to release Foreground Music, Vol. 1, an album of beautiful and freely improvised music. While its rolling textures and seemingly mind-meld moments make it sound like they’ve worked together for a lifetime, the eight track collection was recorded the second time the… »

  • Simon Little Releases Third Solo Album, [un]plugged

    Simon Little Releases Third Solo Album, [un]plugged

    Solo bassist Simon Little has released his third album, plugged. Taking a step in a new direction, Little recorded the album on an acoustic bass guitar. “The entire album features my new Breedlove acoustic bass with minimal effects from my Line 6 Pod X3 Pro and Lexicon MPX G2,” the bassist explains. “Each track is… »

  • Simon Little Releases “The Knowledge of Things To Come”

    Simon Little Releases “The Knowledge of Things To Come”

    Simon Little has released his second full-length solo bass album, The Knowledge of Things To Come, which the bassist describes as his “continuation of experimentation with live looping technology and ambient music.” All of the songs are live improvisations that Little made using a Looperlative LP1, a Line 6 Pod X3 Pro, and his… »

  • Review: Simon Little’s “Mandala”

    Review: Simon Little’s “Mandala”

    A solo bass guitar record improvised live that often sounds nothing like bass guitar, Simon Little's Mandala is enjoyable, highly listenable and varied both sonically and in terms of mood. Little manages all this despite recording the whole album using one bass, his Warwick Thumb VI. Little joins a select group of bassists who make… »

  • Simon Little Releases New Solo Project

    Simon Little Releases New Solo Project

    Bassist/composer Simon Little has released a new solo bass album, Mandala. The ten tracks on the album are all live improvisations, utilizing the Looperlative LP1 looper. “When I was 17 I was listening to the Weather Report live album 8:30 and heard Jaco perform his solo live-looping piece ‘Slang’, it changed the way I thought… »