Matthew J. Rolin :: Passing

The second of Rolin’s two solo outings issued in physical format this year, Passing marks a slight shift in feel and perspective. Where Sea of Stars (released back in May) was an expansive, kaleidescopic cascade of dexterous twelve-string, Passing is more fragmented and hermetic in nature, though no less encompassing.

Matthew J. Rolin :: The Dreaming Bridge

…one of the more skilled and imaginative guitarists on the neo-Takoma School scene. Rolin’s self-titled debut and subsequent collabs with Jen Powers and Jayson Gerycz have all been uniformly killer — but they seem to have been warm-ups for The Dreaming Bridge.