Shleep For someone whose music is often labeled "'progressive," Wyatt has progressed little in the past 30 years. The onetime singer-drummer for the Soft Machine refines… Shleep For someone whose music is often labeled "'progressive," Wyatt has progressed little in the past 30 years. The onetime singer-drummer for the Soft Machine refines… Robert Wyatt Rock
Music Review

Shleep

EW's GRADE
A

Details Lead Performance: Robert Wyatt; Genre: Rock

For someone whose music is often labeled "'progressive," Wyatt has progressed little in the past 30 years. The onetime singer-drummer for the Soft Machine refines and expands on the distinctive art-rock sound he helped pioneer in the late '60s. Shleep unfolds like a blissful dream, with Wyatt's hypnotic voice and fluid percussion wrapping themselves around his oddball compositions. The result is beautifully skewed and not a bit dated. A

Originally posted Jan 30, 1998 Published in issue #416 Jan 30, 1998 Order article reprints
Advertisement

From Our Partners