Like most people I first heard Chris Bowden blow the doors off of "Spock With a Beard" by Palmskin Productions, and was completely floored. His work with 4Hero was also incredible, as is anything else he plays on. This album is, however, about music, about timbres, and not simply about chops. Chris already more than proved his mettle on "Spock..." This album is loaded with beautiful compositions, and all of the instruments are acoustic. It is a significant recording. It avoids all cliche and expresses the luxurious sound and the uniqueness that I have come to expect from Chris Bowden.