The Bad Plus's new album, "Made Possible," eOne Music. Recorded in upstate New York, it is (bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, drummer David King) eighth studio effort and ninth release overall. Eight originals plus a loving nod to the late Paul Motian ("Victoria") - showcase everything this groundbreaking group is capable of: pulse-pounding anthems, bright-eyed melancholia, bold juxtapositions, tunefully mathy contortions and a masterful sense of song. As ever, the sum effect is a welcome demolition of what listeners might expect from an instrumental trio.
IFC.com premiered a short documentary on the making of Made Possible.
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