“Here is a dynamic worldbeat release from this Bay Area percussionist working in partnership with synthesist Peter Scaturro. From evocative, impressionistic dreamscapes to bass-heavy polyrhythmic stomps, this album surprises and engages the listener throughout with its grand-scale synthesizer coloring and dense layers of percussive sounds. The album ends with the superb title track, a neo-African chant in honor of the rain, where his raindrop percussion masterfully builds over the hypnotic lilt of the male and female voices.”
— Backroads Music/Heartbeats
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Personnel: Michael Pluznick (drums, percussion), Pedro DeJesus, Lanette Lynette Kirkwood (vocals), Robert Powell (guitar), Barry Cleveland (guitar, eggs, rectangle), Rich Michos (guitar, guitar synthesizer), Bill Ortiz (trumpet, flugelhorn), Peter Scaturro (programming, synthesizers, piano), Maria Rodriguez (background vocals).Engineers: Marc Senasac, Devon Bernardoni, Dave Plank, Mark Slagle, Mark Needham. Recorded at Different Fur, Alpha Omega, Hyde Street A&D and Dave Wellhausen Studios, San Francisco, California.All music written by Michael Pluznick and Peter Scaturro.