Arts Desk on Vinyl

ARQ created waves with their second album, A Magic Life, which announced an enthused creative leap forward for the group. This continues on the new double album which bubbles with upbeat virtuosity, sometimes hitting a Dave Brubeck feel but equally capable of ripping with impressive jazz-rock guitar. They are particularly good at settling to sedate ambiance then combusting to melodic solos.

Thomas H Green, Arts Desk on Vinyl Nov 2019