Hyperacuity (album)

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Hyperacuity
Studio album by Greg Howe
Released June 6, 2000 (2000-06-06)[1]
Recorded Late 1999 at Greg Howe's home studio in Easton, Pennsylvania[2]
Genre Instrumental rock, jazz fusion
Length 45:07[3]
Label Tone Center
Producer Greg Howe
Greg Howe chronology
Ascend
(1999)
Hyperacuity
(2000)
Extraction
(2003)

Hyperacuity is the seventh studio album by guitarist Greg Howe, released on June 6, 2000 through Tone Center Records.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
All About Jazz Favorable[4]
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

The staff at All About Jazz gave Hyperacuity a positive review, calling it "Howe's best release to date" and praising his playing as having evolved from his previous shred-oriented releases.[4] Paula Edelstein at AllMusic gave the album four stars out of five, describing it as an "instrumental extravaganza comprised of fusion compositions that highlight Howe's incredible techniques and melodic flair." She noted "Blindfold Drive", "Order of Dawn", "Heat Activated", Howe's cover of Stevie Wonder's "I Wish", and the title track as highlights.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Greg Howe, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Hyperacuity"   5:54
2. "Blindfold Drive"   6:13
3. "Order of Dawn"   8:33
4. "Heat Activated"   5:03
5. "Receptionist"   6:28
6. "Trinka"   6:12
7. "I Wish" (Stevie Wonder) 6:44
Total length:
45:07

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Edelstein, Paula. "Hyperacuity - Greg Howe". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
  2. ^ Malusardi, Guglielmo (October 2006). "Interview: Greg Howe". Guitar Nine Records. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
  3. ^ Hyperacuity (CD release "TC-40092").
  4. ^ a b AAJ Staff (2000-08-01). "Greg Howe: Hyperacuity". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2014-03-12.

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