"This CD is a religious listening experience ... evokes the kind of bittersweet emotions you almost forgot you had."
"I loved it...The compositions are wonderful - a nice Exotica feel."
"With references to Sun Ra, chant, trance, and saxophone quartets, Field has created something extraordinary."
"Field is a composer of boundless ability and determined sensibility. That he is an artist capable of walking the fine line that separates the two is a gift few musicians - past or present - are indentured to. ... Subterranea is a wondrous sonic testament to his unique music making, an album with a consciousness and personality all its own."
"travail delicat et intimiste...magie du rerecording qu'il utilise a merveille...le cote magique de l'album, hypnotisant a la facon d'une danse vaudou...une sorte de chant gregorien a la pulsation tribale...premier album reussi, une maturite croissante... une musique introspective et passionnante."
"A haunting record of his solitude in a marvelous and mysterious location... richly textured music that is both rhythmic and meditative."
"Engaging ... buoyant ... energetic ... charming."
"A music of captivating simplicity."
"Vriendelijk, maar toch voldoende fris en uitdagend nieuw."
"The soundtrack to a modern dancer's dreams."
"A powerful mixture...an outstanding job."
"A warm, resonate album that sweeps the listener into the music."
"Mysterious, chilling, and richly textured...overwhelmingly captivating."
Subterranea (O.O.Discs #OO25) is the acclaimed first solo release from Birdsongs of the Mesozoic saxophonist Ken Field. Recorded in an unusual underground space in Roswell, New Mexico, the CD contains Field's unique experiments with layered saxophone, flute, and percussion music.
Music writer Mark Corroto says that, "with references to Sun Ra, chant, trance, and saxophone quartets, Field has created something extraordinary."