..."The Idea of East" is a rare and exhilarating recording that helps redefine the parameters of modern chamber music..."
"For Finseth, working with Asli Maj represents the fruition of a long held musical dream. “Since first being exposed to Turkish popular music, more than 40 years ago, in the back of my mind I always wanted to incorporate Turkish female vocals into my compositions. I just loved the sound."
"Asli's haunting, wordless vocal phrases and kemenche tones offer a perfect counterbalance to Finseth's spare piano, and are expertly blended by sound alchemist A-dub who creates a deeply satisfying sonic experience."
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