Tampa Bay artist Elizabeth A. Baker confounded us once again with Quadrivium

Best local albums of 2018.

click to enlarge Elizabeth A. Baker, whose 2018 LP 'Quadrivium' led her return to CL's year-end best of list. - ELIZABETH A. BAKER
Elizabeth A. Baker
Elizabeth A. Baker, whose 2018 LP 'Quadrivium' led her return to CL's year-end best of list.

Elizabeth Baker: Quadrivium CL didn’t get to look around the classical scene much in 2018, but we’re blaming that on Elizabeth Baker, an artist who landed on last year’s best of list before reappearing here thanks to her challenging 13-track 2018 release, Quadrivium, which is is one of those dense, metamorphic works that peels back layers of the psyche with repeated listens. At nearly two hours long, it is not for the Spotify Singles generation, and it’s a mindfuck that left us exhausted in the best way.

Scroll through a slideshow of 2018's best Tampa Bay music releases or see and sample all of them here. Call your local record store to see if it is carrying the release.

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Ray Roa

Read his intro letter and 2021 disclosure. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The Daily Beast. Products...

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