- A Viberatto A, 2010, King of Beasts Records.
A Viberatto formed in 2008 and put out a five-song EP that same year. Like that one, A’s compositions are bite-size (the longest piece is 4:34). Some speak to things we do, like waking up early (if we are to interpret “Rooster” as such) or to deep lament or pensiveness (like “Riiver,” which hints at Paul Robeson’s signature song, “Ol’ Man River”), or to just draw out from us a subtle emotional blip (“Painting,” “After”). A was produced at Leopard Studio in Stone Ridge on Goodman’s own King of Beasts Records, and gives way to peaks of unflustered openness and a short view of how beautiful “simple” is…or is that how simple “beautiful” is? www.kingofbeastsrecords.com.