Brian Harnetty ~ Words and Silences

Words and Silences is released in dual vocal and instrumental versions, befitting its title.  Winesap Records is also offering a fine 48-page chapbook, which we recommend to gain that precious tactile experience.  While Thomas Merton ~ the subject of this album ~

Brian Harnetty ~ Words and Silences

Words and Silences is released in dual vocal and instrumental versions, befitting its title.  Winesap Records is also offering a fine 48-page chapbook, which we recommend to gain that precious tactile experience.  While Thomas Merton ~ the subject of this album ~

Timothy Sawyer Shepard ~ Long Ago Forgotten

Timothy Sawyer Shepard is an artistic polymath, his disciplines stretching from visual art to 8mm video to installation work and now, finally, to an album.  In a way, Long Ago Forgotten is a culmination of thirty years of work; in another, it’s a

Timothy Sawyer Shepard ~ Long Ago Forgotten

Timothy Sawyer Shepard is an artistic polymath, his disciplines stretching from visual art to 8mm video to installation work and now, finally, to an album.  In a way, Long Ago Forgotten is a culmination of thirty years of work; in another, it’s a

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay ~ Withering Field

How do we manage  the process of loss and alienation when looking from the perspective of the soon to be lost? What kind of empathy should we develop as listeners towards an effaced, or soon to be effaced, habitat? What

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay ~ Withering Field

How do we manage  the process of loss and alienation when looking from the perspective of the soon to be lost? What kind of empathy should we develop as listeners towards an effaced, or soon to be effaced, habitat? What

Garek Druss ~ Soft Fascination

Garek Druss’ latest album Soft Fascination makes for an emotionally interesting listen: Its synthesized harmonies and drones feel measured, even tentative at times, but there’s a sense across the album’s five tracks that the music would like to break out

Garek Druss ~ Soft Fascination

Garek Druss’ latest album Soft Fascination makes for an emotionally interesting listen: Its synthesized harmonies and drones feel measured, even tentative at times, but there’s a sense across the album’s five tracks that the music would like to break out

Oh No Noh ~ Kanzi

Once again, multi-instrumentalist Markus Rom (Oh No Noh) has delivered a warm, intricate album with an endearing video.  Regular readers may remember the tiny cassette tape brought to life on last year’s stop motion “Alba.”  This year Katharina Huber transforms

Oh No Noh ~ Kanzi

Once again, multi-instrumentalist Markus Rom (Oh No Noh) has delivered a warm, intricate album with an endearing video.  Regular readers may remember the tiny cassette tape brought to life on last year’s stop motion “Alba.”  This year Katharina Huber transforms

Sea Island & Ferry ~ As If

A staggered release plan has kept Hong Kong’s Sea Island & Ferry in the public eye (and ear) all year.  As If was released as a pair of EPs a few months apart, and is now packaged together as a single album. The

Sea Island & Ferry ~ As If

A staggered release plan has kept Hong Kong’s Sea Island & Ferry in the public eye (and ear) all year.  As If was released as a pair of EPs a few months apart, and is now packaged together as a single album. The

Halina Rice ~ Elision

Elision may be Halina Rice‘s second album, but she hasn’t been quiet for the last five years; during that time, she worked on the “New Worlds” project, which showcased four club-worthy tracks, “each with their own visual identity and virtual world.”  The

Halina Rice ~ Elision

Elision may be Halina Rice‘s second album, but she hasn’t been quiet for the last five years; during that time, she worked on the “New Worlds” project, which showcased four club-worthy tracks, “each with their own visual identity and virtual world.”  The

Dominic Voz ~ Right to the City

Dominic Voz loves his current city of Chicago, just as he loves his former city of Portland.  But loving one’s city sometimes means speaking the truth.  Right to the City falls into an honored tradition of musical truth-telling, exemplified by Stevie Wonder’s

Dominic Voz ~ Right to the City

Dominic Voz loves his current city of Chicago, just as he loves his former city of Portland.  But loving one’s city sometimes means speaking the truth.  Right to the City falls into an honored tradition of musical truth-telling, exemplified by Stevie Wonder’s