Ebauche ~ Mutable

Mutable is an album with multiple selling points, many apparent before the drop of the needle.  Start with the gorgeous cover art, reminiscent of tree trunks and vinyl. Add Adrianna Snochowska’s oil paintings, one for each of the album tracks.  The icing

Ebauche ~ Mutable

Mutable is an album with multiple selling points, many apparent before the drop of the needle.  Start with the gorgeous cover art, reminiscent of tree trunks and vinyl. Add Adrianna Snochowska’s oil paintings, one for each of the album tracks.  The icing

Various Artists ~ HausMo Mix Tape

Chicago’s Hausu Mountain has been in existence for over five years, spreading smiles as wide as that of its slightly frightening mascot.  Run by Doug Kaplan and Max Allison, the label has already released over 70 albums.  HausMo Mix Tape is its first

Various Artists ~ HausMo Mix Tape

Chicago’s Hausu Mountain has been in existence for over five years, spreading smiles as wide as that of its slightly frightening mascot.  Run by Doug Kaplan and Max Allison, the label has already released over 70 albums.  HausMo Mix Tape is its first

Dae Kim ~ Solace

Everything we own, and everything we’ve achieved, should have made us freer, calmer and happier; but it hasn’t.  Korean-born musician Dae Kim finds solace in creating music, and hopes that others will find solace in listening.  His debut album has the desired effect.  As

Dae Kim ~ Solace

Everything we own, and everything we’ve achieved, should have made us freer, calmer and happier; but it hasn’t.  Korean-born musician Dae Kim finds solace in creating music, and hopes that others will find solace in listening.  His debut album has the desired effect.  As

Various Artists ~ 1+1=X

In one sense, this generous boxed set has been a year in the making; in another, it’s been building for ten.  While Erased Tapes is actually 11 this year, 1+1=X is the finale of a long celebration, providing an opportunity to reflect

Various Artists ~ 1+1=X

In one sense, this generous boxed set has been a year in the making; in another, it’s been building for ten.  While Erased Tapes is actually 11 this year, 1+1=X is the finale of a long celebration, providing an opportunity to reflect

Marco Beltrami ~ A Quiet Place OST

Spoiler-free review!  (We’ll mention the ending of the soundtrack, but not of the movie.)  A Quiet Place is of special interest due to its concentration on silence and sound.  How would Marco Beltrami score it?  Unlike other films light on dialogue (Gravity, Castaway,

Marco Beltrami ~ A Quiet Place OST

Spoiler-free review!  (We’ll mention the ending of the soundtrack, but not of the movie.)  A Quiet Place is of special interest due to its concentration on silence and sound.  How would Marco Beltrami score it?  Unlike other films light on dialogue (Gravity, Castaway,

Andrea Taeggi ~ Noméri—Tere

In 2016, Matmos explored the sonic possibilities of a washing machine on Ultimate Care II.  In 2018, Andrea Taeggi does the same with the piano.  Noméri — Tere is less of what one might expect from a piano album and more of what

Andrea Taeggi ~ Noméri—Tere

In 2016, Matmos explored the sonic possibilities of a washing machine on Ultimate Care II.  In 2018, Andrea Taeggi does the same with the piano.  Noméri — Tere is less of what one might expect from a piano album and more of what

Felicia Atkinson ~ Coyotes

  This is desert country. Coyotes came from Felicia Atkinson‘s trip to New Mexico and features two side-long pieces of serene, expansive music evocative of those desert plains. The mysterious sounds court Roswell in terms of state and scientific study,

Felicia Atkinson ~ Coyotes

  This is desert country. Coyotes came from Felicia Atkinson‘s trip to New Mexico and features two side-long pieces of serene, expansive music evocative of those desert plains. The mysterious sounds court Roswell in terms of state and scientific study,