Frizzell & Duque  ~ A Sorrow Unrequited

A Sorrow Unrequited is a short but gorgeous collaboration between Frizzell & Duque, comprised of five minimalist explorations of high-fidelity sound. Each piece begins with the statement of a simple melody, which repeats throughout as additional layers accumulate, slowly teasing

Frizzell & Duque  ~ A Sorrow Unrequited

A Sorrow Unrequited is a short but gorgeous collaboration between Frizzell & Duque, comprised of five minimalist explorations of high-fidelity sound. Each piece begins with the statement of a simple melody, which repeats throughout as additional layers accumulate, slowly teasing

Premiere: Ben Stidworthy + Stefan Christoff ~ Basil Jet

A Closer Listen and Lost Children are pleased to present Basil Jet, the debut collaboration between Ben Stidworthy and Stefan Christoff. Ben is a musician from Portland who plays music in many projects, best known as a member of Ought.

Premiere: Ben Stidworthy + Stefan Christoff ~ Basil Jet

A Closer Listen and Lost Children are pleased to present Basil Jet, the debut collaboration between Ben Stidworthy and Stefan Christoff. Ben is a musician from Portland who plays music in many projects, best known as a member of Ought.

Simon Goff ~ Vale

Violinist Simon Goff delves into post-rock titles and electronic rhythms, making Vale a true cross-genre affair.  Viewing his collaborators and tour partners, it all makes sense; the composer drinks in the best parts of the world and rearranges them into sonic textures.

Simon Goff ~ Vale

Violinist Simon Goff delves into post-rock titles and electronic rhythms, making Vale a true cross-genre affair.  Viewing his collaborators and tour partners, it all makes sense; the composer drinks in the best parts of the world and rearranges them into sonic textures.

Luís Antero ~ 1881

Luís Antero‘s 1881 is a walk into history, a celebration of exploration and a testament to the people of Portugal.  In 1881, 42 intrepid adventurers left Lisbon to brave the mysterious mountains of Serra da Estrela.  While the expedition was arduous, there

Luís Antero ~ 1881

Luís Antero‘s 1881 is a walk into history, a celebration of exploration and a testament to the people of Portugal.  In 1881, 42 intrepid adventurers left Lisbon to brave the mysterious mountains of Serra da Estrela.  While the expedition was arduous, there

Francesca Ter-Berg ~ In Eynem

This is turning out to be an incredible spring for cello music.  Today we are spotlighting the debut EP from klezmer specialist Francesca Ter-Berg, who is also half of the duo Fran & Flora.  Ter-Berg offers a unique take on the

Francesca Ter-Berg ~ In Eynem

This is turning out to be an incredible spring for cello music.  Today we are spotlighting the debut EP from klezmer specialist Francesca Ter-Berg, who is also half of the duo Fran & Flora.  Ter-Berg offers a unique take on the

Simon McCorry ~ And Where Are You Really From?

Simon McCorry‘s migration diptych becomes a trilogy with And Where Are You Really From?, which pushes beyond border issues into wider concepts. Louise van den Muyzenberg’s striking cover image makes the perfect entry point.  The figures are dotted yet complementary ~

Simon McCorry ~ And Where Are You Really From?

Simon McCorry‘s migration diptych becomes a trilogy with And Where Are You Really From?, which pushes beyond border issues into wider concepts. Louise van den Muyzenberg’s striking cover image makes the perfect entry point.  The figures are dotted yet complementary ~

Yuko Araki ~ End of Trilogy

It is common to read about the mind-obliterating qualities of noise and its negative paths towards selfless meditation, but there is another undercurrent in its stark associations with bodily harm and the possibility to access some sort of outside within:

Yuko Araki ~ End of Trilogy

It is common to read about the mind-obliterating qualities of noise and its negative paths towards selfless meditation, but there is another undercurrent in its stark associations with bodily harm and the possibility to access some sort of outside within:

Blackford Hill ~ Transmissions / Volume One

Simon Lewin’s recently founded Blackford Hill label continues its amazing run of releases with the charity compilation Transmissions / Volume One.  All profits go to the housing and homelessness charity Shelter. The 2CD hardback edition is a treasure, with 32 pages of extras

Blackford Hill ~ Transmissions / Volume One

Simon Lewin’s recently founded Blackford Hill label continues its amazing run of releases with the charity compilation Transmissions / Volume One.  All profits go to the housing and homelessness charity Shelter. The 2CD hardback edition is a treasure, with 32 pages of extras