Max Richter ~ Voices

Max Richter‘s Voices is the perfect album for this weekend, indeed for this time in human history: a heartfelt reflection on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Today is the 4th of July in the United States, a day when Americans celebrate

Max Richter ~ Voices

Max Richter‘s Voices is the perfect album for this weekend, indeed for this time in human history: a heartfelt reflection on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Today is the 4th of July in the United States, a day when Americans celebrate

Phil Struck ~ Schleswig​-​Holstein Aufnahmen

“All great art is born of the metropolis”, wrote the modernist poet Ezra Pound. He was wrong though. Cities have a lot to offer artists. The invigorating rush of the new; the stimulating shock of the exotic; the freedom of

Phil Struck ~ Schleswig​-​Holstein Aufnahmen

“All great art is born of the metropolis”, wrote the modernist poet Ezra Pound. He was wrong though. Cities have a lot to offer artists. The invigorating rush of the new; the stimulating shock of the exotic; the freedom of

Atli Örvarsson ~ You Are Here

The Summer 2020 slate is already loaded with amazing albums.  The first comes from Iceland’s Atli Örvarsson, who has been scoring for film and TV for decades (The Edge of Seventeen, Vantage Point, Chicago trilogy) but is finally releasing his debut album.  Add Sinfonia

Atli Örvarsson ~ You Are Here

The Summer 2020 slate is already loaded with amazing albums.  The first comes from Iceland’s Atli Örvarsson, who has been scoring for film and TV for decades (The Edge of Seventeen, Vantage Point, Chicago trilogy) but is finally releasing his debut album.  Add Sinfonia

ACL 2020 ~ Pandemic Playlist

Time is an unusual construct.  The pandemic made spring feel like an entire year.  Yet the year is only half over.  Or is it already half over?  It depends on where we live.  The pandemic has mostly passed in some places

ACL 2020 ~ Pandemic Playlist

Time is an unusual construct.  The pandemic made spring feel like an entire year.  Yet the year is only half over.  Or is it already half over?  It depends on where we live.  The pandemic has mostly passed in some places

FANT^MS ~ Roomtones

What do Frédéric Nogray, Lee Patterson and Pali Meursault (FANT^MS) have in common?  All are fascinated with sounds that would normally remain unheard.  Nogray specializes in industrial crucibles forged into singing bowls; Patterson prefers springs, motors and chemical reactions; Meursault focuses

FANT^MS ~ Roomtones

What do Frédéric Nogray, Lee Patterson and Pali Meursault (FANT^MS) have in common?  All are fascinated with sounds that would normally remain unheard.  Nogray specializes in industrial crucibles forged into singing bowls; Patterson prefers springs, motors and chemical reactions; Meursault focuses

BJ Nilsen ~ Auditory Scenes Amsterdam

During the April pandemic days, BJ Nilsen adopted a new routine.  Every day, he would visit the nooks and crannies of Amsterdam to record the sounds of lockdown, producing a real-time historic reflection.  But when April ended, the pandemic continued.  As Nilsen

BJ Nilsen ~ Auditory Scenes Amsterdam

During the April pandemic days, BJ Nilsen adopted a new routine.  Every day, he would visit the nooks and crannies of Amsterdam to record the sounds of lockdown, producing a real-time historic reflection.  But when April ended, the pandemic continued.  As Nilsen

Ben McElroy ~ Home Diaries 028 / Whitelabrecs CDs Return!

This weekend, England’s Whitelabrecs released an astonishing seven EPs and albums ~ the final five of the Home Diaries series, followed by new CDs from Jens Pauly and Pruski.  This is a real sign of recovery, as the village post offices have opened again,

Ben McElroy ~ Home Diaries 028 / Whitelabrecs CDs Return!

This weekend, England’s Whitelabrecs released an astonishing seven EPs and albums ~ the final five of the Home Diaries series, followed by new CDs from Jens Pauly and Pruski.  This is a real sign of recovery, as the village post offices have opened again,

V/A – At Home With (songs for solitude) Part Two

Last month we reviewed the first six releases in La Petite Chambre‘s shelter-in place series, At Home With (songs for solitude). Today we cover the concluding six.  Twelve seems a nice round number, like a box of donuts or the 12 Days of

V/A – At Home With (songs for solitude) Part Two

Last month we reviewed the first six releases in La Petite Chambre‘s shelter-in place series, At Home With (songs for solitude). Today we cover the concluding six.  Twelve seems a nice round number, like a box of donuts or the 12 Days of