Philippe Neau ~ étang donné

When one has lived in one location for a stable amount of time, one begins to form attachments to particular places: a stretch of shore, a magnificent tree, a patch of perennials.  For Philippe Neau, a village pond is the object

Philippe Neau ~ étang donné

When one has lived in one location for a stable amount of time, one begins to form attachments to particular places: a stretch of shore, a magnificent tree, a patch of perennials.  For Philippe Neau, a village pond is the object

Explosions in the Sky ~ Big Bend (An Original Soundtrack for Public Television)

Even without video, post-rock conjures images of mountains and valleys, deserts and streams ~ so when Explosions in the Sky was asked to compose the score to a National Geographic documentary about local treasure Big Bend National Park, they were already

Explosions in the Sky ~ Big Bend (An Original Soundtrack for Public Television)

Even without video, post-rock conjures images of mountains and valleys, deserts and streams ~ so when Explosions in the Sky was asked to compose the score to a National Geographic documentary about local treasure Big Bend National Park, they were already

Manu Delago ~ Environ Me

Handpan player Manu Delago is having a lot of fun on his latest album, AND his work been good for the environment ~ as the title offers a revealing play on words.  Even the vinyl is made of recycled materials.  This

Manu Delago ~ Environ Me

Handpan player Manu Delago is having a lot of fun on his latest album, AND his work been good for the environment ~ as the title offers a revealing play on words.  Even the vinyl is made of recycled materials.  This

Arigto ~ Pretense

Arigto has a love for classic cinema, as displayed by their photographic cover tributes to Ingmar Bergman.  Pretense arrives on the heels of spring’s Persona, and shares a similar aesthetic.  But Arigto is not a classic music duo.  As evidenced in their

Arigto ~ Pretense

Arigto has a love for classic cinema, as displayed by their photographic cover tributes to Ingmar Bergman.  Pretense arrives on the heels of spring’s Persona, and shares a similar aesthetic.  But Arigto is not a classic music duo.  As evidenced in their

Anoice ~ The Hidden Forest

Many artists have produced nature-themed albums during the pandemic, but none as elaborate as The Hidden Forest.  On this set, Anoice offers a forest experience that can be enjoyed by those who live in the cities and suburbs.  The entry point is

Anoice ~ The Hidden Forest

Many artists have produced nature-themed albums during the pandemic, but none as elaborate as The Hidden Forest.  On this set, Anoice offers a forest experience that can be enjoyed by those who live in the cities and suburbs.  The entry point is

MONO ~ Pilgrimage of the Soul

2021 is shaping up as a great year for MONO.  After releasing a devastating double live album earlier this year, they’ve unveiled a pummeling post-rock opus.  Pilgrimage of the Soul is loosely based on William Blake’s Auguries of Innocence, a poem whose

MONO ~ Pilgrimage of the Soul

2021 is shaping up as a great year for MONO.  After releasing a devastating double live album earlier this year, they’ve unveiled a pummeling post-rock opus.  Pilgrimage of the Soul is loosely based on William Blake’s Auguries of Innocence, a poem whose

Cal Lyall ~ 10,000 Under Currents

10,000 Under Currents is a sonic treatise on noise pollution.  Cal Lyall‘s 38-minute piece is constructed upon a bed of field recordings, but intensely musical, with notes and chords drifting like clumps of kelp. This is one of the first discs

Cal Lyall ~ 10,000 Under Currents

10,000 Under Currents is a sonic treatise on noise pollution.  Cal Lyall‘s 38-minute piece is constructed upon a bed of field recordings, but intensely musical, with notes and chords drifting like clumps of kelp. This is one of the first discs

Pêtr Aleksänder ~ Collage

A few years ago, an amazing new duo seemed to arrive out of nowhere, sprinkling the internet with singles and EPs.  But Pêtr Aleksänder was in fact not new at all, simply a new name for Tom Hobden & Eliot

Pêtr Aleksänder ~ Collage

A few years ago, an amazing new duo seemed to arrive out of nowhere, sprinkling the internet with singles and EPs.  But Pêtr Aleksänder was in fact not new at all, simply a new name for Tom Hobden & Eliot