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Constellation Tatsu – Winter Batch 2018 (Rose, Hakobune, memorygarden禅, Celer + Forest Management)

While it may be the middle of Summer this Winter tape batch is still well worth your attention. But I should apologize. I listened to these four tapes many times throughout the long winter in Minnesota. February was predictably frigid,

Constellation Tatsu – Winter Batch 2018 (Rose, Hakobune, memorygarden禅, Celer + Forest Management)

While it may be the middle of Summer this Winter tape batch is still well worth your attention. But I should apologize. I listened to these four tapes many times throughout the long winter in Minnesota. February was predictably frigid,

A Tatsu Triangle

Three new releases hot off Constellation Tatsu have arrived as part of their 2016 winter batch: Thousand Foot Whale Claw‘s Cosmic Winds, Havenaire‘s Tremolo and Chihei Hatakeyama’s You’re Still In It. Thousand Foot Whale Claw are an Austin four piece, and Cosmic Winds

A Tatsu Triangle

Three new releases hot off Constellation Tatsu have arrived as part of their 2016 winter batch: Thousand Foot Whale Claw‘s Cosmic Winds, Havenaire‘s Tremolo and Chihei Hatakeyama’s You’re Still In It. Thousand Foot Whale Claw are an Austin four piece, and Cosmic Winds

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient

The tumult of the world creates an ongoing need for quiet music.  From soft piano to synthesized pulse, soothing brass to languid guitar, the ambient genre displays an amazing versatility.  And if ambience is yellow and drone is red, dark

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient

The tumult of the world creates an ongoing need for quiet music.  From soft piano to synthesized pulse, soothing brass to languid guitar, the ambient genre displays an amazing versatility.  And if ambience is yellow and drone is red, dark

2022 Winter Music Preview ~ Ambient and Drone

We absolutely love this time of year at A Closer Listen. As we survey the musical landscape, we see over 200 new releases on the near horizon and our hearts are filled with hope.  Artists continue to be inspired, labels continue

2022 Winter Music Preview ~ Ambient and Drone

We absolutely love this time of year at A Closer Listen. As we survey the musical landscape, we see over 200 new releases on the near horizon and our hearts are filled with hope.  Artists continue to be inspired, labels continue

Jordan Christoff presents ‘post global solarpunk’ [mix]

Happy Solstice! The Summer Solstice is the day with the longest period of daylight, and has come to mark the beginning of summer. So it seemed fitting to share this solarpunk inspired mix from Jordan Christoff. Back in 2015, Jordan

Jordan Christoff presents ‘post global solarpunk’ [mix]

Happy Solstice! The Summer Solstice is the day with the longest period of daylight, and has come to mark the beginning of summer. So it seemed fitting to share this solarpunk inspired mix from Jordan Christoff. Back in 2015, Jordan

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient

Have you been feeling anxious, worried, fearful or agitated lately?  Are you ready to embrace some music that’s calm, restive, peaceful, relaxed, bucolic, tender, gentle and mild?  These adjectives describe a state of mind that is difficult to achieve yet

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient

Have you been feeling anxious, worried, fearful or agitated lately?  Are you ready to embrace some music that’s calm, restive, peaceful, relaxed, bucolic, tender, gentle and mild?  These adjectives describe a state of mind that is difficult to achieve yet

SP* Episode 4: GOING HOME AGAIN – with Forest Management [podcast]

This episode features John Daniel, a Chicago-based musician best known for his ambient solo project, Forest Management. I caught up with him via Skype from his childhood home in Cleveland over the holidays. We discuss his latest LP Passageways (which

SP* Episode 4: GOING HOME AGAIN – with Forest Management [podcast]

This episode features John Daniel, a Chicago-based musician best known for his ambient solo project, Forest Management. I caught up with him via Skype from his childhood home in Cleveland over the holidays. We discuss his latest LP Passageways (which

ACL 2014: The Year’s 10 Best Music Videos

Vintage catalogues, phenakistoscopes, purple hands, dueling dogs, strobed vinyl and 8mm film all get their due on this year’s chart, a testimony to the continued power of the short-term music video and a bountiful feast for the eyes and the ears!

ACL 2014: The Year’s 10 Best Music Videos

Vintage catalogues, phenakistoscopes, purple hands, dueling dogs, strobed vinyl and 8mm film all get their due on this year’s chart, a testimony to the continued power of the short-term music video and a bountiful feast for the eyes and the ears!