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Eilean Records ~ Winter/Spring 2015

France’s Eilean Records‘ release schedule has kept us busy in 2015, offering albums alligned with the corresponding season. And more records are coming as we write! Phew. We’ve heard some high quality limited releases in the first third of the year

Eilean Records ~ Winter/Spring 2015

France’s Eilean Records‘ release schedule has kept us busy in 2015, offering albums alligned with the corresponding season. And more records are coming as we write! Phew. We’ve heard some high quality limited releases in the first third of the year

Fogh Depot ~ Fogh Depot

The sun is rising, eyes are closing, and ghosts are dressed for the ballroom. Fogh Depot is the album an undertaker puts on while sipping a glass of dark red wine after work. Or, perhaps it should be vodka? The Fogh

Fogh Depot ~ Fogh Depot

The sun is rising, eyes are closing, and ghosts are dressed for the ballroom. Fogh Depot is the album an undertaker puts on while sipping a glass of dark red wine after work. Or, perhaps it should be vodka? The Fogh

Big Joy 2014 ~ Festival Report and Mix

Nayt Keane reports on the recent festivities in Vancouver, a showcase for artists including Gabriel Saloman, Secret Pyramid, Total Life, Loscil and more.  A new Soundcloud mix (scroll to the end) brings the sound of the festival into your own sonic devices! Big

Big Joy 2014 ~ Festival Report and Mix

Nayt Keane reports on the recent festivities in Vancouver, a showcase for artists including Gabriel Saloman, Secret Pyramid, Total Life, Loscil and more.  A new Soundcloud mix (scroll to the end) brings the sound of the festival into your own sonic devices! Big

ACL 2014: The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album covers are a funny thing. Some take months of planning and fine tuning while others spring up in the spur of the moment with no editing required. This year’s crop of covers features this spectrum of approaches, but, as

ACL 2014: The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album covers are a funny thing. Some take months of planning and fine tuning while others spring up in the spur of the moment with no editing required. This year’s crop of covers features this spectrum of approaches, but, as

Wil Bolton ~ Bokeh

Bokeh feels like a true “environment”: ambient music that feels alive with the intelligence of nature. Wil Bolton has done quite a bit of sound work for art installations, where being sensitive to an actual environment is paramount. His compositions

Wil Bolton ~ Bokeh

Bokeh feels like a true “environment”: ambient music that feels alive with the intelligence of nature. Wil Bolton has done quite a bit of sound work for art installations, where being sensitive to an actual environment is paramount. His compositions

Music For Haunted Houses

Just in time for Halloween, A Closer Listen presents 20 of the best haunted house albums ever made: music to jolt, frighten and unhinge.  Enter if you dare!  Warning: younger children, pregnant women and people with heart conditions should not

Music For Haunted Houses

Just in time for Halloween, A Closer Listen presents 20 of the best haunted house albums ever made: music to jolt, frighten and unhinge.  Enter if you dare!  Warning: younger children, pregnant women and people with heart conditions should not

Imprints ~ Data Trails

The three gentlemen of Imprints know how to fill up a room with tape machines, synthesizers, homemade pedals, computers, pedal steel, mixing boards, and whatever else makes music-making-sense at the time. Have a look at their recording setup. Shaun Crook, Darren Clark

Imprints ~ Data Trails

The three gentlemen of Imprints know how to fill up a room with tape machines, synthesizers, homemade pedals, computers, pedal steel, mixing boards, and whatever else makes music-making-sense at the time. Have a look at their recording setup. Shaun Crook, Darren Clark