Author Archives: piersquared237

Kreng ~ Works for Abattoir Fermé 2007-2011

Every once in a relatively long while, one comes by an artist that proves life changing, an artist that blows a lot of what one has encountered before and a lot of those one would come to cross paths with

Kreng ~ Works for Abattoir Fermé 2007-2011

Every once in a relatively long while, one comes by an artist that proves life changing, an artist that blows a lot of what one has encountered before and a lot of those one would come to cross paths with

Pleq / Lüüp ~ The Redemption Bells

One folk inspired artist with an ear for the pastoral and the generally uplifting meets another who has made all things dark and dreary his own; a collaboration that could either work fantastically well or fall completely flat. In case

Pleq / Lüüp ~ The Redemption Bells

One folk inspired artist with an ear for the pastoral and the generally uplifting meets another who has made all things dark and dreary his own; a collaboration that could either work fantastically well or fall completely flat. In case

Kyle Bobby Dunn ~ In Miserum Stercus

It’s always interesting to play new music of a certain genre or sound to people who have either never come across music of the same sort or thoroughly dislike that kind of music. Agreed, the reactions can sometimes be extremely

Kyle Bobby Dunn ~ In Miserum Stercus

It’s always interesting to play new music of a certain genre or sound to people who have either never come across music of the same sort or thoroughly dislike that kind of music. Agreed, the reactions can sometimes be extremely

Foton ~ Omega

Foton’s debut is a sound collage in negative, a modern take on musique concrète that blends with its listeners’ surroundings in a manner that equally complements and cancels out the ambient noise. It is quiet enough to allow the sounds

Foton ~ Omega

Foton’s debut is a sound collage in negative, a modern take on musique concrète that blends with its listeners’ surroundings in a manner that equally complements and cancels out the ambient noise. It is quiet enough to allow the sounds

Black Elk ~ Sparks

Having resided on the fringes of the experimental music scene for the past three years or so, I have time and again been utterly fascinated by the people involved in it; their passion for music and nothing else, their willingness

Black Elk ~ Sparks

Having resided on the fringes of the experimental music scene for the past three years or so, I have time and again been utterly fascinated by the people involved in it; their passion for music and nothing else, their willingness

Marta Mist ~ Industries

“These are the first steps of an evolution of an existing sound, Post-Stars of the Lid, perhaps?” On that note I ended my review of Marta Mist’s debut Distance/Skeletal/Union, a single which instantly found its way to my heart via

Marta Mist ~ Industries

“These are the first steps of an evolution of an existing sound, Post-Stars of the Lid, perhaps?” On that note I ended my review of Marta Mist’s debut Distance/Skeletal/Union, a single which instantly found its way to my heart via

Library Tapes ~ Sun Peeking Through

Most readers of A Closer Listen are probably already familiar with Library Tapes or David Wenngren, the man behind the moniker, due to his involvement in various compilations, collaborations and maintaining a pretty steady flow of new music since the

Library Tapes ~ Sun Peeking Through

Most readers of A Closer Listen are probably already familiar with Library Tapes or David Wenngren, the man behind the moniker, due to his involvement in various compilations, collaborations and maintaining a pretty steady flow of new music since the

Sigur Rós ~ Valtari

The release of Sigur Rós’sixth studio album was always going to be an event worth waiting for, but in case you’re not familiar with the reason why, here’s a quick recap of their career so far: They released Von, an

Sigur Rós ~ Valtari

The release of Sigur Rós’sixth studio album was always going to be an event worth waiting for, but in case you’re not familiar with the reason why, here’s a quick recap of their career so far: They released Von, an