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writer | traveler | sound organizer | contrarian | concerned citizen

Premiere: Robert Curgenven ~ The Boatman’s Shadow [video]

A Closer Listen is honored to premiere Robert Curgenven‘s “The Boatman’s Shadow.” This film by Alex Eve was originally produced in 2006 on the occasion of Curgenven’s performance of “Wisla Reorientations” for 24Hr Art  in Darwin, Australia. Quarantine spent on

Premiere: Robert Curgenven ~ The Boatman’s Shadow [video]

A Closer Listen is honored to premiere Robert Curgenven‘s “The Boatman’s Shadow.” This film by Alex Eve was originally produced in 2006 on the occasion of Curgenven’s performance of “Wisla Reorientations” for 24Hr Art  in Darwin, Australia. Quarantine spent on

Frizzell & Duque  ~ A Sorrow Unrequited

A Sorrow Unrequited is a short but gorgeous collaboration between Frizzell & Duque, comprised of five minimalist explorations of high-fidelity sound. Each piece begins with the statement of a simple melody, which repeats throughout as additional layers accumulate, slowly teasing

Frizzell & Duque  ~ A Sorrow Unrequited

A Sorrow Unrequited is a short but gorgeous collaboration between Frizzell & Duque, comprised of five minimalist explorations of high-fidelity sound. Each piece begins with the statement of a simple melody, which repeats throughout as additional layers accumulate, slowly teasing

Premiere: Ben Stidworthy + Stefan Christoff ~ Basil Jet

A Closer Listen and Lost Children are pleased to present Basil Jet, the debut collaboration between Ben Stidworthy and Stefan Christoff. Ben is a musician from Portland who plays music in many projects, best known as a member of Ought.

Premiere: Ben Stidworthy + Stefan Christoff ~ Basil Jet

A Closer Listen and Lost Children are pleased to present Basil Jet, the debut collaboration between Ben Stidworthy and Stefan Christoff. Ben is a musician from Portland who plays music in many projects, best known as a member of Ought.

Abby Lee Tee presents ‘young frogs & golden lakes’ [mix]

Abby Lee Tee (Fabian Holzinger, b. 1987) is an Austrian producer and DJ whom we once described as being more playful than an otter. His ever-evolving solo material has drawn on a wide range of influences from beat tapes to

Abby Lee Tee presents ‘young frogs & golden lakes’ [mix]

Abby Lee Tee (Fabian Holzinger, b. 1987) is an Austrian producer and DJ whom we once described as being more playful than an otter. His ever-evolving solo material has drawn on a wide range of influences from beat tapes to

Nonconnah ~ Songs For And About Ghosts

The third full-length from Memphis-area dronegazers Nonconnah, Songs For And About Ghosts sounds rather like the title suggests; the howls of haunted media, fluttery half-recorded-over melodies, an accumulation of memories, the layers of time, a cresting wave of drone, a

Nonconnah ~ Songs For And About Ghosts

The third full-length from Memphis-area dronegazers Nonconnah, Songs For And About Ghosts sounds rather like the title suggests; the howls of haunted media, fluttery half-recorded-over melodies, an accumulation of memories, the layers of time, a cresting wave of drone, a

SP* Episode 18: INTO THE UNCANNY VALLEY – with Roger Tellier-Craig [podcast]

This episode features a wide-ranging conversation with Montreal’s Roger Tellier-Craig, known for his work with Fly Pan Am, Godspeed, Le Révélateur and others. In 2019, Fly Pan Am released C’est ça, their first record in 15 years, but their 2020

SP* Episode 18: INTO THE UNCANNY VALLEY – with Roger Tellier-Craig [podcast]

This episode features a wide-ranging conversation with Montreal’s Roger Tellier-Craig, known for his work with Fly Pan Am, Godspeed, Le Révélateur and others. In 2019, Fly Pan Am released C’est ça, their first record in 15 years, but their 2020

SP* Episode 17: BEFORE THE INTERNET – with Geng PTP [podcast]

It’s been a tough year for New York. This episode we check in with Geng, the man behind one of our favorite labels, Purple Tape Pedigree, and see how these fine “purveyors of weaponized media and information” are handling the

SP* Episode 17: BEFORE THE INTERNET – with Geng PTP [podcast]

It’s been a tough year for New York. This episode we check in with Geng, the man behind one of our favorite labels, Purple Tape Pedigree, and see how these fine “purveyors of weaponized media and information” are handling the

Phillipe Requena presents ‘Paysages, encore’ [mix]

We have another special guest mix from Philippe Requena. We have previous featured two mixes from him, Venant le jour and Water Be My Road Now. As on those mixes, Requena moves in a post-genre sonic world, drawing unexpected connections

Phillipe Requena presents ‘Paysages, encore’ [mix]

We have another special guest mix from Philippe Requena. We have previous featured two mixes from him, Venant le jour and Water Be My Road Now. As on those mixes, Requena moves in a post-genre sonic world, drawing unexpected connections