Category Archives: Electronic

Various Artists ~ Solstice/Peaks

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, known as the first day of summer and (oddly) midsummer.  We’ve come to know the Archives and Faint labels for their winter music, but their two new compilations stretch

Various Artists ~ Solstice/Peaks

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, known as the first day of summer and (oddly) midsummer.  We’ve come to know the Archives and Faint labels for their winter music, but their two new compilations stretch

Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois ~ Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois

You’d be forgiven for looking at the two artists responsible for this album and thinking ‘W…wait… What??’ Because if you are familiar with the individual output of Daniel Lanois and Aaron Funk a.k.a. Venetian Snares (and I guess as a

Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois ~ Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois

You’d be forgiven for looking at the two artists responsible for this album and thinking ‘W…wait… What??’ Because if you are familiar with the individual output of Daniel Lanois and Aaron Funk a.k.a. Venetian Snares (and I guess as a

Lapsihymy ~ Collections 02

We’ve been championing the career of Finnish artist Lapsihymy since he was a teen, and with Collections 02 he’s continued to perfect his sound.  His mastering continues to be crisp and loud, his tunes enveloping, swirling like Amazonian butterflies.  He deserves to be as

Lapsihymy ~ Collections 02

We’ve been championing the career of Finnish artist Lapsihymy since he was a teen, and with Collections 02 he’s continued to perfect his sound.  His mastering continues to be crisp and loud, his tunes enveloping, swirling like Amazonian butterflies.  He deserves to be as

Siete Catorce ~ Agnosia

Siete Catorce is a Mexican producer closely associated to the ‘ruidosón’ movement, a musical reaction to a country torn apart by war, all the once joyful dances bathed in neon lights of border cities now a ghostly presence amidst bullet-riddled

Siete Catorce ~ Agnosia

Siete Catorce is a Mexican producer closely associated to the ‘ruidosón’ movement, a musical reaction to a country torn apart by war, all the once joyful dances bathed in neon lights of border cities now a ghostly presence amidst bullet-riddled

*Press A* ~ The Music of the Sonic and Mario Rivalry (pt. 2)

Videogame soundtracks continue to rise in quality and prominence, with many now available digitally or physically to appreciate as stand-alone works. *Press A* is an article series on A Closer Listen celebrating the finest the medium has to offer, past

*Press A* ~ The Music of the Sonic and Mario Rivalry (pt. 2)

Videogame soundtracks continue to rise in quality and prominence, with many now available digitally or physically to appreciate as stand-alone works. *Press A* is an article series on A Closer Listen celebrating the finest the medium has to offer, past

*Press A* ~ The Music of the Sonic and Mario Rivalry (pt. 1)

Videogame soundtracks continue to rise in quality and prominence, with many now available digitally or physically to appreciate as stand-alone works. *Press A* is an article series on A Closer Listen celebrating the finest the medium has to offer, past

*Press A* ~ The Music of the Sonic and Mario Rivalry (pt. 1)

Videogame soundtracks continue to rise in quality and prominence, with many now available digitally or physically to appreciate as stand-alone works. *Press A* is an article series on A Closer Listen celebrating the finest the medium has to offer, past

Rival Consoles ~ Persona

Life must be pretty sweet for Erased Tapes about now. Not only have they recently put the final cherry on the top of the tenth anniversary celebrations (read about that here), they have also followed up a very strong 2017

Rival Consoles ~ Persona

Life must be pretty sweet for Erased Tapes about now. Not only have they recently put the final cherry on the top of the tenth anniversary celebrations (read about that here), they have also followed up a very strong 2017