Category Archives: Electronic

700 BLISS ~ Nothing To Declare

“I don’t like 700 BLISS… they’re always talking about the end of the world… it’s so dark… is this even music?” (700 BLISS, “Easyjet”) “Is this even music?” is probably a comment you have heard in the past, whether it

700 BLISS ~ Nothing To Declare

“I don’t like 700 BLISS… they’re always talking about the end of the world… it’s so dark… is this even music?” (700 BLISS, “Easyjet”) “Is this even music?” is probably a comment you have heard in the past, whether it

Evitceles ~ Accession

Over the years, Bulgarian producer Etien Slavchev, aka Evitceles, has perfected his brand of self described underwater electronica at a steady pace releasing on Opal Tapes, Sound+Matter, Yerevan Tapes, and Seagrave, amongst others, whilst also continuing to self-release fully fledged

Evitceles ~ Accession

Over the years, Bulgarian producer Etien Slavchev, aka Evitceles, has perfected his brand of self described underwater electronica at a steady pace releasing on Opal Tapes, Sound+Matter, Yerevan Tapes, and Seagrave, amongst others, whilst also continuing to self-release fully fledged

Drum & Lace ~ Natura

After a run of acclaimed singles, EPs and film and TV scores (“Dickinson,” “Good Girls,” “I Know What You Did Last Summer”), Drum & Lace (Sofia Hultquist) is finally releasing her debut album.  Natura is confident and catchy, the artist’s vast experience

Drum & Lace ~ Natura

After a run of acclaimed singles, EPs and film and TV scores (“Dickinson,” “Good Girls,” “I Know What You Did Last Summer”), Drum & Lace (Sofia Hultquist) is finally releasing her debut album.  Natura is confident and catchy, the artist’s vast experience

Whatever the Weather ~ S/T

At A Closer Listen, we’re bittersweet whenever a favorite instrumental artist shifts to the world of lyrics; but we rejoice when a lyrical artist shifts into the instrumental world.  This is the case with Loraine James, who captured the hearts of forward-thinking

Whatever the Weather ~ S/T

At A Closer Listen, we’re bittersweet whenever a favorite instrumental artist shifts to the world of lyrics; but we rejoice when a lyrical artist shifts into the instrumental world.  This is the case with Loraine James, who captured the hearts of forward-thinking

Jilk ~ Haunted Bedrooms

The Jilk collective has always resonated with our reviewers, so it’s no surprise that we are already enamored with Haunted Bedrooms, their second release for Castles in Space. This is a slightly more subdued set than we’re used to hearing from the collective,

Jilk ~ Haunted Bedrooms

The Jilk collective has always resonated with our reviewers, so it’s no surprise that we are already enamored with Haunted Bedrooms, their second release for Castles in Space. This is a slightly more subdued set than we’re used to hearing from the collective,

Kotra ~ Radness Methods

Radness Methods is the right album at the right time, although the confluence was unintentional.  Kotra, a Ukrainian artist living in Berlin, recorded the album in 2021, and now it is being released in the middle of an invasion.  Dmytro Fedorenko

Kotra ~ Radness Methods

Radness Methods is the right album at the right time, although the confluence was unintentional.  Kotra, a Ukrainian artist living in Berlin, recorded the album in 2021, and now it is being released in the middle of an invasion.  Dmytro Fedorenko

Field Works ~ Stations

What does the earth sound like?  Stuart Hyatt puts an ear to the ground before entering the Anchorage Museum, engaging with the earth’s geophony.  His curiosity sparks a follow-up question:  if the earth could shout, could it also whisper?   He

Field Works ~ Stations

What does the earth sound like?  Stuart Hyatt puts an ear to the ground before entering the Anchorage Museum, engaging with the earth’s geophony.  His curiosity sparks a follow-up question:  if the earth could shout, could it also whisper?   He

Max Cooper ~ Unspoken Words

Audio-visual artist Max Cooper has released an incredible array of albums over the past decade, featuring indelible singles, creative remixes and striking videos, many of which have appeared on ACL‘s year-end lists.  Never content with fixed forms, Cooper transforms his compositions into multi-media

Max Cooper ~ Unspoken Words

Audio-visual artist Max Cooper has released an incredible array of albums over the past decade, featuring indelible singles, creative remixes and striking videos, many of which have appeared on ACL‘s year-end lists.  Never content with fixed forms, Cooper transforms his compositions into multi-media