Category Archives: Electronic

Dohnavùr ~ The Flow Across Borders: The Remixes

There has been a recent tendency on A Closer Listen when we have reviewed the remix album of a record that we’ve missed on the initial release. So as we have previously looked at Eartheater’s Phoenix: La Petite Mort Edition

Dohnavùr ~ The Flow Across Borders: The Remixes

There has been a recent tendency on A Closer Listen when we have reviewed the remix album of a record that we’ve missed on the initial release. So as we have previously looked at Eartheater’s Phoenix: La Petite Mort Edition

Blutch ~ Terre Promise

Terre Promise (Promised Land) is an uplifting album, dedicated to Blutch‘s native Brittany.  The title’s dual implication is that there is such a place, and that we might strive to arrive there, whether on earth or in heaven.  The choral vocals of

Blutch ~ Terre Promise

Terre Promise (Promised Land) is an uplifting album, dedicated to Blutch‘s native Brittany.  The title’s dual implication is that there is such a place, and that we might strive to arrive there, whether on earth or in heaven.  The choral vocals of

aircode ~ Grounded

Few people visiting our website today thought, “I hope they review an album about moss!”  And yet, here one is, proving once again that sometimes we don’t know what we like until we hear it.  This is the debut album

aircode ~ Grounded

Few people visiting our website today thought, “I hope they review an album about moss!”  And yet, here one is, proving once again that sometimes we don’t know what we like until we hear it.  This is the debut album

Racine ~ Amitiés

These days, nearly every album is a COVID album, but few have recognized the most basic of positive forces: amitiés (friendships).  Racine‘s album is an expression of distress caused by quarantine and isolation, but it is also a hand reaching for

Racine ~ Amitiés

These days, nearly every album is a COVID album, but few have recognized the most basic of positive forces: amitiés (friendships).  Racine‘s album is an expression of distress caused by quarantine and isolation, but it is also a hand reaching for

Joyul ~ Earwitness

The term earwitness was coined by Murray Schaffer to signify “one who testifies or can testify to what he or she has heard.”  Seoul’s Joyul uses her debut album to do the same.  While the album has lyrics, one would be hard-pressed to

Joyul ~ Earwitness

The term earwitness was coined by Murray Schaffer to signify “one who testifies or can testify to what he or she has heard.”  Seoul’s Joyul uses her debut album to do the same.  While the album has lyrics, one would be hard-pressed to

2022 Winter Music Preview ~ Electronic

Can you remember the last time you went clubbing? For many of us, it’s a distant memory.  But the beats keep coming, the 12″s keep spinning, and new dance moves are always being invented.  Thankfully DJs and electronic-minded artists have

2022 Winter Music Preview ~ Electronic

Can you remember the last time you went clubbing? For many of us, it’s a distant memory.  But the beats keep coming, the 12″s keep spinning, and new dance moves are always being invented.  Thankfully DJs and electronic-minded artists have

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Electronic

Due to lockdowns and quarantines, most of us have not gone clubbing for years.  Thankfully, electronic artists have kept making music during the pandemic ~ although not all of it for dancing.  They can imagine an alternate universe in which our

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Electronic

Due to lockdowns and quarantines, most of us have not gone clubbing for years.  Thankfully, electronic artists have kept making music during the pandemic ~ although not all of it for dancing.  They can imagine an alternate universe in which our

Meitei ~ Kofū II / 古風 II

Kofū II / 古風 II comes as a nice surprise, as it follows a revered trilogy while operating as a sequel.  After last year’s Kofū, Meitei‘s realized that he had over 60 extra tracks and a lot more to say.  (Note to

Meitei ~ Kofū II / 古風 II

Kofū II / 古風 II comes as a nice surprise, as it follows a revered trilogy while operating as a sequel.  After last year’s Kofū, Meitei‘s realized that he had over 60 extra tracks and a lot more to say.  (Note to