Category Archives: Featured Articles

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

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

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

The Nature of Sound: An Interview With Manongo Mujica & Terje Evensen

Manongo Mujica and Terje Evensen have been occasionally in contact for a few years now, joining forces till now in order to make the breath-taking soundscapes of Paracas Ritual, which was published by Peruvian avant-garde label buh records earlier this

The Nature of Sound: An Interview With Manongo Mujica & Terje Evensen

Manongo Mujica and Terje Evensen have been occasionally in contact for a few years now, joining forces till now in order to make the breath-taking soundscapes of Paracas Ritual, which was published by Peruvian avant-garde label buh records earlier this

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

ACL 2020: Sound Propositions

Hindsight is 2020. This will be the great irony of the 21st century. Yet it seems like the revisionism is already setting in. There’s no normal to go back to, and we can’t pretend to go on just as we

ACL 2020: Sound Propositions

Hindsight is 2020. This will be the great irony of the 21st century. Yet it seems like the revisionism is already setting in. There’s no normal to go back to, and we can’t pretend to go on just as we