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LCNL 083: Jim Perkins presents Elements

  Elements is a mix by Jim Perkins, a musician and founder of Bigo & Twigetti, a London based record label mixing classical music, electronica, sound design and a more.  Focusing on different elements of recording and composition,  Jim weaves

LCNL 083: Jim Perkins presents Elements

  Elements is a mix by Jim Perkins, a musician and founder of Bigo & Twigetti, a London based record label mixing classical music, electronica, sound design and a more.  Focusing on different elements of recording and composition,  Jim weaves

Valgeir Sigurðsson ~ Interview

Leading up to this Friday’s release of Dissonance, we check in with Valgeir Sigurðsson to unlock the secrets of the new album. The composer speaks about the genesis of his music as well as current conditions in Iceland and the mood of the world.

Valgeir Sigurðsson ~ Interview

Leading up to this Friday’s release of Dissonance, we check in with Valgeir Sigurðsson to unlock the secrets of the new album. The composer speaks about the genesis of his music as well as current conditions in Iceland and the mood of the world.

LCNL 082: Change Happens (a mix by YlangYlang)

Readers might remember that I lived in Montreal until the autumn of 2014. Lately, especially since the election, I’ve been really missing everything that is so special about that city, conveniently forgetting all my past frustrations. Which might account for

LCNL 082: Change Happens (a mix by YlangYlang)

Readers might remember that I lived in Montreal until the autumn of 2014. Lately, especially since the election, I’ve been really missing everything that is so special about that city, conveniently forgetting all my past frustrations. Which might account for

50 Albums in 8 Days!

Yes, that’s a lot of music.  We hope that you’ve checked out our Spring Music Preview to get the skinny on the first 200 albums of spring.  But if you’d prefer only the music, we recommend heading to our News

50 Albums in 8 Days!

Yes, that’s a lot of music.  We hope that you’ve checked out our Spring Music Preview to get the skinny on the first 200 albums of spring.  But if you’d prefer only the music, we recommend heading to our News

Spring Music Preview: The Next 200

This is the biggest music preview in the history of our site, and we challenge you to locate a more extensive preview anywhere!  An unprecedented number of new releases will be vying for our attention this spring ~ the snow is melting,

Spring Music Preview: The Next 200

This is the biggest music preview in the history of our site, and we challenge you to locate a more extensive preview anywhere!  An unprecedented number of new releases will be vying for our attention this spring ~ the snow is melting,

LCNL 081: “Location Materials” compiled by Karl Fousek

  Montreal modular synthesist Karl Fousek takes us on a tour through his personal cassette collection. No stranger to tapes himself, since 2014 Karl has released three tapes on Phinery and assorted tapes on other labels.  Last summer his trio

LCNL 081: “Location Materials” compiled by Karl Fousek

  Montreal modular synthesist Karl Fousek takes us on a tour through his personal cassette collection. No stranger to tapes himself, since 2014 Karl has released three tapes on Phinery and assorted tapes on other labels.  Last summer his trio

LCNL 080: Dorian Williamson’s Northern Solace

Suddenly 80 mixes seems like quite a lot.  I’m really pleased to hit another significant milestone, after 5 years of ACL and this mix series, I love that I can still be surprised with each new installment.  This mix comes

LCNL 080: Dorian Williamson’s Northern Solace

Suddenly 80 mixes seems like quite a lot.  I’m really pleased to hit another significant milestone, after 5 years of ACL and this mix series, I love that I can still be surprised with each new installment.  This mix comes