Category Archives: Featured Articles

Fortresses presents Near Inspirations [mix]

Fortresses is Sam Ashton, a London-based ambient artist who brought us last year’s Eve Inspirations, a delicate mix blending some of the influences that went into Eve, his debut EP for Yann Novak’s Dragon’s Eye Recordings. Fortresses returns to Dragon’s Eye

Fortresses presents Near Inspirations [mix]

Fortresses is Sam Ashton, a London-based ambient artist who brought us last year’s Eve Inspirations, a delicate mix blending some of the influences that went into Eve, his debut EP for Yann Novak’s Dragon’s Eye Recordings. Fortresses returns to Dragon’s Eye

Ukrainian Field Notes XVII

Episode XVII takes us to Kyiv, Eastern Ukraine, Kremenchuk, Uzhoorod, 200 KM south of Kyiv, and Kharkiv, via Israel, Poland and Slovakia for a healthy dose of field recordings, drone, electronic, experimental, and industrial music with a touch of darkwave

Ukrainian Field Notes XVII

Episode XVII takes us to Kyiv, Eastern Ukraine, Kremenchuk, Uzhoorod, 200 KM south of Kyiv, and Kharkiv, via Israel, Poland and Slovakia for a healthy dose of field recordings, drone, electronic, experimental, and industrial music with a touch of darkwave

SP* Episode 27: ATTUNEMENT – with Jessica Moss [podcast]

Jessica Moss has just released Galaxy Heart, a surprising collection of ten songs that form a companion to last year’s Phosphenes. The Montréal-based composer, violinist, and vocalist recorded the material for both records (and more) during the peak of early

SP* Episode 27: ATTUNEMENT – with Jessica Moss [podcast]

Jessica Moss has just released Galaxy Heart, a surprising collection of ten songs that form a companion to last year’s Phosphenes. The Montréal-based composer, violinist, and vocalist recorded the material for both records (and more) during the peak of early

Michael Price presents ‘Sundays & Raindays’ [mix]

Some listeners may remember Entanglement, Michael Price‘s 2015 debut album on Erased Tapes Records. Price has been busy since then writing music for piano, orchestra, and soundtrack, much of which is sure to fall in the sweet spot for readers

Michael Price presents ‘Sundays & Raindays’ [mix]

Some listeners may remember Entanglement, Michael Price‘s 2015 debut album on Erased Tapes Records. Price has been busy since then writing music for piano, orchestra, and soundtrack, much of which is sure to fall in the sweet spot for readers

SP* Episode 26: LANE DISCIPLINE – with kranky [podcast]

Kranky co-founder Bruce Adams sits down to discuss his new book, You’re With Stupid: kranky, Chicago, and the Reinvention of Indie Music. (UTPress) Adams explains the unique conditions that put Chicago at the heart of the ‘90s indie rock scene,

SP* Episode 26: LANE DISCIPLINE – with kranky [podcast]

Kranky co-founder Bruce Adams sits down to discuss his new book, You’re With Stupid: kranky, Chicago, and the Reinvention of Indie Music. (UTPress) Adams explains the unique conditions that put Chicago at the heart of the ‘90s indie rock scene,

Ukrainian Field Notes XVI

Episode XVI sees us traveling to Kremenchuk, Odesa, Kiyv and Uzhhorod via Paris, and Hamburg. Along the way, we chat to Revshark about musical projects thwarted, we talk to Ereh Saw, the man with a “thousand specialties and not a

Ukrainian Field Notes XVI

Episode XVI sees us traveling to Kremenchuk, Odesa, Kiyv and Uzhhorod via Paris, and Hamburg. Along the way, we chat to Revshark about musical projects thwarted, we talk to Ereh Saw, the man with a “thousand specialties and not a

Best Art Books on Music

While a picture may be worth a thousand words, it may also be worth a thousand notes ~ or in the case of our cover photo, thousands of albums containing millions of notes.  The books below take us deep into

Best Art Books on Music

While a picture may be worth a thousand words, it may also be worth a thousand notes ~ or in the case of our cover photo, thousands of albums containing millions of notes.  The books below take us deep into

Best Children’s Books on Music

Children’s Books One of the joys of childhood is being read to sleep by a loved one: a parent, a grandparent, an older sibling.  But books aren’t just for sleep, and children’s books aren’t just for children.  In this article,

Best Children’s Books on Music

Children’s Books One of the joys of childhood is being read to sleep by a loved one: a parent, a grandparent, an older sibling.  But books aren’t just for sleep, and children’s books aren’t just for children.  In this article,