Category Archives: Featured Articles

*Press A* ~ The Music of the Sonic and Mario Rivalry (pt. 1)

Videogame soundtracks continue to rise in quality and prominence, with many now available digitally or physically to appreciate as stand-alone works. *Press A* is an article series on A Closer Listen celebrating the finest the medium has to offer, past

*Press A* ~ The Music of the Sonic and Mario Rivalry (pt. 1)

Videogame soundtracks continue to rise in quality and prominence, with many now available digitally or physically to appreciate as stand-alone works. *Press A* is an article series on A Closer Listen celebrating the finest the medium has to offer, past

LCNL 095: SUBDUXTION presents Darkness is Your Ally

Christopher Gilmore (aka subduxtion, FluiD), is a Kansas City, Missouri (US) based electronic musician, DJ, composer, technologist and sound artist. The latest edition to the Alrealon Musique family, Gilmore released the ‘Ambulate’ b/w ‘Dry’ EP in February of this year, with

LCNL 095: SUBDUXTION presents Darkness is Your Ally

Christopher Gilmore (aka subduxtion, FluiD), is a Kansas City, Missouri (US) based electronic musician, DJ, composer, technologist and sound artist. The latest edition to the Alrealon Musique family, Gilmore released the ‘Ambulate’ b/w ‘Dry’ EP in February of this year, with

Ten Tracks That Sound Like Summer

When does summer start?  On the Irish calendar, the season began on May 1; Australians must wait until December 1.  For Americans, the unofficial launch is Memorial Day; for meteorologists, June 1.  The official Northern Hemisphere date is June 20.

Ten Tracks That Sound Like Summer

When does summer start?  On the Irish calendar, the season began on May 1; Australians must wait until December 1.  For Americans, the unofficial launch is Memorial Day; for meteorologists, June 1.  The official Northern Hemisphere date is June 20.

LCNL 094: Moon Ra presents ‘Back to School: Cherubini Session CHIMERA’

Rosa Maria Sarri goes by many names: Marie Rose, Marie e le Rose, MonoLogue. Here she dons her Moon Ra persona to gift us a unique sonic postcard of healing and transition. A snapshot of music she’s been listening to

LCNL 094: Moon Ra presents ‘Back to School: Cherubini Session CHIMERA’

Rosa Maria Sarri goes by many names: Marie Rose, Marie e le Rose, MonoLogue. Here she dons her Moon Ra persona to gift us a unique sonic postcard of healing and transition. A snapshot of music she’s been listening to

LCNL 093: The Static Hand presents Set Your Maps To Zero

 Set Your Maps To Zero comes to us from Gary Charles, an Oxford based sound artist & musician. Under the moniker The Static Hand, Charles produces sparse, ambient electronic music, as exemplified on his latest new album, Lemsip Days. He

LCNL 093: The Static Hand presents Set Your Maps To Zero

 Set Your Maps To Zero comes to us from Gary Charles, an Oxford based sound artist & musician. Under the moniker The Static Hand, Charles produces sparse, ambient electronic music, as exemplified on his latest new album, Lemsip Days. He

*Press A* ~ The Music of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Videogame soundtracks continue to rise in quality and prominence, with many now available digitally or physically to appreciate as stand-alone works. *Press A* is an article series on A Closer Listen celebrating the finest the medium has to offer, past

*Press A* ~ The Music of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Videogame soundtracks continue to rise in quality and prominence, with many now available digitally or physically to appreciate as stand-alone works. *Press A* is an article series on A Closer Listen celebrating the finest the medium has to offer, past

LCNL 092: DBGO presents ‘Las Nubes proyectaban sobre los llanos’

Regular readers probably know that I am a big fan of Italian music. Last year I was listening to some record or another on youtube while working when autoplay took me to something I wasn’t familiar with. The youtube playlist

LCNL 092: DBGO presents ‘Las Nubes proyectaban sobre los llanos’

Regular readers probably know that I am a big fan of Italian music. Last year I was listening to some record or another on youtube while working when autoplay took me to something I wasn’t familiar with. The youtube playlist