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the new objective presents ‘KINDA BLUE’ [mix]

I put together a mix entitled EVERYONE IS BORED during my first weekend social distancing, and was soon after approached to create a Spotify playlist for Wolves & Vibrancy Records, a German label specializing in “dark and dreamy music,” including

the new objective presents ‘KINDA BLUE’ [mix]

I put together a mix entitled EVERYONE IS BORED during my first weekend social distancing, and was soon after approached to create a Spotify playlist for Wolves & Vibrancy Records, a German label specializing in “dark and dreamy music,” including

Earl Tucker presents ‘untitled’ [mix]

When ACL first started producing mixes, I knew that I didn’t just want to invite artists and labels. We’ve always imagined ACL as a part of a broader community. As such I’ve often invited mixes from amateurs, from listeners and

Earl Tucker presents ‘untitled’ [mix]

When ACL first started producing mixes, I knew that I didn’t just want to invite artists and labels. We’ve always imagined ACL as a part of a broader community. As such I’ve often invited mixes from amateurs, from listeners and

The Album I Go To When I Need Peace

We all need peace right now ~ something to soothe our nerves, calm our hearts, and slow our racing minds.  We asked our staff to turn in their picks for The Album I Go To When I Need Peace, and received

The Album I Go To When I Need Peace

We all need peace right now ~ something to soothe our nerves, calm our hearts, and slow our racing minds.  We asked our staff to turn in their picks for The Album I Go To When I Need Peace, and received

the new objective presents ‘EVERYONE IS BORED’ [mix]

I’m currently stuck in my apartment in Montreal, the course I’m teaching this semester transitioned online for the foreseeable future. Since so many of us will be socially isolated, I thought it would be appropriate to share more mixes than

the new objective presents ‘EVERYONE IS BORED’ [mix]

I’m currently stuck in my apartment in Montreal, the course I’m teaching this semester transitioned online for the foreseeable future. Since so many of us will be socially isolated, I thought it would be appropriate to share more mixes than

the new objective presents ‘Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار’ [mix]

It’s been a while since I put together a tape mix for ACL. Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار  draws mostly on some tapes I acquired in the second half of 2019, many of which

the new objective presents ‘Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار’ [mix]

It’s been a while since I put together a tape mix for ACL. Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار  draws mostly on some tapes I acquired in the second half of 2019, many of which

ANASIA presents ‘The Road Less Travelled’ [mix]

Leanna Primiani is a classically trained composer and conductor whose innovative orchestral and chamber works fuse concert traditions with electronic techniques. Performing under the moniker ANASIA, she expands her range even further by fusing orchestral, dark ambient, post-minimal and electronic

ANASIA presents ‘The Road Less Travelled’ [mix]

Leanna Primiani is a classically trained composer and conductor whose innovative orchestral and chamber works fuse concert traditions with electronic techniques. Performing under the moniker ANASIA, she expands her range even further by fusing orchestral, dark ambient, post-minimal and electronic

ACL 2019: Sound Propositions

We’re well into 2020 by now, but I’m still thinking about 2019. I always wait until the new year to reflect on the last, but this one is late even for me. And I haven’t even made any end of

ACL 2019: Sound Propositions

We’re well into 2020 by now, but I’m still thinking about 2019. I always wait until the new year to reflect on the last, but this one is late even for me. And I haven’t even made any end of

Philippe Requena presents ‘Venant le jour’ [mix]

When ACL first started producing mixes, I knew that I didn’t just want to invite artists and labels. We’ve always imagined ACL as a part of a broader community. As such I’ve often invited mixes from amateurs, from listeners and

Philippe Requena presents ‘Venant le jour’ [mix]

When ACL first started producing mixes, I knew that I didn’t just want to invite artists and labels. We’ve always imagined ACL as a part of a broader community. As such I’ve often invited mixes from amateurs, from listeners and