Category Archives: Featured Articles

Where Will Music Head Next?

Brexit and Trump were each reactions to world events, and now the world is changing in response.  In this time of tumult, where will music head next?  In this article, we examine the trends and make a few prophecies. The

Where Will Music Head Next?

Brexit and Trump were each reactions to world events, and now the world is changing in response.  In this time of tumult, where will music head next?  In this article, we examine the trends and make a few prophecies. The

Music for Nurseries: 20 Albums for New Parents

The birth of a child may affect one’s musical taste, but it doesn’t have to change its quality.  For all the brand new parents out there, we offer this list of twenty albums that are perfect for infants and parents alike!

Music for Nurseries: 20 Albums for New Parents

The birth of a child may affect one’s musical taste, but it doesn’t have to change its quality.  For all the brand new parents out there, we offer this list of twenty albums that are perfect for infants and parents alike!

LCNL 079: Luminance Ratio’s Honey Dream

Luminance Ratio is an Italian psychedelic drone supergroup whose sound has consistently evolved over each new release. The four musicians come together to push each other to explore sounds and styles removed from their other endeavors.  Inspired by their most

LCNL 079: Luminance Ratio’s Honey Dream

Luminance Ratio is an Italian psychedelic drone supergroup whose sound has consistently evolved over each new release. The four musicians come together to push each other to explore sounds and styles removed from their other endeavors.  Inspired by their most

ACL 2016: Sound Propositions

2016, eh…? I say this every year, but I find it increasingly difficult to put these kinds of year-end retrospectives together.  The December rush often means a lot of records get left behind, some newer records get overvalued while those

ACL 2016: Sound Propositions

2016, eh…? I say this every year, but I find it increasingly difficult to put these kinds of year-end retrospectives together.  The December rush often means a lot of records get left behind, some newer records get overvalued while those

LCNL 078: Jilk’s Slumber Party mix

  Our first mix of 2017 comes from Jilk, a Bristol collective  whose music is shaped from collaged found-sounds, glitch cuts and clicks, and deep ambient soundscapes. A perfect eclectic mix to get lost on in these difficult winter months. 

LCNL 078: Jilk’s Slumber Party mix

  Our first mix of 2017 comes from Jilk, a Bristol collective  whose music is shaped from collaged found-sounds, glitch cuts and clicks, and deep ambient soundscapes. A perfect eclectic mix to get lost on in these difficult winter months. 

Winter Music Preview 2017: The Next 100

New year, new music ~ we’ve never had this many releases to share so early in the year, and we’re already psyched for 2017!  January begins a new season of hope: a fresh notebook, a blank slate, a field of snow

Winter Music Preview 2017: The Next 100

New year, new music ~ we’ve never had this many releases to share so early in the year, and we’re already psyched for 2017!  January begins a new season of hope: a fresh notebook, a blank slate, a field of snow

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.