Category Archives: Modern Composition

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William Ryan Fritch ~ Birkitshi – Eagle Hunters in a New World

Birkitshi – Eagle Hunters in a New World is not only a great new film score from William Ryan Fritch, but the first installment of a brand new subscription series from Lost Tribe Sound.  The film bemoans the decline of a

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William Ryan Fritch ~ Birkitshi – Eagle Hunters in a New World

Birkitshi – Eagle Hunters in a New World is not only a great new film score from William Ryan Fritch, but the first installment of a brand new subscription series from Lost Tribe Sound.  The film bemoans the decline of a

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Thomas William Hill ~ Asylum for Eve

Once in a while, we come across an artist so good that we are flabbergasted not to have heard of them before.  On even rarer occasions, we realize that we have.  Multi-instrumentalist Thomas William Hill is the founder (and at one time,

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Thomas William Hill ~ Asylum for Eve

Once in a while, we come across an artist so good that we are flabbergasted not to have heard of them before.  On even rarer occasions, we realize that we have.  Multi-instrumentalist Thomas William Hill is the founder (and at one time,

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Max Richter ~ Three Worlds: Music from Woolf Works

The last time Max Richter was featured at A Closer Listen, he was awarded the Album of the Year.  This produced enormous expectations for the follow-up, yet to no one’s surprise he’s come through again.  Of course, once one has recorded an 8

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Max Richter ~ Three Worlds: Music from Woolf Works

The last time Max Richter was featured at A Closer Listen, he was awarded the Album of the Year.  This produced enormous expectations for the follow-up, yet to no one’s surprise he’s come through again.  Of course, once one has recorded an 8

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Alex Kozobolis ~ Weightless

With Weightless, Alex Kozobolis has managed to do something we thought impossible: to combine original tracks and remixes in such a way as to offer a complete album that never betrays its origins.  For this we can credit the four remixers, who provide

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Alex Kozobolis ~ Weightless

With Weightless, Alex Kozobolis has managed to do something we thought impossible: to combine original tracks and remixes in such a way as to offer a complete album that never betrays its origins.  For this we can credit the four remixers, who provide

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A Winged Victory for the Sullen ~ Iris

A Winged Victory for the Sullen’s third studio album, Iris, wilts in the winter and blossoms once again in the ripening of spring. With surprising additions and slightly harsher elements, Iris is a sub-zero score, and while it may be cold outside, the

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A Winged Victory for the Sullen ~ Iris

A Winged Victory for the Sullen’s third studio album, Iris, wilts in the winter and blossoms once again in the ripening of spring. With surprising additions and slightly harsher elements, Iris is a sub-zero score, and while it may be cold outside, the

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Jonas Colstrup ~ Between sound and silence (Video Premiere and Review)

Slow down, says Jonas Colstrup without words in this world premiere video, perfect for the changing of the seasons and years.  It’s one of two lead tracks from the upcoming Between sound and silence, which Colstrup describes as “a soundtrack for contemplation and the

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Jonas Colstrup ~ Between sound and silence (Video Premiere and Review)

Slow down, says Jonas Colstrup without words in this world premiere video, perfect for the changing of the seasons and years.  It’s one of two lead tracks from the upcoming Between sound and silence, which Colstrup describes as “a soundtrack for contemplation and the

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Various Artists ~ Anticipation of an Uncertain Future

How wonderful to wake up in a new year with new music!  Preserved Sound has just posted a brand-new compilation with a fitting title, Anticipation of an Uncertain Future.  The sounds are soothing, peaceful and above all, hopeful ~ a perfect

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Various Artists ~ Anticipation of an Uncertain Future

How wonderful to wake up in a new year with new music!  Preserved Sound has just posted a brand-new compilation with a fitting title, Anticipation of an Uncertain Future.  The sounds are soothing, peaceful and above all, hopeful ~ a perfect