Category Archives: Modern Composition

Klara Lewis ~ Ingrid

The granular, watery artwork that adorns Klara Lewis’ latest release is just as irreducible and calculated as the music it accompanies. The single, twenty minute piece fragments a lone cello loop the way that outer threads on a quilt might

Klara Lewis ~ Ingrid

The granular, watery artwork that adorns Klara Lewis’ latest release is just as irreducible and calculated as the music it accompanies. The single, twenty minute piece fragments a lone cello loop the way that outer threads on a quilt might

Sea Island & Ferry ~ Telescope

We’re receiving a lot of releases in real time these days, offering an immediate view ~ a telescope ~ into the crisis as it continues to unfold around the world.  Sea Island & Ferry began writing their album as a response to the

Sea Island & Ferry ~ Telescope

We’re receiving a lot of releases in real time these days, offering an immediate view ~ a telescope ~ into the crisis as it continues to unfold around the world.  Sea Island & Ferry began writing their album as a response to the

Páll Ragnar Pálsson, Caput Ensemble, Tui Hirv ~ Atonement

Páll Ragnar Pálsson‘s new album is dark and mysterious, reflecting the ravages of war and the uncertainties of time.  Yet one can’t help but view it through the lens of love.  This is because the album would not exist without

Páll Ragnar Pálsson, Caput Ensemble, Tui Hirv ~ Atonement

Páll Ragnar Pálsson‘s new album is dark and mysterious, reflecting the ravages of war and the uncertainties of time.  Yet one can’t help but view it through the lens of love.  This is because the album would not exist without

Lost Tribe Sound ~ Fearful Void Series

Our Label of the Year in 2019 returns with a vengeance in 2020.  One would think that the title Fearful Void was a response to the current crisis, but it has actually been in the works for years.  The same label that

Lost Tribe Sound ~ Fearful Void Series

Our Label of the Year in 2019 returns with a vengeance in 2020.  One would think that the title Fearful Void was a response to the current crisis, but it has actually been in the works for years.  The same label that

Koki Nakano ~ Pre-Choreographed

This season we’ve witnessed a quiet explosion of choreographed piano videos, the most memorable from Koki Nakano.  The title of the pianist’s latest album hints at its origins, as the artist was inspired while watching a dance performance in France.  He

Koki Nakano ~ Pre-Choreographed

This season we’ve witnessed a quiet explosion of choreographed piano videos, the most memorable from Koki Nakano.  The title of the pianist’s latest album hints at its origins, as the artist was inspired while watching a dance performance in France.  He

Sophie Hutchings ~ Scattered On The Wind

Sometimes an album hits us exactly where we need it most, at the time when we need it most.  Scattered On The Wind is this album.  The comfort, brilliance and encouragement of these tracks provides a stairway to the mood

Sophie Hutchings ~ Scattered On The Wind

Sometimes an album hits us exactly where we need it most, at the time when we need it most.  Scattered On The Wind is this album.  The comfort, brilliance and encouragement of these tracks provides a stairway to the mood

Passepartout Duo ~ Vis-à-Vis

When listening to music, many of us seek to be be transported.  Passepartout Duo recently took this thought a step further, debuting their new album on a month-long train trip from Switzerland to China.  The very idea is a luxury right

Passepartout Duo ~ Vis-à-Vis

When listening to music, many of us seek to be be transported.  Passepartout Duo recently took this thought a step further, debuting their new album on a month-long train trip from Switzerland to China.  The very idea is a luxury right

*Press A* ~ Overland: Biomes, Iris and the Giant

Jocelyn Reyes ~ Overland: Biomes A tactics and management game about leading a group of survivors in a post-apocalyptic setting: the premise sounds perfect for a dramatic, tragically-infused soundtrack. And yet, that’s exactly what the excellent Overland: Biomes avoids, opting

*Press A* ~ Overland: Biomes, Iris and the Giant

Jocelyn Reyes ~ Overland: Biomes A tactics and management game about leading a group of survivors in a post-apocalyptic setting: the premise sounds perfect for a dramatic, tragically-infused soundtrack. And yet, that’s exactly what the excellent Overland: Biomes avoids, opting