Category Archives: Modern Composition

Erik K Skodvin & Rauelsson ~ A Score for Darling

Something amazing has been happening in the field of film scoring.  Over the last few years, we’ve watched an increase in the number of scores that work just as well as independent albums.  A Score for Darling is the latest of

Erik K Skodvin & Rauelsson ~ A Score for Darling

Something amazing has been happening in the field of film scoring.  Over the last few years, we’ve watched an increase in the number of scores that work just as well as independent albums.  A Score for Darling is the latest of

2018 Spring Music Preview ~ Modern Composition

Spring includes both Piano Day (March 29) and Record Store Day (April 21), and labels are gearing up for each.  The season’s biggest release is set to devour everything in its wake, but there’s plenty more to enjoy after that.

2018 Spring Music Preview ~ Modern Composition

Spring includes both Piano Day (March 29) and Record Store Day (April 21), and labels are gearing up for each.  The season’s biggest release is set to devour everything in its wake, but there’s plenty more to enjoy after that.

Sea Island & Ferry ~ Crossings

We love discovering new artists as they debut.  Hong Kong’s Sea Island & Ferry caught our attention with an evocative name and unusual setup of piano, cello, xiao (Chinese bamboo flute) and saxophone.  The quartet is billed as a “neochamber ensemble”, and

Sea Island & Ferry ~ Crossings

We love discovering new artists as they debut.  Hong Kong’s Sea Island & Ferry caught our attention with an evocative name and unusual setup of piano, cello, xiao (Chinese bamboo flute) and saxophone.  The quartet is billed as a “neochamber ensemble”, and

Philipp Rumsch Ensemble ~ Reflections

Far from the pensive or maudlin connotations usually associated with reflecting in a musical context, Philipp Rumsch likely titled his debut LP after the idea of collisions – not of light, but sound. Extensively trained and with youthful exuberance, the

Philipp Rumsch Ensemble ~ Reflections

Far from the pensive or maudlin connotations usually associated with reflecting in a musical context, Philipp Rumsch likely titled his debut LP after the idea of collisions – not of light, but sound. Extensively trained and with youthful exuberance, the

For Varying Degrees of Winter

The title is taken from Lawrence English’s classic winter album, released in 2007.  The music comes from across the globe: ten artists, ten countries, ten new releases, each attempting to put their stamp on the season before it melts away.

For Varying Degrees of Winter

The title is taken from Lawrence English’s classic winter album, released in 2007.  The music comes from across the globe: ten artists, ten countries, ten new releases, each attempting to put their stamp on the season before it melts away.

Klangriket & Sjors Mans ~ The Amsterdam Sessions

As a website with writers in a minimum of three countries at any one time (it’s a bit like the designated survivor policy, we’re not allowed in the same place together), we’re great believers in international co-operation. The latest example

Klangriket & Sjors Mans ~ The Amsterdam Sessions

As a website with writers in a minimum of three countries at any one time (it’s a bit like the designated survivor policy, we’re not allowed in the same place together), we’re great believers in international co-operation. The latest example

Spindle Ensemble ~ BEA

  Once in a while, a band appears fully formed, as if they had grown to adulthood in the womb.  This is the case with Bristol’s Spindle Ensemble, which is part of the larger Bloom Collective.  The album is named after

Spindle Ensemble ~ BEA

  Once in a while, a band appears fully formed, as if they had grown to adulthood in the womb.  This is the case with Bristol’s Spindle Ensemble, which is part of the larger Bloom Collective.  The album is named after