Category Archives: Modern Composition

Oliver Patrice Weder ~ OPW

Inspired by a trip from Rio de Janeiro to Valencia through countless other cities, OPW sounds itself like a journey rich in culture, varied of scene and laden with appreciation. It is emotional and thoughtful, yet colourful and celebratory. The

Oliver Patrice Weder ~ OPW

Inspired by a trip from Rio de Janeiro to Valencia through countless other cities, OPW sounds itself like a journey rich in culture, varied of scene and laden with appreciation. It is emotional and thoughtful, yet colourful and celebratory. The

Maria W Horn ~ Epistasis

Where last year’s Kontrapoetik was furious and direct, Epistasis is passionate and exploratory, structured like an ouroboros that in completing its form comes to both an end and a beginning. One depends on the other, the circularity of this mythical

Maria W Horn ~ Epistasis

Where last year’s Kontrapoetik was furious and direct, Epistasis is passionate and exploratory, structured like an ouroboros that in completing its form comes to both an end and a beginning. One depends on the other, the circularity of this mythical

Mario Diaz de Leon ~ Cycle and Reveal

There’s a mythical register to Mario Diaz de Leon’s Cycle and Reveal that is hard to explain, but that seems to come from a certain classicism in the overall development of the music. I’m not referring to the inventions of

Mario Diaz de Leon ~ Cycle and Reveal

There’s a mythical register to Mario Diaz de Leon’s Cycle and Reveal that is hard to explain, but that seems to come from a certain classicism in the overall development of the music. I’m not referring to the inventions of

Per Störby Jutbring ~ The Thief Bunny Society

The Thief Bunny Society is a very solid album, although not as quirky as its cover and lead video suggest.  In the artist’s video we see the handwriting of a child, followed by the first of many bunnies ~ then a

Per Störby Jutbring ~ The Thief Bunny Society

The Thief Bunny Society is a very solid album, although not as quirky as its cover and lead video suggest.  In the artist’s video we see the handwriting of a child, followed by the first of many bunnies ~ then a

*Press A* ~ The Long Return

The Long Return is about a lost cub that is retracing the last journey with his mother, which is to say that it’s a game about memory and longing. It would be easy to make dark, trying music to fit

*Press A* ~ The Long Return

The Long Return is about a lost cub that is retracing the last journey with his mother, which is to say that it’s a game about memory and longing. It would be easy to make dark, trying music to fit

Christopher Tignor ~ A Light Below

Wow.  We’ve been enjoying the music of Christopher Tignor for 15 years, beginning with that first Slow Six album, on through Wires of Tension and finally to his solo work.  We’re not surprised that A Light Below is great; we’re surprised that it’s his best

Christopher Tignor ~ A Light Below

Wow.  We’ve been enjoying the music of Christopher Tignor for 15 years, beginning with that first Slow Six album, on through Wires of Tension and finally to his solo work.  We’re not surprised that A Light Below is great; we’re surprised that it’s his best

Luke Howard ~ The Sand That Ate the Sea

‘All deserts have stories. All open lands and empty seas have songs that they alone sing late into the night.’ It’s not even three minutes, but watching “Salt Flats” makes my skin crawl like nothing else has managed to this

Luke Howard ~ The Sand That Ate the Sea

‘All deserts have stories. All open lands and empty seas have songs that they alone sing late into the night.’ It’s not even three minutes, but watching “Salt Flats” makes my skin crawl like nothing else has managed to this