Category Archives: Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

Glenn Jones ~ Vade Mecum

Vade Mecum is a collection of ten instrumentals, performed fingerstyle on solo acoustic guitar by veteran virtuoso Glenn Jones, though he’d likely resist the second descriptor.  According to Jones, the Latin phrase means ‘go with me’. Another definition is a handbook kept by one’s

Glenn Jones ~ Vade Mecum

Vade Mecum is a collection of ten instrumentals, performed fingerstyle on solo acoustic guitar by veteran virtuoso Glenn Jones, though he’d likely resist the second descriptor.  According to Jones, the Latin phrase means ‘go with me’. Another definition is a handbook kept by one’s

Anteloper ~ Pink Dolphins

jaimie branch had the word Anteloper reserved as a project title before the group existed, but as she and Jason Nazary started rehearsing as a duo, it was clear what their name should be. It’s a portmanteau of antelope and

Anteloper ~ Pink Dolphins

jaimie branch had the word Anteloper reserved as a project title before the group existed, but as she and Jason Nazary started rehearsing as a duo, it was clear what their name should be. It’s a portmanteau of antelope and

birds in the brickwork ~ Recovery

First came the pandemic.  Then Ben Holton (half of epic45) developed a severe back problem.  The limited movement of quarantine was exacerbated by the inability to move without pain.  The pleasure of the daily walk was curtailed.  And yet, Holton persevered,

birds in the brickwork ~ Recovery

First came the pandemic.  Then Ben Holton (half of epic45) developed a severe back problem.  The limited movement of quarantine was exacerbated by the inability to move without pain.  The pleasure of the daily walk was curtailed.  And yet, Holton persevered,

Modus ~ O Mira Novitas

What to do when vinyl delays push back all of your beautiful record releases?  Clay Pipe Music has come up with a wonderful stopgap measure: a new series printed in a nearly forgotten format.  The CD3″ (also known as the

Modus ~ O Mira Novitas

What to do when vinyl delays push back all of your beautiful record releases?  Clay Pipe Music has come up with a wonderful stopgap measure: a new series printed in a nearly forgotten format.  The CD3″ (also known as the

Kalia Vandever ~ Regrowth

Springtime is finally upon us – nature is bursting into life all around. The mornings and evenings are lighter, the birds sing, the flowers bloom. The ongoing renewal and rebirth of flora and fauna are (just about) enough to lift

Kalia Vandever ~ Regrowth

Springtime is finally upon us – nature is bursting into life all around. The mornings and evenings are lighter, the birds sing, the flowers bloom. The ongoing renewal and rebirth of flora and fauna are (just about) enough to lift

Tomas Fujiwara’s Triple Double ~ March

Protest music, carried through the streets and bounced off of bodies marching in loose procession, is often about cacophony as much as unification. There is a looseness, a budding improvisation to the beats of spontaneous bursts— an offbeat clap snowballs

Tomas Fujiwara’s Triple Double ~ March

Protest music, carried through the streets and bounced off of bodies marching in loose procession, is often about cacophony as much as unification. There is a looseness, a budding improvisation to the beats of spontaneous bursts— an offbeat clap snowballs

Million Moons ~ Gap in the Clouds

Gap in the Clouds is the rare debut that doesn’t sound like a debut, from a duo that doesn’t sound like a duo.  These U.K. post-rockers enter with confidence and verve, incorporating the strength of the genre while writing a suite

Million Moons ~ Gap in the Clouds

Gap in the Clouds is the rare debut that doesn’t sound like a debut, from a duo that doesn’t sound like a duo.  These U.K. post-rockers enter with confidence and verve, incorporating the strength of the genre while writing a suite

Take Me Somewhere Nice: A Tribute to Mogwai

Few post-rock bands inspire tribute albums, but few last 27 years.  Mogwai is the exception, the Scottish band continuing to innovate and impress as it ages.  For some of our younger readers, there has always been a Mogwai.  This loving tribute

Take Me Somewhere Nice: A Tribute to Mogwai

Few post-rock bands inspire tribute albums, but few last 27 years.  Mogwai is the exception, the Scottish band continuing to innovate and impress as it ages.  For some of our younger readers, there has always been a Mogwai.  This loving tribute