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

Bell Orchestre ~ House Music

Over a decade has passed since we last heard new music from Bell Orchestre.  Fans agonized over the thought they might never hear the band again.  Then came last fall’s announcement that the band had been signed to Erased Tapes, and

Bell Orchestre ~ House Music

Over a decade has passed since we last heard new music from Bell Orchestre.  Fans agonized over the thought they might never hear the band again.  Then came last fall’s announcement that the band had been signed to Erased Tapes, and

*Press A* ~ Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood; Vampire: The Masquerade ~ Coteries of New York

H-Pi ~ Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood With OSTs like DOOM and DOOM Eternal, it’s been a good time for rock and metal in videogame music. H-Pi’s Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood joins the fray with a powerful set of

*Press A* ~ Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood; Vampire: The Masquerade ~ Coteries of New York

H-Pi ~ Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood With OSTs like DOOM and DOOM Eternal, it’s been a good time for rock and metal in videogame music. H-Pi’s Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood joins the fray with a powerful set of

Stearica ~ Golem 202020

The themes of post-rock ~ cinematic vistas, light and dark, a sense of catharsis ~ are well-suited to scoring classic films, whose original soundtracks were often performed by a lone pianist.  Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam (1920) just

Stearica ~ Golem 202020

The themes of post-rock ~ cinematic vistas, light and dark, a sense of catharsis ~ are well-suited to scoring classic films, whose original soundtracks were often performed by a lone pianist.  Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam (1920) just

Jane Ira Bloom & Mark Helias ~ Some Kind of Tomorrow

Now that we are approaching a year in isolation, there is an ever crystallizing understanding of the long term impacts of quarantine on musical creation. Without an audience, where do artists find space for interactive dialogue? How do individual musicians

Jane Ira Bloom & Mark Helias ~ Some Kind of Tomorrow

Now that we are approaching a year in isolation, there is an ever crystallizing understanding of the long term impacts of quarantine on musical creation. Without an audience, where do artists find space for interactive dialogue? How do individual musicians

Samuel Sharp ~ Patterns Various

Pattern recognition runs deep in the human psyche. Spotting patterns allowed our ancestors to survive. Whether we are driving a car or playing a video game, we borrow their skill every day. We can’t turn it off. We stare at

Samuel Sharp ~ Patterns Various

Pattern recognition runs deep in the human psyche. Spotting patterns allowed our ancestors to survive. Whether we are driving a car or playing a video game, we borrow their skill every day. We can’t turn it off. We stare at

Mogwai ~ As the Love Continues

Exactly 25 years after the release of their first double-A single, Mogwai returns with their tenth album.  In this industry, that’s quite an achievement.  Even more impressive is the feeling that the Glasgow band may actually be getting better with age.  At

Mogwai ~ As the Love Continues

Exactly 25 years after the release of their first double-A single, Mogwai returns with their tenth album.  In this industry, that’s quite an achievement.  Even more impressive is the feeling that the Glasgow band may actually be getting better with age.  At

Camera ~ Prosthuman

Camera‘s propulsive Prosthuman is a krautrock explosion, bound to get the feet moving to the dance floors or whatever counts as a dance floor these days (bedroom floor, garage).  This marks the beginning of the band’s second decade, including a lineup shift,

Camera ~ Prosthuman

Camera‘s propulsive Prosthuman is a krautrock explosion, bound to get the feet moving to the dance floors or whatever counts as a dance floor these days (bedroom floor, garage).  This marks the beginning of the band’s second decade, including a lineup shift,

Jeremiah Cymerman / Charlie Looker ~ A Horizon Made of Canvas

A Horizon Made of Canvas is a bleak marvel, a journey through the creeping sensation that something new and unexplainable is around the corner. Sharing its name with the first chapter of a book by neo-reactionary writer Mencius Moldbug, the

Jeremiah Cymerman / Charlie Looker ~ A Horizon Made of Canvas

A Horizon Made of Canvas is a bleak marvel, a journey through the creeping sensation that something new and unexplainable is around the corner. Sharing its name with the first chapter of a book by neo-reactionary writer Mencius Moldbug, the