Oval ~ Exsploio/Scis

Depending on how one views time, Markus Popp has either been recording for 30 years or has just begun his fourth decade in music.  Both are accurate.  But where most artists are in decline by this point, falling back on the

Oval ~ Exsploio/Scis

Depending on how one views time, Markus Popp has either been recording for 30 years or has just begun his fourth decade in music.  Both are accurate.  But where most artists are in decline by this point, falling back on the

Tim Ingold & Carmen Pardo & Mikel R. Nieto ~ A soft hiss of this world

Four years ago, Mikel R. Nieto released Dark Sound, a black book with black type and a black CD that served as a meditation on noise.  A soft hiss of this world is the yin to its yang, a white book with white type

Tim Ingold & Carmen Pardo & Mikel R. Nieto ~ A soft hiss of this world

Four years ago, Mikel R. Nieto released Dark Sound, a black book with black type and a black CD that served as a meditation on noise.  A soft hiss of this world is the yin to its yang, a white book with white type

Garret Harkawik ~ Doom Vibrations

Doom Vibrations is a contradiction in terms: an ambient score to a documentary about intrusive ambient sound.  The 25-minute film was originally titled The Hum: The Unexplained Noise 2 Percent of People Can Hear and was posted by The Atlantic, who followed the

Garret Harkawik ~ Doom Vibrations

Doom Vibrations is a contradiction in terms: an ambient score to a documentary about intrusive ambient sound.  The 25-minute film was originally titled The Hum: The Unexplained Noise 2 Percent of People Can Hear and was posted by The Atlantic, who followed the

Rose Ferraby & Rob St. John ~ Soundmarks

Soundmarks is an immersive multi-media project that exemplifies the name and nature of our site: a closer listen.  The project includes a sound work in two forms, an art trail, a podcast, a book, a blog, a short film and an installation.

Rose Ferraby & Rob St. John ~ Soundmarks

Soundmarks is an immersive multi-media project that exemplifies the name and nature of our site: a closer listen.  The project includes a sound work in two forms, an art trail, a podcast, a book, a blog, a short film and an installation.

Mathias Loose ~ Baby Music

Still haven’t made a New Year’s resolution?  Here’s a suggestion.  Baby Music is intended “to help people find their inner childish-baby-superpowers, to take a break from adulthood and invite play and complementary states of flow into (their) lives.”  Those anxious about

Mathias Loose ~ Baby Music

Still haven’t made a New Year’s resolution?  Here’s a suggestion.  Baby Music is intended “to help people find their inner childish-baby-superpowers, to take a break from adulthood and invite play and complementary states of flow into (their) lives.”  Those anxious about

Hoshiko Yamane & Mikael Lind ~ Spaces In Between

Our first review of the year celebrates the end of one year, the beginning of another and the passage of time. As Joni Mitchell sings, “There’ll be new dreams, maybe better dreams and plenty / Before the last revolving year is

Hoshiko Yamane & Mikael Lind ~ Spaces In Between

Our first review of the year celebrates the end of one year, the beginning of another and the passage of time. As Joni Mitchell sings, “There’ll be new dreams, maybe better dreams and plenty / Before the last revolving year is

2020 Winter Preview ~ Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

Will 2020 be another good year for post-rock, or will the genre dissipate?  We remain confident that at the end of this decade, we’ll still be talking about the genre that wouldn’t die.  Our final winter preview contains a few solid contenders

2020 Winter Preview ~ Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

Will 2020 be another good year for post-rock, or will the genre dissipate?  We remain confident that at the end of this decade, we’ll still be talking about the genre that wouldn’t die.  Our final winter preview contains a few solid contenders