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Spring Music Preview 2019 ~ Electronic

Spring buzzes with excitement, and what better way to represent this spirit than with some amazing electronic music?  From ambient electronic to industrial IDM, the field is bursting with life.  We’ve followed suit by listing this season’s releases in loose

Spring Music Preview 2019 ~ Electronic

Spring buzzes with excitement, and what better way to represent this spirit than with some amazing electronic music?  From ambient electronic to industrial IDM, the field is bursting with life.  We’ve followed suit by listing this season’s releases in loose

2019 Winter Music Preview ~ Ambient and Drone

Happy Year of the Pig!  Now that we’ve put the old year to bed, it’s time to look forward once again.  Every new year brings a mixture of hopes and fears, but it also brings a reliable supply of brand

2019 Winter Music Preview ~ Ambient and Drone

Happy Year of the Pig!  Now that we’ve put the old year to bed, it’s time to look forward once again.  Every new year brings a mixture of hopes and fears, but it also brings a reliable supply of brand

ACL 2018 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

After 2500 submissions and 350 reviews, we finally have a winner!  Our top album of 2018 comes from a prolific female artist who has unveiled a dozen releases in the last five years.  This one is her best to date.

ACL 2018 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

After 2500 submissions and 350 reviews, we finally have a winner!  Our top album of 2018 comes from a prolific female artist who has unveiled a dozen releases in the last five years.  This one is her best to date.

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Ambient

2018 was a particularly strong year for ambient music. We received over a thousand albums for consideration, in some weeks more than all other genres combined ~ and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  While composing this introduction, we

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Ambient

2018 was a particularly strong year for ambient music. We received over a thousand albums for consideration, in some weeks more than all other genres combined ~ and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  While composing this introduction, we

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Album Covers

In the old days, we would flip through LPs in the stacks (and later, CDs), looking for something to catch our eye. Whenever we saw a good cover, we’d pause; and since cellphones didn’t exist, we’d ask the shop clerk,

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Album Covers

In the old days, we would flip through LPs in the stacks (and later, CDs), looking for something to catch our eye. Whenever we saw a good cover, we’d pause; and since cellphones didn’t exist, we’d ask the shop clerk,

The Penitential Station ~ The Cloud of Forgetting

Before there was Ian William Craig, there was Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, whose masses form the spiritual architecture of the astonishingly beautiful The Cloud of Forgetting.  Hard day at the office?  Troubles in a close relationship?  Existential crisis?  There’s nothing like the

The Penitential Station ~ The Cloud of Forgetting

Before there was Ian William Craig, there was Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, whose masses form the spiritual architecture of the astonishingly beautiful The Cloud of Forgetting.  Hard day at the office?  Troubles in a close relationship?  Existential crisis?  There’s nothing like the

Bus Gas ~ Immortal Yeller / Amulets ~ Mountains Past

Spring Break Tapes‘ double cassette is the type of release that makes one happy to own the physical product.  A series of cards, some die-cut and others clean, are included in the snug case so that one may create one’s

Bus Gas ~ Immortal Yeller / Amulets ~ Mountains Past

Spring Break Tapes‘ double cassette is the type of release that makes one happy to own the physical product.  A series of cards, some die-cut and others clean, are included in the snug case so that one may create one’s

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient & Drone

When we started to receive fall music announcements early this spring, we knew something special was in the air.  By the time summer started, we already had enough for an article.  Now we have enough for five.  The brand new

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient & Drone

When we started to receive fall music announcements early this spring, we knew something special was in the air.  By the time summer started, we already had enough for an article.  Now we have enough for five.  The brand new