Fall Music Preview ~ Electronic

Over 100 releases in this article alone!  The electronic genre is exploding in the absence of the club scene. Perhaps this may represent our desire to dance, or ~ considering the heartbeat pulse of the music ~ to live. Perhaps

Fall Music Preview ~ Electronic

Over 100 releases in this article alone!  The electronic genre is exploding in the absence of the club scene. Perhaps this may represent our desire to dance, or ~ considering the heartbeat pulse of the music ~ to live. Perhaps

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient & Drone

Get ready ~ we’re about to cover over 365 albums in five days!  Today is the first day of meteorological fall In the Northern Hemisphere, and the release schedule is already packed to the gills.  This week, we’ll list all

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient & Drone

Get ready ~ we’re about to cover over 365 albums in five days!  Today is the first day of meteorological fall In the Northern Hemisphere, and the release schedule is already packed to the gills.  This week, we’ll list all

400 Lonely Things ~ A Mourner’s Companion

A Mourner’s Companion is an act of love: a series of releases dedicated to the deceased.  Craig Varian, the surviving member of 400 Lonely Things, carries on the work of his partner while composing elegies for multiple generations.  He joins a

400 Lonely Things ~ A Mourner’s Companion

A Mourner’s Companion is an act of love: a series of releases dedicated to the deceased.  Craig Varian, the surviving member of 400 Lonely Things, carries on the work of his partner while composing elegies for multiple generations.  He joins a

Midori Hirano ~ Soniscope

Soniscope is a rainy day album.  When sun and sand beckon, the music fades into the background; but when one is stuck inside, dreaming of the beach, the sounds surge to the foreground.  Midori Hirano‘s compositions seem simple on the surface

Midori Hirano ~ Soniscope

Soniscope is a rainy day album.  When sun and sand beckon, the music fades into the background; but when one is stuck inside, dreaming of the beach, the sounds surge to the foreground.  Midori Hirano‘s compositions seem simple on the surface

Mirla ~ Solitaire

Solitaire is a glorious and life-affirming album. Mirla (Emily Mirla Harrison) addresses issues of isolation, separation, loss and hope, documenting a period that might be mistaken for 2020-21, but is in fact 1942-44.  Drawing sustenance from the past, she uncovers lessons

Mirla ~ Solitaire

Solitaire is a glorious and life-affirming album. Mirla (Emily Mirla Harrison) addresses issues of isolation, separation, loss and hope, documenting a period that might be mistaken for 2020-21, but is in fact 1942-44.  Drawing sustenance from the past, she uncovers lessons

Closet Disco Queen & The Flying Raclettes ~ Omelette du Fromage

Sometimes we meet albums that we don’t want to like (even though we do) because they are just too cheesy.  So what would happen if we found an album named after a cheese dish, inspired by an episode of Dexter’s Laboratory,

Closet Disco Queen & The Flying Raclettes ~ Omelette du Fromage

Sometimes we meet albums that we don’t want to like (even though we do) because they are just too cheesy.  So what would happen if we found an album named after a cheese dish, inspired by an episode of Dexter’s Laboratory,

William Tyler & Marisa Anderson ~ Lost Futures

There is a spectral openness chipping away at the edges of William Tyler & Marisa Anderson’s debut collaborative record, Lost Futures. The respective Nashville and Portland-based guitarists flirt with the hauntological implications of our current, twenty-first century climate throughout eight

William Tyler & Marisa Anderson ~ Lost Futures

There is a spectral openness chipping away at the edges of William Tyler & Marisa Anderson’s debut collaborative record, Lost Futures. The respective Nashville and Portland-based guitarists flirt with the hauntological implications of our current, twenty-first century climate throughout eight

Christina Vantzou, Lieven Martens, Jan Matthé & Christophe Piette ~ Serrisme

We’ve learned a new vocabulary word today: serrism, the cultivation of grapes under glass.  At one point in its history, Hoeilaart (Belgium) dedicated over 13,000 greenhouses to this purpose; today the number has dwindled dramatically.  Serrisme is a celebration of the

Christina Vantzou, Lieven Martens, Jan Matthé & Christophe Piette ~ Serrisme

We’ve learned a new vocabulary word today: serrism, the cultivation of grapes under glass.  At one point in its history, Hoeilaart (Belgium) dedicated over 13,000 greenhouses to this purpose; today the number has dwindled dramatically.  Serrisme is a celebration of the