Hymnambulae ~ Nausikaa

Poetry and music make such a perfect pairing that one would think we would hear more of it.  Earlier this year we met Norwegian poet Lars Haga Haavand on Roméo Poirier’s Kystwerk,and soon we’ll be hearing Irish poet Stephen James Smith

Hymnambulae ~ Nausikaa

Poetry and music make such a perfect pairing that one would think we would hear more of it.  Earlier this year we met Norwegian poet Lars Haga Haavand on Roméo Poirier’s Kystwerk,and soon we’ll be hearing Irish poet Stephen James Smith

Ivan Seal / The Caretaker ~ Everywhere at the end of time / everywhere, an empty bliss

After two decades, it’s time for us to take inventory.  Leyland Kirby’s Selected Memories from the Haunted Ballroom was released in 1999, the concluding chapter of Everywhere at the end of time in 2019.  Over the past twenty years, The Caretaker has carved a niche in

Ivan Seal / The Caretaker ~ Everywhere at the end of time / everywhere, an empty bliss

After two decades, it’s time for us to take inventory.  Leyland Kirby’s Selected Memories from the Haunted Ballroom was released in 1999, the concluding chapter of Everywhere at the end of time in 2019.  Over the past twenty years, The Caretaker has carved a niche in

Manja Ristić ~ The Black Isle

“My childhood was deep blue and foamy,” writes Serbian composer Manja Ristić.  Her memories of Korčula Island are pristine.  As she recalls the town streets “positioned in the shape of a fish bone,” and the “natural air conditioning of the Adriatic

Manja Ristić ~ The Black Isle

“My childhood was deep blue and foamy,” writes Serbian composer Manja Ristić.  Her memories of Korčula Island are pristine.  As she recalls the town streets “positioned in the shape of a fish bone,” and the “natural air conditioning of the Adriatic

Juan Antonio Nieto ~ Dry Grass

Dry Grass is Juan Antonio Nieto‘s 27th solo offering, and the first to be reviewed here since the gorgeously glitched Imperfect.  While these two works share the same electro-acoustic blanket, their genesis is worlds apart.  The first finds beauty in digital error, while

Juan Antonio Nieto ~ Dry Grass

Dry Grass is Juan Antonio Nieto‘s 27th solo offering, and the first to be reviewed here since the gorgeously glitched Imperfect.  While these two works share the same electro-acoustic blanket, their genesis is worlds apart.  The first finds beauty in digital error, while

Ikarus ~ Mosaismic

Mosaismic as an angular cityscape wandered through on chilly spring mornings, its buildings vacant and squares ghostly. The geometric intersects with the organic in these spaces, as morning moves through day and people submit to their day’s purpose. Each individual

Ikarus ~ Mosaismic

Mosaismic as an angular cityscape wandered through on chilly spring mornings, its buildings vacant and squares ghostly. The geometric intersects with the organic in these spaces, as morning moves through day and people submit to their day’s purpose. Each individual

Toby Marks & Andrew Heath ~ Motion

Motion is the first album-length collaboration by sound artist Andrew Heath and multi-faceted musician Toby Marks, the result of which is a vast exploration of sounds from places and experiences in England and Wales, each representing the four cardinal points

Toby Marks & Andrew Heath ~ Motion

Motion is the first album-length collaboration by sound artist Andrew Heath and multi-faceted musician Toby Marks, the result of which is a vast exploration of sounds from places and experiences in England and Wales, each representing the four cardinal points

Sophie Delafontaine ~ Accord ouvert

Electro-acoustic music is an acquired taste, falling under the same banner as musique concrète and the lesser-used acousmatics.  For 20 years, Montreal’s empreintes DIGITALis has been releasing a steady stream of this intricate, fascinating music, bringing award-winning compositions to the attention

Sophie Delafontaine ~ Accord ouvert

Electro-acoustic music is an acquired taste, falling under the same banner as musique concrète and the lesser-used acousmatics.  For 20 years, Montreal’s empreintes DIGITALis has been releasing a steady stream of this intricate, fascinating music, bringing award-winning compositions to the attention