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Rutger Hoedemaekers ~ The Age of Oddities

While we haven’t finished saying goodbye to Jóhann Jóhannsson, we may have found his successor. Not that Rutger Hoedemaekers wanted to carry such a torch; he’d rather have his friend alive.  The Age of Oddities pays tribute to the beloved composer, now three years

Rutger Hoedemaekers ~ The Age of Oddities

While we haven’t finished saying goodbye to Jóhann Jóhannsson, we may have found his successor. Not that Rutger Hoedemaekers wanted to carry such a torch; he’d rather have his friend alive.  The Age of Oddities pays tribute to the beloved composer, now three years

ACL 2020 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

After all the chaos of 2020, there’s some solace found in the fact that the artist who scored our Album of the Decade at the beginning of the year now receives our Album of the Year award at year’s end.

ACL 2020 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

After all the chaos of 2020, there’s some solace found in the fact that the artist who scored our Album of the Decade at the beginning of the year now receives our Album of the Year award at year’s end.

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Ambient

A Closer Listen received over 10,000 submissions this year, 7000 of them valid, and we listened to at least a segment of every one.  Now we’ve chosen 70 of them ~ one percent ~ to include in our year-end lists.  The competition has never

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Ambient

A Closer Listen received over 10,000 submissions this year, 7000 of them valid, and we listened to at least a segment of every one.  Now we’ve chosen 70 of them ~ one percent ~ to include in our year-end lists.  The competition has never

Dmitry Evgrafov ~ Surrender

We’ve been fans of Moscow’s Dmitry Evgrafov from the very start, when he released Lying on Your Shoulder in a cardboard sleeve with tuck-in flap.  From there he’s gone from strength to strength; Comprehension of Light is one of ACL’s top modern composition albums of the

Dmitry Evgrafov ~ Surrender

We’ve been fans of Moscow’s Dmitry Evgrafov from the very start, when he released Lying on Your Shoulder in a cardboard sleeve with tuck-in flap.  From there he’s gone from strength to strength; Comprehension of Light is one of ACL’s top modern composition albums of the

Ian William Craig ~ Red Sun Through Smoke

Red Sun Through Smoke is a revelation.  We’ve been fans of Ian William Craig for years, and over the course of time he’s invited listeners to draw closer and closer.  In the beginning, his voice was obscured by layers of static, loop and

Ian William Craig ~ Red Sun Through Smoke

Red Sun Through Smoke is a revelation.  We’ve been fans of Ian William Craig for years, and over the course of time he’s invited listeners to draw closer and closer.  In the beginning, his voice was obscured by layers of static, loop and

Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch ~ Organes Electriques Mixtape Premiere

  On the eve of her digital EP release Only You, Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch shares a vibrant mix that showcases some of her influences, from the classic (Olivier Messiaen) to the modern (Hilde Marie Holsen).  The mix flows smoothly while taking listeners to

Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch ~ Organes Electriques Mixtape Premiere

  On the eve of her digital EP release Only You, Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch shares a vibrant mix that showcases some of her influences, from the classic (Olivier Messiaen) to the modern (Hilde Marie Holsen).  The mix flows smoothly while taking listeners to

Resina ~ Traces – Remixes

In the old days, a remix EP usually meant that a single track would be remixed into the most club-friendly form possible.  The artist’s original vision was often buried beneath the almighty beat.  This hit-or-miss proposition was often prompted by

Resina ~ Traces – Remixes

In the old days, a remix EP usually meant that a single track would be remixed into the most club-friendly form possible.  The artist’s original vision was often buried beneath the almighty beat.  This hit-or-miss proposition was often prompted by

SP* Episode 1: (PRESENCE, or ) A METAPHYSICS OF ABSENCE – with Resina & Lea Bertucci [podcast]

Sound Propositions the podcast has the same mission statement as the written Sound Propositions features: to share in depth discussions with artists whose work we love, to delve into the details of their creative practice. The inaugural episode of our

SP* Episode 1: (PRESENCE, or ) A METAPHYSICS OF ABSENCE – with Resina & Lea Bertucci [podcast]

Sound Propositions the podcast has the same mission statement as the written Sound Propositions features: to share in depth discussions with artists whose work we love, to delve into the details of their creative practice. The inaugural episode of our