Posts Tagged: 1631 Recordings

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Labels

France’s Eilean Records ascends to the top spot this year, followed by Erased Tapes and 1631 Recordings.  These labels each released an impressive amount of work in 2016, all of consistent quality.  Each is a role model for the industry.  One has been

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Labels

France’s Eilean Records ascends to the top spot this year, followed by Erased Tapes and 1631 Recordings.  These labels each released an impressive amount of work in 2016, all of consistent quality.  Each is a role model for the industry.  One has been

Lyrae ~ Vakuum

Turn your screen and look carefully at the album art. The focus of Lyrae‘s beautiful Vakuum can be found in the stars subtly arrayed on the cover and in the photos of the night sky on his Facebook page (which appears

Lyrae ~ Vakuum

Turn your screen and look carefully at the album art. The focus of Lyrae‘s beautiful Vakuum can be found in the stars subtly arrayed on the cover and in the photos of the night sky on his Facebook page (which appears

Library Tapes ~ Europe, She Loves

Love, sex, dancing, drugs, unemployment and the immigration crisis ~ all of these are found in the trailer for the film Europe, She Loves.  That’s a lot for a movie to handle, and a challenge for the people who score it.

Library Tapes ~ Europe, She Loves

Love, sex, dancing, drugs, unemployment and the immigration crisis ~ all of these are found in the trailer for the film Europe, She Loves.  That’s a lot for a movie to handle, and a challenge for the people who score it.

Kinbrae ~ Tidal Patterns

Tidal Patterns is a lovely mix of field recordings and warm instrumentation, a tribute to Scotland’s secluded Isle of Coll.  Brothers Andy and Mike Truscott surround the birds and seas with soft, swaying melancholy, but their music is so inviting that

Kinbrae ~ Tidal Patterns

Tidal Patterns is a lovely mix of field recordings and warm instrumentation, a tribute to Scotland’s secluded Isle of Coll.  Brothers Andy and Mike Truscott surround the birds and seas with soft, swaying melancholy, but their music is so inviting that

CEEYS ~ The Grunewald Church Session

With The Grunewald Session, 1631 Recordings continues on their tear, having now released approximately three dozen piano-based works in a single season.  This short album is the best of the recent batch.  It’s the first public set from Sebastian and Daniel Selke

CEEYS ~ The Grunewald Church Session

With The Grunewald Session, 1631 Recordings continues on their tear, having now released approximately three dozen piano-based works in a single season.  This short album is the best of the recent batch.  It’s the first public set from Sebastian and Daniel Selke

If you like piano music, you need to read this.

1631 Recordings has just gone absolutely bonkers, releasing 15 works in the span of only a few weeks.  The release slate includes new albums, EPs, remixes, reissues, best-ofs, and enough ivory to stretch from sunup to sundown.  Piano lovers, rejoice!

If you like piano music, you need to read this.

1631 Recordings has just gone absolutely bonkers, releasing 15 works in the span of only a few weeks.  The release slate includes new albums, EPs, remixes, reissues, best-ofs, and enough ivory to stretch from sunup to sundown.  Piano lovers, rejoice!

Library Tapes ~ Escapism

The album and its individual tracks may be short, but the emotional heft is huge.  Escapism is melancholic and moving, powerfully sad.  If one were to experience more of it, one might melt. The combination of David Wenngren (piano and celeste)

Library Tapes ~ Escapism

The album and its individual tracks may be short, but the emotional heft is huge.  Escapism is melancholic and moving, powerfully sad.  If one were to experience more of it, one might melt. The combination of David Wenngren (piano and celeste)

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music