Posts Tagged: 2020

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

Fall Music Preview ~ Modern Composition

Seasons produce a synaesthetic feel.  Post-rock and electronic are perfect for summer driving, because one can hear the music with the windows down.  Subtle ambience reflects the bloom of spring.  Drone matches the darker months, and modern composition fits the

Fall Music Preview ~ Modern Composition

Seasons produce a synaesthetic feel.  Post-rock and electronic are perfect for summer driving, because one can hear the music with the windows down.  Subtle ambience reflects the bloom of spring.  Drone matches the darker months, and modern composition fits the