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ACL 2022 ~ The Happiest Music of the Year

The world had another hard year in 2022, and it’s sometimes hard to see hope on the horizon.  As we fight our battles, we need the nourishment of happy music that is positive without being saccharine.  One common theme below

ACL 2022 ~ The Happiest Music of the Year

The world had another hard year in 2022, and it’s sometimes hard to see hope on the horizon.  As we fight our battles, we need the nourishment of happy music that is positive without being saccharine.  One common theme below

Curha ~ 3

Here’s an album one can judge by its cover ~ even if one cannot predict the sound, one can predict the tone.  Curtis Hasselbring (Curha) is having a (literal) blast, as the trombone is a major part of his timbre,

Curha ~ 3

Here’s an album one can judge by its cover ~ even if one cannot predict the sound, one can predict the tone.  Curtis Hasselbring (Curha) is having a (literal) blast, as the trombone is a major part of his timbre,

Alexeï Kawolski ~ (Re)construction (1,2,3)

On (Re)Construction (1, 2, 3) Montreal- based Alexeï Kawolski brings a crushingly glitch and industrial laden style of heavy to your ear goggles. But be forewarned, as Kawolski is boldly prescribing the largest non-lethal dose allowable with a 3 CD set

Alexeï Kawolski ~ (Re)construction (1,2,3)

On (Re)Construction (1, 2, 3) Montreal- based Alexeï Kawolski brings a crushingly glitch and industrial laden style of heavy to your ear goggles. But be forewarned, as Kawolski is boldly prescribing the largest non-lethal dose allowable with a 3 CD set

LCNL 020: ACL Spring Mix (Richard Allen)

The thirteen tracks in A Closer Listen’s first seasonal mix were chosen by Richard Allen and lightly mixed by Joseph Sannicandro. They represent Rich’s picks of the season: his favorite tracks from the first 120 albums he’s reviewed this year.

LCNL 020: ACL Spring Mix (Richard Allen)

The thirteen tracks in A Closer Listen’s first seasonal mix were chosen by Richard Allen and lightly mixed by Joseph Sannicandro. They represent Rich’s picks of the season: his favorite tracks from the first 120 albums he’s reviewed this year.

3+ ~ Your Small Story

Your Small Story begins as humbly as its title.  The art is unassuming, and for the first few minutes, the album dabbles in an unremarkable ambience.  But at the 3:04 mark, everything changes.  Strings transform the placid opener “Heaven of the

3+ ~ Your Small Story

Your Small Story begins as humbly as its title.  The art is unassuming, and for the first few minutes, the album dabbles in an unremarkable ambience.  But at the 3:04 mark, everything changes.  Strings transform the placid opener “Heaven of the

Hills! Werewolves! Run! ~ 3

Hills! Werewolves! Run! is a great name for a band, one that demands attention and practically guarantees excitement.  Two of the tracks on the British band’s third album sound like the name; the other two are more sedate.  Each track relies

Hills! Werewolves! Run! ~ 3

Hills! Werewolves! Run! is a great name for a band, one that demands attention and practically guarantees excitement.  Two of the tracks on the British band’s third album sound like the name; the other two are more sedate.  Each track relies