Posts Tagged: ACL 2013

ACL 2013: Guest Lists II

Part II of our 2013 Guest Lists.  (Part I) Guest lists from Alex Gray (Deep Magic, d/p/i, sun araw band), Giovanni Lami (Lemures), Giuseppe Ielasi, Ross Baker, Liam Coleman, Vasco Viviani (old bicycle records), Sylvain ini.itu, and Pete Swanson. Alex

ACL 2013: Guest Lists II

Part II of our 2013 Guest Lists.  (Part I) Guest lists from Alex Gray (Deep Magic, d/p/i, sun araw band), Giovanni Lami (Lemures), Giuseppe Ielasi, Ross Baker, Liam Coleman, Vasco Viviani (old bicycle records), Sylvain ini.itu, and Pete Swanson. Alex

ACL 2013: Sound Propositions

To be honest, I always find myself resisting these end of year celebrations. For starters, the year ends on December 31, so if nothing else I need the time to even begin to reflect at all properly on the preceding

ACL 2013: Sound Propositions

To be honest, I always find myself resisting these end of year celebrations. For starters, the year ends on December 31, so if nothing else I need the time to even begin to reflect at all properly on the preceding

ACL 2013: Guest Lists

Guest lists from Jayne Amara Ross and Frédéric D. Oberland (The Freemartin Calf, Oiseaux-Tempête), Bryan Ruhe (Ruhe), David Vélez (The Field Reporter), Monique Recknagel (Sonic Pieces) and David Colohan (Raising Holy Sparks, United Bible Studies) round out the year! Happy post-Christmas to all!

ACL 2013: Guest Lists

Guest lists from Jayne Amara Ross and Frédéric D. Oberland (The Freemartin Calf, Oiseaux-Tempête), Bryan Ruhe (Ruhe), David Vélez (The Field Reporter), Monique Recknagel (Sonic Pieces) and David Colohan (Raising Holy Sparks, United Bible Studies) round out the year! Happy post-Christmas to all!

ACL 2013: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Over the course of the past year, we received thousands of albums and EPs to pore over, review and discuss.  Out of these, we reviewed approximately 500.  In this feature, we answer the Big Question: Which releases were the best?

ACL 2013: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Over the course of the past year, we received thousands of albums and EPs to pore over, review and discuss.  Out of these, we reviewed approximately 500.  In this feature, we answer the Big Question: Which releases were the best?

ACL 2013: Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

The last of our genre lists is filled with WOW moments: big crescendos, bold moves, instinctive collaborations, explosions of brass.  This is music for car stereos and open windows, music to lift the sullen heart and to make it race.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

The last of our genre lists is filled with WOW moments: big crescendos, bold moves, instinctive collaborations, explosions of brass.  This is music for car stereos and open windows, music to lift the sullen heart and to make it race.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Modern Composition

This may be called Neoclassical, Modern Classical or Modern Compostion, but everyone knows what it is: classical music for a modern generation.  When it comes to honoring remarkable writing and playing, Modern Compostion is the genre to which we turn.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Modern Composition

This may be called Neoclassical, Modern Classical or Modern Compostion, but everyone knows what it is: classical music for a modern generation.  When it comes to honoring remarkable writing and playing, Modern Compostion is the genre to which we turn.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

In compiling these field recordings, some artists traveled to distant lands, while others stayed at home.  Some added instruments, others computer processing.  Some of these releases are in love with certain places, but each one is in love with sound.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

In compiling these field recordings, some artists traveled to distant lands, while others stayed at home.  Some added instruments, others computer processing.  Some of these releases are in love with certain places, but each one is in love with sound.