Posts Tagged: American Dreams

ACL 2021 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

If 2020 was the most surreal year in recent memory, 2021 was the runner-up.  A rollercoaster of emotion was supplanted by a mountain of malaise.  And yet, many artists broke through with the finest albums of their careers.  Some of

ACL 2021 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

If 2020 was the most surreal year in recent memory, 2021 was the runner-up.  A rollercoaster of emotion was supplanted by a mountain of malaise.  And yet, many artists broke through with the finest albums of their careers.  Some of

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Experimental

Our Experimental section boasts the widest dynamic contrast of all the fields we cover.  From near-silence to curdled wails, children’s classes to looped drums, every nook and cranny is explored and excavated. Where else might one discover an examination of

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Experimental

Our Experimental section boasts the widest dynamic contrast of all the fields we cover.  From near-silence to curdled wails, children’s classes to looped drums, every nook and cranny is explored and excavated. Where else might one discover an examination of

Patrick Shiroishi ~ Hidemi

Hidemi is a timely and relevant release, an album accompanied by a special edition chapbook.  While the name of the label is American Dreams, the subject of the album is dashed American dreams.  Patrick Shiroishi‘s grandfather Hidemi was incarcerated along with other Japanese Americans during World

Patrick Shiroishi ~ Hidemi

Hidemi is a timely and relevant release, an album accompanied by a special edition chapbook.  While the name of the label is American Dreams, the subject of the album is dashed American dreams.  Patrick Shiroishi‘s grandfather Hidemi was incarcerated along with other Japanese Americans during World