Posts Tagged: astrïd

ACL 2019 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Our reviewers have an ear for the unique, as evidenced by this list. Every writer voted for a different #1.  But when the votes were counted, one album stood above them all, winning a broad base of support that unified

ACL 2019 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Our reviewers have an ear for the unique, as evidenced by this list. Every writer voted for a different #1.  But when the votes were counted, one album stood above them all, winning a broad base of support that unified

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

2019 was the best year for post-rock in recent memory. We knew it early; by spring we were well on our way to a top ten.  The dominance of post-rock on this year’s list is a sign of strength which

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

2019 was the best year for post-rock in recent memory. We knew it early; by spring we were well on our way to a top ten.  The dominance of post-rock on this year’s list is a sign of strength which

astrïd ~ A Porthole (I)

Rachel Grimes added her blessing to 2017’s Through the Sparkle, and while her piano is absent here, her spirit remains.  With each release, astrïd seems more like the heir apparent to Rachel’s.  Like that Kentucky collective, they love a conceptual release, and A Porthole

astrïd ~ A Porthole (I)

Rachel Grimes added her blessing to 2017’s Through the Sparkle, and while her piano is absent here, her spirit remains.  With each release, astrïd seems more like the heir apparent to Rachel’s.  Like that Kentucky collective, they love a conceptual release, and A Porthole

Astrïd & Rachel Grimes ~ Through the Sparkle

Those who miss Rachel’s will be pleased by the new collaboration between pianist Rachel Grimes and French collective Astrïd.  The latter provides the post-rock boost that was missing from prior Grimes albums, while the former provides the elegant tone that pushes the

Astrïd & Rachel Grimes ~ Through the Sparkle

Those who miss Rachel’s will be pleased by the new collaboration between pianist Rachel Grimes and French collective Astrïd.  The latter provides the post-rock boost that was missing from prior Grimes albums, while the former provides the elegant tone that pushes the

Astrïd ~ High Blues

Musicians who choose to put the word ‘blues’ in their album title can usually be divided into two camps; those who wish to dwell upon the misery that having the blues brings, and those who see their music as sitting

Astrïd ~ High Blues

Musicians who choose to put the word ‘blues’ in their album title can usually be divided into two camps; those who wish to dwell upon the misery that having the blues brings, and those who see their music as sitting