Posts Tagged: Ben Lukas Boysen

Ben Lukas Boysen ~ Mirage

“On Mirage, I’m trying to hide the human,” writes Ben Lukas Boysen, making his new album a challenging form of hide and seek.  We’re aware of the collaborators, which include Anne Müller and Daniel Thorne, but must strain to find them.  And while

Ben Lukas Boysen ~ Mirage

“On Mirage, I’m trying to hide the human,” writes Ben Lukas Boysen, making his new album a challenging form of hide and seek.  We’re aware of the collaborators, which include Anne Müller and Daniel Thorne, but must strain to find them.  And while

A Closer Listen’s Best Ambient Albums of the Decade

Our Best of the Decade lists begin today!  These lists celebrate the power ~ and the idiosyncrasies ~ of the individual.  Each of our staffers was invited to list their favorite album of the decade in each of seven categories,

A Closer Listen’s Best Ambient Albums of the Decade

Our Best of the Decade lists begin today!  These lists celebrate the power ~ and the idiosyncrasies ~ of the individual.  Each of our staffers was invited to list their favorite album of the decade in each of seven categories,

ACL 2017 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

2017 was the most tumultuous year in recent memory, and we’re still trying to make sense of it all.  One thing we do know: the year produced a lot of great music, much of it related to the hopes and

ACL 2017 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

2017 was the most tumultuous year in recent memory, and we’re still trying to make sense of it all.  One thing we do know: the year produced a lot of great music, much of it related to the hopes and

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Ambient

After a long, hard day, there’s nothing like a beautiful ambient album to soothe the savage breast.  Whether one is dealing with heartbreak, the loss of a loved one or the state of world affairs, this is music to come

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Ambient

After a long, hard day, there’s nothing like a beautiful ambient album to soothe the savage breast.  Whether one is dealing with heartbreak, the loss of a loved one or the state of world affairs, this is music to come

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

The tension between the cinematic and background aspects of videogame music has perhaps reached a high point in 2017, giving us soundtracks with grand ambitions of making every moment a unique one and thus coming to span up to six

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

The tension between the cinematic and background aspects of videogame music has perhaps reached a high point in 2017, giving us soundtracks with grand ambitions of making every moment a unique one and thus coming to span up to six

Ben Lukas Boysen & Sebastian Plano ~ Everything

One of the year’s most innovative video games is accompanied by one of the year’s most innovative scores.  An expansive, 190-minute, 43-track set, Everything is also one of the year’s best albums. David O’Reilly’s single-player PS4 game was unveiled this spring and

Ben Lukas Boysen & Sebastian Plano ~ Everything

One of the year’s most innovative video games is accompanied by one of the year’s most innovative scores.  An expansive, 190-minute, 43-track set, Everything is also one of the year’s best albums. David O’Reilly’s single-player PS4 game was unveiled this spring and