Posts Tagged: Blackford Hill

Holmes + atten Ash ~ Saturnian

Saturn has 83 moons while we only have one.  This seems horribly unfair, and I intend to bring it up with the Bureau of Moon Distribution.  Then again, we also have humans and they don’t, so that’s a toss-up.  It

Holmes + atten Ash ~ Saturnian

Saturn has 83 moons while we only have one.  This seems horribly unfair, and I intend to bring it up with the Bureau of Moon Distribution.  Then again, we also have humans and they don’t, so that’s a toss-up.  It

Morgan Szymański & Tommy Perman ~ Music for the Moon and the Trees

Music for the Moon and the Trees is a warm album that honors its title.  Morgan Szymanski‘s guitar is made from an Italian red spruce selected by Luciano Lovadina under a full moon; the album was conceived in Tommy Perman‘s family woodland

Morgan Szymański & Tommy Perman ~ Music for the Moon and the Trees

Music for the Moon and the Trees is a warm album that honors its title.  Morgan Szymanski‘s guitar is made from an Italian red spruce selected by Luciano Lovadina under a full moon; the album was conceived in Tommy Perman‘s family woodland

Various Artists ~ Peace and Plenty

Concurrent with the release of Blackford Hill’s print journal Oscillations #3 comes a 36-track compilation curated by Simon Lewin and Tommy Perman to raise funds for UNICEF’s work in Ukraine.  The cover collage is bright and colorful, the title hopeful and encouraging, an idyllic

Various Artists ~ Peace and Plenty

Concurrent with the release of Blackford Hill’s print journal Oscillations #3 comes a 36-track compilation curated by Simon Lewin and Tommy Perman to raise funds for UNICEF’s work in Ukraine.  The cover collage is bright and colorful, the title hopeful and encouraging, an idyllic

Arun Sood ~ Searching Erskine

Searching Erskine is an album, a book, a film and an exhibition: another elaborate release from the always-reliable Blackford Hill.  The project is a tribute to the history of Vallay, an island situated two miles off the Northwest coast of Uist,

Arun Sood ~ Searching Erskine

Searching Erskine is an album, a book, a film and an exhibition: another elaborate release from the always-reliable Blackford Hill.  The project is a tribute to the history of Vallay, an island situated two miles off the Northwest coast of Uist,

Blackford Hill ~ Transmissions / Volume One

Simon Lewin’s recently founded Blackford Hill label continues its amazing run of releases with the charity compilation Transmissions / Volume One.  All profits go to the housing and homelessness charity Shelter. The 2CD hardback edition is a treasure, with 32 pages of extras

Blackford Hill ~ Transmissions / Volume One

Simon Lewin’s recently founded Blackford Hill label continues its amazing run of releases with the charity compilation Transmissions / Volume One.  All profits go to the housing and homelessness charity Shelter. The 2CD hardback edition is a treasure, with 32 pages of extras

V/A ~ Test Transmission

On the one hand, Pandemic Time is a terrible time to launch a journal.  On the other, people are begging for new content.  So when Blackford Hill announced the inaugural issue of Oscillations, we couldn’t help but be excited.  After all,

V/A ~ Test Transmission

On the one hand, Pandemic Time is a terrible time to launch a journal.  On the other, people are begging for new content.  So when Blackford Hill announced the inaugural issue of Oscillations, we couldn’t help but be excited.  After all,

ACL 2020 ~ The Happiest Music of the Year

The year was so rough that we feared there would be no happy music.  Thankfully, we found that we had reviewed plenty in every genre!  The very concept of happiness is difficult to define, and a wide definition includes inner

ACL 2020 ~ The Happiest Music of the Year

The year was so rough that we feared there would be no happy music.  Thankfully, we found that we had reviewed plenty in every genre!  The very concept of happiness is difficult to define, and a wide definition includes inner

Simon Kirby, Tommy Perman and Rob St. John ~ Sing the Gloaming

A wealth of material arrives with Sing the Gloaming, enough to power a dissertation.  And yet, the release itself is pure and simple: an exploration of words that start with the letters gl.  The project is reminiscent of the classic children’s program The

Simon Kirby, Tommy Perman and Rob St. John ~ Sing the Gloaming

A wealth of material arrives with Sing the Gloaming, enough to power a dissertation.  And yet, the release itself is pure and simple: an exploration of words that start with the letters gl.  The project is reminiscent of the classic children’s program The