Posts Tagged: BLWBCK

ACL 2014: Top Ten Drone

The extended tones of drone can undulate and loop or attack like disturbed bees; they can lull one to sleep or startle one awake.  Both types of drone are represented in this year’s picks.  Some familiar names are present, joined

ACL 2014: Top Ten Drone

The extended tones of drone can undulate and loop or attack like disturbed bees; they can lull one to sleep or startle one awake.  Both types of drone are represented in this year’s picks.  Some familiar names are present, joined

cétieu ~ Ceiling Stories

The music of Cétieu flutters lightly against the healthy shade of the sun, taking rest in its presence with a grateful smile and a casual stance. The light touches the green-toned leaves softly with its kind, sunlit palm. Supple drones,

cétieu ~ Ceiling Stories

The music of Cétieu flutters lightly against the healthy shade of the sun, taking rest in its presence with a grateful smile and a casual stance. The light touches the green-toned leaves softly with its kind, sunlit palm. Supple drones,

Electronic Observations 2013 #8

Back in some kind of groove this month, with the one column, and 9 releases for your delectation. Numerous genres are covered, although hopefully the Ultramarine album will be one that unites everybody; maybe it’s the nostalgia talking but it’s

Electronic Observations 2013 #8

Back in some kind of groove this month, with the one column, and 9 releases for your delectation. Numerous genres are covered, although hopefully the Ultramarine album will be one that unites everybody; maybe it’s the nostalgia talking but it’s

Electronic Observations 2013 #5

Given that this article is published at some point between the release of albums by Daft Punk and Boards of Canada, acts who have been making electronic music for a number of years – and share a similar slow-but-steady approach

Electronic Observations 2013 #5

Given that this article is published at some point between the release of albums by Daft Punk and Boards of Canada, acts who have been making electronic music for a number of years – and share a similar slow-but-steady approach

Sádon ~ Earth EP

Earth is the first of four EPs to be released by Sádon, a Russian duo that works with dreamy landscapes of sweet, sweet drone. It embraces the expanse of its subject matter in a way that makes sound escape, move

Sádon ~ Earth EP

Earth is the first of four EPs to be released by Sádon, a Russian duo that works with dreamy landscapes of sweet, sweet drone. It embraces the expanse of its subject matter in a way that makes sound escape, move

ACL 2012: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

An expert field recording requires more than just a good weather-resistant microphone.  One needs a feel for one’s subject matter, a discriminating ear, and the ability to make sound so powerful that it makes up for the lack of sight.

ACL 2012: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

An expert field recording requires more than just a good weather-resistant microphone.  One needs a feel for one’s subject matter, a discriminating ear, and the ability to make sound so powerful that it makes up for the lack of sight.

ACL 2012: Top Ten Experimental

Many artists claim to be experimental, simply since they experiment; but this does not make them experimental artists.  In order to be placed in this category, an artist must be wildly improvisational, incredibly creative, or straight out hard to define.

ACL 2012: Top Ten Experimental

Many artists claim to be experimental, simply since they experiment; but this does not make them experimental artists.  In order to be placed in this category, an artist must be wildly improvisational, incredibly creative, or straight out hard to define.