Posts Tagged: Clay Pipe Music

Apta ~ Starlight

Apta‘s Starlight is the second entry in Clay Pipe Music’s Mini CD Library series, and it comes with a bonus: a tiny box to hold all five releases.  If the curve of the star on the cover is meant to match the

Apta ~ Starlight

Apta‘s Starlight is the second entry in Clay Pipe Music’s Mini CD Library series, and it comes with a bonus: a tiny box to hold all five releases.  If the curve of the star on the cover is meant to match the

The Hardy Tree ~ Common Grounds

Footsteps in the snow; a creaky gate; the daily walk begins.  For Frances Castle (The Hardy Tree), these excursions took on new meaning during lockdown.  More attention was paid to the history of things: an abraded sign, a vintage street

The Hardy Tree ~ Common Grounds

Footsteps in the snow; a creaky gate; the daily walk begins.  For Frances Castle (The Hardy Tree), these excursions took on new meaning during lockdown.  More attention was paid to the history of things: an abraded sign, a vintage street

Modus ~ O Mira Novitas

What to do when vinyl delays push back all of your beautiful record releases?  Clay Pipe Music has come up with a wonderful stopgap measure: a new series printed in a nearly forgotten format.  The CD3″ (also known as the

Modus ~ O Mira Novitas

What to do when vinyl delays push back all of your beautiful record releases?  Clay Pipe Music has come up with a wonderful stopgap measure: a new series printed in a nearly forgotten format.  The CD3″ (also known as the

Cafe Kaput ~ Maritime: Themes and Textures

Given the sailing theme of Maritime: Themes and Textures and the placidity of its opening notes, one may be reminded of Enya’s “Sail Away.”  While the track has been overplayed, its calming impact upon release is remembered by all of a certain

Cafe Kaput ~ Maritime: Themes and Textures

Given the sailing theme of Maritime: Themes and Textures and the placidity of its opening notes, one may be reminded of Enya’s “Sail Away.”  While the track has been overplayed, its calming impact upon release is remembered by all of a certain

ACL 2021 ~ The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album covers were never more important than they are today.  In the old days, one might peruse the bins at the local record store, seeing if something caught the eye and hopefully the ear.  Now most people buy their music

ACL 2021 ~ The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album covers were never more important than they are today.  In the old days, one might peruse the bins at the local record store, seeing if something caught the eye and hopefully the ear.  Now most people buy their music

ACL 2021 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

Over the past decade, we’ve experienced a shift in the tone of winter music.  In more innocent days, winter music was the sound of snow, children skating and sledding, gorgeous piano miniatures that mimicked the patterns of flakes.  This type

ACL 2021 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

Over the past decade, we’ve experienced a shift in the tone of winter music.  In more innocent days, winter music was the sound of snow, children skating and sledding, gorgeous piano miniatures that mimicked the patterns of flakes.  This type

Andrew Waslylk ~ Balgay Hill: Morning in Magnolia

We don’t normally publish reviews so far ahead of release, but Clay Pipe Music’s lovely limited edition pressings tend to sell out fast.  Today is pre-order day for Balgay Hill: Mornings in Magnolia, and we want to give our readers a

Andrew Waslylk ~ Balgay Hill: Morning in Magnolia

We don’t normally publish reviews so far ahead of release, but Clay Pipe Music’s lovely limited edition pressings tend to sell out fast.  Today is pre-order day for Balgay Hill: Mornings in Magnolia, and we want to give our readers a

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