Posts Tagged: Constellation

The 40 Best Compilation Albums of All Time ~ Part Two

Welcome to the second half of our list, in which we survey the best compilations. We shall keep the introductory waffle to part one, but suffice to say – we have tried to be as comprehensive as possible for this

The 40 Best Compilation Albums of All Time ~ Part Two

Welcome to the second half of our list, in which we survey the best compilations. We shall keep the introductory waffle to part one, but suffice to say – we have tried to be as comprehensive as possible for this

Esmerine ~ Everything Was Forever Until It Was No More

A few weeks ago, Esmerine surprise-dropped a new digital album, with the official physical release set for August 26.  This is a pretty rare feat, typically reserved for the likes of Beyoncé, but Esmerine is a luminary in the post-rock world.  Way

Esmerine ~ Everything Was Forever Until It Was No More

A few weeks ago, Esmerine surprise-dropped a new digital album, with the official physical release set for August 26.  This is a pretty rare feat, typically reserved for the likes of Beyoncé, but Esmerine is a luminary in the post-rock world.  Way

ACL 2021 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

If 2020 was the most surreal year in recent memory, 2021 was the runner-up.  A rollercoaster of emotion was supplanted by a mountain of malaise.  And yet, many artists broke through with the finest albums of their careers.  Some of

ACL 2021 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

If 2020 was the most surreal year in recent memory, 2021 was the runner-up.  A rollercoaster of emotion was supplanted by a mountain of malaise.  And yet, many artists broke through with the finest albums of their careers.  Some of

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

Sorry, friends, no folk or jazz made our top ten this year ~ 2021 was the year of rock and post-rock!  With almost every major post-rock band releasing an EP or album in 2021, even some of the top performers

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

Sorry, friends, no folk or jazz made our top ten this year ~ 2021 was the year of rock and post-rock!  With almost every major post-rock band releasing an EP or album in 2021, even some of the top performers

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

This year, we reviewed more modern composition albums than those in any other genre ~ not because more were submitted, but because their overall quality was so high.  We read this trend early in our Spring Music Preview, and it

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

This year, we reviewed more modern composition albums than those in any other genre ~ not because more were submitted, but because their overall quality was so high.  We read this trend early in our Spring Music Preview, and it

Jessica Moss ~ Phosphenes

Jessica Moss‘ violin has been gracing post-rock and modern composition for so long that we forget she is still capable of surprise.  Phosphenes is a brand new beast, born in isolation, that plunges into the dark in order to sing of

Jessica Moss ~ Phosphenes

Jessica Moss‘ violin has been gracing post-rock and modern composition for so long that we forget she is still capable of surprise.  Phosphenes is a brand new beast, born in isolation, that plunges into the dark in order to sing of

Fly Pan Am ~ Frontera

This is one fast album.  When we write, “After 25 years, Fly Pan Am shows no sign of slowing down,” take it literally. While a hint of the speed can be found at the end of last year’s extended video single

Fly Pan Am ~ Frontera

This is one fast album.  When we write, “After 25 years, Fly Pan Am shows no sign of slowing down,” take it literally. While a hint of the speed can be found at the end of last year’s extended video single

Godspeed You! Black Emperor ~ G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END!

It may be an understatement to say that Godspeed You! Black Emperor‘s time has finally come.  Not their musical time ~ that arrived when they first appeared on the scene a quarter century ago.  But their socio-political time ~ the time they warned us about,

Godspeed You! Black Emperor ~ G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END!

It may be an understatement to say that Godspeed You! Black Emperor‘s time has finally come.  Not their musical time ~ that arrived when they first appeared on the scene a quarter century ago.  But their socio-political time ~ the time they warned us about,