Posts Tagged: Constellation

Avec le soleil sortant de sa bouche ~ Pas pire pop, I Love You So Much

Montreal’s Avec le soleil sortant de sa bouche is ironically billed as a “stripped down quartet,” as the sound of their second album is as raucous as their first.  The album begins with a boom and never lets up; it’s a non-stop jam that

Avec le soleil sortant de sa bouche ~ Pas pire pop, I Love You So Much

Montreal’s Avec le soleil sortant de sa bouche is ironically billed as a “stripped down quartet,” as the sound of their second album is as raucous as their first.  The album begins with a boom and never lets up; it’s a non-stop jam that

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

If there was any doubt about our pick of Constellation Records as our Label of the Year, this feature should prove it, as three of our Top Ten picks come from their stable.  GY!BE continues to cast a long shadow.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

If there was any doubt about our pick of Constellation Records as our Label of the Year, this feature should prove it, as three of our Top Ten picks come from their stable.  GY!BE continues to cast a long shadow.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music

ACL 2015: Top Ten Experimental

The cool, the crazy, the distinctive ~ every artist and album has a shot here.  In this section, we celebrate music that’s clearly different from the competition.  Experiments don’t always work, but here they have; these risks have produced rewards.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Experimental

The cool, the crazy, the distinctive ~ every artist and album has a shot here.  In this section, we celebrate music that’s clearly different from the competition.  Experiments don’t always work, but here they have; these risks have produced rewards.

ACL 2015: The Year’s Best Labels

Montreal’s Constellation Records returns to our top spot this year, with five charted releases.  Also selected as ACL’s labels of the year are London’s Erased Tapes and France’s Eilean Records.  These labels are producing some of the industry’s finest work.

ACL 2015: The Year’s Best Labels

Montreal’s Constellation Records returns to our top spot this year, with five charted releases.  Also selected as ACL’s labels of the year are London’s Erased Tapes and France’s Eilean Records.  These labels are producing some of the industry’s finest work.

Esmerine ~ Lost Voices

It’s just not fair.  Montreal’s Esmerine was already one of the world’s best instrumental rock bands, with roots stretching back to GY!BE and Thee Silver Mt. Zion.  But now the band has added members and guest stars, including touring member Jérémi Roy

Esmerine ~ Lost Voices

It’s just not fair.  Montreal’s Esmerine was already one of the world’s best instrumental rock bands, with roots stretching back to GY!BE and Thee Silver Mt. Zion.  But now the band has added members and guest stars, including touring member Jérémi Roy