Posts Tagged: Contradicta

ACL 2013: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Over the course of the past year, we received thousands of albums and EPs to pore over, review and discuss.  Out of these, we reviewed approximately 500.  In this feature, we answer the Big Question: Which releases were the best?

ACL 2013: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Over the course of the past year, we received thousands of albums and EPs to pore over, review and discuss.  Out of these, we reviewed approximately 500.  In this feature, we answer the Big Question: Which releases were the best?

ACL 2013: Top Ten Drone

In a classroom, a drone is a nuisance, but in music, it’s an attraction.  These artists know that drone is more than sustained sound; it’s texture, movement and tone.  Songs hum like appliances, grind like motors & clank like factories.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Drone

In a classroom, a drone is a nuisance, but in music, it’s an attraction.  These artists know that drone is more than sustained sound; it’s texture, movement and tone.  Songs hum like appliances, grind like motors & clank like factories.

EUS ~ Sol Levit

Sol Levit arrives a year after Los Otros, the EUS album that inspired a remix disc.  It’s hard to imagine remixes of the new works, as the album unfolds as a seamless whole.  Instead of drone tracks, it’s a drone suite, with a

EUS ~ Sol Levit

Sol Levit arrives a year after Los Otros, the EUS album that inspired a remix disc.  It’s hard to imagine remixes of the new works, as the album unfolds as a seamless whole.  Instead of drone tracks, it’s a drone suite, with a

Ett Abigail ~ Five Tales

Five tales, 25 tracks, 44 minutes.  The new project from Jose Acuña (EUS) is drastically different from his former work.  The physical copy comes in a sturdy, rust-colored cloth pouch, along with a small paper ticket.  Momentarily forgiving the cliché, this is

Ett Abigail ~ Five Tales

Five tales, 25 tracks, 44 minutes.  The new project from Jose Acuña (EUS) is drastically different from his former work.  The physical copy comes in a sturdy, rust-colored cloth pouch, along with a small paper ticket.  Momentarily forgiving the cliché, this is