Posts Tagged: Deison

ACL 2017 ~ Music for Haunted Houses

Would you enter into this house?  Maybe if your potential girlfriend had been captured by a slippery entity who enjoyed taking the form of a clown.  It struck a chord, arriving at just the right time, the far border of summer.

ACL 2017 ~ Music for Haunted Houses

Would you enter into this house?  Maybe if your potential girlfriend had been captured by a slippery entity who enjoyed taking the form of a clown.  It struck a chord, arriving at just the right time, the far border of summer.

Deison | Mingle ~ Innersurface

The subject of time has proven to be a gushing borehole for creative types. From Proust reminiscing and reflecting upon what once was, to William Basinski evincing humanity’s decaying mortality, artists have clung to this passing intangibility with fingers of butter

Deison | Mingle ~ Innersurface

The subject of time has proven to be a gushing borehole for creative types. From Proust reminiscing and reflecting upon what once was, to William Basinski evincing humanity’s decaying mortality, artists have clung to this passing intangibility with fingers of butter

ACL 2016: Music for Haunted Houses

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time for A Closer Listen‘s first wrap-up chart of 2016! 2016 was a particularly good year for dark music, as these selections are culled from a list many times their size.  The

ACL 2016: Music for Haunted Houses

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time for A Closer Listen‘s first wrap-up chart of 2016! 2016 was a particularly good year for dark music, as these selections are culled from a list many times their size.  The

Deison ~ Any Time Now

October must be near, because our submissions are getting scarier.  Case in point: Any Time Now, a foreboding set whose dark drones are shadowed by sullen electronics, crime scene samples and rattling chains.  Even the most cheerful track title (“Blissfull Moments”)

Deison ~ Any Time Now

October must be near, because our submissions are getting scarier.  Case in point: Any Time Now, a foreboding set whose dark drones are shadowed by sullen electronics, crime scene samples and rattling chains.  Even the most cheerful track title (“Blissfull Moments”)

Deison/Favaron ~ Nearly Invisible

Deison and Gianluca Favaron have each appeared on our site before, both as solo artists and as collaborators; this is the first time they have worked together on a full-fledged work.  Nearly Invisible is a measured study in deteriorating texture, a testimony

Deison/Favaron ~ Nearly Invisible

Deison and Gianluca Favaron have each appeared on our site before, both as solo artists and as collaborators; this is the first time they have worked together on a full-fledged work.  Nearly Invisible is a measured study in deteriorating texture, a testimony

Various Artists ~ Italian Resonances: Dronegazers?

      Dronegazing? The punctuation is really crucial here, and the emphasis on resonances is not to be understated. I appreciate the importance of labels in building and sustaining communities, but like many of us I also chafe at

Various Artists ~ Italian Resonances: Dronegazers?

      Dronegazing? The punctuation is really crucial here, and the emphasis on resonances is not to be understated. I appreciate the importance of labels in building and sustaining communities, but like many of us I also chafe at

Deison & Mingle ~ Everything Collapse[d]

Everything Collapse[d] is billed by Aagoo as “an album of melancholy and desolation”, and it ends in failure ~ to be precise, a faithful cover of Swans’ “Failure”.  And yet, the album is intensely alive; intentional morbidity never sounded so good.

Deison & Mingle ~ Everything Collapse[d]

Everything Collapse[d] is billed by Aagoo as “an album of melancholy and desolation”, and it ends in failure ~ to be precise, a faithful cover of Swans’ “Failure”.  And yet, the album is intensely alive; intentional morbidity never sounded so good.