Posts Tagged: Dragon’s Eye

Geneva Skeen ~ Dark Speech

Dark Speech is a highly unusual recording for Dragon’s Eye ~ the opening minutes sound like the antithesis of the label’s typical release.  With a nearly-industrial rush of sound, Geneva Skeen introduces herself to the masses.  Only later will she relent.  Vast sheets

Geneva Skeen ~ Dark Speech

Dark Speech is a highly unusual recording for Dragon’s Eye ~ the opening minutes sound like the antithesis of the label’s typical release.  With a nearly-industrial rush of sound, Geneva Skeen introduces herself to the masses.  Only later will she relent.  Vast sheets

Robert Curgenven ~ Climata

  The border between two spaces both separates and conjoins, allowing for distinction as well as interplay. Depending on one’s perspective this can be understood as a contamination or a vital encounter. The latest from Australian composer Robert Curgenven explores

Robert Curgenven ~ Climata

  The border between two spaces both separates and conjoins, allowing for distinction as well as interplay. Depending on one’s perspective this can be understood as a contamination or a vital encounter. The latest from Australian composer Robert Curgenven explores

ACL 2014: Top Ten Ambient

This year, A Closer Listen continued to receive more ambient music than any other type, over 500 releases in all.  The ambient field is so competitive that only the most distinctive releases manage to break through and to form a lasting impression.

ACL 2014: Top Ten Ambient

This year, A Closer Listen continued to receive more ambient music than any other type, over 500 releases in all.  The ambient field is so competitive that only the most distinctive releases manage to break through and to form a lasting impression.

Steve Roden ~ Flower & Water

We last heard from Steve Roden after a string of very good releases in 2012, including collaborations with Steve Peters (Not a leaf…), a beautiful work with Machinefabriek (Lichtung), a split 7” with Luminance Ratio, a reworking of old cassette

Steve Roden ~ Flower & Water

We last heard from Steve Roden after a string of very good releases in 2012, including collaborations with Steve Peters (Not a leaf…), a beautiful work with Machinefabriek (Lichtung), a split 7” with Luminance Ratio, a reworking of old cassette

Lawrence English + Stephen Vitiello ~ Fable

We last encountered Lawrence English on the immersive Wilderness of Mirrors, released earlier this year; we last encountered Stephen Vitiello at the New York exhibition “In the Garden of Sonic Delights”.  On Fable, the artists join forces for the second time, following  2011’s Acute Inbetweens (Crónica).  Each album shares a

Lawrence English + Stephen Vitiello ~ Fable

We last encountered Lawrence English on the immersive Wilderness of Mirrors, released earlier this year; we last encountered Stephen Vitiello at the New York exhibition “In the Garden of Sonic Delights”.  On Fable, the artists join forces for the second time, following  2011’s Acute Inbetweens (Crónica).  Each album shares a

Electronic Observations 2014 #2

I usually try to highlight new artists to this column, aware that given a mere ten or so reviews per month it’s probably better not to repeat myself. This month, things have fallen out a little differently with several artists

Electronic Observations 2014 #2

I usually try to highlight new artists to this column, aware that given a mere ten or so reviews per month it’s probably better not to repeat myself. This month, things have fallen out a little differently with several artists

Yann Novak ~ Snowfall

Clocking in at exactly sixty minutes, Snowfall is a shorter version of a six-hour Los Angeles marathon performance.  Yann Novak used photographs and field recordings to replicate the experience of a snowstorm, which must have been a fun experience for residents of the

Yann Novak ~ Snowfall

Clocking in at exactly sixty minutes, Snowfall is a shorter version of a six-hour Los Angeles marathon performance.  Yann Novak used photographs and field recordings to replicate the experience of a snowstorm, which must have been a fun experience for residents of the