Posts Tagged: Dust

ACL 2015: The Happiest Music of the Year

Let’s face it, 2015 was a tough year for Planet Earth.  Terrorists attacked, politicians argued, and the climate continued to destabilize.  There has never been a better time for happy music, and thankfully, we’ve got a great selection right here!

ACL 2015: The Happiest Music of the Year

Let’s face it, 2015 was a tough year for Planet Earth.  Terrorists attacked, politicians argued, and the climate continued to destabilize.  There has never been a better time for happy music, and thankfully, we’ve got a great selection right here!

Cars & Trains ~ Dust

Portland, Oregon’s Tom Filepp (Cars & Trains) has made two sonic shifts on his new tape.  The first is that after three vocal albums, he’s now fully instrumental.  (Yay!)  The second is that he’s enlisted William Ryan Fritch on orchestration.  This

Cars & Trains ~ Dust

Portland, Oregon’s Tom Filepp (Cars & Trains) has made two sonic shifts on his new tape.  The first is that after three vocal albums, he’s now fully instrumental.  (Yay!)  The second is that he’s enlisted William Ryan Fritch on orchestration.  This

Post-Rock Road Trip: Day Eight

We conclude our first post-rock road trip by traveling straight down the latitude line through Russia, Japan and Australia, where we are introduced to Show Me a Dinosaur, Neko Nine, The Creator Of and Lemon’s Chair, and re-encounter Dumbsaint, who have just completed the

Post-Rock Road Trip: Day Eight

We conclude our first post-rock road trip by traveling straight down the latitude line through Russia, Japan and Australia, where we are introduced to Show Me a Dinosaur, Neko Nine, The Creator Of and Lemon’s Chair, and re-encounter Dumbsaint, who have just completed the

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 Modern Composition

This may be called Neoclassical, Modern Classical or Modern Compostion, but everyone knows what it is: classical music for a modern generation.  When it comes to honoring remarkable writing and playing, Modern Compostion is the genre to which we turn.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Modern Composition

This may be called Neoclassical, Modern Classical or Modern Compostion, but everyone knows what it is: classical music for a modern generation.  When it comes to honoring remarkable writing and playing, Modern Compostion is the genre to which we turn.

NoiseTheorem ~ Dust

“Have you ever really thought about time?” asks Tony Scharf, aka NoiseTheorum.  While the full concept of Time is impossible to grasp – who can comprehend the infinite? – Dust seeks to address its infinite qualities.  Scharf reminds us that we are

NoiseTheorem ~ Dust

“Have you ever really thought about time?” asks Tony Scharf, aka NoiseTheorum.  While the full concept of Time is impossible to grasp – who can comprehend the infinite? – Dust seeks to address its infinite qualities.  Scharf reminds us that we are

Antoine Chessex ~ Dust

Sometimes we miss something at ACL.  Not too often, and not for long.  And we are very strict with our rules.  So despite dozens of submissions from 2011, this is only the second we’ve accepted.  The reasons: Dust is exceptional, and it hasn’t

Antoine Chessex ~ Dust

Sometimes we miss something at ACL.  Not too often, and not for long.  And we are very strict with our rules.  So despite dozens of submissions from 2011, this is only the second we’ve accepted.  The reasons: Dust is exceptional, and it hasn’t