Posts Tagged: Editions Mego

ACL 2022 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Thousands of submissions, hundreds of reviews, and it all comes down to this: The Top 20 Albums of 2022!  Our headlines: women dominate, filling the top five spots, and a former champion returns to the top. The top three albums

ACL 2022 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Thousands of submissions, hundreds of reviews, and it all comes down to this: The Top 20 Albums of 2022!  Our headlines: women dominate, filling the top five spots, and a former champion returns to the top. The top three albums

ACL 2022 ~ Top Ten Electronic

Is it unfeeling to dance when the world seems to be falling apart? Or is the communal mingling of bodies essential to one’s well-being?  The albums on this list were composed in a time of relative isolation, yet look to

ACL 2022 ~ Top Ten Electronic

Is it unfeeling to dance when the world seems to be falling apart? Or is the communal mingling of bodies essential to one’s well-being?  The albums on this list were composed in a time of relative isolation, yet look to

Hüma Utku ~ The Psychologist

Hüma Utku‘s distinctive background ~ raised in Istanbul, now based in Berlin ~ may be responsible for the distinctive industrial timbres of The Psychologist.  But the subject matter is another obvious culprit, as the artist draws inspiration from a variety of

Hüma Utku ~ The Psychologist

Hüma Utku‘s distinctive background ~ raised in Istanbul, now based in Berlin ~ may be responsible for the distinctive industrial timbres of The Psychologist.  But the subject matter is another obvious culprit, as the artist draws inspiration from a variety of

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Drone

Drone is the music of suspension: a constant underpinning of sound graced by modulation.  The music was perfect for a year in which things seemed to move very slowly, as if through molasses.  Many of the artists on this year’s

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Drone

Drone is the music of suspension: a constant underpinning of sound graced by modulation.  The music was perfect for a year in which things seemed to move very slowly, as if through molasses.  Many of the artists on this year’s

BJ Nilsen ~ Irreal

It’s been a while since BJ Nilsen has released an album proper, although last year’s multi-month, hours-long pandemic project Pending / Auditory Scenes Amsterdam should be an album ~ it stands as one of the year’s most enduring sonic documents.  Now that Nilsen is

BJ Nilsen ~ Irreal

It’s been a while since BJ Nilsen has released an album proper, although last year’s multi-month, hours-long pandemic project Pending / Auditory Scenes Amsterdam should be an album ~ it stands as one of the year’s most enduring sonic documents.  Now that Nilsen is

Klara Lewis ~ Ingrid

The granular, watery artwork that adorns Klara Lewis’ latest release is just as irreducible and calculated as the music it accompanies. The single, twenty minute piece fragments a lone cello loop the way that outer threads on a quilt might

Klara Lewis ~ Ingrid

The granular, watery artwork that adorns Klara Lewis’ latest release is just as irreducible and calculated as the music it accompanies. The single, twenty minute piece fragments a lone cello loop the way that outer threads on a quilt might

A Closer Listen’s Best Albums of the Decade

The decade is over, and a new one has just begun!  A happy new year to all of our readers.  As we close the book on the old year and put the last decade to bed, we offer one final

A Closer Listen’s Best Albums of the Decade

The decade is over, and a new one has just begun!  A happy new year to all of our readers.  As we close the book on the old year and put the last decade to bed, we offer one final

A Closer Listen’s Best Electronic Albums of the Decade

While the mainstream charts reflect a love for steady beats, the underground features an industry rife with reinvention.  Few of the artists below have hits, but in a perfect world, they would.  Their music has influenced film scores, commercials and

A Closer Listen’s Best Electronic Albums of the Decade

While the mainstream charts reflect a love for steady beats, the underground features an industry rife with reinvention.  Few of the artists below have hits, but in a perfect world, they would.  Their music has influenced film scores, commercials and