Posts Tagged: Editions Mego

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

ACL 2019 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Our reviewers have an ear for the unique, as evidenced by this list. Every writer voted for a different #1.  But when the votes were counted, one album stood above them all, winning a broad base of support that unified

ACL 2019 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Our reviewers have an ear for the unique, as evidenced by this list. Every writer voted for a different #1.  But when the votes were counted, one album stood above them all, winning a broad base of support that unified

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Experimental

From locked grooves to dueling drummers; from abstract voices to plastic instruments; from stories of slavery to modern African drones, the Experimental category represents creativity at its best.  These artists follow their own paths, abandoning the marked roads, more interested

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Experimental

From locked grooves to dueling drummers; from abstract voices to plastic instruments; from stories of slavery to modern African drones, the Experimental category represents creativity at its best.  These artists follow their own paths, abandoning the marked roads, more interested

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Electronic

There’s some wild stuff going on in our Electronic section this year.  This year’s list includes a nocturnal symphony, an environmental plea, an ode to changing seasons, a mangled club set and a nearly unclassifiable band.  Many of these selections

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Electronic

There’s some wild stuff going on in our Electronic section this year.  This year’s list includes a nocturnal symphony, an environmental plea, an ode to changing seasons, a mangled club set and a nearly unclassifiable band.  Many of these selections

Hecker ~ Inspection II

In a 1929 short story entitled “The Hounds of Tindalos”, Frank Belknap Long envisioned an entity (identified as a multiplicity, as “them”, but always acting in unison) that gave the story its name, and which was the terrible side-product of

Hecker ~ Inspection II

In a 1929 short story entitled “The Hounds of Tindalos”, Frank Belknap Long envisioned an entity (identified as a multiplicity, as “them”, but always acting in unison) that gave the story its name, and which was the terrible side-product of

Dino Spiluttini ~ Heaven

Heaven may be called “contemporary church music,” but only the most contemporary of churches might consider hosting such music ~ and that’s a shame.  In recent years, congregations with limited budgets have begun sharing spaces with the arts, to sublime effect.

Dino Spiluttini ~ Heaven

Heaven may be called “contemporary church music,” but only the most contemporary of churches might consider hosting such music ~ and that’s a shame.  In recent years, congregations with limited budgets have begun sharing spaces with the arts, to sublime effect.