Posts Tagged: Eluvium

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.

ACL 2016: Top Ten Ambient

There will always be hard days.  We will always need to be soothed.  But there is also great beauty in the world, which is where this genre makes a (quiet) impact.  The irony: some of this year’s ambient albums get loud.   Perhaps

ACL 2016: Top Ten Ambient

There will always be hard days.  We will always need to be soothed.  But there is also great beauty in the world, which is where this genre makes a (quiet) impact.  The irony: some of this year’s ambient albums get loud.   Perhaps

Eluvium ~ False Readings On

As one of the preeminent artists in the ambient and electronic scene, False Readings On is a welcome and much anticipated return from Eluvium (Portland’s Matthew Cooper). The feel of the music has changed slightly, because every recording has a different soul. You can label it

Eluvium ~ False Readings On

As one of the preeminent artists in the ambient and electronic scene, False Readings On is a welcome and much anticipated return from Eluvium (Portland’s Matthew Cooper). The feel of the music has changed slightly, because every recording has a different soul. You can label it

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.

Eluvium ~ Nightmare Ending

A lot of artists would start an album with the strongest track and leave everything that comes afterwards to try to live up to the set expectations like afterthoughts on tape, even more so would leave the best for last

Eluvium ~ Nightmare Ending

A lot of artists would start an album with the strongest track and leave everything that comes afterwards to try to live up to the set expectations like afterthoughts on tape, even more so would leave the best for last