Posts Tagged: Erased Tapes

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 Experimental

This year’s selections are eclectic and exciting, and feature an array of uncommon instruments, radio transmissions, field recordings, experimental voice and even opera.  These artists represent the cutting edge of music ~ the outer fringe that may seem strange today

ACL 2022 ~ Top Ten Experimental

This year’s selections are eclectic and exciting, and feature an array of uncommon instruments, radio transmissions, field recordings, experimental voice and even opera.  These artists represent the cutting edge of music ~ the outer fringe that may seem strange today

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

ACL 2022 ~ The Year’s Best Album Covers

Physical albums have never been harder to find.  So why are album covers more important than ever? The answer is simple: people shop for music online, and the first thing they see is the image.  While few people have the

ACL 2022 ~ The Year’s Best Album Covers

Physical albums have never been harder to find.  So why are album covers more important than ever? The answer is simple: people shop for music online, and the first thing they see is the image.  While few people have the

Michael Price presents ‘Sundays & Raindays’ [mix]

Some listeners may remember Entanglement, Michael Price‘s 2015 debut album on Erased Tapes Records. Price has been busy since then writing music for piano, orchestra, and soundtrack, much of which is sure to fall in the sweet spot for readers

Michael Price presents ‘Sundays & Raindays’ [mix]

Some listeners may remember Entanglement, Michael Price‘s 2015 debut album on Erased Tapes Records. Price has been busy since then writing music for piano, orchestra, and soundtrack, much of which is sure to fall in the sweet spot for readers

Rival Consoles ~ Now Is

Less than a year after Rival Consoles’ last release comes his newest album Now Is, which marks the artist’s third LP since 2020. The prior two (Articulation and Overflow) were released at pandemic peaks, but one might be surprised to

Rival Consoles ~ Now Is

Less than a year after Rival Consoles’ last release comes his newest album Now Is, which marks the artist’s third LP since 2020. The prior two (Articulation and Overflow) were released at pandemic peaks, but one might be surprised to

Hatis Noit ~ Aura

Aura is the exemplar of the human voice as instrument.  While Hatis Noit often seems to be singing words, her debut album is wordless and otherwise instrument-free.  A sample of the ocean near Fukushima is the only adornment.  Her vocal range, applied to

Hatis Noit ~ Aura

Aura is the exemplar of the human voice as instrument.  While Hatis Noit often seems to be singing words, her debut album is wordless and otherwise instrument-free.  A sample of the ocean near Fukushima is the only adornment.  Her vocal range, applied to

ACL 2021 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

If 2020 was the most surreal year in recent memory, 2021 was the runner-up.  A rollercoaster of emotion was supplanted by a mountain of malaise.  And yet, many artists broke through with the finest albums of their careers.  Some of

ACL 2021 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

If 2020 was the most surreal year in recent memory, 2021 was the runner-up.  A rollercoaster of emotion was supplanted by a mountain of malaise.  And yet, many artists broke through with the finest albums of their careers.  Some of