Posts Tagged: Erased Tapes

ACL 2017 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

2017 was the most tumultuous year in recent memory, and we’re still trying to make sense of it all.  One thing we do know: the year produced a lot of great music, much of it related to the hopes and

ACL 2017 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

2017 was the most tumultuous year in recent memory, and we’re still trying to make sense of it all.  One thing we do know: the year produced a lot of great music, much of it related to the hopes and

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Ambient

After a long, hard day, there’s nothing like a beautiful ambient album to soothe the savage breast.  Whether one is dealing with heartbreak, the loss of a loved one or the state of world affairs, this is music to come

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Ambient

After a long, hard day, there’s nothing like a beautiful ambient album to soothe the savage breast.  Whether one is dealing with heartbreak, the loss of a loved one or the state of world affairs, this is music to come

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

The mainstream and the avant-garde meet in the field of film scoring.  Even those who don’t follow instrumental music are likely to own a few soundtracks.  When movie scores break big, their themes are seared in the public’s ears.  Despite

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

The mainstream and the avant-garde meet in the field of film scoring.  Even those who don’t follow instrumental music are likely to own a few soundtracks.  When movie scores break big, their themes are seared in the public’s ears.  Despite

Ben Lukas Boysen & Sebastian Plano ~ Everything

One of the year’s most innovative video games is accompanied by one of the year’s most innovative scores.  An expansive, 190-minute, 43-track set, Everything is also one of the year’s best albums. David O’Reilly’s single-player PS4 game was unveiled this spring and

Ben Lukas Boysen & Sebastian Plano ~ Everything

One of the year’s most innovative video games is accompanied by one of the year’s most innovative scores.  An expansive, 190-minute, 43-track set, Everything is also one of the year’s best albums. David O’Reilly’s single-player PS4 game was unveiled this spring and

Daniel Brandt ~ Eternal Something

Momentum is at the core of Eternal Something – a record infused with the spirit of dance music that was originally to be composed entirely of cymbals. That this review is not found in our Experimental section should hint that the

Daniel Brandt ~ Eternal Something

Momentum is at the core of Eternal Something – a record infused with the spirit of dance music that was originally to be composed entirely of cymbals. That this review is not found in our Experimental section should hint that the

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Film Scores

With this feature, our film score picks graduate from a pre-awards article to a year-end list.  2016 has been an exemplary year for film scores, as many of our favorite artists have tried their hand at the cinematic genre and passed

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Film Scores

With this feature, our film score picks graduate from a pre-awards article to a year-end list.  2016 has been an exemplary year for film scores, as many of our favorite artists have tried their hand at the cinematic genre and passed

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Winter Music

Winter music can be cold and imposing, or warm and inviting; it can feel like a harsh breeze or a comforting blanket.  Our Winter Music feature highlights sounds that are inspired by winter and reflect the elements of the season.  Many

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Winter Music

Winter music can be cold and imposing, or warm and inviting; it can feel like a harsh breeze or a comforting blanket.  Our Winter Music feature highlights sounds that are inspired by winter and reflect the elements of the season.  Many