Posts Tagged: Erased Tapes

Penguin Café ~ Handfuls of Night

Penguin Café follows up 2017’s The Imperfect Sea with Handfuls of Night (Erased Tapes, October 4). Handfuls of Night takes its inspiration from a journey to the Antarctic, where Arthur Jeffes followed in the footsteps of famous explorer Scott. He

Penguin Café ~ Handfuls of Night

Penguin Café follows up 2017’s The Imperfect Sea with Handfuls of Night (Erased Tapes, October 4). Handfuls of Night takes its inspiration from a journey to the Antarctic, where Arthur Jeffes followed in the footsteps of famous explorer Scott. He

Shards ~ Find Sound

A musical acquaintance long ago opined that vocals and drums together was the purest form of music, each the most unmitigated expression, respectively, of melody and rhythm. This partnership alone is rarely found – perhaps because its purity is also

Shards ~ Find Sound

A musical acquaintance long ago opined that vocals and drums together was the purest form of music, each the most unmitigated expression, respectively, of melody and rhythm. This partnership alone is rarely found – perhaps because its purity is also

Daniel Thorne ~ Lines of Sight

Solo piano records are a dime a dozen, albums made entirely of cello are hardly rare, and even drum-only sets have featured on our pages. Experts of their chosen voice like to stretch it beyond convention and even recognition. Learning

Daniel Thorne ~ Lines of Sight

Solo piano records are a dime a dozen, albums made entirely of cello are hardly rare, and even drum-only sets have featured on our pages. Experts of their chosen voice like to stretch it beyond convention and even recognition. Learning

ACL 2018 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

After 2500 submissions and 350 reviews, we finally have a winner!  Our top album of 2018 comes from a prolific female artist who has unveiled a dozen releases in the last five years.  This one is her best to date.

ACL 2018 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

After 2500 submissions and 350 reviews, we finally have a winner!  Our top album of 2018 comes from a prolific female artist who has unveiled a dozen releases in the last five years.  This one is her best to date.

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

When averaged, the Modern Composition category included not the most submissions, but the best.  We wish we could make this a list of 20, but then we’d have to double every list, and not every category features this many excellent releases in a given year.

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

When averaged, the Modern Composition category included not the most submissions, but the best.  We wish we could make this a list of 20, but then we’d have to double every list, and not every category features this many excellent releases in a given year.

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Electronic

Half of this year’s picks are from female artists, who represent a growing strength in the industry.  In 2018, we also saw a huge increase in the amount of ethnic-based, personal releases, with deep drums and deeper stories.  This year’s

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Electronic

Half of this year’s picks are from female artists, who represent a growing strength in the industry.  In 2018, we also saw a huge increase in the amount of ethnic-based, personal releases, with deep drums and deeper stories.  This year’s

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Labels

1) Erased Tapes (London) The third time’s the charm for Erased Tapes, which finally breaks through to #1 on our chart ~ in its anniversary year!  We reviewed five artist albums from the label this year, and all five made one

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Labels

1) Erased Tapes (London) The third time’s the charm for Erased Tapes, which finally breaks through to #1 on our chart ~ in its anniversary year!  We reviewed five artist albums from the label this year, and all five made one