Posts Tagged: esc.rec.

Roel Meelkop & Marco Douma ~ Hoek

Hoek is an enchanting release, nearly an hour in length, accompanied by a film that many would be happy to mount on their living room wall. The onset of the music is so gentle one may not notice at first ~

Roel Meelkop & Marco Douma ~ Hoek

Hoek is an enchanting release, nearly an hour in length, accompanied by a film that many would be happy to mount on their living room wall. The onset of the music is so gentle one may not notice at first ~

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Experimental

Our Experimental section boasts the widest dynamic contrast of all the fields we cover.  From near-silence to curdled wails, children’s classes to looped drums, every nook and cranny is explored and excavated. Where else might one discover an examination of

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Experimental

Our Experimental section boasts the widest dynamic contrast of all the fields we cover.  From near-silence to curdled wails, children’s classes to looped drums, every nook and cranny is explored and excavated. Where else might one discover an examination of

Machinefabriek ~ With Drums

In prior years, we’ve described Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) as prolific, creative, visionary, and a host of other terms ~ but this is the first time we’ve described one of his releases as fun.  When label and artist proclaimed that With Drums “doesn’t sound

Machinefabriek ~ With Drums

In prior years, we’ve described Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) as prolific, creative, visionary, and a host of other terms ~ but this is the first time we’ve described one of his releases as fun.  When label and artist proclaimed that With Drums “doesn’t sound

Jeroen Diepenmaat ~ Off Track

Off Track is another unique release for Esc.rec., a label that continues to innovate through imagination.  As a sonic document, a manipulation of the sonic document, and a manipulation of the manipulation, it offers layers of interpretation that mimic the activity

Jeroen Diepenmaat ~ Off Track

Off Track is another unique release for Esc.rec., a label that continues to innovate through imagination.  As a sonic document, a manipulation of the sonic document, and a manipulation of the manipulation, it offers layers of interpretation that mimic the activity

Jeroen Diepenmaat ~ Tak / Eli Gras ~ Grass Velvet

If you enjoy creative presentations, look no further than the esc.rec. label, whose latest releases are as unique as they come ~ physical editions that speak of permanence and impermanence, while providing reminders of the enduring appeal of touch.  Granted,

Jeroen Diepenmaat ~ Tak / Eli Gras ~ Grass Velvet

If you enjoy creative presentations, look no further than the esc.rec. label, whose latest releases are as unique as they come ~ physical editions that speak of permanence and impermanence, while providing reminders of the enduring appeal of touch.  Granted,

New Music for Christmas!

Over a thousand Christmas singles, EPs and albums were released this season on Bandcamp alone.  Here at A Closer Listen, we’ve received a few winners, and are happy to share them with you today: a Christmas mix from Fluid Audio, seven

New Music for Christmas!

Over a thousand Christmas singles, EPs and albums were released this season on Bandcamp alone.  Here at A Closer Listen, we’ve received a few winners, and are happy to share them with you today: a Christmas mix from Fluid Audio, seven

The Void* ~ Values

Values is the album so big, it took three labels to release it: Netherlands co-conspirators Lomechanik, Shipwrec and Esc.recs.  The sound is similarly large, as it crosses between genres like ships through the wormholes of its die cut cover.  The predominant

The Void* ~ Values

Values is the album so big, it took three labels to release it: Netherlands co-conspirators Lomechanik, Shipwrec and Esc.recs.  The sound is similarly large, as it crosses between genres like ships through the wormholes of its die cut cover.  The predominant

Various Artists ~ Souvenirs Van de Woeste Grond

This release is so much fun it makes me want to learn Dutch.  The album features new music from Gluid, Gareth Davis, Machinefabriek, Weerthof, Reinier van Houdt and Wouter van Veldhoven, which is enough by itself.   But the backstory

Various Artists ~ Souvenirs Van de Woeste Grond

This release is so much fun it makes me want to learn Dutch.  The album features new music from Gluid, Gareth Davis, Machinefabriek, Weerthof, Reinier van Houdt and Wouter van Veldhoven, which is enough by itself.   But the backstory