Posts Tagged: Essence Music

ACL 2016: Top Ten Drone

While ambient music can be surprisingly loud, drone can be surprisingly soft; the genres dance around each other like yin and yang, never separating yet never quite reconciling.  In each genre, the sharpest contrast makes the biggest impact. Drone can

ACL 2016: Top Ten Drone

While ambient music can be surprisingly loud, drone can be surprisingly soft; the genres dance around each other like yin and yang, never separating yet never quite reconciling.  In each genre, the sharpest contrast makes the biggest impact. Drone can

Nadja ~ Sv

Over the years, the prolific Nadja have recorded a few supremely interesting heavy/doom psych albums, pushing into new territories by expanding the basic sound of the genre towards the unexpected, whether in the form of shoegaze or ambient music. Sv

Nadja ~ Sv

Over the years, the prolific Nadja have recorded a few supremely interesting heavy/doom psych albums, pushing into new territories by expanding the basic sound of the genre towards the unexpected, whether in the form of shoegaze or ambient music. Sv

ACL 2015: Top Ten Drone

Extended tones form the basis of Drone, a category that can be as soft as a refrigerator hum or as loud as the military plane that adopted its name.  But there’s so much more to the genre than simple extension.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Drone

Extended tones form the basis of Drone, a category that can be as soft as a refrigerator hum or as loud as the military plane that adopted its name.  But there’s so much more to the genre than simple extension.

Essence Music: Merzbow, Troum & raison d’être

Someone is working very hard over at Essence Music, because this pair of releases contains some of the most beautiful packaging we’ve seen all year.  It’s also a brilliant showcase for three veteran artists (four if you count Troum as two) that continue

Essence Music: Merzbow, Troum & raison d’être

Someone is working very hard over at Essence Music, because this pair of releases contains some of the most beautiful packaging we’ve seen all year.  It’s also a brilliant showcase for three veteran artists (four if you count Troum as two) that continue