Posts Tagged: FatCat

Minor Pieces ~ The Heavy Steps of Dreaming

Ian William Craig is a perennial presence in our year-end charts.  His gorgeous, operatic voice, fed through layers of tape decay, is instantly recognizable.  But until this point, he’s always sounded a bit lonely.  All of this changes on The Heavy Steps

Minor Pieces ~ The Heavy Steps of Dreaming

Ian William Craig is a perennial presence in our year-end charts.  His gorgeous, operatic voice, fed through layers of tape decay, is instantly recognizable.  But until this point, he’s always sounded a bit lonely.  All of this changes on The Heavy Steps

Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch ~ Organes Electriques Mixtape Premiere

  On the eve of her digital EP release Only You, Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch shares a vibrant mix that showcases some of her influences, from the classic (Olivier Messiaen) to the modern (Hilde Marie Holsen).  The mix flows smoothly while taking listeners to

Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch ~ Organes Electriques Mixtape Premiere

  On the eve of her digital EP release Only You, Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch shares a vibrant mix that showcases some of her influences, from the classic (Olivier Messiaen) to the modern (Hilde Marie Holsen).  The mix flows smoothly while taking listeners to

Resina ~ Traces – Remixes

In the old days, a remix EP usually meant that a single track would be remixed into the most club-friendly form possible.  The artist’s original vision was often buried beneath the almighty beat.  This hit-or-miss proposition was often prompted by

Resina ~ Traces – Remixes

In the old days, a remix EP usually meant that a single track would be remixed into the most club-friendly form possible.  The artist’s original vision was often buried beneath the almighty beat.  This hit-or-miss proposition was often prompted by

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 Ambient

2018 was a particularly strong year for ambient music. We received over a thousand albums for consideration, in some weeks more than all other genres combined ~ and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  While composing this introduction, we

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Ambient

2018 was a particularly strong year for ambient music. We received over a thousand albums for consideration, in some weeks more than all other genres combined ~ and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  While composing this introduction, we

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

Ian William Craig ~ Thresholder

Ian William Craig holds such a cherished spot in our musical consciousness that it’s a surprise to recall that his first album was released in 2012 ~ coincidentally, the first year of our site.  A unique composer with a clearly identifiable

Ian William Craig ~ Thresholder

Ian William Craig holds such a cherished spot in our musical consciousness that it’s a surprise to recall that his first album was released in 2012 ~ coincidentally, the first year of our site.  A unique composer with a clearly identifiable