Posts Tagged: FatCat

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

Shida Shahabi presents Early Autumn [mix]

Shida Shahabi is a pianist and composer on the 130701 imprint, like the author of our last mix, Dmitry Evgrafov.  Early Autumn is timed to coincide with the release of Homes, Shahabi’s debut album. Mainly featuring an old Swedish upright

Shida Shahabi presents Early Autumn [mix]

Shida Shahabi is a pianist and composer on the 130701 imprint, like the author of our last mix, Dmitry Evgrafov.  Early Autumn is timed to coincide with the release of Homes, Shahabi’s debut album. Mainly featuring an old Swedish upright

Dmitry Evgrafov presents “The Comforting One” [mix]

And we’re back with a mix from Dmitry Evgrafov, a self-taught pianist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist. Based in Moscow, where Evgrafov studied Sound Design, his work deploys electronic means to augment his intimate piano playing  with lush string arrangements, drawing comparisons

Dmitry Evgrafov presents “The Comforting One” [mix]

And we’re back with a mix from Dmitry Evgrafov, a self-taught pianist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist. Based in Moscow, where Evgrafov studied Sound Design, his work deploys electronic means to augment his intimate piano playing  with lush string arrangements, drawing comparisons

V/A ~ The Sea at the End of Her String (Exclusive Stream!)

Three female artists, one label, one record, one tour.  The Sea at the End of Her String tour starts Thursday and is partnered with this limited vinyl EP, containing new music from Resina, Shida Shahabi and Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch, all of whom

V/A ~ The Sea at the End of Her String (Exclusive Stream!)

Three female artists, one label, one record, one tour.  The Sea at the End of Her String tour starts Thursday and is partnered with this limited vinyl EP, containing new music from Resina, Shida Shahabi and Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch, all of whom

Maarja Nuut & Ruum ~ Muunduja

If Dead Can Dance were starting off today, they might sound a lot like Maarja Nuut & Ruum, an Estonian duo whose music is a hybrid of classicism and electronics.  Muunduja is the first album they have recorded as a duo, following

Maarja Nuut & Ruum ~ Muunduja

If Dead Can Dance were starting off today, they might sound a lot like Maarja Nuut & Ruum, an Estonian duo whose music is a hybrid of classicism and electronics.  Muunduja is the first album they have recorded as a duo, following