Posts Tagged: Federico Durand

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

Federico Durand ~ Pequeñas Melodías

IIKKI Books returns this fall with the colorful explosion of Pequeñas Melodías, a book of full-color photographs by Albarrán Cabrera (Angel Albarrán & Anna Cabrera) and an album from Federico Durand.  The pieces of this release complement each other and can be

Federico Durand ~ Pequeñas Melodías

IIKKI Books returns this fall with the colorful explosion of Pequeñas Melodías, a book of full-color photographs by Albarrán Cabrera (Angel Albarrán & Anna Cabrera) and an album from Federico Durand.  The pieces of this release complement each other and can be

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Winter Music

Winter music can be cold and imposing, or warm and inviting; it can feel like a harsh breeze or a comforting blanket.  Our Winter Music feature highlights sounds that are inspired by winter and reflect the elements of the season.  Many

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Winter Music

Winter music can be cold and imposing, or warm and inviting; it can feel like a harsh breeze or a comforting blanket.  Our Winter Music feature highlights sounds that are inspired by winter and reflect the elements of the season.  Many

Federico Durand ~ A Través del Espejo

Loops and lullabies cover the mattress of Federico Durand‘s A Través del Espejo (Through the Mirror).  The title refers to mirrors that face one another, creating endless reflections; the music provides an aural version of this effect.  If one were unaware of

Federico Durand ~ A Través del Espejo

Loops and lullabies cover the mattress of Federico Durand‘s A Través del Espejo (Through the Mirror).  The title refers to mirrors that face one another, creating endless reflections; the music provides an aural version of this effect.  If one were unaware of

ACL 2013: Top Ten Ambient

Ambient music continued to stretch its wings in 2013.  Among our top picks: an album conceived as a love letter, an EP addressing mental illness and a 7″ vinyl that samples the original Dracula.  It’s not just piano and birds anymore.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Ambient

Ambient music continued to stretch its wings in 2013.  Among our top picks: an album conceived as a love letter, an EP addressing mental illness and a 7″ vinyl that samples the original Dracula.  It’s not just piano and birds anymore.

Federico Durand ~ El Idioma De Las Luciérnagas

Pale blue skies start to turn a shade darker, reflecting the failing light against the prism of pale blue eyes. Pearl-coloured gemstones cool underneath the coasting clouds. A touch of dusky grey filters in, settling beside the river of chiming

Federico Durand ~ El Idioma De Las Luciérnagas

Pale blue skies start to turn a shade darker, reflecting the failing light against the prism of pale blue eyes. Pearl-coloured gemstones cool underneath the coasting clouds. A touch of dusky grey filters in, settling beside the river of chiming

Melodia ~ Saudades

The Portuguese word saudade refers to an intense, continuing love for people who are no longer with us, whether they have left, died or disappeared.  Lovers, friends, and victims of crime are all included in the extended definition.  Brazil – the

Melodia ~ Saudades

The Portuguese word saudade refers to an intense, continuing love for people who are no longer with us, whether they have left, died or disappeared.  Lovers, friends, and victims of crime are all included in the extended definition.  Brazil – the