Posts Tagged: fluid audio

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

Our readers love winter music.  How do we know?  Our list of The 25 Best Winter Albums of All Time is also our site’s most-read post of all time.  Our yearly updates continue to collect the best winter music, regardless of genre.

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

Our readers love winter music.  How do we know?  Our list of The 25 Best Winter Albums of All Time is also our site’s most-read post of all time.  Our yearly updates continue to collect the best winter music, regardless of genre.

Norihito Suda ~ Light Snowfall

Is it time for snowfall yet?  The season’s first frost is predicted for this evening, and this album is playing in preparation.  The skies are already grey.  A hint of chill is in the air.  The radiators are beginning to

Norihito Suda ~ Light Snowfall

Is it time for snowfall yet?  The season’s first frost is predicted for this evening, and this album is playing in preparation.  The skies are already grey.  A hint of chill is in the air.  The radiators are beginning to

Gideon Wolf ~ Year Zero

If an artist plans to make their album release low-key, then springing it on the public around the start of the year must be near the top of the list of stealth tactics. There’s the post-holiday return to work, the

Gideon Wolf ~ Year Zero

If an artist plans to make their album release low-key, then springing it on the public around the start of the year must be near the top of the list of stealth tactics. There’s the post-holiday return to work, the

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Packaging

Next week we’ll look at the year’s best cover art; in this article, we consider overall packaging.  In an era when many consider the physical format to be extinct, these artists and labels say otherwise.  A couple can still be

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Packaging

Next week we’ll look at the year’s best cover art; in this article, we consider overall packaging.  In an era when many consider the physical format to be extinct, these artists and labels say otherwise.  A couple can still be

Kirill Nikolai ~ Letting Go Variations

When receiving a package from Fluid Audio, the first thing one notices is the scent.  These releases smell like a fresh forest field, and often contain tiny dried flowers as well.  The next thing one does is to lay the

Kirill Nikolai ~ Letting Go Variations

When receiving a package from Fluid Audio, the first thing one notices is the scent.  These releases smell like a fresh forest field, and often contain tiny dried flowers as well.  The next thing one does is to lay the

Glacis ~ The World Is A Little Lonelier Without You

The last album from Glacis (Euan Alexander Millar-McMeekan) sounded like a breakup; this one is inspired by a death.  The artist’s father Sandy lost his battle with emphysema in 2011, and this set attempts to capture the emotions of the following week,

Glacis ~ The World Is A Little Lonelier Without You

The last album from Glacis (Euan Alexander Millar-McMeekan) sounded like a breakup; this one is inspired by a death.  The artist’s father Sandy lost his battle with emphysema in 2011, and this set attempts to capture the emotions of the following week,

Hummingbird ~ Glade

Six years ago, I reviewed Our Fearful Symmetry, a gorgeous album by a mysterious ambient artist called Hummingbird.  I led an exhaustive search to discover who the artist might be, and came so close that I named some of the artist’s

Hummingbird ~ Glade

Six years ago, I reviewed Our Fearful Symmetry, a gorgeous album by a mysterious ambient artist called Hummingbird.  I led an exhaustive search to discover who the artist might be, and came so close that I named some of the artist’s

ACL 2015: The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album art can draw listeners to music, or push them away.  The best album art enhances the overall presentation, while the worst detracts from it.  In some cases, we’ve reviewed albums because of the art, while in others we’ve declined.

ACL 2015: The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album art can draw listeners to music, or push them away.  The best album art enhances the overall presentation, while the worst detracts from it.  In some cases, we’ve reviewed albums because of the art, while in others we’ve declined.