Posts Tagged: Hallow Ground

Siavash Amini ~ Foras

Foras, which is “outside” in Latin, continues Siavash Amini’s exploration of consciousness, in which last year’s Tar delved upon the relations between the individual and the collective forms of mind. Foras turns that principle inside-out, focusing on the latent connections

Siavash Amini ~ Foras

Foras, which is “outside” in Latin, continues Siavash Amini’s exploration of consciousness, in which last year’s Tar delved upon the relations between the individual and the collective forms of mind. Foras turns that principle inside-out, focusing on the latent connections

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Drone

2017 was a pivotal year for the drone genre, formerly considered the least political of all genres.  Yet as the noise of the world increased, so did the interest of artists in using drone and noise as commentary.  By creating

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Drone

2017 was a pivotal year for the drone genre, formerly considered the least political of all genres.  Yet as the noise of the world increased, so did the interest of artists in using drone and noise as commentary.  By creating

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Packaging

The further we travel into the digital era, the fewer physical releases we see.  A year ago, the digital market was bypassed by streaming.  Most people are content to hear rather than to own.  It takes a special presentation to

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Packaging

The further we travel into the digital era, the fewer physical releases we see.  A year ago, the digital market was bypassed by streaming.  Most people are content to hear rather than to own.  It takes a special presentation to

CoH ~ COH PLAYS EVERALL

We lead with a photo of the picture disc, a vinyl pressing so colorful and fun that it practically sells itself.  Credit Ruth Stofer for the art, which perfectly reflects the joy of the album and the roundness of its

CoH ~ COH PLAYS EVERALL

We lead with a photo of the picture disc, a vinyl pressing so colorful and fun that it practically sells itself.  Credit Ruth Stofer for the art, which perfectly reflects the joy of the album and the roundness of its

ACL 2017 ~ Music for Haunted Houses

Would you enter into this house?  Maybe if your potential girlfriend had been captured by a slippery entity who enjoyed taking the form of a clown.  It struck a chord, arriving at just the right time, the far border of summer.

ACL 2017 ~ Music for Haunted Houses

Would you enter into this house?  Maybe if your potential girlfriend had been captured by a slippery entity who enjoyed taking the form of a clown.  It struck a chord, arriving at just the right time, the far border of summer.

Siavash Amini ~ TAR

Earlier this year, we predicted a trend toward darker music, and Siavash Animi‘s TAR is certainly a step in this direction.  Seeking to translate fear into sound, the Iranian artist covers traditional instruments (Nima Aghiani’s violin, Pouya Pour-Amin’s double bass) with thick, angry drone.

Siavash Amini ~ TAR

Earlier this year, we predicted a trend toward darker music, and Siavash Animi‘s TAR is certainly a step in this direction.  Seeking to translate fear into sound, the Iranian artist covers traditional instruments (Nima Aghiani’s violin, Pouya Pour-Amin’s double bass) with thick, angry drone.

S S S S ~ Just Dead Stars for Dead Eyes

Remastered for vinyl by Lawrence English, Just Dead Stars for Dead Eyes should be able to attract a wider audience than it did in its original incarnation as a cassette.  But first let’s thank the Italian Haunter label, who believed in the

S S S S ~ Just Dead Stars for Dead Eyes

Remastered for vinyl by Lawrence English, Just Dead Stars for Dead Eyes should be able to attract a wider audience than it did in its original incarnation as a cassette.  But first let’s thank the Italian Haunter label, who believed in the