Posts Tagged: Hausu Mountain

ACL 2020 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

After all the chaos of 2020, there’s some solace found in the fact that the artist who scored our Album of the Decade at the beginning of the year now receives our Album of the Year award at year’s end.

ACL 2020 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

After all the chaos of 2020, there’s some solace found in the fact that the artist who scored our Album of the Decade at the beginning of the year now receives our Album of the Year award at year’s end.

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Experimental

A surprising fact about this year’s experimental picks: nearly every entry contains an aspect of spoken word. This unusual combination may reflect our desire for narrative as opposed to lyric. The world is a jumble right now; can anyone make sense

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Experimental

A surprising fact about this year’s experimental picks: nearly every entry contains an aspect of spoken word. This unusual combination may reflect our desire for narrative as opposed to lyric. The world is a jumble right now; can anyone make sense

Fire-Toolz ~ Rainbow Bridge

It is quite easy to associate excess with transgression, with the dismantling of boundaries and the overcoming of any and all stability. But excess can also mean waste, and waste does not necessarily reflect the magnitude of the operations of

Fire-Toolz ~ Rainbow Bridge

It is quite easy to associate excess with transgression, with the dismantling of boundaries and the overcoming of any and all stability. But excess can also mean waste, and waste does not necessarily reflect the magnitude of the operations of

Pulse Emitter ~ Swirlings

You know how New Age constructs this unmediated version of nature with which its meditative tones will help you connect and become One? How its nebulous openness bears the mark of any and all technology? Well, artists like Pulse Emitter

Pulse Emitter ~ Swirlings

You know how New Age constructs this unmediated version of nature with which its meditative tones will help you connect and become One? How its nebulous openness bears the mark of any and all technology? Well, artists like Pulse Emitter

ACL 2019 ~ The Happiest Music of the Year

Are you ready for some holiday cheer that has naught to do with the holidays?  After sifting through thousands of albums, we believe we’ve found the happiest music of 2019!  This is music for playpens, for beaches, for the open

ACL 2019 ~ The Happiest Music of the Year

Are you ready for some holiday cheer that has naught to do with the holidays?  After sifting through thousands of albums, we believe we’ve found the happiest music of 2019!  This is music for playpens, for beaches, for the open

Euglossine ~ Coriolis

You know how Pop Art tricks you into thinking it’s very simple while in fact being extremely complex? How all those images of comics expanded into huge canvases allude to certain forms of abstraction, or how those reproductions of publicity

Euglossine ~ Coriolis

You know how Pop Art tricks you into thinking it’s very simple while in fact being extremely complex? How all those images of comics expanded into huge canvases allude to certain forms of abstraction, or how those reproductions of publicity

ACL 2018 ~ The Happiest Music of the Year

This is our list of the happiest music we’ve reviewed in 2018.  As Ren & Stimpy once put it, “Happy, happy, joy, joy!”  But what type of music fits the definition?  There’s a wide variety of happy music on the

ACL 2018 ~ The Happiest Music of the Year

This is our list of the happiest music we’ve reviewed in 2018.  As Ren & Stimpy once put it, “Happy, happy, joy, joy!”  But what type of music fits the definition?  There’s a wide variety of happy music on the

Dustin Wong ~ Fluid World Building 101 With Shaman Bambu

‘World building’ is a concept I’ve seen used mostly in literature and videogames, but there’s a rarely recognized limited measure of it that’s been used in popular music, primarily in prog rock, in which fantasy and sci-fi have historical significance

Dustin Wong ~ Fluid World Building 101 With Shaman Bambu

‘World building’ is a concept I’ve seen used mostly in literature and videogames, but there’s a rarely recognized limited measure of it that’s been used in popular music, primarily in prog rock, in which fantasy and sci-fi have historical significance