Posts Tagged: Home Normal

The Return of Home Normal

While Home Normal hasn’t been totally gone, it’s been relatively quiet over the past year.  Fall releases from Wil Bolton and Ruebke set the stage for the current winter crop, which includes Olan Mill, Melodía, Hotel Neon, Elian and Fabio Orsi.  The first of

The Return of Home Normal

While Home Normal hasn’t been totally gone, it’s been relatively quiet over the past year.  Fall releases from Wil Bolton and Ruebke set the stage for the current winter crop, which includes Olan Mill, Melodía, Hotel Neon, Elian and Fabio Orsi.  The first of

Wil Bolton ~ Bokeh

Bokeh feels like a true “environment”: ambient music that feels alive with the intelligence of nature. Wil Bolton has done quite a bit of sound work for art installations, where being sensitive to an actual environment is paramount. His compositions

Wil Bolton ~ Bokeh

Bokeh feels like a true “environment”: ambient music that feels alive with the intelligence of nature. Wil Bolton has done quite a bit of sound work for art installations, where being sensitive to an actual environment is paramount. His compositions

Faures ~ Continental Drift

In Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman writes, “The primitive brain cannot be said to think or learn; rather it is a set of preprogrammed regulators that keep the body running as it should and reacting in a way that ensures survival.”  The

Faures ~ Continental Drift

In Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman writes, “The primitive brain cannot be said to think or learn; rather it is a set of preprogrammed regulators that keep the body running as it should and reacting in a way that ensures survival.”  The

Fabio Orsi & Pimmon ~ Procrastination

Good things come to those who wait! In this case it’s the long-anticipated, heavyweight pairing on Home Normal featuring Fabio Orsi and Pimmon. For those familiar with the world of drone and experimental artists, these two need no introduction. Orsi

Fabio Orsi & Pimmon ~ Procrastination

Good things come to those who wait! In this case it’s the long-anticipated, heavyweight pairing on Home Normal featuring Fabio Orsi and Pimmon. For those familiar with the world of drone and experimental artists, these two need no introduction. Orsi

Giulio Aldinucci ~ Tarsia

The beautiful Tarsia is the first full-length album released under the name Giulio Aldinucci, better known by his moniker Obsil.  His three previous records as Obsil have been rightly praised, and Aldinucci’s gift as a composer and soundscaper are in

Giulio Aldinucci ~ Tarsia

The beautiful Tarsia is the first full-length album released under the name Giulio Aldinucci, better known by his moniker Obsil.  His three previous records as Obsil have been rightly praised, and Aldinucci’s gift as a composer and soundscaper are in

Nicholas Bernier ~ Music for a Piano/Music for a Book

Many people describe instrumental music as being “cinematic” or as “the soundtrack to a movie that has never been made”.  These commonplace nods to the largest entertainment industry ignore a more obvious description: the soundtrack to a book.  As a

Nicholas Bernier ~ Music for a Piano/Music for a Book

Many people describe instrumental music as being “cinematic” or as “the soundtrack to a movie that has never been made”.  These commonplace nods to the largest entertainment industry ignore a more obvious description: the soundtrack to a book.  As a

bvdub ~ The First Day

San Francisco artist Brock Van Wey aka bvdub has been making music nonstop lately, thankfully without ever sacrificing quantity for quality. As with some of his most recent (wonderful) releases, the 20-minute, minimal electronic symphonies of The First Day are

bvdub ~ The First Day

San Francisco artist Brock Van Wey aka bvdub has been making music nonstop lately, thankfully without ever sacrificing quantity for quality. As with some of his most recent (wonderful) releases, the 20-minute, minimal electronic symphonies of The First Day are