Posts Tagged: Ian Humberstone

ACL 2016: Top Ten Experimental

Here’s our fun section; few will be able to predict the contents. Haunted ballrooms, washing machines, stuttered poetry and mythological black dogs all find their place under the experimental umbrella.  Some people may call this “different” or “difficult” music; we

ACL 2016: Top Ten Experimental

Here’s our fun section; few will be able to predict the contents. Haunted ballrooms, washing machines, stuttered poetry and mythological black dogs all find their place under the experimental umbrella.  Some people may call this “different” or “difficult” music; we

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

ACL 2016: Music for Haunted Houses

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time for A Closer Listen‘s first wrap-up chart of 2016! 2016 was a particularly good year for dark music, as these selections are culled from a list many times their size.  The

ACL 2016: Music for Haunted Houses

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time for A Closer Listen‘s first wrap-up chart of 2016! 2016 was a particularly good year for dark music, as these selections are culled from a list many times their size.  The

Folklore Tapes ~ Black Dog Traditions of England

Ian Humberstone and David Chatton Barker have done it again.  Two years have passed since Theo Brown and the Folklore of Dartmoor, and many fine sets have been released by Folklore Tapes since then, but Black Dog Traditions of England is the heir apparent

Folklore Tapes ~ Black Dog Traditions of England

Ian Humberstone and David Chatton Barker have done it again.  Two years have passed since Theo Brown and the Folklore of Dartmoor, and many fine sets have been released by Folklore Tapes since then, but Black Dog Traditions of England is the heir apparent

Ian Humberstone and David Chatton Barker ~ Theo Brown and the Folklore of Dartmoor

This box set is an astonishment: a multi-format release so comprehensive that one wonders at the time, effort and love that were required to create it.  The sixth and most elaborate of the Folklore Tapes series, Theo Brown and the Folklore

Ian Humberstone and David Chatton Barker ~ Theo Brown and the Folklore of Dartmoor

This box set is an astonishment: a multi-format release so comprehensive that one wonders at the time, effort and love that were required to create it.  The sixth and most elaborate of the Folklore Tapes series, Theo Brown and the Folklore