Posts Tagged: Johann Johannsson

Tim Hecker ~ Anoyo

Anoyo, which means “the world over there,” is the counterpart to last year’s glorious Konoyo, or “the world over here.” While the two are certainly closely related, both built around the prominent contributions of members of Tokyo Gakuso, it would

Tim Hecker ~ Anoyo

Anoyo, which means “the world over there,” is the counterpart to last year’s glorious Konoyo, or “the world over here.” While the two are certainly closely related, both built around the prominent contributions of members of Tokyo Gakuso, it would

SP* Episode 1: (PRESENCE, or ) A METAPHYSICS OF ABSENCE – with Resina & Lea Bertucci [podcast]

Sound Propositions the podcast has the same mission statement as the written Sound Propositions features: to share in depth discussions with artists whose work we love, to delve into the details of their creative practice. The inaugural episode of our

SP* Episode 1: (PRESENCE, or ) A METAPHYSICS OF ABSENCE – with Resina & Lea Bertucci [podcast]

Sound Propositions the podcast has the same mission statement as the written Sound Propositions features: to share in depth discussions with artists whose work we love, to delve into the details of their creative practice. The inaugural episode of our

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

A Closer Look: Unsound 2018

London. Berlin. New York. Krakow? Poland isn’t exactly the first place one associates with experimental music. Krakow is far from the bustling, cosmopolitan cultural centers, but it is nonetheless precisely this peripheral status that makes Unsound’s home-base so special. While

A Closer Look: Unsound 2018

London. Berlin. New York. Krakow? Poland isn’t exactly the first place one associates with experimental music. Krakow is far from the bustling, cosmopolitan cultural centers, but it is nonetheless precisely this peripheral status that makes Unsound’s home-base so special. While

UnSound Propositions: Previews of Unsound 2018 ~ Presence

In advance of PRESENCE, the 2018 edition of the renowned UNSOUND festival in Kraków, Poland, Joseph Sannicandro reflects upon this year’s theme, the history of the festival, and previews some of this year’s highlights. The very human drive for increased communication is

UnSound Propositions: Previews of Unsound 2018 ~ Presence

In advance of PRESENCE, the 2018 edition of the renowned UNSOUND festival in Kraków, Poland, Joseph Sannicandro reflects upon this year’s theme, the history of the festival, and previews some of this year’s highlights. The very human drive for increased communication is

Hildur Guðnadóttir & Jóhann Jóhannsson ~ Mary Magdalene OST

Our long goodbye to Jóhann Jóhannsson continues with the release of his final film score, co-composed with frequent collaborator Hildur Guðnadóttir.  The score is elegant, powerful, and memorable.  Unfortunately, these words have not been applied to the movie, typically described as “slow.”

Hildur Guðnadóttir & Jóhann Jóhannsson ~ Mary Magdalene OST

Our long goodbye to Jóhann Jóhannsson continues with the release of his final film score, co-composed with frequent collaborator Hildur Guðnadóttir.  The score is elegant, powerful, and memorable.  Unfortunately, these words have not been applied to the movie, typically described as “slow.”

Jóhann Jóhannsson ~ Englabörn & Variations

The music world continues to mourn the loss of Jóhann Jóhannsson, who just before his death was working on a remastered edition of his debut album, Englabörn.  The album, accompanied by a second disc of new takes and remixes, was meant to

Jóhann Jóhannsson ~ Englabörn & Variations

The music world continues to mourn the loss of Jóhann Jóhannsson, who just before his death was working on a remastered edition of his debut album, Englabörn.  The album, accompanied by a second disc of new takes and remixes, was meant to