Posts Tagged: julia kent

ACL 2015: The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album art can draw listeners to music, or push them away.  The best album art enhances the overall presentation, while the worst detracts from it.  In some cases, we’ve reviewed albums because of the art, while in others we’ve declined.

ACL 2015: The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album art can draw listeners to music, or push them away.  The best album art enhances the overall presentation, while the worst detracts from it.  In some cases, we’ve reviewed albums because of the art, while in others we’ve declined.

Julia Kent ~ Asperities

Asperities is as close to commercial as one can get in modern composition without compromise.  Accessible yet deep, Julia Kent‘s cello-based music provides an entry point to those who might not otherwise have considered listening to instrumental music.  Her new album offers

Julia Kent ~ Asperities

Asperities is as close to commercial as one can get in modern composition without compromise.  Accessible yet deep, Julia Kent‘s cello-based music provides an entry point to those who might not otherwise have considered listening to instrumental music.  Her new album offers

ACL 2013: Top Ten Modern Composition

This may be called Neoclassical, Modern Classical or Modern Compostion, but everyone knows what it is: classical music for a modern generation.  When it comes to honoring remarkable writing and playing, Modern Compostion is the genre to which we turn.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Modern Composition

This may be called Neoclassical, Modern Classical or Modern Compostion, but everyone knows what it is: classical music for a modern generation.  When it comes to honoring remarkable writing and playing, Modern Compostion is the genre to which we turn.

LCNL 020: ACL Spring Mix (Richard Allen)

The thirteen tracks in A Closer Listen’s first seasonal mix were chosen by Richard Allen and lightly mixed by Joseph Sannicandro. They represent Rich’s picks of the season: his favorite tracks from the first 120 albums he’s reviewed this year.

LCNL 020: ACL Spring Mix (Richard Allen)

The thirteen tracks in A Closer Listen’s first seasonal mix were chosen by Richard Allen and lightly mixed by Joseph Sannicandro. They represent Rich’s picks of the season: his favorite tracks from the first 120 albums he’s reviewed this year.

Julia Kent ~ Character

This is the album that turns a corner for cellist Julia Kent.  This may be the last time we remind people she once played in Rasputina and Antony and the Johnsons.  Those facts really doesn’t matter anymore.  Following two previous albums

Julia Kent ~ Character

This is the album that turns a corner for cellist Julia Kent.  This may be the last time we remind people she once played in Rasputina and Antony and the Johnsons.  Those facts really doesn’t matter anymore.  Following two previous albums

LCNL 08: Cello Mix

LCNL 08: Cello Mix While waiting for the next artist-curated mix, I decided to make a mix of my own focusing on the sonorities of the cello.  I made a digital “crate” of cello-centric tracks and strung them together on

LCNL 08: Cello Mix

LCNL 08: Cello Mix While waiting for the next artist-curated mix, I decided to make a mix of my own focusing on the sonorities of the cello.  I made a digital “crate” of cello-centric tracks and strung them together on