Posts Tagged: Kate Carr

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

All Together Now ~ The AMPLIFY Encore

During the pandemic, most festivals either retreated or closed.  AMPLIFY 2020 went in the opposite direction.  We blinked and 50 more tracks, EPs and albums came out, including the best of the bunch!  For six months, the repurposed online festival has

All Together Now ~ The AMPLIFY Encore

During the pandemic, most festivals either retreated or closed.  AMPLIFY 2020 went in the opposite direction.  We blinked and 50 more tracks, EPs and albums came out, including the best of the bunch!  For six months, the repurposed online festival has

Kate Carr ~ Splinters / Kate Carr + Sheryl Cheung ~ Cycling

Kate Carr continues to offer relevant, timely music during the pandemic.  In April she released Where to begin, a love letter to letter writing.  This month she’s produced a tribute to the performance space TACO!, which might have been called TACO NIGHT!, but

Kate Carr ~ Splinters / Kate Carr + Sheryl Cheung ~ Cycling

Kate Carr continues to offer relevant, timely music during the pandemic.  In April she released Where to begin, a love letter to letter writing.  This month she’s produced a tribute to the performance space TACO!, which might have been called TACO NIGHT!, but

ACL 2020 ~ Pandemic Playlist

Time is an unusual construct.  The pandemic made spring feel like an entire year.  Yet the year is only half over.  Or is it already half over?  It depends on where we live.  The pandemic has mostly passed in some places

ACL 2020 ~ Pandemic Playlist

Time is an unusual construct.  The pandemic made spring feel like an entire year.  Yet the year is only half over.  Or is it already half over?  It depends on where we live.  The pandemic has mostly passed in some places

Kate Carr ~ Where to begin

One of the most unexpected revivals during the COVID crisis has been letter writing, as people have yearned for a more personal touch than an email, text or Instagram post.  Personal phone calls are also on the rise, as well

Kate Carr ~ Where to begin

One of the most unexpected revivals during the COVID crisis has been letter writing, as people have yearned for a more personal touch than an email, text or Instagram post.  Personal phone calls are also on the rise, as well

A Closer Listen’s Best Field Recording & Soundscape Albums of the Decade

If you’ve ever wanted to get into field recordings, this article is a perfect place to start.  Field recording and soundscape artists capture sounds before they vanish, preserving them for future generations.  Our best of the decade list includes the

A Closer Listen’s Best Field Recording & Soundscape Albums of the Decade

If you’ve ever wanted to get into field recordings, this article is a perfect place to start.  Field recording and soundscape artists capture sounds before they vanish, preserving them for future generations.  Our best of the decade list includes the

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

The glaciers are melting, species are disappearing, natural wonders are being turned into tourist traps, and all the while we’re on our cellphones, texting towards Bethlehem.  The artists below are in love with sound, especially disappearing sound, although they hope it will

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

The glaciers are melting, species are disappearing, natural wonders are being turned into tourist traps, and all the while we’re on our cellphones, texting towards Bethlehem.  The artists below are in love with sound, especially disappearing sound, although they hope it will

Kate Carr ~ Contact

Scientists often note that we spend a lot of time, money and effort trying to contact aliens, while failing to pay attention to some of earth’s most intelligent creatures (dolphins and whales).  Kate Carr’s Contact takes the observation one step further,

Kate Carr ~ Contact

Scientists often note that we spend a lot of time, money and effort trying to contact aliens, while failing to pay attention to some of earth’s most intelligent creatures (dolphins and whales).  Kate Carr’s Contact takes the observation one step further,