Posts Tagged: Machinefabriek

Rutger Zuydervelt / Hugo Dijkstal / Peter Hollo ~ BERG (Music for a film by Joke Olthaar)

Described as “an ode to the mountains,” director Joke Olthaar‘s BERG is an enchanting, patient film, shot in black and white to produce vistas of elegance.  Such a film deserves a pristine score, and is graced with not one, but three: the one

Rutger Zuydervelt / Hugo Dijkstal / Peter Hollo ~ BERG (Music for a film by Joke Olthaar)

Described as “an ode to the mountains,” director Joke Olthaar‘s BERG is an enchanting, patient film, shot in black and white to produce vistas of elegance.  Such a film deserves a pristine score, and is graced with not one, but three: the one

Machinefabriek ~ With Drums

In prior years, we’ve described Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) as prolific, creative, visionary, and a host of other terms ~ but this is the first time we’ve described one of his releases as fun.  When label and artist proclaimed that With Drums “doesn’t sound

Machinefabriek ~ With Drums

In prior years, we’ve described Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) as prolific, creative, visionary, and a host of other terms ~ but this is the first time we’ve described one of his releases as fun.  When label and artist proclaimed that With Drums “doesn’t sound

ACL 2020 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

Winter music is more than a seasonal score; it also represents a state of mind. We’ve all been wintering this year: hunkering down, staying in, waiting for the storm to pass.  Will we simply survive, or will we be able

ACL 2020 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

Winter music is more than a seasonal score; it also represents a state of mind. We’ve all been wintering this year: hunkering down, staying in, waiting for the storm to pass.  Will we simply survive, or will we be able

Machinefabriek with Anne Bakker ~ Oehoe

“Today is a great day to buy music,” writes Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek).  “Not only mine.”  Not only is Bandcamp waiving their normal fees today, but many artists and labels are donating their own proceeds.  If you purchase any Machinefabriek release

Machinefabriek with Anne Bakker ~ Oehoe

“Today is a great day to buy music,” writes Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek).  “Not only mine.”  Not only is Bandcamp waiving their normal fees today, but many artists and labels are donating their own proceeds.  If you purchase any Machinefabriek release

Machinefabriek ~ Stillness Soundtracks II

When we talk about movie sequels, the consensus is that few are as good as the original.  Here’s one that is: Esther Kokmeijer’s Stillness – Brash Ice, Pack Ice, Growlers, Bergy Bits and Icebergs.  This stunning film is a marvel of cinematography,

Machinefabriek ~ Stillness Soundtracks II

When we talk about movie sequels, the consensus is that few are as good as the original.  Here’s one that is: Esther Kokmeijer’s Stillness – Brash Ice, Pack Ice, Growlers, Bergy Bits and Icebergs.  This stunning film is a marvel of cinematography,

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Experimental

From locked grooves to dueling drummers; from abstract voices to plastic instruments; from stories of slavery to modern African drones, the Experimental category represents creativity at its best.  These artists follow their own paths, abandoning the marked roads, more interested

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Experimental

From locked grooves to dueling drummers; from abstract voices to plastic instruments; from stories of slavery to modern African drones, the Experimental category represents creativity at its best.  These artists follow their own paths, abandoning the marked roads, more interested

Sound Propositions: Rutger Zuydervelt

Machinefabriek ~ Sahara Mixtape Machinefabriek ~ With Voices Rutger Zuydervelt / Gareth Davis ~ Sileen II These three new works from Rutger Zuydervelt (better known as Machinefabriek) are each so singular, so utterly distinct from one another while retaining the

Sound Propositions: Rutger Zuydervelt

Machinefabriek ~ Sahara Mixtape Machinefabriek ~ With Voices Rutger Zuydervelt / Gareth Davis ~ Sileen II These three new works from Rutger Zuydervelt (better known as Machinefabriek) are each so singular, so utterly distinct from one another while retaining the

Machinefabriek ~ With Voices

Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) is one of the most prolific recording artists around, but he’s also one of the finest.  With Voices is already his second album of the year.  Last year he released an average of an album a month; at

Machinefabriek ~ With Voices

Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) is one of the most prolific recording artists around, but he’s also one of the finest.  With Voices is already his second album of the year.  Last year he released an average of an album a month; at