Posts Tagged: Mario Diaz de Leon

ACL 2019 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Our reviewers have an ear for the unique, as evidenced by this list. Every writer voted for a different #1.  But when the votes were counted, one album stood above them all, winning a broad base of support that unified

ACL 2019 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Our reviewers have an ear for the unique, as evidenced by this list. Every writer voted for a different #1.  But when the votes were counted, one album stood above them all, winning a broad base of support that unified

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Some of the year’s most ambitious projects are found in this category, crisscrossing the globe from the history of Appalachia to the future of Australia.  Visual poems tell deep stories; singers connect to folklore and spirit.  And everywhere, there are

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Some of the year’s most ambitious projects are found in this category, crisscrossing the globe from the history of Appalachia to the future of Australia.  Visual poems tell deep stories; singers connect to folklore and spirit.  And everywhere, there are

Mario Diaz de Leon ~ Cycle and Reveal

There’s a mythical register to Mario Diaz de Leon’s Cycle and Reveal that is hard to explain, but that seems to come from a certain classicism in the overall development of the music. I’m not referring to the inventions of

Mario Diaz de Leon ~ Cycle and Reveal

There’s a mythical register to Mario Diaz de Leon’s Cycle and Reveal that is hard to explain, but that seems to come from a certain classicism in the overall development of the music. I’m not referring to the inventions of

Oneirogen ~ Kiasma

Mario Diaz de Leon is a composer living in Brooklyn, and here he presents his second full length as Oneirogen. The sound quality is rich and processed to gritty perfection. Stylistically, it’s easy to make Sunn-O))) and M83 references. The metal aspect

Oneirogen ~ Kiasma

Mario Diaz de Leon is a composer living in Brooklyn, and here he presents his second full length as Oneirogen. The sound quality is rich and processed to gritty perfection. Stylistically, it’s easy to make Sunn-O))) and M83 references. The metal aspect