Posts Tagged: Matthew Collings

ACL 2014: Top Ten Modern Composition

Listening again to these albums, we’re reminded of the aching beauty that graces modern composition.  From “Atomos VII” to “going backwards to recover what was left behind”, from “The Musk Ox” to “pino” to “you are not alone, dear wolf”,

ACL 2014: Top Ten Modern Composition

Listening again to these albums, we’re reminded of the aching beauty that graces modern composition.  From “Atomos VII” to “going backwards to recover what was left behind”, from “The Musk Ox” to “pino” to “you are not alone, dear wolf”,

Matthew Collings ~ Silence Is A Rhythm Too

Last year we reviewed Matthew Collings‘ Splintered Instruments, which is being re-released on Denovali along with the current album.  The instrumentation is even stronger this time around, highlighted by a brass ensemble and string quartet, and the vocals have been dropped.  While

Matthew Collings ~ Silence Is A Rhythm Too

Last year we reviewed Matthew Collings‘ Splintered Instruments, which is being re-released on Denovali along with the current album.  The instrumentation is even stronger this time around, highlighted by a brass ensemble and string quartet, and the vocals have been dropped.  While

Sketches for Albinos ~ Fireworks and the Dead City Radio

Sketches for Albinos has been quiet for four years, but Matthew Collings has not; he’s been recording under his own name.  Fireworks and the Dead City Radio is the artist’s piece of unfinished business, a deeply personal record that fell into

Sketches for Albinos ~ Fireworks and the Dead City Radio

Sketches for Albinos has been quiet for four years, but Matthew Collings has not; he’s been recording under his own name.  Fireworks and the Dead City Radio is the artist’s piece of unfinished business, a deeply personal record that fell into

Matthew Collings ~ Splintered Instruments

Splintered Instruments calls to mind a seemingly unintentional question:  “Why don’t we listen to pop music?”  By we, I mean those reading this review, and by listen, I mean primarily ~ as there’s no escape from the popular tunes of the day.  The

Matthew Collings ~ Splintered Instruments

Splintered Instruments calls to mind a seemingly unintentional question:  “Why don’t we listen to pop music?”  By we, I mean those reading this review, and by listen, I mean primarily ~ as there’s no escape from the popular tunes of the day.  The

glacis ~ music for the animation Tohu Va Vohu

Here’s a sweet confection for the fall season: a resonant score for a short animated film by Jamie Mills.  We’ve only got a minute of the film for now, but the rest will be released as part of a physical

glacis ~ music for the animation Tohu Va Vohu

Here’s a sweet confection for the fall season: a resonant score for a short animated film by Jamie Mills.  We’ve only got a minute of the film for now, but the rest will be released as part of a physical