Posts Tagged: Max Richter

ACL 2017 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

2017 was the most tumultuous year in recent memory, and we’re still trying to make sense of it all.  One thing we do know: the year produced a lot of great music, much of it related to the hopes and

ACL 2017 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

2017 was the most tumultuous year in recent memory, and we’re still trying to make sense of it all.  One thing we do know: the year produced a lot of great music, much of it related to the hopes and

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Modern Composition was our hottest genre this year, with 28 albums nominated for only ten spots.  From solo piano to full orchestra, consonance to dissonance, giving up to going on, these picks represent a grand variety of composed sound.  Their

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Modern Composition was our hottest genre this year, with 28 albums nominated for only ten spots.  From solo piano to full orchestra, consonance to dissonance, giving up to going on, these picks represent a grand variety of composed sound.  Their

Max Richter ~ Three Worlds: Music from Woolf Works

The last time Max Richter was featured at A Closer Listen, he was awarded the Album of the Year.  This produced enormous expectations for the follow-up, yet to no one’s surprise he’s come through again.  Of course, once one has recorded an 8

Max Richter ~ Three Worlds: Music from Woolf Works

The last time Max Richter was featured at A Closer Listen, he was awarded the Album of the Year.  This produced enormous expectations for the follow-up, yet to no one’s surprise he’s come through again.  Of course, once one has recorded an 8

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Ambient

We received and reviewed more ambient music in 2015 than any other genre.  Yet conversely, we also received and didn’t review more ambient music than in any other genre.  Ambient is a tricky form, so often eager to melt into the background.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Ambient

We received and reviewed more ambient music in 2015 than any other genre.  Yet conversely, we also received and didn’t review more ambient music than in any other genre.  Ambient is a tricky form, so often eager to melt into the background.

Max Richter ~ Sleep

One of the year’s most ambitious projects, Max Richter‘s 8-hour, 25-minute Sleep (and accompanying highlight disc, from Sleep) is designed to send people to sleep and to keep them company throughout the night.  An upcoming series of overnight concerts in Berlin (with beds) will

Max Richter ~ Sleep

One of the year’s most ambitious projects, Max Richter‘s 8-hour, 25-minute Sleep (and accompanying highlight disc, from Sleep) is designed to send people to sleep and to keep them company throughout the night.  An upcoming series of overnight concerts in Berlin (with beds) will