Posts Tagged: Mercury KX

Luke Howard ~ All of Us

“The Opening of the Gates,” the first single from Luke Howard‘s All of Us, sounds a note of relief and muted triumph, imagining the end of quarantine restrictions and the resumption of an old life ~ or the beginning of a new

Luke Howard ~ All of Us

“The Opening of the Gates,” the first single from Luke Howard‘s All of Us, sounds a note of relief and muted triumph, imagining the end of quarantine restrictions and the resumption of an old life ~ or the beginning of a new

The Universal Music Group Celebrates World Sleep Day

World Sleep Day 2022 takes place Friday, March 18.  To celebrate the occasion, the Universal Music Group (Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Mercury KX) has put together an amazing array of 30 tracks on 10 EPs, all centered around the theme of

The Universal Music Group Celebrates World Sleep Day

World Sleep Day 2022 takes place Friday, March 18.  To celebrate the occasion, the Universal Music Group (Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Mercury KX) has put together an amazing array of 30 tracks on 10 EPs, all centered around the theme of

Jean-Michel Blais ~ aubades

One of the season’s loveliest albums was borne out of heartbreak.  An aubade is “a morning love song about lovers separating at dawn.”  Composer Jean-Michel Blais used the end of a relationship to reaffirm his commitment to life.  Known primarily for his piano work,

Jean-Michel Blais ~ aubades

One of the season’s loveliest albums was borne out of heartbreak.  An aubade is “a morning love song about lovers separating at dawn.”  Composer Jean-Michel Blais used the end of a relationship to reaffirm his commitment to life.  Known primarily for his piano work,

Sophie Hutchings ~ Echoes in the Valley

During the pandemonium of the past year, many of us yearned to get away from it all for rest, reflection and replenishment.  Sophie Hutchings, whom we usually associate with the sea, found refuge in a quiet corner of the Byron

Sophie Hutchings ~ Echoes in the Valley

During the pandemonium of the past year, many of us yearned to get away from it all for rest, reflection and replenishment.  Sophie Hutchings, whom we usually associate with the sea, found refuge in a quiet corner of the Byron

Nainita Desai ~ The Reason I Jump

The film release has been delayed to June 18, but we already have an exquisite sneak peak in the music of Nainita Desai.  The Reason I Jump is an elegant study of autism, based on Naoki Higashida’s striking autobiography, written when

Nainita Desai ~ The Reason I Jump

The film release has been delayed to June 18, but we already have an exquisite sneak peak in the music of Nainita Desai.  The Reason I Jump is an elegant study of autism, based on Naoki Higashida’s striking autobiography, written when

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Modern composition is arguably the most upscale of our categories, and often includes music composed for film, dance and theatre.  The genre lends itself well to conceptual projects and is strong enough to incorporate a great deal of experimentalism without

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Modern composition is arguably the most upscale of our categories, and often includes music composed for film, dance and theatre.  The genre lends itself well to conceptual projects and is strong enough to incorporate a great deal of experimentalism without

Sophie Hutchings ~ Scattered On The Wind

Sometimes an album hits us exactly where we need it most, at the time when we need it most.  Scattered On The Wind is this album.  The comfort, brilliance and encouragement of these tracks provides a stairway to the mood

Sophie Hutchings ~ Scattered On The Wind

Sometimes an album hits us exactly where we need it most, at the time when we need it most.  Scattered On The Wind is this album.  The comfort, brilliance and encouragement of these tracks provides a stairway to the mood

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