Posts Tagged: Miasmah

Clarice Jensen ~ For this from that will be filled

Our long, slow goodbye to beloved composer Jóhann Jóhannsson continues with the unveiling of Clarice Jensen‘s debut album; opener “bc” was composed together.  As the artistic director of ACME (American Contemporary Music Ensemble), Jensen worked with Jóhannsson over the last decade of his

Clarice Jensen ~ For this from that will be filled

Our long, slow goodbye to beloved composer Jóhann Jóhannsson continues with the unveiling of Clarice Jensen‘s debut album; opener “bc” was composed together.  As the artistic director of ACME (American Contemporary Music Ensemble), Jensen worked with Jóhannsson over the last decade of his

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Experimental

This may be where music is headed ~ but then again, maybe not.  These artists are iconoclastic in their approach to sound.  From radio waves to distortion, puppetry to improvisation, they blaze their own trails, and those who can’t keep

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Experimental

This may be where music is headed ~ but then again, maybe not.  These artists are iconoclastic in their approach to sound.  From radio waves to distortion, puppetry to improvisation, they blaze their own trails, and those who can’t keep

ACL 2017 ~ Music for Haunted Houses

Would you enter into this house?  Maybe if your potential girlfriend had been captured by a slippery entity who enjoyed taking the form of a clown.  It struck a chord, arriving at just the right time, the far border of summer.

ACL 2017 ~ Music for Haunted Houses

Would you enter into this house?  Maybe if your potential girlfriend had been captured by a slippery entity who enjoyed taking the form of a clown.  It struck a chord, arriving at just the right time, the far border of summer.

Marcus Fjellström ~ Skelektikon

To enter Skelektikon is to enter a world of dark fantasy.  The elegant video for “Hermitage” (directed by Marcus Fjellström himself) is drenched in dark shadows and simultaneously informed by Kafka and Grimm.  Strange creatures and contraptions interact as the moon rises diagonally

Marcus Fjellström ~ Skelektikon

To enter Skelektikon is to enter a world of dark fantasy.  The elegant video for “Hermitage” (directed by Marcus Fjellström himself) is drenched in dark shadows and simultaneously informed by Kafka and Grimm.  Strange creatures and contraptions interact as the moon rises diagonally

B/B/S/ ~ Palace

In order to enjoy this double album, one needs to be in it for the long haul.  A cup of coffee helps, and a suspense novel is perfect.  Palace is tensed, coiled, continually ready to strike, but prolongs the tension until

B/B/S/ ~ Palace

In order to enjoy this double album, one needs to be in it for the long haul.  A cup of coffee helps, and a suspense novel is perfect.  Palace is tensed, coiled, continually ready to strike, but prolongs the tension until

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 Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music