Posts Tagged: PAN

Pan Daijing ~ Lack 惊蛰

Pan Daijing does not sound like anyone else.  This is a rare accomplishment, nearly unheard of for a debut LP.  Even her label (in an unusual confluence, PAN) avoids namedropping, despite the fact that such comparisons have become de rigueur. The sonic

Pan Daijing ~ Lack 惊蛰

Pan Daijing does not sound like anyone else.  This is a rare accomplishment, nearly unheard of for a debut LP.  Even her label (in an unusual confluence, PAN) avoids namedropping, despite the fact that such comparisons have become de rigueur. The sonic

ACL 2016: Top Ten Experimental

Here’s our fun section; few will be able to predict the contents. Haunted ballrooms, washing machines, stuttered poetry and mythological black dogs all find their place under the experimental umbrella.  Some people may call this “different” or “difficult” music; we

ACL 2016: Top Ten Experimental

Here’s our fun section; few will be able to predict the contents. Haunted ballrooms, washing machines, stuttered poetry and mythological black dogs all find their place under the experimental umbrella.  Some people may call this “different” or “difficult” music; we

ACL 2016: Music for Haunted Houses

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time for A Closer Listen‘s first wrap-up chart of 2016! 2016 was a particularly good year for dark music, as these selections are culled from a list many times their size.  The

ACL 2016: Music for Haunted Houses

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time for A Closer Listen‘s first wrap-up chart of 2016! 2016 was a particularly good year for dark music, as these selections are culled from a list many times their size.  The

Valerio Tricoli ~ Clonic Earth

When the sun goes down, Valerio Tricoli comes out.  Or at least that’s what we’re imagining, because this is not daytime music.  It’s far too dark and intricate for that.  Nighttime brings out the nuances of Tricoli’s electro-acoustic works, exposing their tiny

Valerio Tricoli ~ Clonic Earth

When the sun goes down, Valerio Tricoli comes out.  Or at least that’s what we’re imagining, because this is not daytime music.  It’s far too dark and intricate for that.  Nighttime brings out the nuances of Tricoli’s electro-acoustic works, exposing their tiny

M.E.S.H. ~ Piteous Gate

Last year’s Scythians EP established Jamie Whipple (M.E.S.H.) as a force to be reckoned with.  Berliners were already aware, thanks to the creative musical nights of the Janus collective; but with Piteous Gate, M.E.S.H.’s influence is now primed to go global. While most of

M.E.S.H. ~ Piteous Gate

Last year’s Scythians EP established Jamie Whipple (M.E.S.H.) as a force to be reckoned with.  Berliners were already aware, thanks to the creative musical nights of the Janus collective; but with Piteous Gate, M.E.S.H.’s influence is now primed to go global. While most of

ACL 2014: Top Ten Experimental

The Experimental section is our home for improvisors, alchemists, and pioneers.  These composers are never satisfied with the status quo.  They seek to push music forward, and they prefer progress to popularity.  Some may eventually receive a small amount of

ACL 2014: Top Ten Experimental

The Experimental section is our home for improvisors, alchemists, and pioneers.  These composers are never satisfied with the status quo.  They seek to push music forward, and they prefer progress to popularity.  Some may eventually receive a small amount of

LCNL 055: Ryan Alexander Diduck presents Miss Claire Remembers

  This all vinyl mix comes to us from Ryan Alexander Diduck, a fellow music critic writing for such outstanding publications as Fact Mag and the Quietus.  We’re also both products of McGill University’s department of Art History & Communication

LCNL 055: Ryan Alexander Diduck presents Miss Claire Remembers

  This all vinyl mix comes to us from Ryan Alexander Diduck, a fellow music critic writing for such outstanding publications as Fact Mag and the Quietus.  We’re also both products of McGill University’s department of Art History & Communication