Posts Tagged: Petrels

Glottalstop ~ Woodsmoke

For the second time in recent months, we’ve loved the work of a new artist only to learn that we’ve actually been listening to the work of a favorite artist using a pseudonym.  The last example was Shoganai (Bas van

Glottalstop ~ Woodsmoke

For the second time in recent months, we’ve loved the work of a new artist only to learn that we’ve actually been listening to the work of a favorite artist using a pseudonym.  The last example was Shoganai (Bas van

ACL 2013: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Over the course of the past year, we received thousands of albums and EPs to pore over, review and discuss.  Out of these, we reviewed approximately 500.  In this feature, we answer the Big Question: Which releases were the best?

ACL 2013: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Over the course of the past year, we received thousands of albums and EPs to pore over, review and discuss.  Out of these, we reviewed approximately 500.  In this feature, we answer the Big Question: Which releases were the best?

ACL 2013: Top Ten Drone

In a classroom, a drone is a nuisance, but in music, it’s an attraction.  These artists know that drone is more than sustained sound; it’s texture, movement and tone.  Songs hum like appliances, grind like motors & clank like factories.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Drone

In a classroom, a drone is a nuisance, but in music, it’s an attraction.  These artists know that drone is more than sustained sound; it’s texture, movement and tone.  Songs hum like appliances, grind like motors & clank like factories.

LCNL 020: ACL Spring Mix (Richard Allen)

The thirteen tracks in A Closer Listen’s first seasonal mix were chosen by Richard Allen and lightly mixed by Joseph Sannicandro. They represent Rich’s picks of the season: his favorite tracks from the first 120 albums he’s reviewed this year.

LCNL 020: ACL Spring Mix (Richard Allen)

The thirteen tracks in A Closer Listen’s first seasonal mix were chosen by Richard Allen and lightly mixed by Joseph Sannicandro. They represent Rich’s picks of the season: his favorite tracks from the first 120 albums he’s reviewed this year.

[BOLT] / Petrels ~ Split 10″

As Petrels, Oliver Barrett has shown himself more than willing to spread the wealth, releasing a number of singles and EPs over the course of the past two years, this one for Aentitainment Records.  With Onkalo riding the good graces of reviewers, completists

[BOLT] / Petrels ~ Split 10″

As Petrels, Oliver Barrett has shown himself more than willing to spread the wealth, releasing a number of singles and EPs over the course of the past two years, this one for Aentitainment Records.  With Onkalo riding the good graces of reviewers, completists

Petrels ~ Onkalo

Oliver Barrett’s Bleeding Heart Narrative officially called it quits in late 2012, opening the door for more work under the Petrels name.  We’re a little bit greedy – we’d love to have both – but we’re overjoyed to hear this stunning follow-up

Petrels ~ Onkalo

Oliver Barrett’s Bleeding Heart Narrative officially called it quits in late 2012, opening the door for more work under the Petrels name.  We’re a little bit greedy – we’d love to have both – but we’re overjoyed to hear this stunning follow-up

Talvihorros ~ And It Was So

Consider this the evolution of Talvihorros.  Over the past year, London’s Ben Chatwin has released new solo material and collaborations, has seen portions of his back catalog re-released, and is looking forward to the resurrection of others.  And It Was So gathers

Talvihorros ~ And It Was So

Consider this the evolution of Talvihorros.  Over the past year, London’s Ben Chatwin has released new solo material and collaborations, has seen portions of his back catalog re-released, and is looking forward to the resurrection of others.  And It Was So gathers

Petrels ~ Talus Dice/Beyond the High Savannahs

On the heels of Haeligewielle, Oliver Barrett has been releasing tracks one or two at a time, whetting the appetite for his next full-length as Petrels.  This latest effort, a free Bandcamp download, contains “Talus Dice” (from last year’s Patient Sounds

Petrels ~ Talus Dice/Beyond the High Savannahs

On the heels of Haeligewielle, Oliver Barrett has been releasing tracks one or two at a time, whetting the appetite for his next full-length as Petrels.  This latest effort, a free Bandcamp download, contains “Talus Dice” (from last year’s Patient Sounds