Posts Tagged: Rachel Grimes

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

Rachel Grimes ~ The Way Forth

Every once in a while, an artist puts so much love and effort into a project that it glows.  The Way Forth is one of these projects.  A patchwork quilt of music, letters, song and film, Rachel Grimes‘ multi-media release tackles multiple

Rachel Grimes ~ The Way Forth

Every once in a while, an artist puts so much love and effort into a project that it glows.  The Way Forth is one of these projects.  A patchwork quilt of music, letters, song and film, Rachel Grimes‘ multi-media release tackles multiple

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

First Half Highlights ~ The Top 20

We’ve reached the midway point of 2018, and polled our staff to discover their first half highlights!  This is a great way to keep track of what we’ve reviewed so far and are still enjoying in July.  We suspect many

First Half Highlights ~ The Top 20

We’ve reached the midway point of 2018, and polled our staff to discover their first half highlights!  This is a great way to keep track of what we’ve reviewed so far and are still enjoying in July.  We suspect many

Rachel Grimes ~ The Doctor From India

Rachel Grimes first came to prominence as the composer of a soundtrack that utilised a piano and small ensemble – Rachel’s Music for Egon Schiele, written for a stage play and which is rightfully regarded as a masterpiece of modern

Rachel Grimes ~ The Doctor From India

Rachel Grimes first came to prominence as the composer of a soundtrack that utilised a piano and small ensemble – Rachel’s Music for Egon Schiele, written for a stage play and which is rightfully regarded as a masterpiece of modern

Astrïd & Rachel Grimes ~ Through the Sparkle

Those who miss Rachel’s will be pleased by the new collaboration between pianist Rachel Grimes and French collective Astrïd.  The latter provides the post-rock boost that was missing from prior Grimes albums, while the former provides the elegant tone that pushes the

Astrïd & Rachel Grimes ~ Through the Sparkle

Those who miss Rachel’s will be pleased by the new collaboration between pianist Rachel Grimes and French collective Astrïd.  The latter provides the post-rock boost that was missing from prior Grimes albums, while the former provides the elegant tone that pushes the

Rachel Grimes ~ The Clearing

We miss Rachel’s, especially Jason Noble, but we still have Rachel ~ and on this new album, she recaptures much of the magic of the earlier band. While 2009’s lovely Book of Leaves was a showcase for Grimes’ solo piano, The Clearing enriches

Rachel Grimes ~ The Clearing

We miss Rachel’s, especially Jason Noble, but we still have Rachel ~ and on this new album, she recaptures much of the magic of the earlier band. While 2009’s lovely Book of Leaves was a showcase for Grimes’ solo piano, The Clearing enriches