Posts Tagged: Rafael Anton Irisarri

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

Rafael Anton Irisarri ~ Midnight Colours

Rafael Anton Irisarri made a strong statement about the condition of the world in 2017 with The Shameless Years.  This year he continues to push boundaries and buttons on Midnight Colours.  The shamelessness of global politics has continued to settle in, producing

Rafael Anton Irisarri ~ Midnight Colours

Rafael Anton Irisarri made a strong statement about the condition of the world in 2017 with The Shameless Years.  This year he continues to push boundaries and buttons on Midnight Colours.  The shamelessness of global politics has continued to settle in, producing

ACL 2017 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

2017 was the most tumultuous year in recent memory, and we’re still trying to make sense of it all.  One thing we do know: the year produced a lot of great music, much of it related to the hopes and

ACL 2017 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

2017 was the most tumultuous year in recent memory, and we’re still trying to make sense of it all.  One thing we do know: the year produced a lot of great music, much of it related to the hopes and

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Drone

2017 was a pivotal year for the drone genre, formerly considered the least political of all genres.  Yet as the noise of the world increased, so did the interest of artists in using drone and noise as commentary.  By creating

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Drone

2017 was a pivotal year for the drone genre, formerly considered the least political of all genres.  Yet as the noise of the world increased, so did the interest of artists in using drone and noise as commentary.  By creating

Sound Propositions 013: Gregory Euclide (THESIS Project)

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. For the first time, the

Sound Propositions 013: Gregory Euclide (THESIS Project)

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. For the first time, the

Rafael Anton Irisarri ~ The Shameless Years

One can rail about the state of society, or one can do something about it.  On The Shameless Years, Rafael Anton Irisarri leads by example.  During a period of stifled expression, he creates; during a time of anti-Muslim sentiment, he invites an Iranian

Rafael Anton Irisarri ~ The Shameless Years

One can rail about the state of society, or one can do something about it.  On The Shameless Years, Rafael Anton Irisarri leads by example.  During a period of stifled expression, he creates; during a time of anti-Muslim sentiment, he invites an Iranian

Rafael Anton Irisarri ~ A Fragile Geography

A Fragile Geography clawed itself out of the debris in what was a difficult period for Rafael Anton Irisarri. He left Seattle for New York, but during the removal process his entire studio, audio archives and possessions were stolen. Two years in the making, A Fragile Geography is a

Rafael Anton Irisarri ~ A Fragile Geography

A Fragile Geography clawed itself out of the debris in what was a difficult period for Rafael Anton Irisarri. He left Seattle for New York, but during the removal process his entire studio, audio archives and possessions were stolen. Two years in the making, A Fragile Geography is a