Posts Tagged: Ricco

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.

ACL 2016: Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

As autumn approached, we were worried; where were all the good rock and post-rock albums?  But at the end of the year, they entered in a flurry.  What began as a disappointing year turned out to be incredibly solid ~

ACL 2016: Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

As autumn approached, we were worried; where were all the good rock and post-rock albums?  But at the end of the year, they entered in a flurry.  What began as a disappointing year turned out to be incredibly solid ~

Films ~ signs from the past

We’re lucky that Japanese composers Takahiro Kido and Yuki Murata are involved in so many projects – it means we get a frequent release schedule from them that alternates between Anoice, Films and solo records, as well as other side projects.

Films ~ signs from the past

We’re lucky that Japanese composers Takahiro Kido and Yuki Murata are involved in so many projects – it means we get a frequent release schedule from them that alternates between Anoice, Films and solo records, as well as other side projects.

Sontag Shogun ~ “Tale” Remixed/2015, NYC

As Brooklyn’s Sontag Shogun prepares for the release of a new album later next year, they continue to re-visit older recordings and experiment with templates for the new.  On “Tale” Remixed, they invite some friends to re-interpret their work; on the 2015, NYC cassette, they

Sontag Shogun ~ “Tale” Remixed/2015, NYC

As Brooklyn’s Sontag Shogun prepares for the release of a new album later next year, they continue to re-visit older recordings and experiment with templates for the new.  On “Tale” Remixed, they invite some friends to re-interpret their work; on the 2015, NYC cassette, they

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

Haiku Salut ~ Etch and Etch Deep

The midpoint of the year is the perfect time for summer music ~ sets whose sounds evoke holidays, carnivals, fireworks and marching bands.  Etch and Etch Deep fits the bill, and seems tailor-made for picnics in the park.  Earlier this year,

Haiku Salut ~ Etch and Etch Deep

The midpoint of the year is the perfect time for summer music ~ sets whose sounds evoke holidays, carnivals, fireworks and marching bands.  Etch and Etch Deep fits the bill, and seems tailor-made for picnics in the park.  Earlier this year,