Posts Tagged: Richard Allen

ACL 2022 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

December is the beginning of winter music season ~ not holiday music, but seasonal music, a soundtrack to the ice and snow.  The music sounds fitting all the way through the new year, as the temperatures plummet, the wind howls,

ACL 2022 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

December is the beginning of winter music season ~ not holiday music, but seasonal music, a soundtrack to the ice and snow.  The music sounds fitting all the way through the new year, as the temperatures plummet, the wind howls,

ACL 2022 ~ The Year in Review

The pandemic eased and war began.  Inflation rose and politicians argued.  And all the while, the planet continued to warm.  Music was an anchor in a turbulent time ~ whether directing our attention to important matters, entertaining us or offering

ACL 2022 ~ The Year in Review

The pandemic eased and war began.  Inflation rose and politicians argued.  And all the while, the planet continued to warm.  Music was an anchor in a turbulent time ~ whether directing our attention to important matters, entertaining us or offering

BJM Mario Bajardi ~ VORTEX

Long time readers may remember composer BJM Mario Bajardi from Glass Orchestra, in particular “The Sound of Wine.”  A decade ago, we predicted a cinematic career, and we were right ~ he’s also gone on to work in theatre and installation.  VORTEX began as one

BJM Mario Bajardi ~ VORTEX

Long time readers may remember composer BJM Mario Bajardi from Glass Orchestra, in particular “The Sound of Wine.”  A decade ago, we predicted a cinematic career, and we were right ~ he’s also gone on to work in theatre and installation.  VORTEX began as one

1 Mile North ~ The Sunken Nest

1 Mile North is a post-rock veteran.  His first album appeared in 2001, although his career also includes a ten-year hiatus.  For a short period, the act was a duo, but for the past few years, J. Hills has been the

1 Mile North ~ The Sunken Nest

1 Mile North is a post-rock veteran.  His first album appeared in 2001, although his career also includes a ten-year hiatus.  For a short period, the act was a duo, but for the past few years, J. Hills has been the

Felicity Mangan ~ Train Tracks Recorded And Edited By Felicity Mangan

The sound of trains is especially soothing, so much so that decades ago one could find a multitude of LPs devoted to their tones.  Trains have changed much since then ~ some may say they have lost their charm ~

Felicity Mangan ~ Train Tracks Recorded And Edited By Felicity Mangan

The sound of trains is especially soothing, so much so that decades ago one could find a multitude of LPs devoted to their tones.  Trains have changed much since then ~ some may say they have lost their charm ~

Snowdrops ~ Missing Island

What is the Missing Island?  Snowdrops dances around the title, touching on multiple themes: the elements, the unconscious, the search for meaning and revelation.  In the end, the missing island is open to interpretation: the piece that could complete us, if only

Snowdrops ~ Missing Island

What is the Missing Island?  Snowdrops dances around the title, touching on multiple themes: the elements, the unconscious, the search for meaning and revelation.  In the end, the missing island is open to interpretation: the piece that could complete us, if only

To Move ~ To Move

Anna Rose Carter, Ed Hamilton and Alex Kozobolis join forces as To Move, their self-titled album an invitation to muse on the nature of change and response. At its core, To Move is an album for two pianos, until (as Sonic Pieces

To Move ~ To Move

Anna Rose Carter, Ed Hamilton and Alex Kozobolis join forces as To Move, their self-titled album an invitation to muse on the nature of change and response. At its core, To Move is an album for two pianos, until (as Sonic Pieces

Neal Heppleston ~ Plankton and the Whale Shark

A double bassist is a perfect candidate to record music about the ocean depths, as the instrument lends itself well to low and lugubrious timbres.  But bassist Neal Heppleston has even more in mind; each piece tells a story signaled by its title,

Neal Heppleston ~ Plankton and the Whale Shark

A double bassist is a perfect candidate to record music about the ocean depths, as the instrument lends itself well to low and lugubrious timbres.  But bassist Neal Heppleston has even more in mind; each piece tells a story signaled by its title,