Posts Tagged: Richard Allen

Various Artists ~ Tymbal

By all accounts, cicadas draw the short end of the stick.  After 17 years in the ground, they hatch, mate and die.  They are old enough to see R-rated movies, but they never reach voting or drinking age (at least

Various Artists ~ Tymbal

By all accounts, cicadas draw the short end of the stick.  After 17 years in the ground, they hatch, mate and die.  They are old enough to see R-rated movies, but they never reach voting or drinking age (at least

Tony Dupé ~ Margaret Hammett Lived

Last month we reviewed Mirla’s Solitaire, a caring granddaughter’s reflection on a story of life and love, replete with a storybook ending.  Tony Dupé‘s audio-biography of his great aunt shares the dedication of a descendant, but this is where the similarities

Tony Dupé ~ Margaret Hammett Lived

Last month we reviewed Mirla’s Solitaire, a caring granddaughter’s reflection on a story of life and love, replete with a storybook ending.  Tony Dupé‘s audio-biography of his great aunt shares the dedication of a descendant, but this is where the similarities

Philippe Neau ~ étang donné

When one has lived in one location for a stable amount of time, one begins to form attachments to particular places: a stretch of shore, a magnificent tree, a patch of perennials.  For Philippe Neau, a village pond is the object

Philippe Neau ~ étang donné

When one has lived in one location for a stable amount of time, one begins to form attachments to particular places: a stretch of shore, a magnificent tree, a patch of perennials.  For Philippe Neau, a village pond is the object

Explosions in the Sky ~ Big Bend (An Original Soundtrack for Public Television)

Even without video, post-rock conjures images of mountains and valleys, deserts and streams ~ so when Explosions in the Sky was asked to compose the score to a National Geographic documentary about local treasure Big Bend National Park, they were already

Explosions in the Sky ~ Big Bend (An Original Soundtrack for Public Television)

Even without video, post-rock conjures images of mountains and valleys, deserts and streams ~ so when Explosions in the Sky was asked to compose the score to a National Geographic documentary about local treasure Big Bend National Park, they were already

Manu Delago ~ Environ Me

Handpan player Manu Delago is having a lot of fun on his latest album, AND his work been good for the environment ~ as the title offers a revealing play on words.  Even the vinyl is made of recycled materials.  This

Manu Delago ~ Environ Me

Handpan player Manu Delago is having a lot of fun on his latest album, AND his work been good for the environment ~ as the title offers a revealing play on words.  Even the vinyl is made of recycled materials.  This

Arigto ~ Pretense

Arigto has a love for classic cinema, as displayed by their photographic cover tributes to Ingmar Bergman.  Pretense arrives on the heels of spring’s Persona, and shares a similar aesthetic.  But Arigto is not a classic music duo.  As evidenced in their

Arigto ~ Pretense

Arigto has a love for classic cinema, as displayed by their photographic cover tributes to Ingmar Bergman.  Pretense arrives on the heels of spring’s Persona, and shares a similar aesthetic.  But Arigto is not a classic music duo.  As evidenced in their

Anoice ~ The Hidden Forest

Many artists have produced nature-themed albums during the pandemic, but none as elaborate as The Hidden Forest.  On this set, Anoice offers a forest experience that can be enjoyed by those who live in the cities and suburbs.  The entry point is

Anoice ~ The Hidden Forest

Many artists have produced nature-themed albums during the pandemic, but none as elaborate as The Hidden Forest.  On this set, Anoice offers a forest experience that can be enjoyed by those who live in the cities and suburbs.  The entry point is

MONO ~ Pilgrimage of the Soul

2021 is shaping up as a great year for MONO.  After releasing a devastating double live album earlier this year, they’ve unveiled a pummeling post-rock opus.  Pilgrimage of the Soul is loosely based on William Blake’s Auguries of Innocence, a poem whose

MONO ~ Pilgrimage of the Soul

2021 is shaping up as a great year for MONO.  After releasing a devastating double live album earlier this year, they’ve unveiled a pummeling post-rock opus.  Pilgrimage of the Soul is loosely based on William Blake’s Auguries of Innocence, a poem whose