Posts Tagged: Richard Allen

Bryce Dessner, Australian String Quartet, Sydney Dance Company ~ Impermanence / Disintegration

Impermanence/Disintegration is an album of its time, written in response to one disaster and recorded during another.  In the wake of the 2019 Australian wildfires, the album was conceived as a meditation on the “fleeting transcience of life.”  Bryce Dessner, the

Bryce Dessner, Australian String Quartet, Sydney Dance Company ~ Impermanence / Disintegration

Impermanence/Disintegration is an album of its time, written in response to one disaster and recorded during another.  In the wake of the 2019 Australian wildfires, the album was conceived as a meditation on the “fleeting transcience of life.”  Bryce Dessner, the

Simon Goff ~ Vale

Violinist Simon Goff delves into post-rock titles and electronic rhythms, making Vale a true cross-genre affair.  Viewing his collaborators and tour partners, it all makes sense; the composer drinks in the best parts of the world and rearranges them into sonic textures.

Simon Goff ~ Vale

Violinist Simon Goff delves into post-rock titles and electronic rhythms, making Vale a true cross-genre affair.  Viewing his collaborators and tour partners, it all makes sense; the composer drinks in the best parts of the world and rearranges them into sonic textures.

Luís Antero ~ 1881

Luís Antero‘s 1881 is a walk into history, a celebration of exploration and a testament to the people of Portugal.  In 1881, 42 intrepid adventurers left Lisbon to brave the mysterious mountains of Serra da Estrela.  While the expedition was arduous, there

Luís Antero ~ 1881

Luís Antero‘s 1881 is a walk into history, a celebration of exploration and a testament to the people of Portugal.  In 1881, 42 intrepid adventurers left Lisbon to brave the mysterious mountains of Serra da Estrela.  While the expedition was arduous, there

Francesca Ter-Berg ~ In Eynem

This is turning out to be an incredible spring for cello music.  Today we are spotlighting the debut EP from klezmer specialist Francesca Ter-Berg, who is also half of the duo Fran & Flora.  Ter-Berg offers a unique take on the

Francesca Ter-Berg ~ In Eynem

This is turning out to be an incredible spring for cello music.  Today we are spotlighting the debut EP from klezmer specialist Francesca Ter-Berg, who is also half of the duo Fran & Flora.  Ter-Berg offers a unique take on the

Simon McCorry ~ And Where Are You Really From?

Simon McCorry‘s migration diptych becomes a trilogy with And Where Are You Really From?, which pushes beyond border issues into wider concepts. Louise van den Muyzenberg’s striking cover image makes the perfect entry point.  The figures are dotted yet complementary ~

Simon McCorry ~ And Where Are You Really From?

Simon McCorry‘s migration diptych becomes a trilogy with And Where Are You Really From?, which pushes beyond border issues into wider concepts. Louise van den Muyzenberg’s striking cover image makes the perfect entry point.  The figures are dotted yet complementary ~

Blackford Hill ~ Transmissions / Volume One

Simon Lewin’s recently founded Blackford Hill label continues its amazing run of releases with the charity compilation Transmissions / Volume One.  All profits go to the housing and homelessness charity Shelter. The 2CD hardback edition is a treasure, with 32 pages of extras

Blackford Hill ~ Transmissions / Volume One

Simon Lewin’s recently founded Blackford Hill label continues its amazing run of releases with the charity compilation Transmissions / Volume One.  All profits go to the housing and homelessness charity Shelter. The 2CD hardback edition is a treasure, with 32 pages of extras

Notre Dame de la Colline ~ Poèmes fous pour herbes fraîches

A lot may be written about the collective Founding our own Glorious Chapels, who brought us TorqueMadra a few years back.  Remember those wondrous, glorious days when all we had to worry about were Brexit and Trump, and the pandemic was a

Notre Dame de la Colline ~ Poèmes fous pour herbes fraîches

A lot may be written about the collective Founding our own Glorious Chapels, who brought us TorqueMadra a few years back.  Remember those wondrous, glorious days when all we had to worry about were Brexit and Trump, and the pandemic was a

Baulta ~ Another Second Chance

Finland post-rock quartet Baulta has emerged from the pandemic with a new album, prefaced by a pair of singles and a unified look.  All the post-rock hallmarks are here: slow builds, big hooks, peaks and valleys, a sense of catharsis.  The quartet

Baulta ~ Another Second Chance

Finland post-rock quartet Baulta has emerged from the pandemic with a new album, prefaced by a pair of singles and a unified look.  All the post-rock hallmarks are here: slow builds, big hooks, peaks and valleys, a sense of catharsis.  The quartet