Posts Tagged: Richard Skelton

A Closer Listen’s Best Albums of the Decade

The decade is over, and a new one has just begun!  A happy new year to all of our readers.  As we close the book on the old year and put the last decade to bed, we offer one final

A Closer Listen’s Best Albums of the Decade

The decade is over, and a new one has just begun!  A happy new year to all of our readers.  As we close the book on the old year and put the last decade to bed, we offer one final

A Closer Listen’s Best Modern Composition Albums of the Decade

How does one decide between piano and orchestra, between the lugubrious and buoyant?  The modern composition genre offers a wide range of timbres and emotions, and is the only genre we cover that is also recognized by the major music

A Closer Listen’s Best Modern Composition Albums of the Decade

How does one decide between piano and orchestra, between the lugubrious and buoyant?  The modern composition genre offers a wide range of timbres and emotions, and is the only genre we cover that is also recognized by the major music

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Drone

Drone music doesn’t need to be scary; there’s nothing inherently frightening about elongated tones.  Yet the drone genre does seem predisposed toward darkness.  Just look at the cover art for Black to Comm; or the compositional corpses found in the BABEL hardback

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Drone

Drone music doesn’t need to be scary; there’s nothing inherently frightening about elongated tones.  Yet the drone genre does seem predisposed toward darkness.  Just look at the cover art for Black to Comm; or the compositional corpses found in the BABEL hardback

Richard Skelton ~ Border Ballads

A change of pace for Richard Skelton, Border Ballads contains some of the clearest melodies of the composer’s career.  Piano, viola and cello each make stunning appearances, no longer mulched but pristine, representing a new clarity of mind and purpose.  These twelve

Richard Skelton ~ Border Ballads

A change of pace for Richard Skelton, Border Ballads contains some of the clearest melodies of the composer’s career.  Piano, viola and cello each make stunning appearances, no longer mulched but pristine, representing a new clarity of mind and purpose.  These twelve

Richard Skelton ~ A Great Body Rising and Falling / Another Hand

A Great Body Rising and Falling and Another Hand are a pair of 24-minute pieces that accompany a new multi-media work by Richard Skelton.  Dark Hollow Dark is also a softbound poetry book and a visual venture.  Each facet of the experience works in tandem with

Richard Skelton ~ A Great Body Rising and Falling / Another Hand

A Great Body Rising and Falling and Another Hand are a pair of 24-minute pieces that accompany a new multi-media work by Richard Skelton.  Dark Hollow Dark is also a softbound poetry book and a visual venture.  Each facet of the experience works in tandem with

Richard Skelton ~ Towards a Frontier

Towards a Frontier is a multidisciplinary work: a CD (with bonus material for early purchasers), two films and a book of photos and other art.  As with most of Richard Skelton‘s work, the music is secondary to the message.  The artist

Richard Skelton ~ Towards a Frontier

Towards a Frontier is a multidisciplinary work: a CD (with bonus material for early purchasers), two films and a book of photos and other art.  As with most of Richard Skelton‘s work, the music is secondary to the message.  The artist

The Inward Circles ~ And Right Lines Limit and Close All Bodies

Richard Skelton is a man of many guises.  This April he returns as The Inward Circles, continuing to invoke history, nature and the mysteries of the human mind. This is his fourth release and third album under this name, and arrives with a bonus: an

The Inward Circles ~ And Right Lines Limit and Close All Bodies

Richard Skelton is a man of many guises.  This April he returns as The Inward Circles, continuing to invoke history, nature and the mysteries of the human mind. This is his fourth release and third album under this name, and arrives with a bonus: an