Posts Tagged: Richard Skelton

Corey Fuller & Richard Skelton ~ THESIS 20 – Isolarii

No man is an island, writes John Donne.  But during the pandemic, we have felt more like islands than at any other time.  Separated from loved ones, unable to travel, sporadically locked down, we have dreamt of reconnection as our wanderlust

Corey Fuller & Richard Skelton ~ THESIS 20 – Isolarii

No man is an island, writes John Donne.  But during the pandemic, we have felt more like islands than at any other time.  Separated from loved ones, unable to travel, sporadically locked down, we have dreamt of reconnection as our wanderlust

Richard Skelton ~ A Guidonian Hand

A Guidonian hand is a Medieval mnemonic device that utilizes the hexachord to teach people how to sing, assigning different notes to different parts of the hand.  While Richard Skelton certainly needs no Guidonian hand, his assignment of notes has always followed a mysterious

Richard Skelton ~ A Guidonian Hand

A Guidonian hand is a Medieval mnemonic device that utilizes the hexachord to teach people how to sing, assigning different notes to different parts of the hand.  While Richard Skelton certainly needs no Guidonian hand, his assignment of notes has always followed a mysterious

Richard Skelton ~ Stur / Sutr

Richard Skelton has been incredibly active during the pandemic, releasing a wide variety of albums on Aeolian Editions.  These include Talus, a bright-toned diptych inspired by rock debris; Four Workings, with meditations drawn from a divination deck; and The Hollows, a sonic reflection of

Richard Skelton ~ Stur / Sutr

Richard Skelton has been incredibly active during the pandemic, releasing a wide variety of albums on Aeolian Editions.  These include Talus, a bright-toned diptych inspired by rock debris; Four Workings, with meditations drawn from a divination deck; and The Hollows, a sonic reflection of

ACL 2020 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

After all the chaos of 2020, there’s some solace found in the fact that the artist who scored our Album of the Decade at the beginning of the year now receives our Album of the Year award at year’s end.

ACL 2020 ~ The Top 20 Albums of the Year

After all the chaos of 2020, there’s some solace found in the fact that the artist who scored our Album of the Decade at the beginning of the year now receives our Album of the Year award at year’s end.

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Drone

Fewer drone releases came in this year than ever before.  The world was so dark, it seemed that even recording artists weren’t in the mood to record dark music.  But by the end of the year, we began to notice

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Drone

Fewer drone releases came in this year than ever before.  The world was so dark, it seemed that even recording artists weren’t in the mood to record dark music.  But by the end of the year, we began to notice

ACL 2020 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

Winter music is more than a seasonal score; it also represents a state of mind. We’ve all been wintering this year: hunkering down, staying in, waiting for the storm to pass.  Will we simply survive, or will we be able

ACL 2020 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

Winter music is more than a seasonal score; it also represents a state of mind. We’ve all been wintering this year: hunkering down, staying in, waiting for the storm to pass.  Will we simply survive, or will we be able

Richard Skelton ~ These Charms May Be Sung Over A Wound

For a while, we knew what to expect from Richard Skelton. But there was a definite shift away from the wide-screen drone work towards the gathering of folk song-inspired pieces on Border Ballads. That was an unexpected flowering of acoustic

Richard Skelton ~ These Charms May Be Sung Over A Wound

For a while, we knew what to expect from Richard Skelton. But there was a definite shift away from the wide-screen drone work towards the gathering of folk song-inspired pieces on Border Ballads. That was an unexpected flowering of acoustic

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