Posts Tagged: Rutger Zuydervelt

Anne Bakker | René Aquarius | Rutger Zuydervelt ~ Hallucine

The press release states, this album “was never meant to exist.”  The fact that it does exists means it occupies a liminal territory between real and unreal, planned and unplanned.  Raw matter – pre-recorded detritus from Anne Bakker and René Aquarius – was given

Anne Bakker | René Aquarius | Rutger Zuydervelt ~ Hallucine

The press release states, this album “was never meant to exist.”  The fact that it does exists means it occupies a liminal territory between real and unreal, planned and unplanned.  Raw matter – pre-recorded detritus from Anne Bakker and René Aquarius – was given

Rutger Zuydervelt / Hugo Dijkstal / Peter Hollo ~ BERG (Music for a film by Joke Olthaar)

Described as “an ode to the mountains,” director Joke Olthaar‘s BERG is an enchanting, patient film, shot in black and white to produce vistas of elegance.  Such a film deserves a pristine score, and is graced with not one, but three: the one

Rutger Zuydervelt / Hugo Dijkstal / Peter Hollo ~ BERG (Music for a film by Joke Olthaar)

Described as “an ode to the mountains,” director Joke Olthaar‘s BERG is an enchanting, patient film, shot in black and white to produce vistas of elegance.  Such a film deserves a pristine score, and is graced with not one, but three: the one

Sound Propositions: Rutger Zuydervelt

Machinefabriek ~ Sahara Mixtape Machinefabriek ~ With Voices Rutger Zuydervelt / Gareth Davis ~ Sileen II These three new works from Rutger Zuydervelt (better known as Machinefabriek) are each so singular, so utterly distinct from one another while retaining the

Sound Propositions: Rutger Zuydervelt

Machinefabriek ~ Sahara Mixtape Machinefabriek ~ With Voices Rutger Zuydervelt / Gareth Davis ~ Sileen II These three new works from Rutger Zuydervelt (better known as Machinefabriek) are each so singular, so utterly distinct from one another while retaining the

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Experimental

Musically and geographically, these albums are all over the map.  This year’s picks include an album comprised of other albums, a band whose instruments are made from vegetables, a score to a film about lives erased under Stalin and a

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Experimental

Musically and geographically, these albums are all over the map.  This year’s picks include an album comprised of other albums, a band whose instruments are made from vegetables, a score to a film about lives erased under Stalin and a

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

Rutger Zuydervelt with Ilia Belorukov and René Aquarius ~ The Red Soul

This looks like one of the most terrifying movies ever made, and it’s a documentary.  The trailer may send chills up your spine.  How can a nation begin to love a leader responsible for millions of deaths, all too many in

Rutger Zuydervelt with Ilia Belorukov and René Aquarius ~ The Red Soul

This looks like one of the most terrifying movies ever made, and it’s a documentary.  The trailer may send chills up your spine.  How can a nation begin to love a leader responsible for millions of deaths, all too many in

Rutger Zuydervelt ~ Astroneer OST

A sense of naïve wonder. A sentimental poetic that reflects upon discovery, whether of new spaces or perhaps even new sensations, as the vantage-point of an adventurous imagination. The music of the ‘last frontier’ that is found among the stars

Rutger Zuydervelt ~ Astroneer OST

A sense of naïve wonder. A sentimental poetic that reflects upon discovery, whether of new spaces or perhaps even new sensations, as the vantage-point of an adventurous imagination. The music of the ‘last frontier’ that is found among the stars

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.