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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.

Holly Herndon ~ Platform

“The future is geopolitical,” declares Holly Herndon in her video for “Interference.”  Or perhaps “declares” is the wrong term, as the words on the screen are not part of the song.  Metahaven’s video also includes blank ads, miming the boxes that interfere with our

Holly Herndon ~ Platform

“The future is geopolitical,” declares Holly Herndon in her video for “Interference.”  Or perhaps “declares” is the wrong term, as the words on the screen are not part of the song.  Metahaven’s video also includes blank ads, miming the boxes that interfere with our

Bing & Ruth ~ Tomorrow Was the Golden Age

Four years on from City Lake, the timbre of New York based ensemble Bing & Ruth has changed.  The vocals, lap steel, percussion and vocals are gone, carrying with them most of the crescendos.  Composer and pianist David Moore brings only six of

Bing & Ruth ~ Tomorrow Was the Golden Age

Four years on from City Lake, the timbre of New York based ensemble Bing & Ruth has changed.  The vocals, lap steel, percussion and vocals are gone, carrying with them most of the crescendos.  Composer and pianist David Moore brings only six of

ACL 2012: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Thousands of releases, hundreds of reviews, and it all comes down to this: the Top Twenty instrumental and experimental releases of 2012.  This isn’t just the one percent; it’s a small percent of a percent, the cream of the crop.

ACL 2012: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Thousands of releases, hundreds of reviews, and it all comes down to this: the Top Twenty instrumental and experimental releases of 2012.  This isn’t just the one percent; it’s a small percent of a percent, the cream of the crop.

ACL 2012: Top Ten Electronic

It would appear that the Electronic section of A Closer Listen is the poor relation of the site, which in a way is no bad thing; certainly the remit when the site was founded was to give those artists who

ACL 2012: Top Ten Electronic

It would appear that the Electronic section of A Closer Listen is the poor relation of the site, which in a way is no bad thing; certainly the remit when the site was founded was to give those artists who

Julia Holter ~ Ekstasis

In my review of Julianna Barwick’s A Magic Place  for the now sadly gone The Silent Ballet (a moment of silence, please), I concluded with a rather misinformed opinion on female vocalists and how there are very few of them

Julia Holter ~ Ekstasis

In my review of Julianna Barwick’s A Magic Place  for the now sadly gone The Silent Ballet (a moment of silence, please), I concluded with a rather misinformed opinion on female vocalists and how there are very few of them