Posts Tagged: Sebastian Plano

A Closer Listen’s Best Ambient Albums of the Decade

Our Best of the Decade lists begin today!  These lists celebrate the power ~ and the idiosyncrasies ~ of the individual.  Each of our staffers was invited to list their favorite album of the decade in each of seven categories,

A Closer Listen’s Best Ambient Albums of the Decade

Our Best of the Decade lists begin today!  These lists celebrate the power ~ and the idiosyncrasies ~ of the individual.  Each of our staffers was invited to list their favorite album of the decade in each of seven categories,

Congratulations, Sebastian Plano and Hildur Guðnadóttir (but we’re not so sure about the other nominees).

We have a love/hate relationship with the Grammy Awards, which occasionally gets something (almost) right.  Congratulations to Sebastian Plano, whose album Verve received a nomination for Album of the Year … in the New Age category.  We’d prefer to see it under Contemporary

Congratulations, Sebastian Plano and Hildur Guðnadóttir (but we’re not so sure about the other nominees).

We have a love/hate relationship with the Grammy Awards, which occasionally gets something (almost) right.  Congratulations to Sebastian Plano, whose album Verve received a nomination for Album of the Year … in the New Age category.  We’d prefer to see it under Contemporary

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Ambient

After a long, hard day, there’s nothing like a beautiful ambient album to soothe the savage breast.  Whether one is dealing with heartbreak, the loss of a loved one or the state of world affairs, this is music to come

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Ambient

After a long, hard day, there’s nothing like a beautiful ambient album to soothe the savage breast.  Whether one is dealing with heartbreak, the loss of a loved one or the state of world affairs, this is music to come

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

The tension between the cinematic and background aspects of videogame music has perhaps reached a high point in 2017, giving us soundtracks with grand ambitions of making every moment a unique one and thus coming to span up to six

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Videogame Soundtracks

The tension between the cinematic and background aspects of videogame music has perhaps reached a high point in 2017, giving us soundtracks with grand ambitions of making every moment a unique one and thus coming to span up to six

Ben Lukas Boysen & Sebastian Plano ~ Everything

One of the year’s most innovative video games is accompanied by one of the year’s most innovative scores.  An expansive, 190-minute, 43-track set, Everything is also one of the year’s best albums. David O’Reilly’s single-player PS4 game was unveiled this spring and

Ben Lukas Boysen & Sebastian Plano ~ Everything

One of the year’s most innovative video games is accompanied by one of the year’s most innovative scores.  An expansive, 190-minute, 43-track set, Everything is also one of the year’s best albums. David O’Reilly’s single-player PS4 game was unveiled this spring and

Sebastian Plano ~ Impetus

Denovali is truly an artist’s friend.  Once again, the attentive label is releasing a brand new album by an underexposed artist while concurrently re-issuing an earlier work.  The latest beneficiary is cellist Sebastian Plano, whose debut album, Arrhythmical Part of

Sebastian Plano ~ Impetus

Denovali is truly an artist’s friend.  Once again, the attentive label is releasing a brand new album by an underexposed artist while concurrently re-issuing an earlier work.  The latest beneficiary is cellist Sebastian Plano, whose debut album, Arrhythmical Part of