Posts Tagged: Second Language

Drifts and Flurries ~ A Second Language Collectanea

Few pairings are as exquisite as winter music and snow; Drifts & Flurries provides one in hope of the other.  Distinctly British in tone, this set begs to be accompanied by a good book; we recommend The Wrong Kind of Snow (Penn

Drifts and Flurries ~ A Second Language Collectanea

Few pairings are as exquisite as winter music and snow; Drifts & Flurries provides one in hope of the other.  Distinctly British in tone, this set begs to be accompanied by a good book; we recommend The Wrong Kind of Snow (Penn

Plinth ~ Music for Smalls Lighthouse

Three years after its initial run sold out in a matter of days, Plinth‘s classic Music for Smalls Lighthouse is finally getting the vinyl release it deserves, courtesy of Clay Pipe Music.  Frances Castle is providing new artwork for the release, including a

Plinth ~ Music for Smalls Lighthouse

Three years after its initial run sold out in a matter of days, Plinth‘s classic Music for Smalls Lighthouse is finally getting the vinyl release it deserves, courtesy of Clay Pipe Music.  Frances Castle is providing new artwork for the release, including a

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 Ambient

A Closer Listen receives more submissions in the Ambient field than in any other, which means that our ambient artists must try even harder to stand out.  This seems ironic, since the nature of ambient music has been not to stand out.

ACL 2012: Top Ten Ambient

A Closer Listen receives more submissions in the Ambient field than in any other, which means that our ambient artists must try even harder to stand out.  This seems ironic, since the nature of ambient music has been not to stand out.

The Cloisters ~ The Cloisters

Michael Tanner has had a busy year and has been covered frequently on these pages, although only the most astute readers might have noticed.  In addition to recording under his own name, Tanner is also known as Plinth and The Cloisters,

The Cloisters ~ The Cloisters

Michael Tanner has had a busy year and has been covered frequently on these pages, although only the most astute readers might have noticed.  In addition to recording under his own name, Tanner is also known as Plinth and The Cloisters,

Tyneham House ~ Tyneham House

“Oh, how lovely!” says she, clapping her hands once in delight.  Over sixty years have passed since she last saw her ancestral village.  Blinded by a mortar strike, she had been told only spindles of narrative:  Mum, we had to

Tyneham House ~ Tyneham House

“Oh, how lovely!” says she, clapping her hands once in delight.  Over sixty years have passed since she last saw her ancestral village.  Blinded by a mortar strike, she had been told only spindles of narrative:  Mum, we had to