Posts Tagged: Simon Scott

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Drone

Drone music doesn’t need to be scary; there’s nothing inherently frightening about elongated tones.  Yet the drone genre does seem predisposed toward darkness.  Just look at the cover art for Black to Comm; or the compositional corpses found in the BABEL hardback

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Drone

Drone music doesn’t need to be scary; there’s nothing inherently frightening about elongated tones.  Yet the drone genre does seem predisposed toward darkness.  Just look at the cover art for Black to Comm; or the compositional corpses found in the BABEL hardback

Simon Scott ~ Soundings

Where were you when Slowdive was formed back in 1989?  NOT BORN YET?!!  Thanks a lot, you’ve just made Simon Scott and I feel old.  But there’s a huge difference between old and irrelevant and old and vital, and Scott lands firmly on the

Simon Scott ~ Soundings

Where were you when Slowdive was formed back in 1989?  NOT BORN YET?!!  Thanks a lot, you’ve just made Simon Scott and I feel old.  But there’s a huge difference between old and irrelevant and old and vital, and Scott lands firmly on the

Marcus Fischer & Simon Scott ~ Shape Memory

Shape Memory is an album of beauty and friendship, recorded when two like-minded artists were able to find time to share a musical vision.  The title implies both the shaping of memory and the memories of shapes, and the elliptical music

Marcus Fischer & Simon Scott ~ Shape Memory

Shape Memory is an album of beauty and friendship, recorded when two like-minded artists were able to find time to share a musical vision.  The title implies both the shaping of memory and the memories of shapes, and the elliptical music

LCNL 014: ACL 2012 Mix

LCNL 014: Best of 2012 Mix by the new objective Download: http://bit.ly/ACLOSERLISTEN2012 Well my friends, 2012 is coming to a close and as I look back it has been quite a strong year for experimental music.  We also just celebrated

LCNL 014: ACL 2012 Mix

LCNL 014: Best of 2012 Mix by the new objective Download: http://bit.ly/ACLOSERLISTEN2012 Well my friends, 2012 is coming to a close and as I look back it has been quite a strong year for experimental music.  We also just celebrated

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 Field Recording & Soundscape

An expert field recording requires more than just a good weather-resistant microphone.  One needs a feel for one’s subject matter, a discriminating ear, and the ability to make sound so powerful that it makes up for the lack of sight.

ACL 2012: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

An expert field recording requires more than just a good weather-resistant microphone.  One needs a feel for one’s subject matter, a discriminating ear, and the ability to make sound so powerful that it makes up for the lack of sight.

Simon Scott ~ Below Sea Level

The deluxe edition of Simon Scott‘s Below Sea Level has much in common with the deluxe edition of Richard Skelton’s Landings.  Each is an investigation of place and sound – for Scott, the British Fens – and each is accompanied by a book

Simon Scott ~ Below Sea Level

The deluxe edition of Simon Scott‘s Below Sea Level has much in common with the deluxe edition of Richard Skelton’s Landings.  Each is an investigation of place and sound – for Scott, the British Fens – and each is accompanied by a book