Posts Tagged: sleep

aswekeepsearching ~ sleep

Puma, India post-rock quartet aswekeepsearching is about to release its first ambient album.  Reflecting its title, Sleep is meant to induce rapid eye movement, and is accompanied by a series of restive videos, along with a different sunflower illustration for each track.  The sunflowers

aswekeepsearching ~ sleep

Puma, India post-rock quartet aswekeepsearching is about to release its first ambient album.  Reflecting its title, Sleep is meant to induce rapid eye movement, and is accompanied by a series of restive videos, along with a different sunflower illustration for each track.  The sunflowers

A Closer Listen’s Best Albums of the Decade

The decade is over, and a new one has just begun!  A happy new year to all of our readers.  As we close the book on the old year and put the last decade to bed, we offer one final

A Closer Listen’s Best Albums of the Decade

The decade is over, and a new one has just begun!  A happy new year to all of our readers.  As we close the book on the old year and put the last decade to bed, we offer one final

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.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Ambient

We received and reviewed more ambient music in 2015 than any other genre.  Yet conversely, we also received and didn’t review more ambient music than in any other genre.  Ambient is a tricky form, so often eager to melt into the background.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Ambient

We received and reviewed more ambient music in 2015 than any other genre.  Yet conversely, we also received and didn’t review more ambient music than in any other genre.  Ambient is a tricky form, so often eager to melt into the background.

Max Richter ~ Sleep

One of the year’s most ambitious projects, Max Richter‘s 8-hour, 25-minute Sleep (and accompanying highlight disc, from Sleep) is designed to send people to sleep and to keep them company throughout the night.  An upcoming series of overnight concerts in Berlin (with beds) will

Max Richter ~ Sleep

One of the year’s most ambitious projects, Max Richter‘s 8-hour, 25-minute Sleep (and accompanying highlight disc, from Sleep) is designed to send people to sleep and to keep them company throughout the night.  An upcoming series of overnight concerts in Berlin (with beds) will

Sunwølf ~ Midnight Moon

Late last year this duo from Leeds wowed us with their solid debut of slow desert sludge and mature sense of composition. With such a quick turn-around on the follow-up, one had to wonder if the B-sides were coming. But Midnight Moon is such

Sunwølf ~ Midnight Moon

Late last year this duo from Leeds wowed us with their solid debut of slow desert sludge and mature sense of composition. With such a quick turn-around on the follow-up, one had to wonder if the B-sides were coming. But Midnight Moon is such

Last Step ~ Sleep

For most people, there are few things better than a decent sleep – insomniacs please look away now. The number of slang terms for the activity alone suggests that many of us regard it as not merely a necessity but

Last Step ~ Sleep

For most people, there are few things better than a decent sleep – insomniacs please look away now. The number of slang terms for the activity alone suggests that many of us regard it as not merely a necessity but