Posts Tagged: Sonic Pieces

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Electronic

Half of this year’s picks are from female artists, who represent a growing strength in the industry.  In 2018, we also saw a huge increase in the amount of ethnic-based, personal releases, with deep drums and deeper stories.  This year’s

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Electronic

Half of this year’s picks are from female artists, who represent a growing strength in the industry.  In 2018, we also saw a huge increase in the amount of ethnic-based, personal releases, with deep drums and deeper stories.  This year’s

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

Rauelsson ~ Mirall

Witness the continuing evolution of Rauelsson, a musical chameleon who continues to paint in new colors (although his primary palette remains green).  In retrospect, the electronic shift of Mirall can be gleaned in 2013’s Vora, although that album also showed great movement from the

Rauelsson ~ Mirall

Witness the continuing evolution of Rauelsson, a musical chameleon who continues to paint in new colors (although his primary palette remains green).  In retrospect, the electronic shift of Mirall can be gleaned in 2013’s Vora, although that album also showed great movement from the

Otto A. Totland ~ The Lost

The holidays are upon us; some might say they’ve been here for a while.  The next month will bring a mad rush of shopping, cooking and company.  It’s the perfect time to invest in Otto A. Totland‘s music.  Concerned with “the

Otto A. Totland ~ The Lost

The holidays are upon us; some might say they’ve been here for a while.  The next month will bring a mad rush of shopping, cooking and company.  It’s the perfect time to invest in Otto A. Totland‘s music.  Concerned with “the

Christoph Berg ~ Conversations

Conversations is the latest in the Sonic Pieces series of handmade color-coded albums.  We’re calling this the chocolate one.  It’s the first Sonic Pieces release from violinist Christoph Berg, as well as the artist’s second release of the season, arriving on the

Christoph Berg ~ Conversations

Conversations is the latest in the Sonic Pieces series of handmade color-coded albums.  We’re calling this the chocolate one.  It’s the first Sonic Pieces release from violinist Christoph Berg, as well as the artist’s second release of the season, arriving on the

Midori Hirano ~ Minor Planet

We’ve always had a weakness for Sonic Pieces’ hand-stitched covers, shown below in an image borrowed from Sounds of a Tired City.  Minor Planet contains an circle on the cloth cover to represent its title, but we’re simply going to call

Midori Hirano ~ Minor Planet

We’ve always had a weakness for Sonic Pieces’ hand-stitched covers, shown below in an image borrowed from Sounds of a Tired City.  Minor Planet contains an circle on the cloth cover to represent its title, but we’re simply going to call

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music