Posts Tagged: Sono Luminus

Páll Ragnar Pálsson, Caput Ensemble, Tui Hirv ~ Atonement

Páll Ragnar Pálsson‘s new album is dark and mysterious, reflecting the ravages of war and the uncertainties of time.  Yet one can’t help but view it through the lens of love.  This is because the album would not exist without

Páll Ragnar Pálsson, Caput Ensemble, Tui Hirv ~ Atonement

Páll Ragnar Pálsson‘s new album is dark and mysterious, reflecting the ravages of war and the uncertainties of time.  Yet one can’t help but view it through the lens of love.  This is because the album would not exist without

Iceland Symphony Orchestra ~ Concurrence

The Sono Luminus follow-up to the 2017 CD Recurrence affords listeners a golden opportunity to hear new works from Anna Thorvaldsdóttir, Haukur Tómasson, María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir and Páll Ragnar Pálsson as performed by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Daniel Bjarnason, and all

Iceland Symphony Orchestra ~ Concurrence

The Sono Luminus follow-up to the 2017 CD Recurrence affords listeners a golden opportunity to hear new works from Anna Thorvaldsdóttir, Haukur Tómasson, María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir and Páll Ragnar Pálsson as performed by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Daniel Bjarnason, and all

International Contemporary Ensemble Performs Anna Thorvaldsdottir ~ AEQUA

What a treat to hear new music from Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir, teaming up once again with the International Contemporary Ensemble, who made 2015’s In the Light of Air such a delight.  ICE has an obvious love for the composer’s music, drawing

International Contemporary Ensemble Performs Anna Thorvaldsdottir ~ AEQUA

What a treat to hear new music from Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir, teaming up once again with the International Contemporary Ensemble, who made 2015’s In the Light of Air such a delight.  ICE has an obvious love for the composer’s music, drawing

Nordic Affect ~ He(a)r

H(ear) is an album close to our hearts, as it invites a closer listen, reflecting the philosophy of our site.  The women of Nordic Affect continue to beguile as they present a multitude of works by female composers ~ including for the first time

Nordic Affect ~ He(a)r

H(ear) is an album close to our hearts, as it invites a closer listen, reflecting the philosophy of our site.  The women of Nordic Affect continue to beguile as they present a multitude of works by female composers ~ including for the first time

Iceland Symphony Orchestra ~ Recurrence

A sense of wonder develops when one realizes one is listening to one of the year’s best albums.  This takes a while to solidify ~ first impressions are hard to trust ~ but by the tenth play or so, it hardens.

Iceland Symphony Orchestra ~ Recurrence

A sense of wonder develops when one realizes one is listening to one of the year’s best albums.  This takes a while to solidify ~ first impressions are hard to trust ~ but by the tenth play or so, it hardens.

Nordic Affect ~ Raindamage

The compositions of Daniel Bjarnason, Valgeir Sigurðsson, Anna Thorvaldsdottir and more are brought to life by Nordic Affect and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra on a pair of Sono Luminus releases.  Together, they represent a strain of both Icelandic music and modern composition: one that appeals as much

Nordic Affect ~ Raindamage

The compositions of Daniel Bjarnason, Valgeir Sigurðsson, Anna Thorvaldsdottir and more are brought to life by Nordic Affect and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra on a pair of Sono Luminus releases.  Together, they represent a strain of both Icelandic music and modern composition: one that appeals as much

Bruno Bavota ~ Out of the Blue

We’ve greatly enjoyed watching Bruno Bavota‘s career develop over the years.  At first self-released, the artist has recently seen a retrospective set issued on 1631 Recordings and has now signed to Sono Luminus for his latest effort.  Perhaps the most romantic of

Bruno Bavota ~ Out of the Blue

We’ve greatly enjoyed watching Bruno Bavota‘s career develop over the years.  At first self-released, the artist has recently seen a retrospective set issued on 1631 Recordings and has now signed to Sono Luminus for his latest effort.  Perhaps the most romantic of

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.