Posts Tagged: Sontag Shogun

Sontag Shogun ~ Patterns for Resonant Space

Patterns for Resonant Space is ambient in sound, but experimental in design.  The album was composed in reverse fashion, with the piano offering comments on the field recordings and tape loops.  The background becomes the foreground, yielding an appreciation of space

Sontag Shogun ~ Patterns for Resonant Space

Patterns for Resonant Space is ambient in sound, but experimental in design.  The album was composed in reverse fashion, with the piano offering comments on the field recordings and tape loops.  The background becomes the foreground, yielding an appreciation of space

Sontag Shogun ~ “Tale” Remixed/2015, NYC

As Brooklyn’s Sontag Shogun prepares for the release of a new album later next year, they continue to re-visit older recordings and experiment with templates for the new.  On “Tale” Remixed, they invite some friends to re-interpret their work; on the 2015, NYC cassette, they

Sontag Shogun ~ “Tale” Remixed/2015, NYC

As Brooklyn’s Sontag Shogun prepares for the release of a new album later next year, they continue to re-visit older recordings and experiment with templates for the new.  On “Tale” Remixed, they invite some friends to re-interpret their work; on the 2015, NYC cassette, they

ACL 2014: Top Ten Modern Composition

Listening again to these albums, we’re reminded of the aching beauty that graces modern composition.  From “Atomos VII” to “going backwards to recover what was left behind”, from “The Musk Ox” to “pino” to “you are not alone, dear wolf”,

ACL 2014: Top Ten Modern Composition

Listening again to these albums, we’re reminded of the aching beauty that graces modern composition.  From “Atomos VII” to “going backwards to recover what was left behind”, from “The Musk Ox” to “pino” to “you are not alone, dear wolf”,

Sontag Shogun ~ “tale”

In this post, we update the continuing saga of Sontag Shogun.  Part One was the farewell party; Part Two was the EP.  Now the band is happily reunited for Part Three: The Album, which was recorded in three separate cities but

Sontag Shogun ~ “tale”

In this post, we update the continuing saga of Sontag Shogun.  Part One was the farewell party; Part Two was the EP.  Now the band is happily reunited for Part Three: The Album, which was recorded in three separate cities but

Sontag Shogun ~ LTFI EP

When last we encountered Sontag Shogun, the band members were preparing to embark on separate global journeys.  After recording an album’s worth of piano tracks, Jesse moved to South Korea, Jeremy moved to London and Ian held down the fort

Sontag Shogun ~ LTFI EP

When last we encountered Sontag Shogun, the band members were preparing to embark on separate global journeys.  After recording an album’s worth of piano tracks, Jesse moved to South Korea, Jeremy moved to London and Ian held down the fort

Sontag Shogun ~ Absent Warrior, Abandoned Battlefield

Whatever happened to (the) slowest runner (in all the world)?  Three of the band members can be found here under the name Sontag Shogun.  The quintet and trio released a split EP in the wake of We, Burning Giraffes, and the smaller

Sontag Shogun ~ Absent Warrior, Abandoned Battlefield

Whatever happened to (the) slowest runner (in all the world)?  Three of the band members can be found here under the name Sontag Shogun.  The quintet and trio released a split EP in the wake of We, Burning Giraffes, and the smaller