Posts Tagged: Sound In Silence

Memory Drawings ~ Phantom Lights

One of the many projects that spun out of defunct Leeds-based band Hood, Anglo/American collective Memory Drawings employs an unusual combination of hammered dulcimer and guitar. Phantom Lights started life as a limited-run tour CDr, and now has been given new

Memory Drawings ~ Phantom Lights

One of the many projects that spun out of defunct Leeds-based band Hood, Anglo/American collective Memory Drawings employs an unusual combination of hammered dulcimer and guitar. Phantom Lights started life as a limited-run tour CDr, and now has been given new

Styrofoam ~ We Can Never Go Home

The title is sad, but the music is upbeat.  Active from 2000-2010, Belgium’s Styrofoam then went silent for nearly a decade.  We Can Never Go Home is a welcome return to the sound of a warmer time, an indication that in some

Styrofoam ~ We Can Never Go Home

The title is sad, but the music is upbeat.  Active from 2000-2010, Belgium’s Styrofoam then went silent for nearly a decade.  We Can Never Go Home is a welcome return to the sound of a warmer time, an indication that in some

First Half Highlights ~ The Top 20

We’ve reached the midway point of 2018, and polled our staff to discover their first half highlights!  This is a great way to keep track of what we’ve reviewed so far and are still enjoying in July.  We suspect many

First Half Highlights ~ The Top 20

We’ve reached the midway point of 2018, and polled our staff to discover their first half highlights!  This is a great way to keep track of what we’ve reviewed so far and are still enjoying in July.  We suspect many

Gray Acres ~ Gray Acres

Gray Acres won’t ring any bells, but its two musicians are recognizable – brothers Andrew and Michael Tasselmyer, of Hotel Neon and The Sound Of Rescue. Gray Acres is deep and pacifying, filling the atmosphere with a dose of uninterrupted kindness.

Gray Acres ~ Gray Acres

Gray Acres won’t ring any bells, but its two musicians are recognizable – brothers Andrew and Michael Tasselmyer, of Hotel Neon and The Sound Of Rescue. Gray Acres is deep and pacifying, filling the atmosphere with a dose of uninterrupted kindness.

Liam J. Hennessey ~ Held

Ah, the middle of summer, when the sun is high in the sky and the clouds offer a widescreen array of steadily changing shapes.  We notice these things when we’re outside.  The old men take Polaroids, the young men use

Liam J. Hennessey ~ Held

Ah, the middle of summer, when the sun is high in the sky and the clouds offer a widescreen array of steadily changing shapes.  We notice these things when we’re outside.  The old men take Polaroids, the young men use

Hessien ~ Calcifer / Miaou ~ Bring the Lights

The Sound in Silence label has been a consistent presence over the past few years, releasing small-run albums and EPs, each graced with a lovely Polaroid print.  The releases tend to sell out quickly at source but can usually be

Hessien ~ Calcifer / Miaou ~ Bring the Lights

The Sound in Silence label has been a consistent presence over the past few years, releasing small-run albums and EPs, each graced with a lovely Polaroid print.  The releases tend to sell out quickly at source but can usually be

North Atlantic Drift ~ Monuments

The music of Toronto duo North Atlantic Drift rests directly on the border between ambient and post-rock.  Sophomore album Monuments won’t get anyone’s head banging, but neither will it allow them to nod off.  By straddling both genres, the duo should appeal to fans

North Atlantic Drift ~ Monuments

The music of Toronto duo North Atlantic Drift rests directly on the border between ambient and post-rock.  Sophomore album Monuments won’t get anyone’s head banging, but neither will it allow them to nod off.  By straddling both genres, the duo should appeal to fans