Posts Tagged: Strie

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Ambient

2018 was a particularly strong year for ambient music. We received over a thousand albums for consideration, in some weeks more than all other genres combined ~ and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  While composing this introduction, we

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Ambient

2018 was a particularly strong year for ambient music. We received over a thousand albums for consideration, in some weeks more than all other genres combined ~ and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  While composing this introduction, we

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

Strië ~ Perpetual Journey

Perpetual Journey is inspired by the heartbreaking story of Laika the space dog, sent to an unwitting death in the most frightening of circumstances.  Looking outside the capsule, the creature had no sense of scale, or purpose, or the weight of

Strië ~ Perpetual Journey

Perpetual Journey is inspired by the heartbreaking story of Laika the space dog, sent to an unwitting death in the most frightening of circumstances.  Looking outside the capsule, the creature had no sense of scale, or purpose, or the weight of

Strië ~ Struktura

The third album from the enigmatic Strië (Iden Reinhart) is a lesson in abstraction: an impressionistic set inspired by abstract art, swaths of sound built upon whispers.  On this album, Reinhart travels farther down the path she set out upon in Sléptis

Strië ~ Struktura

The third album from the enigmatic Strië (Iden Reinhart) is a lesson in abstraction: an impressionistic set inspired by abstract art, swaths of sound built upon whispers.  On this album, Reinhart travels farther down the path she set out upon in Sléptis

The Alvaret Ensemble ~ The Alvaret Ensemble

The Alvaret Ensemble is a modern composition supergroup that features Peter Broderick, Nils Frahm, Greg Haines, Martyn Heyne, Hilary Jeffery (Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble), Jan Kleefstra, Romke Kleefstra, Sytze Pruiksma and Iden Reinhart (Strië).  Most people won’t need to read more.

The Alvaret Ensemble ~ The Alvaret Ensemble

The Alvaret Ensemble is a modern composition supergroup that features Peter Broderick, Nils Frahm, Greg Haines, Martyn Heyne, Hilary Jeffery (Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble), Jan Kleefstra, Romke Kleefstra, Sytze Pruiksma and Iden Reinhart (Strië).  Most people won’t need to read more.

ACL 2012: Top Ten Modern Composition

The Modern Composition genre is the heir to the Classical: music composed for piano, brass, strings or orchestra.  One might expect to encounter these artists in churches and other resonant spaces designed for full musical palettes and rich timbral shades.

ACL 2012: Top Ten Modern Composition

The Modern Composition genre is the heir to the Classical: music composed for piano, brass, strings or orchestra.  One might expect to encounter these artists in churches and other resonant spaces designed for full musical palettes and rich timbral shades.

Various Artists ~ Trust

What would you do if you had spent untold hours on a project, pouring your time, your heart and your ideas into its gestation, only to have the project pulled at the last minute?  This is what happened to Colin

Various Artists ~ Trust

What would you do if you had spent untold hours on a project, pouring your time, your heart and your ideas into its gestation, only to have the project pulled at the last minute?  This is what happened to Colin

Strië ~ Õhtul

Sometimes the only way to get everything right is to stop trying.  This surrender lies at the heart of Õhtul, an album of immersive beauty that neither bows to convention nor rails against it.  Strië (Iden Reinhart) tours the world with various

Strië ~ Õhtul

Sometimes the only way to get everything right is to stop trying.  This surrender lies at the heart of Õhtul, an album of immersive beauty that neither bows to convention nor rails against it.  Strië (Iden Reinhart) tours the world with various