Posts Tagged: Subtext

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.

ACL 2016: Top Ten Electronic

The electronic section is where we find the beats, but they’re not always for dancing; in fact, none of these albums is a straightforward club set.  Instead, these artists use beats as a framework on which to hang their wildest

ACL 2016: Top Ten Electronic

The electronic section is where we find the beats, but they’re not always for dancing; in fact, none of these albums is a straightforward club set.  Instead, these artists use beats as a framework on which to hang their wildest

ACL 2016: Top Ten Drone

While ambient music can be surprisingly loud, drone can be surprisingly soft; the genres dance around each other like yin and yang, never separating yet never quite reconciling.  In each genre, the sharpest contrast makes the biggest impact. Drone can

ACL 2016: Top Ten Drone

While ambient music can be surprisingly loud, drone can be surprisingly soft; the genres dance around each other like yin and yang, never separating yet never quite reconciling.  In each genre, the sharpest contrast makes the biggest impact. Drone can

FIS ~ From Patterns to Details

From Patterns to Details is an immersive album: thick, loudly mastered, and at times nearly abrasive.  While listening, one has the choice of focusing on the patterns, which are not always overt, and the details, which are nearly beyond number. FIS crafts his

FIS ~ From Patterns to Details

From Patterns to Details is an immersive album: thick, loudly mastered, and at times nearly abrasive.  While listening, one has the choice of focusing on the patterns, which are not always overt, and the details, which are nearly beyond number. FIS crafts his

Paul Jebanasam ~ Continuum

Ever since he started recording under his own name, Paul Jebanasam has been investigating the boundaries of the sacred, beginning with church music (2011’s Music for the Church of St. John the Baptist) and proceeding to something more tonally varied yet equally sacred

Paul Jebanasam ~ Continuum

Ever since he started recording under his own name, Paul Jebanasam has been investigating the boundaries of the sacred, beginning with church music (2011’s Music for the Church of St. John the Baptist) and proceeding to something more tonally varied yet equally sacred

Wolfgang Voigt, Paul Jebanasam & Dalhous at The Church of St John at Hackney

Out of the numerous concert venues I have been to in London since I moved here a little over a year and a half ago The Church of St John at Hackney has pretty quickly established itself as my favourite

Wolfgang Voigt, Paul Jebanasam & Dalhous at The Church of St John at Hackney

Out of the numerous concert venues I have been to in London since I moved here a little over a year and a half ago The Church of St John at Hackney has pretty quickly established itself as my favourite