Posts Tagged: Temporary Residence

Mogwai ~ Every Country’s Sun

Twenty years of Mogwai!  The band who debuted in 1997 with Young Team is still going strong, so let’s put those doubts to rest right away.  Our Country’s Sun offers fans exactly what they wanted, plus a little bit of what they didn’t know

Mogwai ~ Every Country’s Sun

Twenty years of Mogwai!  The band who debuted in 1997 with Young Team is still going strong, so let’s put those doubts to rest right away.  Our Country’s Sun offers fans exactly what they wanted, plus a little bit of what they didn’t know

Hauschka ~ What If

There is a unattributed comment about the first Roxy Music album, saying that it contained about a dozen possible futures (it is usually credited to Eno, but I can’t find any evidence for its origins). The concept behind What If

Hauschka ~ What If

There is a unattributed comment about the first Roxy Music album, saying that it contained about a dozen possible futures (it is usually credited to Eno, but I can’t find any evidence for its origins). The concept behind What If

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 Rock and Post-Rock

As autumn approached, we were worried; where were all the good rock and post-rock albums?  But at the end of the year, they entered in a flurry.  What began as a disappointing year turned out to be incredibly solid ~

ACL 2016: Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

As autumn approached, we were worried; where were all the good rock and post-rock albums?  But at the end of the year, they entered in a flurry.  What began as a disappointing year turned out to be incredibly solid ~

ACL 2016: Top Ten Ambient

There will always be hard days.  We will always need to be soothed.  But there is also great beauty in the world, which is where this genre makes a (quiet) impact.  The irony: some of this year’s ambient albums get loud.   Perhaps

ACL 2016: Top Ten Ambient

There will always be hard days.  We will always need to be soothed.  But there is also great beauty in the world, which is where this genre makes a (quiet) impact.  The irony: some of this year’s ambient albums get loud.   Perhaps

Eluvium ~ False Readings On

As one of the preeminent artists in the ambient and electronic scene, False Readings On is a welcome and much anticipated return from Eluvium (Portland’s Matthew Cooper). The feel of the music has changed slightly, because every recording has a different soul. You can label it

Eluvium ~ False Readings On

As one of the preeminent artists in the ambient and electronic scene, False Readings On is a welcome and much anticipated return from Eluvium (Portland’s Matthew Cooper). The feel of the music has changed slightly, because every recording has a different soul. You can label it

Explosions in the Sky ~ The Wilderness

With the release of The Wilderness, the old fan forum conversations begin anew: has success changed EitS?  Is the album a step forward or a step back?  Should artists continue to do the same thing, or try something new?  To which I

Explosions in the Sky ~ The Wilderness

With the release of The Wilderness, the old fan forum conversations begin anew: has success changed EitS?  Is the album a step forward or a step back?  Should artists continue to do the same thing, or try something new?  To which I