Posts Tagged: Temporary Residence

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

2018 was an amazing year for field recordings and soundscapes, perhaps the best to date.  We reviewed over 40 works this year, and had an incredibly difficult time choosing ten for this list since the overall quality was so high.

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

2018 was an amazing year for field recordings and soundscapes, perhaps the best to date.  We reviewed over 40 works this year, and had an incredibly difficult time choosing ten for this list since the overall quality was so high.

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

What makes a great film score?  There are many ways to answer this question, but on our site, there’s only one criterion: does the album stand on its own?  The best film scores, like the best ads, make us want

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Packaging

During the giving season, we remember the importance of packaging.  Not only do we want our gifts to look well-wrapped, we want what’s inside to appeal as well.  One can’t wrap a stream or a digital download.  This brings us to one

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Packaging

During the giving season, we remember the importance of packaging.  Not only do we want our gifts to look well-wrapped, we want what’s inside to appeal as well.  One can’t wrap a stream or a digital download.  This brings us to one

Field Works ~ Metaphonics: The Complete Field Recordings Box Set

This is a massive undertaking by any stretch of the imagination: a 7-LP box set with a hardcover book and download, featuring dozens of our favorite artists and dozens more new to our site.  It may seem pricey, but considering

Field Works ~ Metaphonics: The Complete Field Recordings Box Set

This is a massive undertaking by any stretch of the imagination: a 7-LP box set with a hardcover book and download, featuring dozens of our favorite artists and dozens more new to our site.  It may seem pricey, but considering

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

This year’s chart is dominated by rock and post-rock, in particular the Constellation roster, represented by an amazing four out of ten releases.  No wonder it was our Label of the Year.  But there’s plenty more to be found here,

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Rock and Post-Rock

This year’s chart is dominated by rock and post-rock, in particular the Constellation roster, represented by an amazing four out of ten releases.  No wonder it was our Label of the Year.  But there’s plenty more to be found here,

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