Posts Tagged: The Year in Review

ACL 2021 ~ The Year In Review: Your vinyl will be delayed and other pandemic adventures

Blame Adele.  That’s what many retailers said when the popular artist placed an order for 500,000 copies of her November album to be pressed six months in advance, tying up production across the board.  But it’s not just Adele; it’s

ACL 2021 ~ The Year In Review: Your vinyl will be delayed and other pandemic adventures

Blame Adele.  That’s what many retailers said when the popular artist placed an order for 500,000 copies of her November album to be pressed six months in advance, tying up production across the board.  But it’s not just Adele; it’s

ACL 2020 ~ The Year in Review

When we look back on 2020, we’ll be able to see at least one light in the darkness:  musicians stepped up.  This was the year in which festivals were cancelled, labels paused all physical production, and musicians recorded – and donated

ACL 2020 ~ The Year in Review

When we look back on 2020, we’ll be able to see at least one light in the darkness:  musicians stepped up.  This was the year in which festivals were cancelled, labels paused all physical production, and musicians recorded – and donated

ACL 2019 ~ The Year in Review

2019 was the most tumultuous year in recent history, and the troubles of the world spilled into the world of instrumental music.  The artists we cover had a great amount to say about xenophobia, climate change, the #MeToo Movement, Brexit

ACL 2019 ~ The Year in Review

2019 was the most tumultuous year in recent history, and the troubles of the world spilled into the world of instrumental music.  The artists we cover had a great amount to say about xenophobia, climate change, the #MeToo Movement, Brexit

ACL 2018 ~ The Year in Review

“In times of crisis, the wise build bridges while the foolish build barriers.  We must find a way to look after one another as if we were one single tribe.”  Although these words are spoken by a fictional character (T’Challa

ACL 2018 ~ The Year in Review

“In times of crisis, the wise build bridges while the foolish build barriers.  We must find a way to look after one another as if we were one single tribe.”  Although these words are spoken by a fictional character (T’Challa

ACL 2017 ~ The Year in Review

We knew the year would be different right from the start; we just didn’t know how different.  Current events had a huge impact on music, and the instrumental world was no exception.  In some cases, it even took the lead. Our very

ACL 2017 ~ The Year in Review

We knew the year would be different right from the start; we just didn’t know how different.  Current events had a huge impact on music, and the instrumental world was no exception.  In some cases, it even took the lead. Our very

ACL 2016: The Year in Review

Many people will be glad when this year is over.  Even a short list of the world’s headlines is enough to give one a headache: Brexit, bombings, the U.S. election.  Thank God we’ve had music to help us through it.

ACL 2016: The Year in Review

Many people will be glad when this year is over.  Even a short list of the world’s headlines is enough to give one a headache: Brexit, bombings, the U.S. election.  Thank God we’ve had music to help us through it.