Posts Tagged: This Is It Forever

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

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

Thanks to climate change, many of us are experiencing longer, colder winters.  It’s no surprise that winter music is also on the rise.  This was a particularly good year for the genre, as demonstrated in two early-year round-ups.  Now that

ACL 2018 ~ The Year’s Best Winter Music

Thanks to climate change, many of us are experiencing longer, colder winters.  It’s no surprise that winter music is also on the rise.  This was a particularly good year for the genre, as demonstrated in two early-year round-ups.  Now that

Capac ~ Through the Dread Waste

In 2017 This Is It Forever released an EP on a USB stick connected to a small lightbulb. This year the label is pushing the envelope even further with Capac‘s new release.  In order to access the “original constructions” of the

Capac ~ Through the Dread Waste

In 2017 This Is It Forever released an EP on a USB stick connected to a small lightbulb. This year the label is pushing the envelope even further with Capac‘s new release.  In order to access the “original constructions” of the

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Packaging

The further we travel into the digital era, the fewer physical releases we see.  A year ago, the digital market was bypassed by streaming.  Most people are content to hear rather than to own.  It takes a special presentation to

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Packaging

The further we travel into the digital era, the fewer physical releases we see.  A year ago, the digital market was bypassed by streaming.  Most people are content to hear rather than to own.  It takes a special presentation to

Gavin Miller ~ Illuminate

“I haven’t bought a physical album in years.”  This comment was made by a pair of friends over this past weekend.  I removed a small plastic light bulb from the drawer of my coffee table and plugged it into my

Gavin Miller ~ Illuminate

“I haven’t bought a physical album in years.”  This comment was made by a pair of friends over this past weekend.  I removed a small plastic light bulb from the drawer of my coffee table and plugged it into my

Gavin Miller ~ Somn

  Here’s a recently discovered aspect to record reviewing that didn’t trouble our forbears. If, back in the day, a writer penned a piece that didn’t chime exactly with the artist’s own opinion, one of the accusations would be that

Gavin Miller ~ Somn

  Here’s a recently discovered aspect to record reviewing that didn’t trouble our forbears. If, back in the day, a writer penned a piece that didn’t chime exactly with the artist’s own opinion, one of the accusations would be that

Electronic Observations 2014 #2

I usually try to highlight new artists to this column, aware that given a mere ten or so reviews per month it’s probably better not to repeat myself. This month, things have fallen out a little differently with several artists

Electronic Observations 2014 #2

I usually try to highlight new artists to this column, aware that given a mere ten or so reviews per month it’s probably better not to repeat myself. This month, things have fallen out a little differently with several artists