Posts Tagged: Time Released Sound

Hoshiko Yamane & Mikael Lind ~ Spaces In Between

Our first review of the year celebrates the end of one year, the beginning of another and the passage of time. As Joni Mitchell sings, “There’ll be new dreams, maybe better dreams and plenty / Before the last revolving year is

Hoshiko Yamane & Mikael Lind ~ Spaces In Between

Our first review of the year celebrates the end of one year, the beginning of another and the passage of time. As Joni Mitchell sings, “There’ll be new dreams, maybe better dreams and plenty / Before the last revolving year is

Francesco Giannico ~ Les Mondes Imaginaires

The sounds are delicate, impressionistic, a reflection of a stroll in the Italian countryside.  Francesco Giannico‘s photographs, now ripped and collaged, cover the case of the album.  Field recordings, now shuffled and enhanced, form the basis of new compositions.  Conversation

Francesco Giannico ~ Les Mondes Imaginaires

The sounds are delicate, impressionistic, a reflection of a stroll in the Italian countryside.  Francesco Giannico‘s photographs, now ripped and collaged, cover the case of the album.  Field recordings, now shuffled and enhanced, form the basis of new compositions.  Conversation

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Ambient

2018 was a particularly strong year for ambient music. We received over a thousand albums for consideration, in some weeks more than all other genres combined ~ and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  While composing this introduction, we

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Ambient

2018 was a particularly strong year for ambient music. We received over a thousand albums for consideration, in some weeks more than all other genres combined ~ and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  While composing this introduction, we

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

Enofa ~ Arboretum

Music that looks like fall, sounds like fall and is issued in fall, Arboretum is the perfect album for autumn.  One would think this practice more common, but sadly only a few artists have chosen to summon their fall muse in 2018.

Enofa ~ Arboretum

Music that looks like fall, sounds like fall and is issued in fall, Arboretum is the perfect album for autumn.  One would think this practice more common, but sadly only a few artists have chosen to summon their fall muse in 2018.

First Half Highlights ~ The Top 20

We’ve reached the midway point of 2018, and polled our staff to discover their first half highlights!  This is a great way to keep track of what we’ve reviewed so far and are still enjoying in July.  We suspect many

First Half Highlights ~ The Top 20

We’ve reached the midway point of 2018, and polled our staff to discover their first half highlights!  This is a great way to keep track of what we’ve reviewed so far and are still enjoying in July.  We suspect many

Swoop And Cross ~ Stories Of Disintegration

Playing a series of lost, well-worn images on a silent screen, Stories Of Disintegration runs without the need of a projectionist, relaying an old photograph for an audience of just one. Swoop And Cross (Portuguese and London-based composer and musician

Swoop And Cross ~ Stories Of Disintegration

Playing a series of lost, well-worn images on a silent screen, Stories Of Disintegration runs without the need of a projectionist, relaying an old photograph for an audience of just one. Swoop And Cross (Portuguese and London-based composer and musician

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Packaging

Next week we’ll look at the year’s best cover art; in this article, we consider overall packaging.  In an era when many consider the physical format to be extinct, these artists and labels say otherwise.  A couple can still be

ACL 2016: The Year’s Best Packaging

Next week we’ll look at the year’s best cover art; in this article, we consider overall packaging.  In an era when many consider the physical format to be extinct, these artists and labels say otherwise.  A couple can still be