Posts Tagged: Touch

ACL 2016: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

Few people would guess that the Field Recording and Soundscape section of our site would also be its most timely and political.  And yet, as this year’s selections indicate, the genre is far more than nature recordings. While these continue

ACL 2016: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

Few people would guess that the Field Recording and Soundscape section of our site would also be its most timely and political.  And yet, as this year’s selections indicate, the genre is far more than nature recordings. While these continue

Bethan Kellough ~ Aven

Aven refers to that which is hidden, yet still is heard: underground shafts through which air reaches the surface.  Fascinated by Iceland’s natural geothermal activity, Bethan Kellough recorded the subterranean rumbles and upper-level hisses, and augmented them with wind recordings made in Iceland and

Bethan Kellough ~ Aven

Aven refers to that which is hidden, yet still is heard: underground shafts through which air reaches the surface.  Fascinated by Iceland’s natural geothermal activity, Bethan Kellough recorded the subterranean rumbles and upper-level hisses, and augmented them with wind recordings made in Iceland and

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.

ACL 2015: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Rich picked Matana Roberts, Chris picked Michael Price, James picked Ian William Craig, David picked Holly Herndon and Joe picked Heroin in Tahiti.  But this year’s #1, one of the longest albums ever recorded, drew support from across the board.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music

Peter Gregson ~ A Little Chaos OST / Touch

Known for making ‘the scary, weird noises’ with his cello on numerous soundtracks, the modest Peter Gregson has performed works by many august composers including ACL favourites Daníel Bjarnason and Max Richter. We previously featured him in the spring with

Peter Gregson ~ A Little Chaos OST / Touch

Known for making ‘the scary, weird noises’ with his cello on numerous soundtracks, the modest Peter Gregson has performed works by many august composers including ACL favourites Daníel Bjarnason and Max Richter. We previously featured him in the spring with

Hildur Guðnadóttir ~ Saman

Saman, which the liner notes indicate is Icelandic for “together”, grounds itself on a subtle form of melancholy, as if the listener was looking at a landscape where something cherished used to stand a long time ago. The ‘togetherness’ surely

Hildur Guðnadóttir ~ Saman

Saman, which the liner notes indicate is Icelandic for “together”, grounds itself on a subtle form of melancholy, as if the listener was looking at a landscape where something cherished used to stand a long time ago. The ‘togetherness’ surely

Thomas Ankersmit ~ Figueroa Terrace

In our Spring Music Preview, we commented on the fact that Thomas Ankersmit and Valerio Tricoli followed up their Forma II collaboration by releasing albums on the same day.  While both albums are experimental, Ankersmit concentrates on the electronic aspect of the production

Thomas Ankersmit ~ Figueroa Terrace

In our Spring Music Preview, we commented on the fact that Thomas Ankersmit and Valerio Tricoli followed up their Forma II collaboration by releasing albums on the same day.  While both albums are experimental, Ankersmit concentrates on the electronic aspect of the production