Posts Tagged: Various Artists

Various Artists ~ Solstice/Peaks

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, known as the first day of summer and (oddly) midsummer.  We’ve come to know the Archives and Faint labels for their winter music, but their two new compilations stretch

Various Artists ~ Solstice/Peaks

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, known as the first day of summer and (oddly) midsummer.  We’ve come to know the Archives and Faint labels for their winter music, but their two new compilations stretch

Various Artists ~ Embrace

What does Danish music sound like?  The title of Minais B’s opening track is ironic:  “I Think Most People Here Know.”  The problem is that most people around the world don’t know, which is where this compilation comes in.  Most people associate

Various Artists ~ Embrace

What does Danish music sound like?  The title of Minais B’s opening track is ironic:  “I Think Most People Here Know.”  The problem is that most people around the world don’t know, which is where this compilation comes in.  Most people associate

Various Artists ~ HausMo Mix Tape

Chicago’s Hausu Mountain has been in existence for over five years, spreading smiles as wide as that of its slightly frightening mascot.  Run by Doug Kaplan and Max Allison, the label has already released over 70 albums.  HausMo Mix Tape is its first

Various Artists ~ HausMo Mix Tape

Chicago’s Hausu Mountain has been in existence for over five years, spreading smiles as wide as that of its slightly frightening mascot.  Run by Doug Kaplan and Max Allison, the label has already released over 70 albums.  HausMo Mix Tape is its first

Various Artists ~ 1+1=X

In one sense, this generous boxed set has been a year in the making; in another, it’s been building for ten.  While Erased Tapes is actually 11 this year, 1+1=X is the finale of a long celebration, providing an opportunity to reflect

Various Artists ~ 1+1=X

In one sense, this generous boxed set has been a year in the making; in another, it’s been building for ten.  While Erased Tapes is actually 11 this year, 1+1=X is the finale of a long celebration, providing an opportunity to reflect

V/A ~ Soundmaps for the Dreamer II

Soundmaps for the Dreamer II doubles the length of its predecessor, and is a gold mine of sound: a 37-track collection featuring four hours of field recordings and soundscapes from around the globe.  The variety is high, the quality even higher.  The

V/A ~ Soundmaps for the Dreamer II

Soundmaps for the Dreamer II doubles the length of its predecessor, and is a gold mine of sound: a 37-track collection featuring four hours of field recordings and soundscapes from around the globe.  The variety is high, the quality even higher.  The

Various Artists ~ Puerto Rico Relief

When the news story broke a couple weeks ago, many were shocked to hear that half of Puerto Rico was still without power.  People asked, “Wasn’t the hurricane months ago?”  Yes ~ but disasters occur, ravaging millions of lives, and

Various Artists ~ Puerto Rico Relief

When the news story broke a couple weeks ago, many were shocked to hear that half of Puerto Rico was still without power.  People asked, “Wasn’t the hurricane months ago?”  Yes ~ but disasters occur, ravaging millions of lives, and

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

The mainstream and the avant-garde meet in the field of film scoring.  Even those who don’t follow instrumental music are likely to own a few soundtracks.  When movie scores break big, their themes are seared in the public’s ears.  Despite

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Film Scores

The mainstream and the avant-garde meet in the field of film scoring.  Even those who don’t follow instrumental music are likely to own a few soundtracks.  When movie scores break big, their themes are seared in the public’s ears.  Despite