Posts Tagged: Village Green

Snow Palms ~ Origin and Echo

One cannot listen to the music of Snow Palms without making associations.  The use of mallet instruments, in particular glockenspiel, marimba and metallophone, conjures images of snow, winter, Christmas and magic lands.  The reason is likely subliminal, as church bells and sleigh

Snow Palms ~ Origin and Echo

One cannot listen to the music of Snow Palms without making associations.  The use of mallet instruments, in particular glockenspiel, marimba and metallophone, conjures images of snow, winter, Christmas and magic lands.  The reason is likely subliminal, as church bells and sleigh

Tom Hobden & Eliot James ~ Roam Review and Interview

Tom Hobden & Eliot James have been thinking a lot about popular music lately.  Having met during the production of Noah and the Whale’s debut album, they’ve continued on parallel paths with Mumford & Sons (Hobden), Bloc Party and Kaiser Chiefs

Tom Hobden & Eliot James ~ Roam Review and Interview

Tom Hobden & Eliot James have been thinking a lot about popular music lately.  Having met during the production of Noah and the Whale’s debut album, they’ve continued on parallel paths with Mumford & Sons (Hobden), Bloc Party and Kaiser Chiefs

John Matthias and Jay Auborn ~ Race To Zero

Universal in concept yet lofty in execution, Race To Zero is a multifaceted, thought-provoking and self-aware record. Attempting to fuse the acoustic and digital worlds, and inspired by humankind’s relationship with technology, there is nothing novel about the pillars that

John Matthias and Jay Auborn ~ Race To Zero

Universal in concept yet lofty in execution, Race To Zero is a multifaceted, thought-provoking and self-aware record. Attempting to fuse the acoustic and digital worlds, and inspired by humankind’s relationship with technology, there is nothing novel about the pillars that

Thomas William Hill ~ Asylum for Eve

Once in a while, we come across an artist so good that we are flabbergasted not to have heard of them before.  On even rarer occasions, we realize that we have.  Multi-instrumentalist Thomas William Hill is the founder (and at one time,

Thomas William Hill ~ Asylum for Eve

Once in a while, we come across an artist so good that we are flabbergasted not to have heard of them before.  On even rarer occasions, we realize that we have.  Multi-instrumentalist Thomas William Hill is the founder (and at one time,

Dead Light ~ S/T

One shouldn’t drench tape in vinegar or heat it in the microwave.  Nor should one use an ice cube tray to repeatedly freeze a hydrophone, or place screwdrivers across the strings of a piano.  Yet these are things that Anna

Dead Light ~ S/T

One shouldn’t drench tape in vinegar or heat it in the microwave.  Nor should one use an ice cube tray to repeatedly freeze a hydrophone, or place screwdrivers across the strings of a piano.  Yet these are things that Anna

Matt Dunkley ~ Six Cycles

After years of involvement in film and TV composition, including contributions to Inception and The Dark Knight, Matt Dunkley has teamed up with the Babelsberg Film Orchestra to create a short album that sounds like – you guessed it – a soundtrack.  The difference

Matt Dunkley ~ Six Cycles

After years of involvement in film and TV composition, including contributions to Inception and The Dark Knight, Matt Dunkley has teamed up with the Babelsberg Film Orchestra to create a short album that sounds like – you guessed it – a soundtrack.  The difference

David John Sheppard ~ Vertical Land

With one exception, David Sheppard‘s work has all been part of a collaborative process, and it’s been going on a while. He’s worked with Peter Astor in Ellis Island Sound, and on multiple occasions with Keiron Phelan – as an

David John Sheppard ~ Vertical Land

With one exception, David Sheppard‘s work has all been part of a collaborative process, and it’s been going on a while. He’s worked with Peter Astor in Ellis Island Sound, and on multiple occasions with Keiron Phelan – as an