Posts Tagged: Western Vinyl

Christopher Tignor ~ A Light Below

Wow.  We’ve been enjoying the music of Christopher Tignor for 15 years, beginning with that first Slow Six album, on through Wires of Tension and finally to his solo work.  We’re not surprised that A Light Below is great; we’re surprised that it’s his best

Christopher Tignor ~ A Light Below

Wow.  We’ve been enjoying the music of Christopher Tignor for 15 years, beginning with that first Slow Six album, on through Wires of Tension and finally to his solo work.  We’re not surprised that A Light Below is great; we’re surprised that it’s his best

Hugh Marsh ~ Violinvocations

The first thing people will ask upon hearing this album is, “Where’s the violin?”  Trust us, it’s there.  But Hugh Marsh has spent decades defying expectations, and he’s not about to change now ~ especially because it’s been a decade

Hugh Marsh ~ Violinvocations

The first thing people will ask upon hearing this album is, “Where’s the violin?”  Trust us, it’s there.  But Hugh Marsh has spent decades defying expectations, and he’s not about to change now ~ especially because it’s been a decade

Machinefabriek ~ With Voices

Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) is one of the most prolific recording artists around, but he’s also one of the finest.  With Voices is already his second album of the year.  Last year he released an average of an album a month; at

Machinefabriek ~ With Voices

Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) is one of the most prolific recording artists around, but he’s also one of the finest.  With Voices is already his second album of the year.  Last year he released an average of an album a month; at

Goldmund ~ Occasus

The great leap forward for the development of the piano was that, unlike its predecessor the harpsichord, the volume of an individual note could be controlled by the weight used to hit the key (the name itself comes from pianoforte,

Goldmund ~ Occasus

The great leap forward for the development of the piano was that, unlike its predecessor the harpsichord, the volume of an individual note could be controlled by the weight used to hit the key (the name itself comes from pianoforte,

Balmorhea ~ Clear Language

What a long, strange trip it’s been ~ the musical travels of Austin’s Rob Lowe and Michael Muller (Balmorhea), who over the course of a decade have come full circle, only to discover that the place they left has changed.  Clear

Balmorhea ~ Clear Language

What a long, strange trip it’s been ~ the musical travels of Austin’s Rob Lowe and Michael Muller (Balmorhea), who over the course of a decade have come full circle, only to discover that the place they left has changed.  Clear

Christopher Tignor ~ Along A Vanishing Plane

Does ingenuity of composition heighten enjoyment of it? Perhaps an age-old question dividing certain camps of music aficionado. With his latest solo release, violinist and composer Christopher Tignor has moved on from the meta-narrative concept behind 2014’s Thunder Lay Down

Christopher Tignor ~ Along A Vanishing Plane

Does ingenuity of composition heighten enjoyment of it? Perhaps an age-old question dividing certain camps of music aficionado. With his latest solo release, violinist and composer Christopher Tignor has moved on from the meta-narrative concept behind 2014’s Thunder Lay Down

ACL 2015: The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album art can draw listeners to music, or push them away.  The best album art enhances the overall presentation, while the worst detracts from it.  In some cases, we’ve reviewed albums because of the art, while in others we’ve declined.

ACL 2015: The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album art can draw listeners to music, or push them away.  The best album art enhances the overall presentation, while the worst detracts from it.  In some cases, we’ve reviewed albums because of the art, while in others we’ve declined.