Posts Tagged: Western Vinyl

Botany ~ End the Summertime F(or)ever

Today is the first full day of fall, the perfect day to play End the Summertime F(or)ever.  On the surface, it’s easy to receive this sardonic mixtape as a commentary on the end of the season, but underneath, it’s so much

Botany ~ End the Summertime F(or)ever

Today is the first full day of fall, the perfect day to play End the Summertime F(or)ever.  On the surface, it’s easy to receive this sardonic mixtape as a commentary on the end of the season, but underneath, it’s so much

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Some of the year’s most ambitious projects are found in this category, crisscrossing the globe from the history of Appalachia to the future of Australia.  Visual poems tell deep stories; singers connect to folklore and spirit.  And everywhere, there are

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Some of the year’s most ambitious projects are found in this category, crisscrossing the globe from the history of Appalachia to the future of Australia.  Visual poems tell deep stories; singers connect to folklore and spirit.  And everywhere, there are

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Experimental

From locked grooves to dueling drummers; from abstract voices to plastic instruments; from stories of slavery to modern African drones, the Experimental category represents creativity at its best.  These artists follow their own paths, abandoning the marked roads, more interested

ACL 2019 ~ Top Ten Experimental

From locked grooves to dueling drummers; from abstract voices to plastic instruments; from stories of slavery to modern African drones, the Experimental category represents creativity at its best.  These artists follow their own paths, abandoning the marked roads, more interested

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