An earful about music, pop culture and whatever else is on my mind.
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Record Roundup: Avant Chamber and Orchestral, Pt. 1
These recent albums all celebrate the vitality of old instruments and even musical forms and the way they are constantly renewed through...
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Record Roundup: Out Of The Past
My cup of new music runneth over, but there are also many extraordinary sounds from the past that are making my ears happy in 2018. Here ...
Wednesday, July 04, 2018
The Best Of 2018 (So Far)
Anyone who is not completely overwhelmed with musical choice in 2018 is either not paying attention, stuck in a rut, or phenomenally lazy...
Friday, June 22, 2018
Record Roundup: Rock 100’s
Even if they don't end up on the charts, ruled these days by hip hop and pop from the Swedish-industrial complex, there's still a...
Friday, June 15, 2018
ACME Honors Jóhann Jóhannsson At LPR
The subterranean performance space at (Le) Poisson Rouge quickly grew silent when the six musicians of the American Contemporary Music...
Saturday, June 09, 2018
Paul Maroon Resurfaces
After The Walkmen went on “extreme hiatus” I realized that, next to Hamilton Leithausers’s otherworldly crooning, Paul Maroon’s incandesc...
Friday, May 25, 2018
Outliers, Part 2: Seabuckthorn, David Garland
In Part 1, I covered two albums , one inspired by Greek Tragedy and the other by music history. The two records discussed below have m...
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