Monthly Archives: March 2018
Both modern and contemporary, abstract pieces. Lovely!
Very nice, contemporary pieces by Mexican composers of varying ages. Play!
Classical and jazz/avant-garde–ambient, flowing strings, drum and piano. Nice!
Classical and avant-like pieces for flute, cello + piano, some with voice. Play most!
Works for guitars + other strings with micro tunings, minimalist sound, following algorithms. Sample.
Pianist Feico Deutekom performs ambient/minimalist works by a variety of composers: Glass, Adams, Sakamoto, Lang, among others.
Rythmic, contemporary, Brazilian works for marimba, vibraphone and other percussion. Play!
Lovely Impressionistic works for flute or transcribed, many well-known in the flute and classical repertoire by Debussy, Poulenc, Dukas and others.
These are slow, ambient, similar, restful pieces for gongs and tam-tam, as the subtitle suggests. Play!
Contemporary works for piano, strings and/or voice. Piano pieces particularly nice!
Contemporary works for flute + guitar ranging from staccato to very lyrical and abstract. Play!
One single piece for strings, ambient, building slowly over time. Sample!
Diverse pieces, voice or strings, and/or computers, interesting, with some political commentary.
Very abstract works for bass horns, strings, piano or ensemble, with silences, odd sounds or droning tones. Play or sample most!
Fairly gracious, contemporary pieces for strings and piano, nice! Play most!
Mostly lyrical pieces for a variety of instruments, a few more strident.
Impressionistic, highly lyrical solo piano pieces, especially CD 1. Play!
Guitarist John Williams and his Ensemble have recorded two really interesting works including strings, percussion and/or harp. Play!
Classical/avant-garde/rock & voice with strings, keyboards, computers and percussion ranging from ambient to more forceful.
Rachel Barton Pine & BBC Symphony Orch. perform 2 Romantic pieces composed 44 yrs apart–stirring & evocative.
This is a wonderful CD with a mix of instruments and diverse rhythms mixing classical, Latin and jazz elements. Play!
A more stripped-back, slowed-down effort than their previous bawling and thrashing sound, driven by frontman Patrick Stickles’ rambling, existential lyricism and anthemic hooks. Label: Merge Start w/ 3, 5 FCC: 1, 2 RIYL: Okkervil River, The Microphones, Deer Tick, Jeff Rosenstock
Scottish indie-pop vets compile three very good EPs into a tasting menu of their strengths featuring aspects of funk, soul, psych, and house music in addition to the expected spate of hushed acoustic guitar pieces, sometimes all at once. Label: Matador Start w/ 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 14 FCC: Clean RIYL: The Clientele, Yo La Tengo, […]
A series of intimate, fuzzed-out bedroom pop recordings. “Seamlessly blending sounds and influences as diverse as american folk & country traditions, drum n’ bass, japanese ambient music, modern rap, classic scuzzy 80s+90s indie rock, and synth-ballads recalling badalamenti & julee cruise’s iconic, haunted film scores for david lynch, A Whole Fucking Lifetime of This is an album that everyone on earth will […]
Originating from NYC, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Caroline Rose now sports a red jumpsuit and plays incredibly catchy, fun, and sarcastic pop-rock anthems. LONER was written, arranged, and played by Caroline Rose, however, she also tours with a group of talented Burlington musicians. Catch them the next time they hit the local scene. Preview: Bandcamp Label: New West […]