Articles tagged castanets

6 Oct 2009 // 9:00 PM

Running with the Beasts: An Interview with Castanets

After being held-up at gunpoint, recording alone in the desert, and being covered by Sufjan Stevens, Castanets' Ray Raposa is finally ready to step out on his own with a concept album about wild beasts that features some of his most tender and dramatic performances to date.

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7 Aug 2009 // 7:00 AM

Castanets Texas Rose, the Thaw, and the Beasts (Asthmatic Kitty) Releasing: 22 September SONG LIST 01 Rose 02 On Beginning 03 My Heart 04 Worn From the Fight (With Fireworks) 05

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Castanets: City of Refuge

City of Refuge is so quiet and tense with energy, so spare and spacious, that you may believe it capable of being a dozen different kinds of albums. But no matter what it is, it's brilliant.

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30 Oct 2007 // 10:00 PM

Castanets: In the Vines

With In the Vines, Ray Raposa injects his lonely travel ballads with a yearning to settle down, and produces the strongest Castanets record yet.

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	Castanets: First Light’s Freeze

This spare, creepy album is often pleasant and always surprising. Bearded zombies in love: I've got your soundtrack.

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18 Oct 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Castanets: Cathedral

Asthmatic Kitty, the label founded by Sufjan Stevens, has been quietly assembling a group of artists who produce soft experimental music with intense, often spiritual,

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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