Wednesday, February 25 2015
The Balkan Clarinet Summit has produced one of the most soulful, enjoyable, and diverse collaborative albums in some time.
Friday, October 24 2014
With sonic brethren like Josh Ritter and Sufjan Stevens, the Portland, Oregon folk band Musée Mécanique offers up an instrumental version of its recent LP, the ornate and visionary From the Shores of Sleep.
Thursday, October 23 2014
This collection of the Chicago psych rock band's previously released non-album tracks adds up to more than the usual rarities compilation.
Friday, June 28 2013
The beatmaker and rapper from Turkey offers up a moody cocktail of sumptious jazz samples, arabesque sounds and chilled hip-hop rhythms on his latest instrumental outing.
Monday, April 15 2013
This record relaxes on your sofa and instead of asking you to grab it a beer on your way to the fridge, it offers to share those that it brought. It’s all give. It’s easy. When the hour grows late you might even ask it to stay a little longer. And when it’s time to part, you'll already be planning to do it again.
Tuesday, November 8 2011
A couple of tracks stand out on their own, but In Silence, as a whole, is an awkward hodgepodge of Irish folk music and sappy piano ballads.
Monday, September 26 2011
A pleasing debut from a Chicago post-rock outfit.
Wednesday, March 30 2011
The instrumental stalwarts turn in a record brimming with ideas and dripping with atmosphere, as thrilling as their live shows.
Thursday, February 10 2011
While it’s not an altogether successful enterprise, listeners can walk away from Light Science feeling that they’ve engaged in something of an alternative post-rock spectacle.
Thursday, February 3 2011
Foam on the Waves of Space-Time... is a boisterous debut that squirms in its seat.