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The Nuanced History Eluvium’s Many Clockwork Fables

The Nuanced History Eluvium’s Many Clockwork Fables

Ambient maestro Matthew Robert Cooper (Eluvium) is two decades into his career, and on his latest LP, overcomes surprising obstacles physical and geographical.

Eluvium’s ‘Virga II’ Is a Droning Calm for Anxious Times

Eluvium’s ‘Virga II’ Is a Droning Calm for Anxious Times

Matthew Robert Cooper’s latest instrumental excursion under the Eluvium moniker, Virga II emits an alien warmth that is both haunting and calming.

The 60 Best Albums of 2007

The 60 Best Albums of 2007

From tech house to Radiohead and Americana to indie and everything in between, the 60 best albums of 2007 included many of the 2000s' best albums.

Eluvium’s ‘Pianoworks’ Is a Welcoming and Reflective Collection of Compositions

Eluvium’s ‘Pianoworks’ Is a Welcoming and Reflective Collection of Compositions

With his second collection of solo piano pieces, Eluvium offers the most accessible presentation of his musical persona yet.

Eluvium: Shuffle Drones (album review)

Eluvium: Shuffle Drones (album review)

Ambient composer Eluvium's Shuffle Drones reimagines a common feature in any modern music player.

Readings on Eluvium: Putting Matthew Cooper into Perspective

Readings on Eluvium: Putting Matthew Cooper into Perspective

In this interview, Eluvium describes the cognitive dissonance that birthed his new album and opens up about his perceived identity in the modern compositional landscape.
Inventions: Blanket Waves

Inventions: Blanket Waves

While Eluvium's sound used to have a cathartic bent to it, Matthew Cooper has been increasingly pushing his sound into intellectual territory.
Inventions: Inventions

Inventions: Inventions

Inventions places Eluvium’s lush, electronic ambience alongside Explosions in the Sky’s sense of space and tension.

Summer 2013 New Music Playlist

On Nightmares Ending and Nightmarish Endings: An Interview with Eluvium

Various Artists: Air Texture Volume II

Eluvium: A Change in Direction