Luke Cissell Creates Dreamy, Electronic Soundscapes on the Eclectic 'Nightside'

Nightside, the new album from composer and multi-instrumentalist Luke Cissell, is largely synthetic and electronic but contains a great deal of warmth and melody.


Makeshift Constellations: The Seemingly Infinite Influences of GADADU

Brooklyn's GADADU create a mesmerizing blend of jazz, soul, classical, and dream pop that's impossible to classify but easy to love. They recently talked about their musical influences, their unique approach to the recording process, and John Lennon's knack for interesting chord structures.


Dead Can Dance Draw on Nietzsche, Pagan Gods, and High Tech to Celebrate Humanity's Relationship with Nature

Dead Can Dance's Dionysus is a unique concept album for the celebrated musical duo, putting all of their ideas into two songs that stretch the course of an entire album.


Ebony Bones Kicks Her Music Into High Gear on 'Nephilim'

Ebony Bones performs a deep exploration of her complex sound, resulting in a magnificent collage of different genres and approaches producing a poignant, multifaceted work.


Jon Hassell Pushes His Patented Fourth World Sound Forward on 'Listening to Pictures'

Trumpeter Jon Hassell adds influences from club music to the rich, long-simmering stew he's been cooking for decades on Listening to Pictures.


Layers of Poetry, Piano, and Silence Resonate with the Latest from Composer Maike Zazie

Stillness and language resonate with a beautiful message on Fragmente, a fantastic new release from the Berlin-centric composer Maike Zazie.


Hior Chronik Creates Moody and Ambient Composition on 'Out of the Dust'

Rich in ambience and atmosphere, Hior Chronik's Out of the Dust is an ideal record for those who don't mind slight variations on a dreamlike theme.


Michael Vincent Waller: Trajectories

Composer Michael Vincent Waller just keeps on writing, even when trying to settle on instrument arrangements.

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