2018 recommendations

October 10, 2018: Keeping It Real

Like, I think, most of us, I’ve found the news from the last several weeks…troubling. I thought writing about some things I’ve enjoyed recently might lighten my mood a bit. I don’t have a real theme this time around; there’s no particular connection among these things, so this is more like the recommendations posts as …

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2016 recommendations

Recommendations for May 8, 2016

This post is more than a bit overdue, and some of these links have been sitting in my text editor ready to go for quite a while now. I’ll start with some music to listen to while you read: Song/Video: “Castrati Stack” by Tim Hecker Tim Hecker’s new album, Love Streams, has been out for …

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2013 recommendations

Recommendations for October 18, 2013

In addition to the following lost, there is another post coming shortly; it’s an Unintentional Conversation that was going to be part of these recommendations, but grew too long. One thing that has defined the last week or so for me is the release of a new album, entitled Virgins, by the electronic composer Tim …

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2013 recommendations

Recommendations for August 30, 2013

Starting with a bunch of new music this week: Song: Virginal II by Tim Hecker I came to Tim Hecker’s last album, Ravedeath 1972, a bit late, but it became one of my favorite records of 2011. His work mixes noise with more “musical” sounds, sculpting it into a powerful sense of atmosphere. This is …

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