Random Article

 
Posts Tagged ‘instrumental accompaniment’
 
 
 
Features
 

Timber Timbre

Although it can be classified as one of the most straightforward terms in music theory, timbre also holds the status as being one of the most audibly important. If music lacked timbre, it would be as if a language was running o...
 
Features
 

The High Dials Move to Moon Country

As evidenced on Monday with Andre Ethier’s excellent Born of Blue Fog, January is often a time for this site to explore releases that I may have overlooked in 2008. It is not by any means intentional, as no one could possibly l...

 
Features
 

Best Albums of 2008: #10 to #01

by Mike Mineo ——————————————————————————————...
 
Features
 

J. Tillman Sings the Vacilando Territory Blues

Though there are still a few underexposed albums from 2008 that I will feature in the coming weeks, it is most certainly not too early to move on to 2009. We have only slightly more than three weeks left and, with the “Top 50 A...

 
Features
 

Discovering a Long Forgotten Friend in Dreamend

For a music lover, the perks of running a record label are plentiful. Discovering new artists, making a variety of connections in the industry, and – most rewardingly – the feeling of breaking out something new and worthwhile a...
 
Features
 

The Old & New: Piano Magic and Braids

Some of the most talent musicians in the world remain practically unknown despite an abundance of quality material. There is no concise explanation for it, even if the most common response is related to the lack of accessibilit...

 
Features
 

It’s a Dark Dark Dark World

Within the packaging of their debut album, the Minneapolis-based Dark Dark Dark opted to include an eight-page booklet of photographs that featured a few pictures of the group in settings that proved more reminiscent of the lat...
 
Features
 

Katzenjammer Plays Le Pop

I was originally going to begin this feature by comparing Katzenjammer’s passion for music to some relentless force of nature, mainly because this Norwegian quartet practically defines in their sound and exuberance what it trul...

 
Features
 

Wearing Winter Gloves in Montreal

I do hope to travel across a wide variety of locations one day, but as a middle-class college student I understand that my resources are somewhat limited. That being said, it is a common process for me to singularly identify ce...
 
Features
 

Horse Feathers Build a House With No Home

These days, open mic nights usually cause more forms of embarrassment than success. Like the art of discovering new music in itself, though, there are a few gems in the rough just waiting to be found. Before the digital age whe...