Archive for May, 2009


Luke Hess – Light In The Dark (album review)

May 27th, 2009

The latest offering on the insanely-consistent Echocord Records, Light In The Dark is the debut full-length release from Detroit native Luke Hess. It’s everything you’ve come to expect from the label, with incredibly rich, minimal production that’s deep and cavernous. It’s not austere, though, and swaggers with just enough soul to make the epic cuts […]

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Robert Moran – Mantra (album review)

May 24th, 2009

Although I missed it when it was originally released late last year, perhaps I’m actually discovering Robert Moran’s Mantra at a good time considering the season. In the midwest where I live, we’re currently moving through that time of the year when the weather is the most unstable, when a hot afternoon can churn into […]

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The Field – Yesterday and Today (album review)

May 18th, 2009

Although some dismiss him as a sort of one-trick pony, Axel Wilner no doubt broke through with his debut full-length From Here We Go Sublime and pretty much didn’t slow up after it was released, putting out an iTunes-exclusive epic 4 track album under commission and touring all over the world. His sample-clipping style hovered […]

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Wisp – The Shimmering Hour (album review)

May 14th, 2009

The story of Wisp is sort of convoluted, but only because of the prankster history of the label that his latest album arrives on. A couple years back, there was a lot of confusion on the internet about a track by Wisp, as many thought it was something by The Tuss (who many people still […]

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Akron/Family – Set ‘Em Wild, Set ‘Em Free (album review)

May 6th, 2009

Akron/Family is yet another in a long line of artists that I’ve heard a decent amount of music by, but have never reviewed before for some reason or another. As with other groups that fall into that same category, it probably comes down to enjoying certain songs in their oeuvre but never found myself replaying […]

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