Handful of Snowdrops Cover Clan of Xymox’s “Back Door”
The classic 4AD song gets a modern update that highlights everything good about it.
Listen to a Clip From Lift to Experience’s Remastered ‘Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads’
The ‘Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads’ remaster will be released this fall.
Slow City by Liz Janes
A wonderfully direct and captivating album, though it’s somewhat hampered by some muddled production.
In Rotation: Winter Severity Index, William Ryan Fritch, 2814 & Eco Virtual
Wintry darkwave, glorious orchestral-folk cacophonies, sleepy urban soundscapes, and vaporwave muzak.
Salon Takes Us Inside a Pedophile Fantasy
One can’t escape the feeling that this particular aesthetic choice was unnecessarily sensational and deeply misguided.
Parenting vs. Creativity
In our desire to feel productive and in control lies a temptation to compartmentalize our lives.
The Majestic Music of Dead Can Dance
I’m struck yet again by the primal-yet-artful beauty that fills Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard’s music.
Hyper Light Drifter (Original Soundtrack) by Disasterpeace
Disasterpeace’s evocative soundtrack is reason enough to play “Hyper Light Drifter.”
The Cure Revealed Two New Songs on Their New Tour
I daresay they’re some of the best material The Cure has produced in quite some time.
Reflecting on Steve Roach’s ‘Structures From Silence’
An interview sheds some insight into the creation of the ambient classic.
Thanks to Trump, it’s rather heartbreaking to be anywhere on the conservative range of the political spectrum.
When Reading Comic Books Made Me a Better Parent
A meditation on parenting and “Ms. Marvel,” one of the most delightful comic books I’ve read in quite some time.