Jóhann Jóhannsson is an Icelandic composer whose 2008 album, Fordlandia, is influenced by the failure of Brazilian rubber plant built by Henry Ford in the 1920’s. The album is full of orchestral sounds blended with electronics and offers a unique interpretation of the history of the project.
Weekly Sounds - April 25, 2016
For as long as I’ve been into beautiful places and mountains – long before I ever really did much photography – Yosemite National Park in California has possibly been the most captivating of any US travel destination for me. Sadly, I’ve never been there, but I think it’s one of the places I most enjoy […]
Photographers - April 13, 2016
In The Revenant, the mountainous landscapes of Canada and South America are as much an actor as the human actors themselves. The film score, by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto, is a powerful work of art that perfectly connects with the the desolation and sense of the unknown Hugh Glass endures in the movie.
Weekly Sounds - March 21, 2016
Photographer Tim Navis has made a full switch to film-based photography after years of shooting digitally and occasionally with film. His updated portfolio with new photos of the American West show him fully immersed in the beauty of the landscapes, and the purity of non-digital photography.
Photographers - February 29, 2016
Bruce Brubaker’s album Glass Piano is a recent favorite I picked up on vinyl and have listened to quite a bit while at work. The album is a collection of songs by Phillip Glass, many of which are known as some of his most famous compositions.
Weekly Sounds - September 9, 2015
Body Complex, by Heathered Pearls, was one of my most anticipated albums of the new year, and I’ve been listening to it constantly since it came out. It has much of the dark ambiance of preceeding album Loyal, but with more beats and percussion than that album.
Weekly Sounds - August 17, 2015
Bring Me The Head of Kyle Bobby Dunn, by Kyle Bobby Dunn, is about as minimal as it gets when it comes to recent ambient music. However minimal it is, there’s some incredible depth to the textures and soundscapes and this is by far my favorite album to listen to when going to sleep.
Weekly Sounds - July 13, 2015