Posts tagged with "Mexican Summer"

Week in Review #93

November 7, 2015

Week in Review #93 If you run into our blogs editor Bobby Power, congratulate him on a new job and impending move to from Denver to North Carolina — a good deal closer to our little Appalachian circuit. Hopefully we’ll have him back in the review shortly. In slightly older news, I wanted to open this week’s... 

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, ‘A Year With 13 Moons’

February 10, 2015

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, ‘A Year With 13 Moons’ Mexican Summer, 2.10.2015 To those familiar with Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, his new album jacket may look familiar. But something is a little bit off – the image is abstract, evocative, sparse, yet clearly engaged with the familiar concept of “love.” It’s kind of like Joan Miró was commissioned... 

Week in Review #54

February 7, 2015

Week in Review #54 As promised, here’s our omnibus Week in Review #54 with the last two weeks covered and a new, wide-ranging installment of David Perron’s inimitable FFFoxy Podcast. Happy February and thanks as always for reading along with us through thick and thin, the train of newborns, as well as the... 

Week in Review #48

December 6, 2014

Week in Review #48 #1 – 12/1/2014 – Mark Templeton has teamed up with filmmaker Kyle Armstrong for Extensions, an LP+DVD tribute to media soothsayer Marshal McLuhan. Due out on the brand new Graphical Recordings label on January 28 next year, Extensions – which was previewed at this year’s WNDX... 

Video: Quilt – “Arctic Shark”

November 8, 2013

Video: Quilt – “Arctic Shark” Merideth Hillbrand and Brandon Andrew recently produced a refreshing visual accompaniment to Quilt‘s new track, “Arctic Shark”, off their upcoming album Held In Splendor (out in January on Mexican Summer). “Arctic Shark” is a short, hazy, pleasant combination of Rochinski’s... 

Spectral Park, ‘Spectral Park’

September 20, 2013

Spectral Park, ‘Spectral Park’ Mexican Summer/Crash Symbols, 5/2/2013 It can be easy to fall into the trap of thinking that sample-based music is only something that happens in the worlds of rap, dance, or other musical forms tangentially related to those genres. Really though (and this should come as no mystery to anyone frequenting...