Posts tagged with "Tara Jane O’Neil"

Substrata 1.5 in Photos

July 28, 2015

Substrata 1.5 in Photos In 2011, a time when the term “summer festival” had already come to connote the massive, multi-stage, corporate-sponsored events which have since become the norm, Rafael Anton Irisarri envisioned Substrata — a different kind of model for showcasing live music. The first edition of Substrata... 

Best of 2014: Defending Generational Music with Nicholas

January 14, 2015

Best of 2014: Defending Generational Music with Nicholas Music Ain’t A Crime On one hand, my musical year could have started and ended in mid-January when dispatches from New Orleans emphatically announced that a noise ordinance was killed by the city council. Opposition to that ordinance promptly staged a Jazz Funeral for the doomed measure, raising... 

Tara Jane O’Neil, ‘Where Shine New Lights’

February 25, 2014

Tara Jane O’Neil, ‘Where Shine New Lights’ Kranky, 1/19/2014 Restraint does not begin to describe Where Shine New Lines, Tara Jane O’Neil’s first LP on Kranky. From her transitions, to sweet, minimal hooks, and whispering, ethereal voice, her effort is a testimony to care, to mindfulness, to embodiment. Each specific detail feels painstakingly... 

Tara Jane O’Neil – “Elemental Finding”

January 20, 2014

Tara Jane O’Neil – “Elemental Finding” Featuring beautiful and expressive instrumentation, this new Tara Jane O’Neil piece finds the songwriter exploring a traditional musical heritage and gentleness of sound that is at once striking and honest. As a work of art, what is most moving about “Elemental Finding” (taken from...