Posts tagged with "Thomas Meluch"

Benoît Pioulard – “X”

August 18, 2015

Benoît Pioulard – “X” I nearly jumped out of my chair when I found out Thomas Meluch announced another new album this year as Benoit Pîoulard. As soon as I hit the play button on “X,” though, my excitement evolved into a delicious strain of heightened serenity. With his slew of drone-leaning releases from 2015 —... 

Video Premiere: Benoît Pioulard – “TGV2743”

May 25, 2015

Video Premiere: Benoît Pioulard –  “TGV2743” There’s something subliminally perfect about the pairing of train travel, real or imagined, with ambient-drone music. Decoder has highlighted the combination previously, and the new Newcastle Upon Tyne label Rail Cables wants to make the connection more concrete — though they don’t limit... 

Embracing Contingency: An Interview with Benoît Pioulard

May 12, 2015

Embracing Contingency: An Interview with Benoît Pioulard It’s easy to introduce Thomas Meluch and his music as Benoît Pioulard by talking about dreams — for example, by mentioning how parts of his new album Sonnet (and even his moniker) came to him while he was asleep. But I really want to begin by emphasizing how beautiful Sonnet is. It’s... 

Premiere: Balmorhea – “Heir I (Orcas Remix)”

October 21, 2014

Premiere: Balmorhea – “Heir I (Orcas Remix)” Since it’s earliest efforts, Austin, Tx quintet Balmorhea has existed between the fringes of post-rock’s fractured and relatively sprawling sub-genres. Not “noisey” by any means, heavy on the strings without going full-Stars of the Lid, tastefully balanced between brooding lows...