Tag Archives: Electronica

POWER AND PEACE: JEF STOTT ACHIEVES PERFECT BALANCE WITH ARCANA

Jef Stott’s new album Arcana invites listeners to follow a strong, snaking bass line to a place of skillfully balanced power and peace. A female voice mingles with a buzzing bass line for a few moments and then crescendos through … Continue reading

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STAY TUNED: BACK NEXT WEEK

After an exhausting and incredible month, I’m back from my travels. Work requires a bit of extra attention right now, so I’ll publish Apsara’s first fall feature next week. India stays with you long after you’ve left. I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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HOPE SHINES ON, BUT JAPAN STILL NEEDS OUR HELP

Hip-hop music blog Word is Bond joins the global effort to support post-earthquake relief work in Japan with the compilation album Hope for Tomorrow. As most people across Japan settled down for bed on March 11, a powerful 9.0-magnitude earthquake … Continue reading

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SOMA FM: THROUGH THE INTERNET TO THE WORLD

San Francisco-based online radio station SomaFM serves up a familiar and eclectic offering of music to listeners around the globe. One late night during grad school in Seattle a number of years ago, I stumbled across  SomaFM while looking for … Continue reading

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BEATS ANTIQUE: BLIND THRESHOLD

Beats Antique album review I bought Blind Threshold (2010), the third and most recent album by the Oakland, CA-based roots-electronica group Beats Antique, well over a month ago and still listen to it almost every single day. If I had this … Continue reading

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