Music

#NewMusicFriday: December 14, 2018

Each Friday, Stephen Mejias, AudioQuest’s Director of Communications and former Stereophile and Audiostream.com columnist, will browse through the many exciting albums released that day and select 15 worth a closer listen. La Caminadora by Orkesta Mendoza Orquesta Mendoza: La Caninadora (Glitterbeat Records) Lunar Ascension by ARS MAGNA UMBRAE Ars Magna Umbrae: Lunar Ascension (I, Voidhanger) […]

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Album of the Week: Adrianne Lenker

Beauty can be elusive, so says Captain Obvious. In music, our mood can swing and sway beauty so much so it becomes a pendulum-like target. At least for me.

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Bandcamp’s Best Albums of 2018

Are you starved for new music? While there are lots of lists floating around this time of year, I’m really enjoying Bandcamp’s “Best” 100 albums of 2018 because I’m finding lots (and lots) of music that’s new to me.That’s the kind of list I like!

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Michael Lavorgna’s 2018 Albums of the Year

As the title says, these are the albums from 2018 that I enjoyed mostest. While I make no claims as to “best” outside of these Barn doors, you may enjoy some of them too, especially if there’s something new to you. Enjoy!

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Weird New Pop, v.12

Today’s special edition of #NewMusicFriday features a Playlist of some favorites from 2018.

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Album of the Week: Asian Women on the Telephone

I first wrote about, and recommended, Asian Women on the Telephone (AWOTT) back in 2013. Here’s what I said:

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The Blues Are Dead: Long Live The Blues

According to me, The Blues was a musical genre that encompassed many styles of roots music beginning in the late 1800s, ending in the 1950s. Anyone who started playing ‘the blues’ after the 1950s, especially twelve-bar blues and extra-especially if they’re from England, isn’t playing The Blues, they are playing. . .Oh heck, I don’t […]

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Lovely Music: Hosted by Joe Whip

It’s been awhile since my last installment [on AudioStream] as I have been busy with life but thought it was time for another go round with some stellar music. Some mainstream and some a bit edgy but worth your time.

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