Tag: Loscil

EP Reviews, Music

EP Review: High Plains, “Pilot Hill”

High Plains today quietly released a follow-up to Cinderland, its brilliant debut and, hands down, one of last year’s best records. But,...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Saleeha, “Come Wander Through the Pale Dark”

As Saleeha, the Australian-born, Vancouver-based Max Buchanan makes meditative, slowly unfurling soundscapes that, surprisingly enough, do...

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2017: Justin Vellucci’s Top Ten

Yeah, yeah, putting the final nail in the coffin of 2017 is a little premature, seeing as there’s still more than 30 days left in the...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Seven Fields of Aphelion, “Keep the Ocean Inside”

Dreamy, ethereal, other-worldly – all could be used to describe Keep the Ocean Inside, Pittsburgher Maureen “Maux” Boyle’s engaging...

EP Reviews, Music

EP Review: Loscil, “Suns”

The songs are sparse exercises in stoicism at times, but – like most Loscil recordings, it seems –  there’s a lot percolating...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Alder & Ash, “Clutched in the Maw of the World”

The cello flirts lovingly with you, then roars and lunges forward, bearing its teeth. The composition in question is “A Seat Amongst God...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: High Plains

For those who haven’t been paying attention, Cinderland — the debut LP from Scott Morgan and Mark Bridges, the duo known as...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music

Album Review: High Plains, “Cinderland”

Soundscape master Scott Morgan (better known by his working name, Loscil) and the cellist Mark Bridges have birthed and produced, as the...

CD Reviews, Music

REVIEW: Loscil – “Monument Builders”

A melancholy pall hangs over much of Loscil’s Monument Builders, a mysterious little nugget of an LP out since November on Kranky...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Rachel Grimes, “The Clearing”

There is a whisper, a scattering of whispers, a whole orchestrated evening of whispers – a subdued kind of wonder and majesty to it all....

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Rachel Grimes — Last Things Last

Rachel Grimes knew how to play the piano before she learned to walk. “My dad and grandmother played, so I was always sitting beside them...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music

REVIEW: Loscil – “Sea Island”

I’m starting to become convinced that you haven’t heard a pulse dissolve or a measure replicate off-time quite right until you’ve...