Records on Vacation

If you’re like me (and there’s a good chance you’re not, but bear with me), the call of record stores or anyplace that might sell records rings loud and clear when you’re in a new town. The allure of the unexpected, the hunt for obscure treasures, the inherent possibilities of a browse through the racks…

Sunday Brunch: March 23, 2014

New music every Sunday. A mostly instrumental, atmospheric selection today. Eno-Hyde– “The Satellites” (from Someday World, 2014) (Brian Eno and Karl Hyde) Tycho– “Montana” (from Awake, 2014) Collin Vallon Trio– “Juuichi” (from Le Vent, 2014) “By eliminating the need to get up early on Sunday, brunch would make life brighter for Saturday-night carousers. It would…

Dinner Music

Let’s start with Portsmouth Sinfonia, to set the proper tone for the blog:  a mix of the serious…and the not so serious.  Portsmouth Sinfonia was founded by a group of students at the Portsmouth School of Art in England in 1970. As the wikipedia entry states: “The Sinfonia had an unusual entrance requirement, in that…