The Album Leaf was on the leading edge of Post-rock, creating glitch strewn, melodic and ambient rock landscapes that embodied everything that the word “cinematic” implies. Almost every song on Between Waves has the feel of scenery streaming past a train window, a non-stop, yet shifting panorama of sound.
We talk to the sister group SHEL, and explore the themes of depression, love and musical explorations heard on their most recent recording Just Crazy Enough.
Peter Baumann was a member of Tangerine Dream during their classic era, and then founded the influential Private Music label He’s returned with his first new album in 33 years, Machines of Desire. We plug in with Peter Baumann.
World fusion took on classical dimensions when Yo-Yo Ma formed his acclaimed Silk Road Ensemble. The group is in its 16th year and its horizons just keep getting broader. We talk with Yo-Yo Ma, Kinan Azmeh, Johny Gandelsman, and Wu Man about their new album, Sing Me Home.