Hanne Hukkelberg — Featherbrain

I have written about Hanne Hukkelberg before. I can’t understand why she is not massive. She is like what you wish Björk was like. Pushing the boundaries, but with the madness toned down. Her music is experimental, but not gimmicky in the slightest. The new album, Featherbrain, is fantastic. As with all of Hanne Hukkelberg’s […]

My top ten albums of 2011 (part one)

10. Steve Reich — WTC 9/11 Steve Reich’s piece, about the September 11 terrorist attacks, is similar in concept to the great Different Trains. The piece uses recordings of radio broadcasts made by air traffic controllers and fire officers made at the time of the attacks, moving on to interviews of New York residents talking […]