In a 2006 interview with the author Dave Tompkins, the R&B producer Timbaland claimed he "changed the sound of radio." It's simple but true: Music before Timbaland sounded different from music after him. You could say the same thing about Dntel, albeit on a smaller scale. In 2001, he released Life Is Full of Possibilities, an album that reconciled twinkly, romantic indie pop with electronic glitch.
DNTEL Aimlessness [Pampa; 2012] by Birkut Rating: “How could one reconcile this timeless bliss of seeing as one ought to see with the temporal duties of doing what one ought to do, and feeling as one ought to feel?” Huxley poses thi... Read Post
My interview with Greg Milner, author of Perfecting Sound Forever: An Aural History of Recorded Music, concludes here. In this part of the conversation we discuss the way radio changes music, the “loudness war”, and some music that ... Read Post