This month, as Spring starts to slowly set, and my garden can use a re-tilling to kickstart the season, these half dozen recordings remind me of an aura of renewal, and they each bring with them of stirring of challenging the senses. These diverse takes on contemporary composition, et al, come from several foreign places […]

Celer Nacreous Clouds (Remastered) (Two Acorns; CD/DL) DOUBLE-TAKE: This is the second in a series where two blogs co-share reviews on a single recording. Partnering on this go are Kevin Press of Toronto-based Badd Press and + myself ( – where we dedicate this Double-Take column to the remastered re-release of Celer‘s (Will Long) Nacreous […]

CELER, originally a duo, is now the solo experimental sound project of Will Long, an American living in Japan and developing works that are an earful of quietude. With over fifty recordings released in only the past seven years this project is one of the most prolific around, especially for a young artist who has […]