Square Peg round Hole – Juniper [Spartan Records]

I first encountered Evan Chapman several years ago thanks to a series of YouTube videos he posted of unlikely, but brilliant percussion only covers of songs such as “Your Hand in Mine” by Explosions in the Sky and “Holocene” by Bon Iver.  He later joined up with fellow Indiana University music students Sean M. Gill, and Carlos…

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Excursions in acoustic music: Belle Arché Lou and Yadayn

Belle Arché Lou – Seeking Solace (Humanist Records) The artist biography for Belle Arché Lou on the Humanist Records web site begins with an intriguing and seemingly obtuse question “How are French literary figure Guillaume Apollinaire and American astronomer Scott S. Sheppard – University of Hawaii graduate interested in the formation of solar systems – linked?”.…

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