mark & the clouds Archive

Musoscribe’s Best of 2021: New Releases

Picking my favorite new releases for 2021 has been exceedingly difficult. I have no way of knowing to what degree (if any) the infernal and tragic pandemic had the silver-lining effect of inspiring so many of these artists to create superb works, but whatever the reason, I stumbled across a bounty of great new music

Album Review: Mark & the Clouds — Waves

Many artists have chosen the retro path. They write new, original tunes but aim for a sound and style that evokes the past. And like any other creative set of decisions, this approach can yield results that are successful, or not. When mining the musical aesthetics of the past, it’s far too easy to fall