Poppy Ackroyd: Paper

A black and white ode to the typewriter, Poppy Ackroyd’s new video for “Paper” ensnares attention along with her mesmeric instrumentals. Regardless of how you classify Ackroyd (neo-classic and post-classic among the many options), this composition washes forward with waves of optimism. The track hails from Resolve, the musician and composer’s recently released and first full-length album.

Mary Lattimore’s Ambient Playlist

The harpist shares a selection of songs that blur the edges of the genre

“Ambient” is too often a lazy title thrown at any track without a steady beat, and the word cannot do justice to the veins of artists at hand experimenting with voice, instrument, or even electronics. Mary Lattimore—who commands a harp—has put together a playlist for us that highlights the depth and allurement of the so-called genre. If you missed her live set at the 10-hour-long …

Premiere: “For Everything That You Lost” by Jambinai

Expressing consolation via their traditional Korean instruments and the beauty of Jeju Island

South Korean trio Jambinai—equipped with the country’s expressive traditional instruments—pluck, bow and breathe fury and drama into their experimental post-rock music. While the members showed off their technical prowess in the performance video for head-banger “They Keep Silence,” Jambinai’s music video for their measured instrumental track “For Everything That You Lost”—premiering on CH today—is more ruminative, focusing on the unusual textures and colors found in …