“Chapter 3: The Infirmary” by Joshua Van Tassel

Minimalist cinematic glorious bliss punctuated with star-studded vibraphone and celeste transitioning elegantly into a momentous post-rock peak with electronic and symphonic sonic features, this piece raises the storytelling arch early in Toronto artist Joshua Van Tassel’s 2018 concept album Crossworlds, telling the magical sci-fi tale of an old woman who defends her home against a giant otherworldly sea creature.