Featured Eluvium stories


33 Musicians Discuss Their Favorite Radiohead Songs

From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead's fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow…
Stereogum | March 10, 2015 - 10:42 am

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2013

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a…
Amrit Singh | April 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm

More Eluvium stories

Field Works & Eluvium – “Dusk Tempi”

Stuart Hyatt has built a fascinating career for himself. As a National Geographic Explorer, Hyatt travels around, making field recordings of different locations, getting sonic…
Tom Breihan | February 24, 2020 - 10:20 am


Eluvium – “Underwater Dream”

I think the first Eluvium song I ever heard was "Genius And The Thieves," a lovely, meditative etude from Portland composer Matthew Cooper's 2004 LP…
Peter Helman | April 22, 2019 - 10:00 am

Eluvium – “Recital”

For many years now, Portland composer Matthew Cooper has been making lovely, glowing instrumental ambient music under the name Eluvium. Most recently, in 2017, he…
Peter Helman | March 26, 2019 - 2:12 pm

Stream Eluvium Shuffle Drones

Portland's Matthew Cooper, who releases beautiful washes of ambient music under the name Eluvium, has shared Shuffle Drones, a new album of drone pieces made…
Peter Helman | November 11, 2017 - 11:06 am

Anti-Trump Charity Project Offers 100 New Songs From Artists Like Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, & Mountain Goats

Our First 100 Days is a charity project that will release one new song per day for the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency.
James Rettig | January 13, 2017 - 11:45 am

Stream Eluvium False Readings On

Portland's Matthew Cooper has spent many years releasing gluey, formless instrumental music under the name Eluvium. And after he stepped away from the organic-ambient project…
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2016 - 9:59 am

Eluvium – “Rorschach Pavan”

Under the name Eluvium, Matthew Cooper has been making quietly beautiful washes of formless instrumental music for many years. He's coming back next month with…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2016 - 1:07 pm


Eluvium – “Regenerative Being”

A few weeks ago, we shared Fugue State," the first track from Matthew Cooper's new album under the Eluvium moniker. Today, we're premiering the second…
Zac Gelfand | August 3, 2016 - 9:25 am

Eluvium – “Fugue State”

In the past couple of years, the Pacific Northwestern musician Matthew Cooper has recorded two albums with Inventions, his side-project duo with Explosions In The…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2016 - 11:13 am

Eluvium – “Confessor”

Matthew Cooper, the man behind ambient project Eluvium, apparently has now released so much music that he needs to put out multiple box sets. In…
Grace Birnstengel | October 19, 2015 - 2:13 pm

Eluvium Soundtrack Steve Jobs Trailer

Out of all the Steve Jobs biopics and documentaries we've been subjected to over the past few years, the upcoming Steve Jobs always had the…
James Rettig | September 15, 2015 - 10:33 am

Watch A Trailer For Inventions’ New EP Blanket Waves

Inventions is the atmospheric organic-ambient duo of Eluvium's Matthew T. Cooper and Explosions In The Sky member Mark T. Smith. The duo might have started…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 9:47 am

Inventions – “Escapers”

Inventions, the duo of Eluvium's Matthew T. Cooper and Explosions In The Sky's Mark T. Smith, are about to release Maze Of Woods, their second…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2015 - 1:32 pm

Inventions – “Peregrine (The Field Remix)”

Inventions are the duo of Matthew T. Cooper, who makes glassy organic ambient music as Eluvium, and Mark T. Smith, who makes triumphant instrumental post-rock…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2015 - 1:09 pm
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