An amazing performance of John Prevedini's "Downstream" by the Avery Ensemble.
A reader of the blog introduced me to the band Inti Illimani, specifically the album "La Nueva Canción Chilena". They are a protest-era Chilean folk music ensemble.
Kory Reeder's A Thought is a breathtaking opera. #listentothis
Anti-miscegenation laws perpetuating ideals of racial purity were still on the books in some states in 1967, but the landmark ruling Loving v. Virginia overturned their legality.
My latest project has its backing track completed! Take a listen. In addition, the lead electric guitar part/riff is posted here.
My latest work is underway! Here is a preview photo of some tracking done in Logic X.
Loudness's iconic tune "Crazy Nights" uses the F# Phrygian scale in the opening riff.
As a former cellist, I am a sucker for cello sonatas. This one is lyrical, expressive, rich, and emotive. I love dark and heavy things, but this is not one of those and I love it.
Sieges Even is a rock/prog/metal band that has drawn my attention with their song "Tidal".
The band "Arcane Roots" has a unique metal sound that is fascinating. #listentothis
Thomas Lovett's new album "Hook, Line and Sinker" has a lot of catchy tunes, especially the track "Wait".
Check out the band Greta Van Fleet via Composer's Toolbox.
I. freaking. love. Shostakovich. #listentothis
I am listening to a lot of music by the rock trio Animals as Leaders. #listentothis
Cullyn D. Murphy's "Agony" is a riveting, fast-paced work that fuses spoken word, percussion, mixed media, and theatrical elements to push the idea of what musical organization is, and what music is.
This work is an exploration of a Zoroastrian text from The Zend Avesta, Part I, translated by James Darmesteter in1880.
Smooth, jazz-inspired, funk/soul-like, emotional but relaxed, thoughtful, but rhythmic and colorful. Great guitar playing. Letting Go by Eternity Forever #listentothis
Exercise Music is an album designed specifically for use while exercising (as the title states). It is a mix of progressive rock, electronic dance music, and minimalism.
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