This global spirituality seeks to make us all realise our oneness, our unity as life itself, and this composition plays a stunning role in drawing focus towards that.
There’s a dreamlike, natural-world quality to the entire arrangement. It’s a busy set-up, but it doesn’t feel that way – the in-the-moment jam session presents a level of unity, which lends its oneness to the listener from afar.
The stories and concepts, the feelings, at work throughout this project, pour through in bright and mighty ways – each composition presenting a unique journey for listeners to embark upon.
Leading with ambient, dreamlike layers, amidst flickers of distorted rock swagger, and a subtle yet definite sense of story-line and progression, A Moment In Time proves to be exactly this – a moment captured, never to be stumbled upon in quite the same manner again.
Offering blissfully ambient compositions, carefully balancing skill with artistic intention and plenty of relevant space, her music transcends the barriers of traditional mainstream releases, and instead presents listeners with a truly compelling audio experience; the sort that’s all at once organic, genuine, and delicately dreamlike.
The ever-creative and brilliantly unpredictable Johnny Stranger emerges this season with a project that’s been brewing since front-man Peter Anthony’s teen years. Stylishly re-imagining the the Tchaikovsky masterpiece, this new take on history’s infamous The Nutcracker sees the artist dive in with a full-throttle, distorted and awesomely energizing rock alternative to six well-known compositions. Don’t … Continued
Whether it’s to light up the commute to work, or to ignite the good vibes at the weekend, Thank You is a colourful and multi-layered expression of gratitude that beautifully fulfills its intentions. Well worth a listen at volume.
Perhaps his fullest sounding and most vibrant soundscape yet, Ltronnika’s Here Comes The Sun sees multiple layers of synths and melody rain down around the listener in an all-encompassing manner. Given the title, you naturally try to seek out familiar tunes here, but the track walks its own pathways – not a single one, but … Continued
“My mom would get annihilated drunk and play the same Rolling Stones concert (Steel Wheels) on a VHS (1990) instead of a kids show, so by the age of 6, I was building Lincoln Log Guitars and Smoking a white crayon, Keith Richards was my Dora or whatever kids watch these days. “
As an introduction to the artist, or simply a go-to whenever the evening needs a little instrumental ambiance to keep things moving, Retrospective is a dazzling release, from a performer with a clear passion for musical creativity and expression on every level.
“Those are probably not the best songs in the world, but those are the purest emotion we could give in that moment, no thinking, just what we have forged over the years on our instruments and how we adopt that skills and fit them on the songs.”
It’s music for the self, but it’s also music to be shared, and that very juxtaposition is a big part of what makes it connect so profoundly. Stunning. A genuinely mighty and special collection of original compositions.