“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.
Security contrasts with uncertainty, stable moments of melody jar with sudden hits of rhythm and spontaneity. Meanwhile you can feel the strength of the title concept, these waves, this ocean surrounding you, the night sky dark and still above.
This isn’t wallpaper or elevator music – you are going to have to sit down and listen. And you’ll be rewarded with a unique listening experience sans vocals. These pieces feel like musical conversation between different groups of musical voices.
Nobody creates in the way that Seth Angerer does, and certainly not to this degree of professionalism. His creative flair runs wild yet still the stunning musicianship and sound design works hard to impress and captivate right the way through.
“YIMBY (Yes In My Backyard) is a grass-roots political movement that focuses on housing issues all over the United States and around the world. It is a reaction against NIMBY (Not In My BackYard), where a lot of affordable housing developments are being blocked by local governments, driving up rent prices and homelessness rates everywhere, especially around the major metro areas in the US.”
Patience and peace rarely play a role in modern life, but they should, and perhaps they must as times move faster and grow noisier and more impactful on our every day existence. Enter YIMBY, these compositions, and the choice to temporarily free yourself from the manic downpour of information.
The ever stylish and unpredictable TexMex Shaman has pushed the boundaries even further of late, presenting music fans with a decidedly creative and refreshing take on a classic – The Commodores’ infamous Easy. We loved the cover, so we caught an interview with the man behind the music to find out more about what inspired it and what’s … Continued
TexMex Shaman’s return this month brings an explicitly unique cover of a summertime classic. In his own words, when approaching this yesteryear hit from The Commodores, TexMex Shaman tried to ‘keep the soul and change the shoes;’ a brilliantly fitting phrase that actually perfectly well encapsulates the journey you’re about to embark upon.
The well-traveled and musically eclectic artist that is Jonathan Anderson, better known lately as The Tiny Violinist, emerges as perhaps one of the most hard-working and passionate solo instrumentalists of 2019.
Chris Nole manages to captivate throughout this project, in the same instance as paying a more-than worthy tribute to the blues and its 100+ year history.
Roundabout is an EP that has been pristinely crafted and expertly boxed up; ready to gift you a nostalgic and soul-soothing walk through the jazz-soaked streets of yesteryear.