Creative composer Donna O. Raphael takes a notably refreshing approach to crafting original music. This album, volume 2 of D’strumentals, is something of an unexpected gem.
A cinematic soundscape of complex and beautiful construct, featuring the sublime violin work of Iranian musician, composer, violinist and songwriterAli Tajvidi.
Fresh from the album accidentally INCorporated, creative composer Basil Babychan is set to release a five-minute conceptual journey that is the powerful instrumental piece Shadows Dance. Designed to explore the emotional pathways through multiple challenges and obstacles in life, the composition uniquely expresses the details of its journey, and even later goes onto resolve and … Continued
Never one to succumb to expectation, Troy exercises his right to take full reign creatively, presenting a plethora of musical moments that range from minimalist acoustic to full-throttle, retro-keys funk and cinematic ambiance.
This is a phenomenal album, stacked full with original compositions that are each as enthralling and original as the last. Al Gilliom is categorically a musician and artist worth knowing about.
El Viaje showcases a sense of cinematic awareness, cleverly blending thoughtful attention to detail with a clearly intentional underlying energy that wholly and boldly represents each changing stage of the journey.
A little research unveils that music incorporating 432Hz may have healing properties. I know that I feel better for having listened to something so accomplished, undeniably moving and simply gorgeous.
Seeing composer and artist Art Tawanghar directly and inescapably address the state of our world, the future we have created for our children, She Is Everything is a heavy-hearted and powerful single – one that holds nothing back in terms of the damage and devastation occurring all around us.
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
Offering precisely the journey and intensity implied by the title – a certain darkness, a rising weight and multiple layers of detail – Ghost Of The Past rises up from theatrical beginnings to a full-throttle fusion of rock, pop, and neo-classical instrumentation.
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.