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Posts Tagged ‘instrumental’

Mortinus – “Star Chariot (Yellow Odyssey)” and “Oceania” – a calm authority and quiet modesty

As the months pass slowly into years, it becomes increasingly plain to all concerned that Danish electronic music producer, Mortinus is taking his craft very seriously. He has been extraordinarily prolific and has maintained a...


João Tostes – “Live Ukulele Here, There & Everywhere” invariably thrills the listener!

How often do you get to hear a full length live album of twenty instrumental songs played on the ukulele? And what if those songs were being played by an artist considered to be one of the pioneers of the ukulele in Brazil? Som...



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Oliver von K releases ambient guitar instrumental – “Ayinka V”

As the new single from 35 Year old male hobby guitarist from Switzerland,  Oliver von K, “Ayinka V” is a recording full of sweet emotionally charged moments, of quiet subtlety, emphatic life affirming melodies and sprinkli...



Ambrose – “Without a Word” – a great deal of thought and intentionality is put into every note

Ambrose is one of those unusual musical composers you rarely come across via the mainstream media. Her work is never trite or clumsy and it always sparkles with personal genius. She never panders to modern trends or seeks to re...


CYGNOTIC – “Cygns” – a shape shifting collage of expression

Markus Lindwurm is CYGNOTIC, the electronic synthtrance-project hailing from Munich, Germany. Lindwurm started out in the days of the C64 8Bit music experience grabiing influences from legends such as Jean-Michel Jarre and Tang...



J Tizzle: “The Chill Zone Vol 3” – includes all of the essential factors needed

As living things, we need a steady supply of certain ingredients to survive. In music, the formula is undeniably similar. A song requires both rhythm and pitch. For the musically hungrier amongst us, these ingredients are not e...


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Rolf Schnyder: “Mosaic” delivers impeccable composition

Rolf Schnyder wears many hats. He is a musician, songwriter, producer, publisher, and even a music teacher. Rolf studied guitar at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Zürich, and became a professional songwriter in 2002, alon...


The Glacier Effect: “False Memories” – symmetric musical structures

The Glacier Effect is Jason McCann, a self-taught multi-instrumentalist and graduate of the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences who is currently based in Sacramento, California. The project’s music incorporates elemen...



INTERVIEW: Instrumental music producer illrecur

illrecur is the moniker used by Jeremy Allen Pursell. The American music project was founded by Pursell, the only official member. Since 1997, thirty-nine instrumental albums have been released. The music explores a wide range ...


illrecur: “Mnemonics” – epically cinematic!

Music is a powerful ‘stream of consciousness’ enhancer, because it literally lights up both hemispheres of your brain, releasing a constant current of dopamine. The best kind of music for this experience is lyric-free instr...