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Posts Tagged ‘instrumental’

Mike Dekleva: “Psychedelia” – the pursuit of excellence in both technique and articulation

Instrumental rock guitarist Mike Dekleva has released his second four song EP, “Psychedelia”,on Friday, November 9, 2018. This is the follow-up to his critically acclaimed and award-winning 2015 debut instrumental EP, “Sy...


INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE ARMONITE RELEASES SECOND ALBUM “AND THE STARS ABOVE”!

Armonite, the instrumental rock collective led by composer Paolo Fosso and violinist Jacopo Bigi, signed with LA-based indie label Cleopatra Records for the release of their new album, And the Stars Above. Armonite’s inst...



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Arash Behzadi: “The Last Sigh” – a supremely gifted pianist and composer

As a Canadian Iranian whose musical evolution has its beginnings in traditional Persian folk music, Arash Behzadi’s vibrant piano compositions explore the gamut of human emotions. “The piano mirrors existence in all its com...



Armonite: “And The Stars Above” – dashing orchestration which is as luscious as it is vigorously compelling

May 2018 saw the release of the new album, “And The Stars Above”, by Italian progressive rock band, Armonite, featuring violinist Jacopo Bigi and keyboardist Paolo Fosso. The album also includes a guest appearance by Porcup...


The Horror: “Here, In The Shadows” – sound, emotion, atmosphere and creativity

The Horror is an instrumental progressive rock duo from Baltimore, MD, composed of cousins Alex Wachter (Guitars, Keyboards, Bass and Mixing) and Jeff Zuback (Drums, Percussion). Currently promoting their debut album “Her...



Marcel Heah: “Travelogue” – smooth sonorities and delicate textures

More like personal sketches for piano than traditional, structured songs, the music of Melbourne-based Australian artist Marcel Heah plays like a poetic soundtrack to the world’s tangible and intangible elements, and nowhere ...


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Marcel Heah: “Travelogue” – a warm and peaceful demeanor

Marcel Heah is a musician based in Melbourne, Australia. His quiet, reflective, sometimes playful musical body of work establishes the composer as someone to watch. Marcel’s mellow and unique style are pleasing and refres...


Chuck Daggers: “Murder Inc.” – The power of instrumental music

There has often been a debate about if instrumental music, which did not contain any samples of lyrics could be considered political by merit of the music, disregarding the context and environment in which it was made. Is it po...



Lake of the Lion – a master of a meaningful multilayered orchestration

Lake of the Lion is the brand name and moniker for Luxembourg music composer and producer, Daniel Kohnen, who is steadily building up his catalog and increasing his fan-base with regular new releases. In recent years, ambient i...


Ellis Hadlock: “Fusion to Love” – a most rewarding experience

“Fusion to Love”, the latest album by Ellis Hadlock, is seven tracks of layered pulses, melodic vibrancies, and foundational grooves that evoke a human expression of awe-inspiring vastness that stretches the very fabric of ...