Sunday , August 1 2021

Music

Music Review: Red Black Red – ‘Resettlement’ Expands the Boundaries of Rock Music

Red-Black-Red

'Resettlement' delivers an amalgamation of prog-rock, alt-rock, gospel exuberance, dynamic stasis, and frictional harmonics into innovative, matchless music - like something out of a futuristic sonic factory, where wild residual energy merges with the digital.

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Music Review: Helga Arvesten – ‘Don’t Speak’ Suffuses Beautiful Alt-Pop Colors

Helga-Arvesten

'Don’t Speak' is gorgeous. The escalation of the harmonic progression synthesized with Arvesten’s rich, diaphanous voice coruscates with brilliant energy. Helga Arvesten is an artist to keep your eye on. There’s an indefinable flair to her music that’s captivating.

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Music Review: H+ – ‘Hidden Dimensions’ Offers Cryptic, Minimalist Transhuman Music

'Hidden Dimensions' defines the analogous aesthetic doctrine that says the tighter the discipline of an art form, the more subjective the criteria of taste. In other words, if you’re into experimental, state-of-the-art sonic manipulation, then you will enjoy this album.

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Interview With Eric Anders, Singer-Songwriter of ‘Eleven Nine’ (Part 1)

I recently reviewed Eric Anders’ latest album, called 'Eleven Nine,' which is an anti-Trump concept album. Intrigued by the sentiments expressed in the lyrics of the album, I decided to interview Eric. I wanted to know more about his motivation for the album, as well as his songwriting process.

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Music Review: New Sincerity Works – ‘Wonder Lust’ Spins Out Potent, Dazzling Alt-Rock

'Wonder Lust' is superb! The melodies are fresh and potently layered, while the rhythms sway with compelling dynamism. Tittel’s voice provides an easy listening experience, as well as just the right amount of persuasive passion.

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Concert Review: New York Polyphony – ‘Tallis Lamentations’ (NYC, 24 Feb 2018)

New York Polyphony (Chris Owyoung)

The a capella singers presented a succinct, enlightening survey of Thomas Tallis's groundbreaking 16th-century music. The concert also offered a reminder of why the composer's best-known works, such as the 'Lamentations,' remain popular after more than four centuries.

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Music Review: Jan Sturiale – ‘Roadmaps’ Conveys Cool Colors of Modern Jazz

Jan-Sturiale

'Roadmaps' is excellent and so cool, it’s almost frosty. The slightly experimental melodies challenge rather than repel, simply because of their innovative flow and glossy tones. If you’re into polished jazz, Jan Sturiale’s 'Roadmaps' is for you.

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