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Dave Bass Expands With ‘The Trio, Vol 1’

Anyone who has ever taken even a few lessons on piano can appreciate the amazing sound it can create. There is a beauty to the feel of hitting keys in varying combinations to make music. Many people will fall off when it gets difficult (or when their parents stop making them take lessons, lol). The […]

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Parjam Parsi Re-Releases ‘A Desperate Light’

Music will always be a cyclical organism. Styles and genres of the past will always resurface in an interesting way combined with fresh new styles to make it new again. Sounds will live forever. Our friend Parjam Parsi has shown this perfectly with his unique soundscapes. Now he has brought back to life an album […]

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Parjam Parsi Send Thanks With ‘Requiem For Yalda’

As musicians, we allow music to flow in and out of us. Inspirations rise and lead us to build complete songs and albums. Our hearts overflow when we have something that truly means a lot to us. This spills effortlessly into the sounds we create. Our friend Parjam Parsi can relate to this with his […]

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Juan Sánchez Grants Us A ‘Rebirth’

Music creators will run into much self-doubt in their journey. The process of crafting sounds from scratch as a solo performer is even more difficult. There is no one to really bounce your ideas of. This often leads to questioning if what you are doing is worthwhile to the masses. When you are able to […]

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Enjoy The Sexy ‘La Bikina’ from Esteban Alvarez

Opening with a minimalist strut across the piano keys, “La Bikina,” the new single from Esteban Alvarez’s fantastic new full-length LP Piano Meets Mariachi, it doesn’t take long for us to get this idea that this is not mariachi music as we have been brought up to understand it. No, Alvarez is crafting something a […]

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Jeremy Dutcher Soon to Release ‘Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa’

Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa is the new project of Canadian virtuoso, Jeremy Dutcher.   Yes, you read that album title correctly and yes, it’s a lot of letters. It is the native language of the Tobique First Nation, an indigenous community in Canada, called Wolastoqey and it means “Our Maliseet Songs.” The album is a romantic ode […]

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Celebrate ‘Bic’s Birthday’ with Kody Nielsen

Kody Nielsen’s “Bic’s Birthday” is magical and I’m not in opposition of this unique instrumental replacing the traditional birthday song. Birthday Suite by Kody Nielson Visionary Classical-Hip Hop Fusion Nielsen shared the single in honor of New Zealand artist Bic Runga, and on her birthday, January 13th. (Happy belated, Bic!) The single comes ahead of […]

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Emancipator’s ‘Baralku’ Belongs with the Stars

The Yolngu are an aggregation of indigenous Australian people. In their mythology the Djanggawul, three Yolngu siblings, created the landscape of Australia and covered it with flora. The legend goes that they were from an island that lies to the east of Arnhem Land where Barnubirr, the creator-spirit who guided the Djanggawul siblings and rises […]