Category Archives: Music

Music

In Remembrance of Johann Johannsson

On 10-FEB-2018, Icelandic musician and film score composer Jóhann Jóhannsson passed away at the young age of 48.  Words are still failing to describe the atmospheres his music created and the depths in which I would be lost within them.  I was able to attend two concerts that came through MN over the years and […]
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Poem – Beneath the Setting Sun

When I see the evening sun gracefully fall into the forest and the last rays sweep across the sky I hear the slow progression of cello and violin as the music makes room in me for these rare moments and feelings of peace. I have been down that road many times in this life hoping […]
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Poem – Perhaps the Ravens Were the Dream

Awakened by raven screams from the top of trees above the rocky shoreline, I briefly let go of the dream I was lost within. I wait. Hoping for its’ return. Perhaps the ravens were the dream. When the integration process started there were no words exchanged, no way to communicate until we discovered the universal […]
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John Haines – A Winter Light

A Winter Light, by John Haines We still go about our lives in shadow, pouring the white cup full with a hand half in darkness. Paring potatoes, our heads vent over a dream— glazed window through which the long, yellow sundown looks. By candle or firelight your face still holds a mystery that once filled […]
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Poem – Silent Music of Creation

When the nearest stars are observed and the furthest ancient light is discovered we see what became the past far removed from the beginning. If we remove ourselves from physical bonds and trivial thoughts, what used to be feeling transforms into knowing that what is felt and tasted is no different than the first particle […]
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New Music

Some recent music, delving into new music and artists, as well as favorites, including a release by Hildur Gudnadottir, one of my favorite Icelandic musicians. Seven Lions – Worlds Apart (2014) Seven Lions – The Throes of Winter (2015) Celldweller – End of an Empire (Chapter 03: Dreams) (2015) Celldweller – Transmissions: Volume 01 (2014) […]
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Musician – Zoe Keating

Recently I discovered the wonderful music of cellist Zoe Keating. She is a champion of the arts and independent musicians. On February 19th, her husband passed away from cancer. With her music filled with such emotion and expansive energy, listening to it now has a new light. https://www.facebook.com/zoekeating http://zoekeating.tumblr.com/post/111581960124/it-happened-yesterday-morning-jeff-rusch-my

New Music – Color Theory

Self described 80s synth pop, EDM, and classical piano.  I listened to a couple of songs on the website and like what I heard.  Looking forward to more and a few hours to close my eyes and let the music carry me away. http://colortheory.com

Conversation with musician Ben Leopard

A recent interview/conversation with musician Ben Leopard, also known as “Startle the Heavens” has been posted to Stone Path Review.

New Music

There is much great music out there and it is a full-time job keeping up and my ears need a break.  Here are the recent releases I have picked up along with a rating of 1 to 5.  A lot of these releases I purchased from a sweet reseller and independent label FiXT – http://www.fixtonline.com and http://www.fixtstore.com […]
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