Tag Archives: orchestral accompaniments

Hush the Many (Heed the Few)

The charm of a vocal duet can be dependent on a variety of things. Melody, pitch, and coordination are a few of the most basic aspects, but one that continues to be constantly dismissed by musicians and critics alike is … Continue reading

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Federico Aubele Travels Panamericana

It was just yesterday that I was musing about musicians traveling from country to country, coping with obstacles both musically and socially. While Hoax Funeral was certainly enjoyable, there was little doubt that their calming style of indie-folk would find … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Silent League – Of Stars and Other Somebodies

Justin Russo follows up a pleasing debut with a more expansively fulfilling continuation of his enjoyable style: infectiously majestic orchestral chamber-pop with hints of country and 60s pop.

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Mono in VCF… in Stereo

Ah, Phil Spector. You just have to love the guy. Whether it is his influential production technique found within the “Wall of Sound”, his indisputable influence on contemporary music, or his infamous hairstyle in the courtroom, Spector is a figure … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas…

It seems rather traditional to do a Christmas compilation, so I don’t like to be one who breaks the tradition. Usually, when people think of quality Christmas music they think back to the days of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin … Continue reading

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