Tag Archives: 2018

Liar For A Muse Tells The Stories of Life & Love Through The Voice of Ben DeLaurentis

16 Aug

Liar For A Muse enchants listeners with Ben DeLaurentis’s smooth and sultry voice. Throughout the album, raw emotions and his vivid storytelling highlights the qualities of his acoustic Americana. A standout track, Fill In The Blanks has poignant revealing lyrics such as  “I’ll fill your mouth with words that you’ll never say”. As the album progresses it shifts back and forth from inner reflecting to story telling of memories of unrequited love, life, and everything in between. His sound and music will remind listeners of Iron & Wine, Conor Oberst, and Devendra Banhart. DeLaurentis’ Liar For A Muse exemplifies a well rounded album, as it takes listeners through journeys of the past, present, and future.

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Mah-Ze-Tar Blends New & Traditional Sound In Liquid Lotus

16 Aug

Take one listen to the album Liquid Lotus and you’ll hear the beautiful wordly sound that he brings to his music. The sounds of Mah-Ze-Tar are mesmerizing and enchanting as well. Sacred stars and other references to nature point to a spiritual vibe within his music. The blends of the sitar, influence of trance, and textures within the sound enlighten listeners. Drawing inspiration and incorporating a fusing of sounds of Indian, Persian, and even Flamenco, Mah-Ze-Tar effectively pairs up the traditional and new age sounds, while still preserving the sounds of familiar music of the world. For those wanting to hear a modern twist on traditional music and to be whisked away in new sound, Liquid Lotus is set to lead you there.

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The Hypnosis Detox By Avi Jay D Dives Into Poetry And Reveals A Unique Type Of Storytelling

13 Aug

Upon listening to Avi Jay D, one can sense that this musician is full of words and effortlessly pairs them up together in a story within his songs. Integrating science within his lyrics in a subtle way, listeners can get lost in his spoken word. With references as well to mindfulness, the state of being, and the wide variety of emotional experiences and dialog, listeners anticipate more. Reminiscent as well of 90s rock and film scores, Avi Jay D creates an atmosphere within his music. His music can be comparable to Childish Gambino, Spooky Black, and the electronica undertones of Islands. An interesting detail that stands out amongst his music is how The Hypnosis Detox travels through different dimensions within the album. With a strong attention to lyrical complexities and a steadfast commitment to creating something unique within the spoken word and hip hop worlds, The Hypnosis Detox takes you into another realm of experiences.

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We Are The Lights That Will Not Go Out By Dep Mixes Electronica & New Age Sound

8 Aug

Dep’s album We Are The Lights That Will Not Go Out sets the scene of electronica and new age sound as a craft. Throughout the album, the tracks are carefully layered with specifically laid out tracks encompassing a mixture of fade-outs, wave sounds, and ambient rock. While listeners may not connect that all of these tracks were produced by Danny Peck performing as artist Dep, the unique sound of these tracks standing alone adds to how the producing skills throughout the album are intertwined in each individually unique in both emotion and structure arrangements on the album. The world of electronica and new age music is one that’s hard to stand out with a signature sound. Dep finds his way effortlessly through this album and as an offside leading Ted talks on Anatomy of Electronica Music. Without a doubt, We Are The Lights That Will Not Go Out leaves listeners with a new and expansive look at what electronic music can be in 2018, but also stuns with the musical craftsmanship of Dep.

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Randal Branham Wows With A Variety of Tracks On Album Simple

8 Aug

The album Simple by Randal Branham opens with tracks that are a mix of upbeat piano, quirky lyrics, and a wave of emotion intertwined in there as well. As listeners listen further, they will find that Branham has a narrative type of songwriting within his work that definitely emerges as his signature style. The musical arrangement as well through the album stands out and gives off a cinematic quality. One of the standout tracks is Who Is This Lady. The musical arrangement, lyrics, and vibe of the overall song make it so powerful. With lyrics as follows how did she teach you things about life and love?, she doesn’t know she painted a rainbow in my life set a narrative in a unique and beautiful stream of consciousness. For those who enjoy contemporary musicians who place an emphasis on narrative songwriting and well thought out arrangement, take a listen to Randal Branham as soon as possible.

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