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  1. Sail Away To Psychic Exploration With The Ambient Music Of Marconi Union

    TIME magazine once said the music of Marconi Union was one of the best inventions of the year. With incredible albums such as WEIGHTLESS and GHOST STATIONS, this synthesizer trio has carved out a niche as one of the top ambient groups in the world. Now they are back with the album DEAD AIR...
  2. Latest In Classical-Crossover And New Age Is Recorders And Synthesizers

    Take a look at the Classical-Crossover Charts these days, and you will see a whole wide variety of recordings that mix-and-match styles, sounds and all kinds of instrumentation with classical music. Wow, a cornucopia of weirdness. Sure, there are a few classical musicians who take compositions...
  3. Voxfire ets medieval music in a modern setting making a millennial masterpiece

    VOXFIRE SETS MEDIEVAL MUSIC IN A MODERN SETTING MAKING A MILLENNIAL MASTERPIECE I did not really know what to expect when I decided to listen to the group Voxfire and their new album FONTIS. I read that they sing in ancient languages, but the music has modern instrumentation. Very true...
  4. Pretty Piano Melodies, Some With More Instruments, Featured on Alejandro Santoyo CD

    Alejandro Santoyo writes very pretty melodies and plays them with heartfelt feeling on his new instrumental album, Dreams For A Better Tomorrow. The recording, which has 18 compositions, is approximately divided between solo piano pieces and ensemble numbers. In both styles, Santoyo...
  5. Jarred Walker’s Fun and Frolicksome Music Features Piano and More

    Want some contemporary instrumental music that is just simply lots of fun? Take a listen to the debut album by multi-instrumentalist Jarred Walker. The recording is called Becoming Tomorrow and it is so full of energy and great melodies and solid musical ideas, you will wonder, as I did, WHERE...
  6. Hugging, Cuddling, Relaxing New Age Lullabies From Keyboardist Rick Sparks

    HUGGING, CUDDLING, RELAXING NEW AGE LULLABIES FROM KEYBOARDIST RICK SPARKS The thing about new age music, I guess like all genres, is that there are so many great artists working within the parameters of the form. Generally any gentle music fits into the category, but of course instrumental...
  7. Instrumentalist Christoph Berghorn Has Created A Sensational Debut Album

    What a great year for debut albums. It seems some of the very best new age albums I have heard this year have been first recordings. And now here is another sensational one, Let Go, by a keyboardist from Germany named Christoph Berghorn. Where has this guy been hiding? He unleashes a...
  8. Musician/Singer Mike Woodlark Uses His Longtime Home For New Age Music Inspiration

    Musician Mike Woodlark has lived in one house for quite a few years, from the time he was in college and for quite a few more years. The house has lots of memories for him, a place where he went through good and bad times, where he became a man. His music reflects that place and those years of...
  9. Guitarist Ciro Hurtado Draws Inspiration From Andes Mountains High Plains Region

    Ciro Hurtado is a musician with a lovely style. Because he was born and raised in Peru (now living in California), his style still has lots of the Andes Mountains influences which he grew up on (tempered a bit with music he has heard from around the world ranging from rock’n’roll to jazz and...
  10. Mike Woodlark Hits The New Age Music Scene With Piano And Electronic Keyboards

    MIKE WOODLARK MACKLAND AVE There are certain homes where we have lived that have special meaning to us, a place that has served as the backdrop to our growth and changes, full of memories, good and bad times, and many moments that shaped our lives. For musician Mike Woodlark, such a place is...
  11. New Artists Brooks & Day Present An Excellent New Age Music Debut Album

    There is a new act that has entered the new age music recording scene and they have a great sound. They are Brooks & Day (Ben Brooks on flute, Peter Day on acoustic guitar, both on backing keyboards) and their debut album is called MYSTIC MESSAGES. Most of the music on the recording is soft...
  12. Positive, Warm, Relaxing, Empowering New Music From Pianist Ann Sweeten

    Ann Sweeten is an outstanding new age musician who has given us 14 albums over a two-decade-plus career, and each one has been a treasure. Her newest outing is Before Today, Beyond Tomorrow, once again co-produced by noteworthy new age legend Will Ackerman, and featuring musical guests that...
  13. Order The New Fiesta Platter From Latin-Guitar Group Incendio

    It’s time for a fiesta! Go find the music on the new album by Incendio (Summoning The Muse), call some friends over, get the margaritas and sangria blended, throw a sombrero over one lamp and a red scarf over another, and get ready to party down. Incendio is known (on nine previous albums and...
  14. High-Quality, Lovely, Spiritual New Age Music From Jeff Johnson & Phil Keaggy

    Jeff Johnson is a new age and world-fusion keyboardist/synthesist and Phil Keaggy is a versatile guitarist (acoustic, electric and other assorted stringed instruments). Together they have created a soft, sublime new age music album, Cappadocia, their third recording together. The music was...
  15. New Age Keyboardist Timothy Wenzel Consistently Excellent

    If you have followed the career of musician Timothy Wenzel, you see a bit of progression and development, but on the other hand, he has always been good from the beginning. He is a new age keyboardist who excels at creating thought-provoking and interesting arrangements featuring multiple...
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