Category Archives: Instrumental

Cody Carpenter’s Interdependence

  This wonderful piece of music is something that you HAVE TO HEAR! This is a fine example of progressive rock mixing with jazz & fusion. While Cody Carpenter doing his great playing on keyboards (& guitars), you get Jimmy … Continue reading

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Focus Family Album

  Sometimes these FAMILY albums work, sometimes they don’t. I’ve listened to quite a few of these & some of them, I really like, some, I don’t. In this case, I’d say it’s right in the middle. I like hearing … Continue reading

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Sultans of String ~ Christmas Caravan

  Just in time for the holidays comes the Sultans of String. Consisting of violins, violas, cellos, guitars, bass, percussion & drums. This band really knows how to bring out the best in Christmas. In addition to the instruments above, … Continue reading

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Christen Lien ~ Elpis

  Starting with the prologue, do I hear the similarities to Jean Luc Ponty. That is a good comparison as you can get for a violin, in this case, viola. Inside the CD package comes a booklet with what each … Continue reading

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Christina Pluhar ~ Handel Goes Wild

  This is NOT a rock review. This is a classical mixed with opera review. I am not a fan of opera. I generally like the music, but, not a fan of operatic vocals. This is the case with me … Continue reading

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The Tangent ~ The Slow Rust Of Forgotten Machinery

  I am a big fan of the Tangent. As I’ve noticed over the years, their music goes in peaks & valleys. This album falls between the peak & the valley. Certainly not a bad album, also, not a great … Continue reading

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Ghost Against Ghost ~ Still Love

Multi Instrumentalist along with Thomas Pridgen (drummer from Mars Volta) bring you a new album titled “Still Love”. This album reminds me of a movie soundtrack. Not a lot of singing, but, more like humming or chanting from what I … Continue reading

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