Lovely, evocative works for a variety of instruments, inspired by his world-wide treks. Environmental sounds, voices in addition to instruments. Play!

Romantic yet modern  works for string quartet. Play!

Composed between 1960 and 1970, cello solos here transcribed for violin–tense, keening, emotional.

Trumpet + string quartet, modern/contemporary, varying. Nice!

Lovely guitar pieces, modern, Brazilian. Play!

Four contemporary composers, quiet or staccato or loud. All pieces very different.

Nice orchestral works, some fairly short, clarinet concerto particularly nice!

All contemporary solo guitar pieces. Nice!

Smooth, ambient, mostly sax forward pieces, occasional strings, vocals. Play!

Solo piano pieces, mostly minimalist, quiet works by two composers. Nice!

Fiddles, Indian strings, percussion works with Indian, Middle Eastern, and Irish folk elements. Play!

Contemporary works for clarinet, violin, piano and cello, solos, duos or all, either languid or staccato. Interesting!

Contemporary string pieces, trk 2 like a modern Bach–wide range of string sounds. Play!

Very gracious modern string quartets and a trio by a Swiss composer. Very nice!

Meandering, improvised pieces for drums, electronics, trombone, guitar. Pieces are varied, some more electronic/avant than others. Play!

Violin and piano duos by 3 composers, early 20th century plus one modern. Bax’s particularly nice!

British works, modern, either lyrical or abstract, and most very short. Play!

Contemporary and modernized traditional sounding guitar, with some,  I thought somewhat marred by electronic orchestra.

Known and lovely solo piano pieces, Romantic!

Release date: April 26, 2019 Label: Entertainment One Lord Dying is back! After four long years, the band is back to tell us more about death, mortality, and what awaits us on the other side. The guitars on this album are absolutely stunning and nail the balance between pummeling riffs proggy interludes that so many bands strive […]

Aussie rockstars King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard tap into their love of “boogie” to produce a unique album fusing elements of blues and country with psychedelic pop and prog rock. The group lean into the lighter side of their sound, eschewing the punk intensity of some of their better-known material, but without sacrificing any […]

Electro/acoustic pieces, minimal, lyrical, all inspired by the people and places of NE England. Nice!

Three pieces for amplified large ensemble, rhythmically varying. Play/sample!

Solo piano pieces by varied composers, all modern/contemporary. Excellent!

Release date: June 7, 2019 Label: Self-Release  Based out of Montreal, Wykan provides a heady brew of what could be described as blackened doom. As a story, this 3-song EP is about the Celtic Goddess known as Brigid. The  three songs are a historical take on ceremonies and festivities based on her deity representation and relationship […]