Tag Archives: self-release
4 tracks from the album “some kind of piece”. Quiet, for piano,strings, voice.
2006 release of originals, covers all in strong vocals and nice mix of instrumental styles. Play!
Strong vocals, excellent band and nice mix of traditionals and covers of classics.
Solo piano pieces by Villa–Lobos, Castro and one fun piece for piano and percussion by Vitier. Nice!
“A collection of curiosities for airplay–1977-2002”. Guitarist Kaiser and his many collaborators here perform something for everyone–rock, avant rock, jazz, avant jazz, blues, folky, with humor. Play!
Excellent folk/blues by multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter Long, a Native Hawaiian. Lyrics have depth. Play!
Central Vermont-based band covering classics from the Chicago blues of the 60’s & 70’s. Play!
Evocative, lyrical pieces for violin and piano, contemporary. Play!
Abstract, mostly lyrical , lightly played pieces for guitar, piano, percussion, play most! Trks 4,6, 8 are particularly nice!
Contemporary small ensemble music for modern ballet–strings, piano, clarinet, guitar. Some quite gracious.
Lyrial, minimalist, well-known piano music by Glass, Adams, Part, Cage and one by the pianist.
Described by the composer as downbeat, ambient, electronica with hip-hop beats (in intro), these are remarkably gracious, lyrical works with elegant piano and/or strings. Album is being released world-wide in December. WRUV has first airplay…Play!
Crossover string quartet of classical/folk with fiddle elements. Some trk with voice. Interesting, playful, musical compositions–probably more suitable for folk programming in certain songs.
English composer Kim Halliday here remixes his previous album Birdsong in Mist with interesting electronics and strings, oboe, sax. Ethereal, meandering. Plus a specially remixed track of “Silver” for WRUV, thanking us for playing his music. Play!
Self-released disk of crossover classical/rock string pieces. Not bad, but doesn’t stand out. Try trks 3, 4, & 10.
Group of three siblings (hence, the name) with roots in Toronto and small-town Portugal. Corporate-sounding pop-punk, catchy if you’re into it. Better than similar chart-topping outfits of yore, but definitely borrowing rhythms, hooks, and sweeping vocals of said outfits. #1 won ‘Best Rock Song Of The Year’ at the 2014 Int’l Portuguese Music Awards, but give #2 […]
Interesting string quartets, variable, contemporary, surprising.
Interesting mix of pieces for piano, instruments and birdsong in a variety of styles–ambient, “rock” psychedelia, etc. Play!
Pleasant works for chamber and duos, mostly elegant. Try 1,2, 4,6, 8.