PIONEERING MULTI-FACETED MUSICIAN DIANE ARKENSTONE SET TO RELEASE 25-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE COLLECTION THE ESSENTIAL DIANE ARKENSTONE

Posted on May 18, 2024May 18, 2024Categories Music   Leave a comment on PIONEERING MULTI-FACETED MUSICIAN DIANE ARKENSTONE SET TO RELEASE 25-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE COLLECTION THE ESSENTIAL DIANE ARKENSTONE

AVAILABLE DIGITALLY ON NEO PACIFICA RECORDINGS AND ON CD ON EVERSOUND RECORD COMPANY MAY 3 Listen to the Full Album here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLU92K-m5ihy-nhsAO-VQPmHavKktjMpJl “Diane Arkenstone is undoubtedly one of the finest New Age music artists of all times. Her soothing, mood-elevating compositions and performances have had a great impact on the genre’s evolution. (She)  is a genuine New Age music icon, and The Essential bears proof of that.” BT Fasmer New Age Music Guide Diane Arkenstone, a pioneering musician and label owner who has explored a wide … Continue reading “PIONEERING MULTI-FACETED MUSICIAN DIANE ARKENSTONE SET TO RELEASE 25-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE COLLECTION THE ESSENTIAL DIANE ARKENSTONE”

DEUTER Unites Classical New Age and Subtle Electronics In New Reflective Album: KOMOREBI – Sunlight Through Trees

Posted on May 9, 2024May 9, 2024Categories Music   Leave a comment on DEUTER Unites Classical New Age and Subtle Electronics In New Reflective Album: KOMOREBI – Sunlight Through Trees

Renowned new age instrumentalist and composer Deuter (pronounced DOI-TUR) announces a new album titled Komorebi – Sunlight Through Trees, adding to his legacy as a pioneer of the New Age music movement. The album features seven original compositions of primarily classical new age instrumentals with electronic touches. The pre-sale is on now, with the album’s sixth track, “Anemoi” (pronounced Anee-moi) live on Bandcamp, Amazon Music and iTunes, available for fans to experience Deuter’s latest creation. Komorebi – Sunlight Through Trees releases worldwide on May 17, 2024, joining Deuter’s impressive discography of over 60 albums. Deuter’s music … Continue reading “DEUTER Unites Classical New Age and Subtle Electronics In New Reflective Album: KOMOREBI – Sunlight Through Trees”

One Night Only! DARK SKY ALLIANCE Live Chat with Fans and Media on a BANDCAMP Listening Party

Posted on May 9, 2024May 9, 2024Categories Music   Leave a comment on One Night Only! DARK SKY ALLIANCE Live Chat with Fans and Media on a BANDCAMP Listening Party

Spotted Peccary Music to host the group — Jerry Marotta, Rupert Greenall, David Helping and Eric “the” Taylor — and fans for a complete listen of their highly-anticipated album INTERDWELL. The album is slated for release on May 17, 2024. Tonight, Dark Sky Alliance will gather to reveal their forthcoming album in its entirety on a Bandcamp Listening Party while live chatting with fans and media. The group signed to independent record label Spotted Peccary Music earlier this spring, and to date have introduced the singles … Continue reading “One Night Only! DARK SKY ALLIANCE Live Chat with Fans and Media on a BANDCAMP Listening Party”

DARK SKY ALLIANCE SIGNS WITH SPOTTED PECCARY MUSIC

Posted on March 21, 2024March 21, 2024Categories Music   Leave a comment on DARK SKY ALLIANCE SIGNS WITH SPOTTED PECCARY MUSIC

Announcing an exciting addition to the ambient-electronic-acoustic music scene, award-winning record label Spotted Peccary Music reveals that the new music group’s debut album will be available this May. Spotted Peccary Music, a leading independent record label specializing in electronic and ambient music, is pleased to announce the signing of Dark Sky Alliance to the label for future music releases. Their debut album release “Interdwell” drops May 17, 2024, with an early single arriving on April 5, 2024. Dark Sky Alliance is a … Continue reading “DARK SKY ALLIANCE SIGNS WITH SPOTTED PECCARY MUSIC”

DAVID HELPLING and JON JENKINS COLLAB!

Posted on March 15, 2024March 15, 2024Categories Music   Leave a comment on DAVID HELPLING and JON JENKINS COLLAB!

Radio hosts are buzzing about “A TREASURED WORLD” the surprise single released by SPOTTED PECCARY MUSIC. Spotted Peccary Music announces the long-anticipated return of the popular epic-ambient duo David Helpling & Jon Jenkins with the new single A TREASURED WORLD, now available worldwide. Ten years after the completion of their genre-defining trilogy of cinematic ambient albums, David Helpling and Jon Jenkins are back with the stunning new single, A TREASURED WORLD. On March 8th, the duo revealed that they have been … Continue reading “DAVID HELPLING and JON JENKINS COLLAB!”

Spotted Peccary Music announces a Bandcamp Listening Party and Live Chat with Rudy Adrian

Posted on March 5, 2024March 6, 2024Categories Music   Leave a comment on Spotted Peccary Music announces a Bandcamp Listening Party and Live Chat with Rudy Adrian

Thursday March 21st at 5 pm PST Coming up on March 22, 2024, long-established Spotted Peccary Music artist Rudy Adrian delivers his latest masterpiece of calming, atmospheric soundscapes titled Reflections on a Moonlit Lake, an echo of his landmark album MOONWATER. Pre-ordering is available now. As a special 30-day promotion, a limited edition CD of MoonWater will be included for free with physical shipments of Reflections on a Moonlit Lake, available exclusively through Bandcamp and the Spotted Peccary Music web store at https://spottedpeccary.com/shop/reflections-on-a-moonlit-lake/ Vividly rendered and … Continue reading “Spotted Peccary Music announces a Bandcamp Listening Party and Live Chat with Rudy Adrian”

Remembering the Past and Honoring the Present: Deborah Martin & Erik Wøllo Release KINISHBA

Posted on February 15, 2024February 21, 2024Categories Music   Leave a comment on Remembering the Past and Honoring the Present: Deborah Martin & Erik Wøllo Release KINISHBA

Spotted Peccary Music To Kick Off KINISHBA with Bandcamp Listening Party and Live Chat with Martin & Wollo on Thursday February 15th, 2024. “Kinishba became for us a pathway of continuing to honor the Apache and American Indian culture. These profound insights and deep experiences will always be a part of us, melding into these enduring legacies.” – Deborah Martin Spotted Peccary artists Deborah Martin and Erik Wøllo reunite with their daring and vibrant release, Kinishba, the follow-up to their … Continue reading “Remembering the Past and Honoring the Present: Deborah Martin & Erik Wøllo Release KINISHBA”

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PREMIERE LOWELL LIEBERMANN’S FLUTE CONCERTO NO 2

Posted on February 14, 2024February 14, 2024Categories Music   Leave a comment on CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PREMIERE LOWELL LIEBERMANN’S FLUTE CONCERTO NO 2

Program To Feature Conductor Susanna Mälkki and CSO’s Principal Flutist Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by the charismatic Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki, will perform the world premiere of GRAMMY Award-nominated American composer Lowell Liebermann’s Flute Concerto No. 2 on March 21, 2024 at Symphony Center (220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60604). In the newly commissioned work The Chicago Symphony’s will feature the soloist, principal flutist Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, to whom the composition is dedicated. The program … Continue reading “CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PREMIERE LOWELL LIEBERMANN’S FLUTE CONCERTO NO 2”

Carla Patullo, Tonality and the Scorchio Quartet Make GRAMMY® History

Posted on February 7, 2024February 7, 2024Categories Music   Leave a comment on Carla Patullo, Tonality and the Scorchio Quartet Make GRAMMY® History

As the First LGBTQ+ Artists to Win for Best New Age, Ambient or Chant Album  Carla Patullo Dedicates this GRAMMY® to Pioneering Women in Experimental Cancer Trials Renowned film composer and multi-instrumentalist, Carla Patullo, has secured her first GRAMMY® win at the 66th Annual GRAMMY® Awards for “SO SHE HOWLS” in the category of Best New Age, Ambient or Chant Album. Making history, Patullo, along with Tonality and the Scorchio Quartet, became the first LGBTQ+ artists to clinch victory in this esteemed category. “SO … Continue reading “Carla Patullo, Tonality and the Scorchio Quartet Make GRAMMY® History”

A BUSY NEW YEAR FOR RELAXING MUSIC

Posted on January 27, 2024January 27, 2024Categories Music   Leave a comment on A BUSY NEW YEAR FOR RELAXING MUSIC

Ed Bazel kicks off 2024 with exciting nominations and upcoming performances. Award-winning pianist and composer Ed Bazel starts the new year with many triumphs. His emotive music was featured in The Beacon House Association of San Pedro’s documentary, Heart Of Recovery, which recently won three Award of Excellence honors in the Best Shorts Competition for the following categories: Documentary Short, Women Filmmakers, and Nonprofit/Fundraising. Heart Of Recovery raises awareness and funds to help men overcome addiction to alcohol and other … Continue reading “A BUSY NEW YEAR FOR RELAXING MUSIC”

The After: Carlos Dengler’s Reflection on Life, Timelessness and Ethereality

Posted on December 24, 2023December 24, 2023Categories Music   Leave a comment on The After: Carlos Dengler’s Reflection on Life, Timelessness and Ethereality

NYC-based composer and multi-instrumentalist Carlos Dengler wraps up the year with a mesmerizing and transcendent new album, The After, which explores the process of transfiguration and spiritual journey from the earth’s soil to the afterlife. Through its refreshing spiritual exploration and wide range of instrumental tones and textures, the new compositions on The After invoke reverent, uplifting and dreamy experiences in listeners. The opening track, “Extremophile,” opens the doorway to a new world filled with interlocking melodic phrases that keep getting stronger and continue … Continue reading “The After: Carlos Dengler’s Reflection on Life, Timelessness and Ethereality”

Soul Land Records to release “Love Serve Remember: Reimagined”

Posted on November 14, 2023November 14, 2023Categories Music   Leave a comment on Soul Land Records to release “Love Serve Remember: Reimagined”

Due Out: December 7, 2023 Featured Single with Music Video:   “Heart Song” by Ram Dass x John Pattern Available across platforms here. Soul Land Records announces a new compilation; Love Serve Remember: Reimagined out December 7  – a collection of new Ram Dass songs and musical renderings in collaboration with musicians The Human Experience, Liquid Bloom, and John Pattern. The tracks collectively celebrate the 50th anniversary of an expansive collection of Ram Dass radio conversations, readings, and music that first … Continue reading “Soul Land Records to release “Love Serve Remember: Reimagined””

Ruiqi Wang (王睿琪)–Subduing the Silence

Posted on November 2, 2023November 2, 2023Categories Music   Leave a comment on Ruiqi Wang (王睿琪)–Subduing the Silence

Out: October 27th, 2023 on Orchard of Pomegranates (CD/DL)Genres: Vocal Jazz, Free Jazz, ExperimentalRIYL: Annette Peacock, Sidsel Endresen, Cymin Samawatie, Theo Bleckmann, Jay Clayton RUIQI WANG — WEB | VIDEO EPKORCHARD OF POMEGRANATES WEB | BANDCAMP  STREAM & DOWNLOAD* HERE * for .AIF downloads, click “More formats and options” at top right Subduing the Silence by Ruiqi Wang (pronounced “ray-chee wong”) is one of those striking debuts that might just seem to have materialized out of the clear blue. Slated for release on celebrated Montréal musician Ayelet Rose Gottlieb‘s new imprint Orchard of Pomegranates, it weaves … Continue reading “Ruiqi Wang (王睿琪)–Subduing the Silence”

Award-winning Electronic Musician AeTopus Releases His Eighth Album, Cup, Making His Debut on the Spotted Peccary Music Label

Posted on October 21, 2023October 21, 2023Categories Music   Leave a comment on Award-winning Electronic Musician AeTopus Releases His Eighth Album, Cup, Making His Debut on the Spotted Peccary Music Label

Named for the Zen parable of the Broken Cup, which teaches acceptance in the face of misfortune, Cup is a new album of solitude and celebration by veteran electronic music artist AeTopus (Bryan Tewell Hughes), and it is his first release on the Spotted Peccary Music label. With this new album, AeTopus continues to evolve as an artist, capturing the calm and wildness of the forest in thirteen tracks of complex serenity, suggesting the solace found when, divested from external … Continue reading “Award-winning Electronic Musician AeTopus Releases His Eighth Album, Cup, Making His Debut on the Spotted Peccary Music Label”

INDIAN PIANIST AND COMPOSER CHARU SURI DEBUTS RAGS & RAGAS, REACHING #3 ON THE iTUNES JAZZ CHARTS

Posted on September 16, 2023September 16, 2023Categories Music   Leave a comment on INDIAN PIANIST AND COMPOSER CHARU SURI DEBUTS RAGS & RAGAS, REACHING #3 ON THE iTUNES JAZZ CHARTS

The album features music stalwarts including John Patitucci, Steve Gadd and Joe Lastie Indian-born pianist and composer, Charu Suri, one of the very few female jazz artists from the country, debuted RAGS & RAGAS on all platforms this weekend and reached #3 on the iTunes jazz charts, a historical moment for her career. On her record are bassist John Patitucci, drummer Steve Gadd, drummer Joe Lastie from Preservation Hall Jazz Band in New Orleans, as well as Berta Moreno on … Continue reading “INDIAN PIANIST AND COMPOSER CHARU SURI DEBUTS RAGS & RAGAS, REACHING #3 ON THE iTUNES JAZZ CHARTS”

Love Walks Through Rain: A Deeply Moving and Elegant New Instrumental Album by Steinway Pianist Ann Sweeten

Posted on June 15, 2023June 15, 2023Categories Music   Leave a comment on Love Walks Through Rain: A Deeply Moving and Elegant New Instrumental Album by Steinway Pianist Ann Sweeten

Celebrated Steinway pianist and composer Ann Sweeten is thrilled to announce the release of her latest album, “Love Walks Through Rain“, a stunning collection of emotive and soothing compositions. With her signature artistry and passion, Sweeten takes listeners on a captivating musical journey filled with beauty, introspection, and the power of love. The album was released by Orange Band Records, and is available worldwide today at AnnSweeten.com, Amazon, and on all streaming platforms, accessible now at HEARNOW “Sweeten has a special … Continue reading “Love Walks Through Rain: A Deeply Moving and Elegant New Instrumental Album by Steinway Pianist Ann Sweeten”

INDIAN TRAP (aka J2) & S.J. JANANIY DURGA MANTRA (SINGLE)

Posted on March 4, 2023March 4, 2023Categories Music   Leave a comment on INDIAN TRAP (aka J2) & S.J. JANANIY DURGA MANTRA (SINGLE)

RELEASE DATE: 3/3/23 Renowned L.A. producer Indian Trap (aka J2) has again collaborated with award-winning composer & singer S. J. Jananiy to create a totally new sound and lyric video that combines ancient Sanskrit mantras with classical Indian vocal techniques and contemporary Trap Music.  Durga Mantra (Om Katyayanaya Vidmahe)” pushes the envelope as S. J. Jananiy delivers a sublime vocal performance over a hypnotic beat and melodic synths, Indian temple bells, Flutes and 808 basses. Working with at least 30 … Continue reading “INDIAN TRAP (aka J2) & S.J. JANANIY DURGA MANTRA (SINGLE)”

Indian Trap Releases Single “Shiva Mantra (Om Namah Shivaya)” with Award-winning Indian Composer S. J. Jananiy

Posted on January 28, 2023January 28, 2023Categories Music   Leave a comment on <strong>Indian Trap Releases Single “Shiva Mantra (Om Namah Shivaya)” with Award-winning Indian Composer S. J. Jananiy</strong>

Indian Trap (aka J2) is proud to present his latest single, “Shiva Mantra (Om Namah Shivaya),” which he co-wrote with award-winning South Indian artist S. J. Jananiy. The renowned L.A. producer collaborated with the award-winning composer & singer S. J. Jananiy to create a new sound that combines ancient Sanskrit mantras with classical Indian vocal techniques and contemporary Trap Music.  “Shiva Mantra (Om Namah Shivaya)” pushes the envelope as S. J. Jananiy delivers a sublime vocal performance over a hypnotic … Continue readingIndian Trap Releases Single “Shiva Mantra (Om Namah Shivaya)” with Award-winning Indian Composer S. J. Jananiy

ANN LICATER, THE NEW AGE RECORDING ARTIST & WORLD FLUTIST, RELEASES NEW ALBUM, WHISPERS FROM EARTH

Posted on November 19, 2022November 19, 2022Categories Music   Leave a comment on ANN LICATER, THE NEW AGE RECORDING ARTIST & WORLD FLUTIST, RELEASES NEW ALBUM, WHISPERS FROM EARTH

This is indie label Cul de Sac Mystic Productions Sixth Solo Album Release Featuring Licater’s Flute Passages for Meditation and Inspiration  https://annlicater.hearnow.com Fifteen years after the release of Ann Licater’s  breakthrough debut solo wood and clay flute album Following the Call, she again returns to her roots with a focus on solo-inspired compositions that evoke stillness and peace inspired by walks in the natural world. Whispers from Earth is the sixth album on the artist’s independent record label Cul de Sac … Continue reading “ANN LICATER, THE NEW AGE RECORDING ARTIST & WORLD FLUTIST, RELEASES NEW ALBUM, WHISPERS FROM EARTH”

Michael Whalen creates a cinematic tapestry with his unique brand of melodic electronic music

Posted on February 18, 2022February 18, 2022Categories Music   Leave a comment on Michael Whalen creates a cinematic tapestry with his unique brand of melodic electronic music

“This new album is about letting my all of my electronic influences out for everyone to see!” laughs two-time Emmy® award winning composer and international recording artist Michael Whalen discussing his forthcoming electronic album: Imaginary Trains, due April 22, 2022, via MWM/Spout label through Six Degrees Distribution/INgrooves/UMG. “Since I completed my album ‘Sacred Spaces’ in 2019, my evolution as an artist, synthesist and sound designer has made it essential to create a whole new palette of sounds for EVERY new album I produce. … Continue reading “Michael Whalen creates a cinematic tapestry with his unique brand of melodic electronic music”