Sonntag, 25. Dezember 2016

A merry christmas from carpe carmina: carmina suavia christmas special

As 2016 comes to an end and christmas is near here, carpe carmina looks back at a fantastic year of indie music, plenty covered on here, some yet unexplored but hopefully soon discovered and passed on to you. And what better way is there to celebrate both this joyful festive season and the mesmerizing music marvel of 12 months past than to share a playlist full of christmas spirit and indie glory, featuring charming covers, outstanding christmassy original songs and a couple of carpe carmina's favourites. So, enjoy while snuggling up under blankets, drinking a cup of cacao and spending time with your loved ones. carpe carmina will be back with brand new reviews, interviews and some exciting specials in 2017. Until then, seize the music and play it loud ... 

Montag, 31. Oktober 2016

Halloween special: It's getting spooky and thrilling when Kevin Morgan gives away what life after dying held ready for him

While most halloween-fanatic out there faces the looming clinch of trick or treat in anxious suspense, carpe carmina's readers are definitely in for a treat this very october's eve: mexico-based rock-musician Kevin Morgan raised the veil and chatted frankly about his life and death, about feeling like a zombie and dressing up as Bowie, talked movies and music, told the story behind his latest release 'The Things I Do' and explained his love for moody and groovy horror-track 'Lobo-hombre En París'. Now, put your witch hat on, adjust your vampire teeth and get into the right mood for what is one of the most eerily beautiful and arcane nights every year while learning all about Kevin Morgan and his scary routines. 

Samstag, 29. Oktober 2016

EP review: Shape Of The Sun - ARTiFiCiAL HEARTS. Atmospheric, authentic and ardent art

'Do you remember the bad nights?' Saturday night before last was certainly none of those. And though 'The Bad Nights' has seen a rousing acoustic revival when Nate Linek performed it, among other riveting tracks of debut EP 'Shape Of The Sun' (2015) during his 40+ minutes live set on stageit, it surely have been his three new tunes the audience were most looking forward to.

Montag, 26. September 2016

carmina charm #27

Do you know that our soul is composed of harmony? 

- Leonardo DaVinci

It's harmony that your soul and mind embraces again when listening to music. As sound surrounds you, only some melodies firmly resonate with you, get an immediate emotional response - whilst their approach is a smooth and soft one, whilst they slowly, carefully but steadily cling to you, these melodies eventually grab you with an intensity and force that overwhelms, that fully absorbs and stirs. It's these very melodies that are in chime with your mind and soul, it's music that leaves an imprint on your being and mesmerizes ... music that charms