Montag, 30. November 2015

carmina charm #18

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

Samstag, 14. November 2015

Single Review & Interview: Jack McAllister - Do You Want It? A noisy and energetic musical statement. A new musical beginning.

'As one thing ends, another begins' - since Watchtower drew the curtain earlier this year, Jack McAllister, former frontman of the once vibrant alt-rock four-piece, carefully planned his debut as solo artist and strikes back now with attitude and confidence: first single 'Do You Want It' sounds arrestingly powerful and energetically edgy

Samstag, 7. November 2015

Live sessions and lyrical life lessons with Ali Ingle

Take a seat and enjoy the musical motion picture Ali Ingle presents (photo courtesy of Dave Turley)

In light of what can only be considered a fabulous foretaste of Ali Ingle's already announced follow-up EP to 'A Life Unlike Yours' (2014), recently premiered 'Hey Kid' hits home with lovers of melodiously buoyant and brightly imaginative music-making. What already has shown when the witty singer/songwriter showcased his new single live on Merseyrail Sound Station in september, now manifests in a memorable manner: an inspiring and intelligent artist is at work, combining moony juvenility and contemplative compositional maturity, fusing elating electronic playfulness and light sonic serenity, coupling haunting tonal depth and heart-aching melodic melancholia.