Zenon Records is pushing the boundaries of electronica with rich and clever minimal soundscapes. Releasing music that is filled with intense musicality and futuristic sound design. Founded in 2003 by Sensient, they have been creating a catalog of artists with a distinct sound. Their artists represent a massive roster of talented artists and DJs from around the world and hitting some of the biggest stages in the electronic dance music scene. The Zenon collective will continue to grow and inspire each other to take it to the next level. Zenon is now releasing a new project of ten artists called Permutations Vol.7.
“VORG” by Flying [...]
Everyone knows the joy and musicality that Mozart has in his music. Combine that with three masterful performers and a great sounding concert hall, and you have Complete Mozart Trios by Daniel Barenboim, Kian Soltani and Michael Barenboim. This is a live album on the Deutsche Grammophon label that was recorded at Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal. Barenboim, his son Michael, and cellist Kian Soltani deliver a fascinating reading of Mozart’s joyful music. The eighteen tracks cover the material of the six piano trios by Mozart and span a delightful two and a half [...]
The Composer’s Guide to Writing Well for the Modern Harp
As one of the world’s most renowned harp soloists and a passionate champion of new music for her instrument, Yolanda Kondonassis presents a comprehensive guide and conversational text on composing idiomatically for the harp, in her new book, The Composer’s Guide to Writing Well for the Modern Harp, published by Carl Fischer.
The Composer’s Guide to Writing Well for the Modern Harp(Carl Fischer Music), a comprehensive guide and conversational text on composing idiomatically for the harp. The book features 22 detailed [...]
Hootie & the Blowfish are back! The band has reunited a fourteen-year hiatus. Of course, Darius Rucker brandished a cowboy hat and boots and became a country star with his pinnacle being the cover of Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel.” Though Hootie & the Blowfish still performed on occasion over those fourteen years, they never released any new music. Well, that changed on November 1, 2019, when Hootie & the Blowfish released their new full-length album called Imperfect Circle. The impetus for the official reunion was the 25th anniversary of their debut album, Cracked Rear View. The band is also [...]
Vocalist Jacqueline Tabor is certainly a well-known staple vocalist in the Seattle, WA jazz and blues scene. A native of Bellevue, Washington, Tabor graduated from Sammamish High School. Tabor went on to study Music and History at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where she developed a deep understanding of the blues and the origins of jazz music. Her debut album What a Wonderful World (2011), received Earshot Jazz’s Golden Ear Award for NW Vocalist of the Year. Her follow up album The Jazz in You (2012) was recorded live by KNKX Jim Wilke at the Seattle Jazz Vespers in 2014. Her latest effort The Lady in the Gown [...]
Swedish based vocalist and songwriter Molly Hammar is back with a single called, “Shortcuts (I Can’t Wait).” Hammar grew up in a family of jazz music, with both her parents still touring as freelance jazz musicians. The importance of rhythm has been instilled in Hammar and it brings her singing to life. With emo-pop and contemporary R&B influences, “Shortcuts (I can’t Wait)” was co-written with Professor P (Avicii, Daniel Adams-Ray) and produced by PARO (Dua Lipa, Alicia Keys, Paloma Faith). The unassuming production gives the song space, leaving Hammar exposed to sing her opinions and emotions.
Since the release [...]