Speaking of "otherworldly" music (as I did a couple of days ago), here's a link to an interesting New Yorker article by Alex Ross I read on an odd music venue in Rangely, Colorado: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/07/24/a-water-tank-turned-music-venue The venue is a giant water tank with unique ambient qualities that some people might describe as spooky. The article…Read more Interesting Article
Wow! I just noticed that my last blog post was on June 6. Where does the time go? In my case, some of it went to California for a while... I also did a bit of traveling more locally and worked on some music. At the moment, I'm having visions of a concept album about…Read more A Visit to California and New Material from Laini Colman and From Apes to Angels…
I've been doing a bit of recording over the past few weeks. Here's a really short one. My goal was to keep it under a minute--and to make the track sound like something I would have recorded with one of the bands I was in back in high school. Not sure if I'll include it…Read more “Front of the Line”
I love this new track by From Apes to Angels! The track has an 80s synth-pop sensibility with hints of early Depeche Mode, Bananarama, and maybe a touch of Lucius.
To put it simply, James Revels III is a renaissance man. Across multiple blogs – including The Evolution of Eloquence, Pyromaniac Productions, AudioSeXXX, and James Revels Composer – the Dayton, Ohio, native’s mission is to showcase a wide range of creative materials from such diverse fields as science, art, math, music, and writing from young creators. He’s also an accomplished…Read more James Revels III: The (Renaissance) Man with the Plan!
First thought: Shouldn't Christian Slater be riding a skateboard to this music in someone's empty swimming pool somewhere in the 80s? "Funky Cola" could definitely stand its ground alongside the entire Gleaming the Cube soundtrack or any number of teensploitation films of the era. (No surprise, of course, as their artist bio reads, "Through an…Read more Music from a Parallel Universe: Block35