mwe3.com presents a new interview with
Henrik Hytteballe of The Haiku Project
mwe3: Is Life a concept album of sorts dealing with the preciousness and complexities of life and how everything is interrelated? Being a humanitarian, did you feel obligated to take on a musical undertaking of this scope and magnitude? Life is a great album title that hasn’t been used too much in the past.
A video for the the track “The Bright Side of the Moon” from the album Life by The Haiku Project. Life . . . the precious time between one’s birth and one’s passing. A complex adventure of mercurial experiences, relationships, learning, growth, and all the emotions we, as sentient beings, are capable, life is light and dark, and all the shades between. On Hytteballe’s latest, he sets these shades to rich, emotive music that shift and change as do the seasons and times of one’s life. “Bright Side of the Moon” features duduk played by Canberk Ulaş.
We have just posted a video from the new album by Rajendra Teredesai and BlueMonk called Samsara. Teredesai describes the track “Conversation With God” as “The prince then has a conversation with God wherein he questions the purpose of human life and his very own existence. God replies that this life is like a mirage — a sword of maya or illusion, a pseudo-reality far from the eternal truth of life. Each person must tread their own path to seek the ultimate truth.
With his brilliant blend of Irish / Celtic flavored New Age instrumental music, Eamonn Karran has carved a unique niche for his music on the world stage. Eamonn’s 2016 album Celtic Skies was widely acclaimed by Contemporary instrumental music fans and his 2018 album I’ll Be With You takes his musical vision one step further. Eammon tells mwe3.com of I’ll Be With You, “I wanted to portray a more positive message, moving on from the past, overcoming barriers that have held me back and developing confidence in myself and in my abilities as a musician and composer....
Tell us about your growing up around Nashville. You started studying piano and then drums at a very young age. What artists of the era inspired you and did you grow up in the 1970s? I was thinking Beatles ‘60s versus Bee Gees, which was so ‘70s! Being in Nashville was country music in your life and also how would you compare Nashville with where you live now in Austin?
Kevin Wood’s Eternal hits the Billboard New Age Charts at #4 its first week out! Billboard also acknowledges this terrific new release as this week’s “Hot Shot Debut” under “Chart Highlights.”
Check out the new video for Eamonn’s Karran track, “Stand Beyond.” This is a favorite song in the Real Music office from the new album from Eamonn. Enjoy!
“Francois le Roux provides vocals as well as cello to “Light Shines Through,” a piece that expresses the joy of feeling ‘the sun on my face, warm and shining, and washing into my soul. It was a call to embrace Spirit and to shine my light for others.’”— Kathy Parsons, MainlyPiano.com
Check out the new video for “Light Shines Through” by Kevin Wood.