My desire with my compositions is to create soothing, melodic and catchy tunes that are presented simply, as an antidote to an oft-chaotic world filled with complexity. The guitar gives the melodies an acoustic clarity, allowing listeners to imagine themselves wherever they want to go, to their own personal Island of Anywhere. — Mike Howe
After the phenomenal success of his debut album Olympus, Australian composer/keyboardist Mars Lasar brings us 16 bold new songs — over 70 minutes of music — dedicated to hope for a world in crisis. From the soaring “Universe in Time” and “Corroboree” to the poignant “Hold On” and “Children of the World,” to the sensational title track, “The Eleventh Hour,” this is powerful music with a powerful message — there’s still time for change — listen closely.
...Catchy melodic hooks along with its renaissance charm makes Greenwoods an enchanting gem....” —Solo Piano
Paul Machlis’ lilting piano melodies embellished with uilleann pipes, whistle, cello, guitar and fiddle combine to produce a wondrous album steeped in the heart of the Celtic tradition. Reverence for the people, traditions and music infuses each Greenwoods track, capturing the mystery and magic of the Northern Isles.
Let yourself disappear into this gentle, tranquil world where a symphony of beautiful instruments plays along with the sounds of nature. Charles Ka'upu lends his profound Hawaiian chanting to transport you to the lush, healing warmth of the tropics.
There is something almost Zen-like in the quality of the music. Pensive and hypnotic, yet expansive and graceful. This is not background fluff, this is quality escort music. It is sound that will guide you to that far away place, your inner sanctum or just somewhere you have always wanted to be, if only in your heart. —New Age Reporter
Crystal clear, transparent and full of all the rejuvenating and cleansing ions of a mountain stream, pristine lake or the purest ocean…Patient, poignant and very present, this music created for our times of relaxation, our times of needs and integration, and our time to be intimately connected to the very Substance of Life.