Quite frankly, it’s about time this guy got some props. Making some great chamber music at Windham Hill that didn’t fit the format once it started to gel, he was one of the first acts dropped after Linda Waterfall. From there it was an under appreciated stop at Narada. So, here we are 20 years later, he’s no longer a smart tyro and really flexes some great adult chops. Moving to the head of the line as the oboe player that’s going to be a brand name, with this engaging, energetic release.
Midwest Record Recap
One of Real Music’s consistent charting acts for the last five years takes a look back at their output during that time. Concisely programmed with two new tracks, fans of this new age duo will be hit right between the eyes by how hard gentle can hit them. A solid collection that adult fans will know is the real deal.
Here’s some lovely instrumental music from a well established genre duo that takes you to a place where the chatter and clutter stops and your mind can decompress and see the love around it. A very tasty work that hits you in the gut as hard as it does between the eyes. Charming, enchanting and everything you need in a first class audio getaway. A winner.
While the yoga angle is an important hook, this spiritual set moves beyond the pale with Jai Uttal involved in the music as well. A sweet introspective and versatile set, you don't need to only be into yoga to enjoy this in your headphones or during an hour long massage, which it's perfectly programmed for. Far from the namby pamby stuff that gives many people fits, this is meaty music that wins by sneaking up on you and is a great antidote to over stimulation. A great next wave outing.
In which we find new age going back to it's roots with a set based in Tibetan chants. Augmented with some solid instrumental work, this stems from music meant to cleanse the mind and spirit. While the initial sales are a sure bet to touchy feely types, you don't have to be a granola eater to understand and appreciate what's going on here. Certainly, it's world beat of a different stripe and it's sure to take you to some new places.