Tag Archive for instrumental

Clams Casino. Cervantes. 09.17.16

Clams Casino. Cervantes. 09.17.16 DJ sets have always been an enigma to me. They make sense in the context of encouraging people to dance in a club, or creating the proper atmosphere at a party, but when DJs setup on stage at a venue that primarily caters to ‘live’ acts, it always seems false to me. There are exceptions though.… Read more →

take care, take care, take care

Explosions in the Sky – Take Care, Take Care, Take Care (Temporary Residence, 2011) The instrumental guitar band from Austin are back after four years with Take Care, Take Care, Take Care.  They don’t like to confuse things with words, so either will I.  All I will say is that Explosions in the Sky once again create explosions in your… Read more →

Rodrigo y Gabriela Sell Out Red Rocks!

Rodrigo y Gabriela perform for 9,000 people at Red Rocks (this image from R&G’s Facebook photos, all others are mine) A couple years ago we attended the first Outside Lands Festival in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.  We had picked up a good spot at one of the side stages and we enjoying our time away from the chaos… Read more →

Ólafur Arnalds – …And They Have Escaped The Weight Of Darkness

Ólafur Arnalds – …And They Have Escaped The Weight Of Darkness Call it classical, call it neo-classical, call it instrumental or experimental….call it soothing and beautiful.  Not being a fan of  most instrumental music (I like the stories told in lyrics too much), something about the newest release from 23 year old Ólafur Arnalds keeps drawing me in.  What is… Read more →

Decade:Zero – Explosions in the Sky

I am not going to do a Best of Decade list. I am going to post bands and albums that defined the past 10 years under the heading Decade:Zero.  These will be posted throughout the year and decided by using random on itunes and posting when I come across something worth posting. Funny that my favorite Explosions in the Sky… Read more →