MUSIC

Gabriel Naïm Amor’s “Moments Before”

Gabriel Naïm Amor’s “Moments Before”

December 4, 2017 |

This nine-track album of instrumentals is gorgeous, sparse, reflective, quiet, understated, and deftly executed – with jazz, orchestral/classical, blues, and cinematic vibes. It gives room for the listener to fill in the stories from one’s own imaginative perspective, or simply the chance to just zone out and let the notes wash over you. It’s easy […]

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Zocalo Magazine – December 2017

Zocalo Magazine – December 2017

December 4, 2017 |

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Zocalo Magazine – November 2017 issue

Zocalo Magazine – November 2017 issue

November 2, 2017 |

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October 2017 Digital Edition

October 2017 Digital Edition

October 4, 2017 |

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Mindful in a World of Distractions: Leila Lopez’s “Our Animal Skin”

Mindful in a World of Distractions: Leila Lopez’s “Our Animal Skin”

September 4, 2017 |

Leila Lopez writes songs that explore the depths of human relationships, with ourselves and others, and our emotional struggles as we move through this thing called life. She is vulnerable, resilient and authentic, sapient, contemplative, kind and loving, and her richly layered folk songs are imbued with those attributes. The album is also imbued with […]

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September 2017 Digital Edition

September 2017 Digital Edition

September 2, 2017 |

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Sonic Storytelling

Sonic Storytelling

September 2, 2017 |

Under an August noon, Chris Black handed me his recently pressed CDs, Lullabies & Nightmares: Chamber Music Vol. 1 and Downtown Suite & Cooper Must Die. I told him, “I only know how to write about this based on the vibes I get from the music. I’m not a classically trained musician.” He smiled and […]

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Magnetic Anomaly

Magnetic Anomaly

July 6, 2017 |

Cobra Family Picnic Magnetic Anomaly Sky Lantern/Cardinal Fuzz Records Imagine a terrestrial cobra family picnic: some packrat samosas, perhaps a coconut mongoose curry and a birds egg lassi, laid out in a jungle glade somewhere, a tiger roaring in the background for atmosphere. Then imagine an extraterrestrial cobra family picnic, as papa cobra, mama cobra […]

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Zocalo Magazine July-August 2017 Edition

Zocalo Magazine July-August 2017 Edition

July 5, 2017 |

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June 2017 Digital Edition

June 2017 Digital Edition

June 1, 2017 |

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