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Joe Satriani – Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards: Review

October 18, 2010 Leave a comment

On October 5, the guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani released his latest album, entitled Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards. After his previous album, which many saw as a disappointment, Satch seemed to veer his approach slightly. Though nothing drastic, this release does present Joe Satch with a renewed feel.

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Paul Gilbert – Fuzz Universe: Review

August 20, 2010 Leave a comment

The highly acclaimed guitar virtuoso, Paul Gilbert, released his latest album this month. It is entitled Fuzz Universe and was released on August 3. As a guitarist, Gilbert has commonly been placed among the ranks of Satriaini, Vai, Petrucci, and other elites; this record clearly demonstrates why.

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Canvas Solaris – Irradiance: Review

June 7, 2010 Leave a comment

The release date for Canvas Soalris’ upcoming album, Irradiance, is June 22. It is the fifth release from the American instrumentalists. Canvas Solaris has commonly been met with high praise from their first four albums; Irradiance will only add to this.

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Studying with Music

April 21, 2010 Leave a comment

I have been meaning to be more active on the blog, but that is seemingly impossible with exams. In fact, it is hard to find time to do anything aside from studying. I do have many reviews coming up, but I have no intention of compromising their quality under these constraining circumstances. So for now, keep yourself preoccupied with the music I have been studying to.

When studying, listen to more subtle music rather than the flashy, “in-your-face” types. However, I would advise against simple music, for it often gets caught in an infinite torturous loop in your mind (as I had found with Meat Loaf’s Hang Cool Teddy Bear). Depth and delicacy are key characteristics. A good starting place is with the following:

Lunatic Soul

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