John Renbourn is a fingerstyle guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is known for his work in the group Pentangle, his solo recordings and his many collaborations with Stefan Grossman, Bert Jansch and Robin Williamson. Renbourn is usually categorized as a folk musician but he also has recorded blues, early classical music and world music. Renbourn devoted this often overlooked 1985 solo album to a set of guitar instrumentals that mixed deep folk roots with contemporary stylings. At their heart is the guitarist's love of mediaeval & renaissance music, captured here in its full glory…
In the spring of 1998, Barbara Hand Clow commissioned Michael to write this music for use in her workshops. Once he completed Barbara's version, he rearranged the compositions and added material for this CD. The music encompasses nine dimensions of the Earth experience, stretching from the molten center, to life and sounds from the planet's surface, out to the distant galaxies. One of the pieces, Seven, was composed on a Serge synthesizer. This is the first piece done entirely on the Serge since Planetary Unfolding. Other pieces feature the same bell collection he last used on the Baraka soundtrack.
This work of John Renbourn "The nine maidens" is without doubt his most brilliant…..
Vancouver metal veterans BISON are making a devastating return with their brand new album titled „You Are Not The Ocean You Are The Patient“; already a serious contender for the „album title of the year“ award. After 2012’s Lovelessness, the four-piece’s last album for Metal Blade Records, the band was joined by Shane Clark on bass, former lead guitarist of 3 INCHES OF BLOOD. The EP „1000 Needles“, released in 2014, already hinted at what to expect from their 5th full length album: a thundering opus of epic filth and splendor.