Friday, May 21, 2010

"Cosmic Dance" by Roshan & Shivani (Pop Artist from California)

"Cosmic Dance" by Roshan & Shivani is comprised of beautiful New Age meditation music. This duo has compiled a collection of soothing melodies and has created an ambiance of total mind and body relaxation. Their hypnotic sounds are richly textured and never seem to overwhelm your mind as you will hear on, "Sea of Bliss" or "Serenity." Even the song titles bring to mind peace and serenity. Let yourself be taken to tranquility as you tenderly sway to the rhythmic movements of the gentle waves on, "Neptune's Lullaby." If you're looking for relaxing music after a long, busy day or maybe something to meditate to, then "Cosmic Dance" would be a wonderful addition to your meditation collection.

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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"Empathy" by Spinous (Pop Artist from England)

Spinous and his 2nd release CD, "Empathy," offer some appetizing songs which focus on the musical styles of Pop, Funk, Electronica, and R&B. His creativity really shines as these songs are new and refreshing and the production is first rate. The infectious opener, "You Make Me Happy," exhibits a vibrant and energetic tempo with rich sound textures that complement the distinctive vocals. The title track, "Empathy," is infused with a bouncy beat and lyrics which are melodic and interesting. "Let's Rock This Party," is Electronica at its best with a dynamic layering of synth sounds and electronic beats. If you like a well blended mix of music, then you will surely enjoy the well crafted songs on the terrific album, "Empathy."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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"ESENCIA" by 4x7 (CHRISTIAN POP Artist from New York City, NY)

PASTE_The talented ensemble, 4 x 7, and their newest album, "Esencia," is comprised of beautiful Contemporary Christian/Spiritual music. This group impresses with their splendid vocals surrounded by a wonderful blend of instruments. The lyrics, which are sung in Spanish, are extremely melodic and are truly inspirational. The very first track, "No Se Que Fue" is sweet and soulful with tender female vocals that are accompanied by a soft and warm piano. Wonderful harmonies are heard on, "BC-AD" that has a funky style and a lively rhythm. The lovely piano driven ballad, "Adorandote," is another song that is splendid with a strong and warm male vocal. "Esencia," is an excellent album offering memorable music with charming melodies of the spiritual faith and will surely be enjoyed by listeners who like Christian songs.

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Monday, May 3, 2010

"Eccentricity" by Mike Mineo (Pop Artist from Miami, FL)

Talented artist Mike Mineo and his recent Avant-Garde/Pop album, "Eccentricity," hit the music scene with a powerful punch. His latest CD is a diversity of musical genres overflowing with witty arrangements and catchy melodies. Mineo's vocals project a strong and solid tonality with a Bluesy quality as you will hear on the song, "Believe." The funky guitar hooks on, "Work" complement the laid back vocals with charming soulfulness. "Waiting" highlights Mineo's excellent vocal range as he sings the lyrics energetic expression while the instruments splash around his voice. If you're looking for something that's in the style of Pop but a little different, then "Eccentricity," is just the album you need to hear.

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Sunday, May 2, 2010

"To Begin To Destroy" by David James (Pop Artist from Boston, MA)

The free flowing compositions on, "To Begin To Destroy," by David James is an engaging album infused with delectable Pop/Rock music. James has taken his collection of songs and gives them life with the incorporation of sound textures that are not only appealing but present a nice, mellow tonality. The song, "Estimating Your Time" displays an excellent balance between the solid vocals and sharp flowing instruments. The creative lyrics relating to the game of chess on "Checkmate" makes this song melodic and quite interesting. Take note of the percussive drums on "Top of the Heap" as it enhances the energy this song has to offer. Fans of Jethro Tull or Pink Floyd will thoroughly enjoy the artistic Pop/Rock arrangements on "To Begin To Destroy."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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"Mark Donato" by Mark Donato (Pop Artist from New York City, NY)

Mark Donato releases a great self titled CD, "Mark Donato" filled with excellent songs of Pop music that will delight your listening pleasure. Donato, who is no stranger to the music scene, takes his talented experience and spins terrific songs of easy listening grooves with a voice that is straight from the heart. Kicking off the album, "Everything I Thought I knew," offers a smooth flowing tempo with Donato's voice projecting tender and sincere emotions. The subtle guitar riffs and solid drum beats on, "A Recurring Woman," adds to the interesting lyrics Donato so strongly sings about. Another highlight is the song, "This Is Where I Live," with an upbeat and catchy tempo you might find yourself tapping your feet to the lively beat. If you like easy listening Pop music with a fun groove then take a listen to the self titled CD, "Mark Donato."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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