Friday, November 30, 2018

Artist Spotlight: An Interview with Al Jewer & Andy Mitran

We’re excited to present an audio interview with Chicago-based recording duo and multi-instrumentalists Al Jewer & Andy Mitran. They’ve just released an album called Perihelion, which features collaborations with several notable musicians in the new age, world and contemporary instrumental genres. We’ll discuss the inspiration behind the album’s concept and metaphorical connection to its astronomical title, as well as play some music and touch on their past releases. So please tune-in for some conversation, fun and a musical journey around the sun!

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Artist Spotlight: An Interview with Byron Metcalf

We’re proud to present an audio interview with renowned world percussionist, ambient composer and shamanic practitioner Byron Metcalf. Based in Prescott, Arizona, Byron has an extensive history in the music industry with many albums he’s worked on and recorded to his credit. In this segment, we’ll be discussing his new album entitled Inner Rhythm Meditations Vol. II, which features Norwegian guitarist and electronic music composer Erik Wøllo, along with world flutist Peter Phippen. We’ll also discuss his recent collaboration with Jennifer Grais for an album entitled They Were Here, as well as his other recent works with Erik Wøllo on the albums Earth Luminous and Inner Rhythm Meditations. So please tune-in for some conversation, music and shamanic musings!

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Artist Spotlight: An Interview with David Helpling

We’re honored to present an audio interview with ambient/electronic music composer and guitarist David Helpling. Based in San Diego, California, David has released a handful of widely-acclaimed solo and collaborative albums over the years on the Spotted Peccary label, as well as produced works for other recording artists. Some of the highlights in this segment include discussion about David’s recent work with ELEON, who just released his debut album Dreams Beyond Terra on Heart Dance Records. We'll also talk about David’s most recent solo album A Sea Without Memory, as well as his work with fellow Spotted Peccary label mates Jon Jenkins, Sverre Knut Johansen and more! Additionally, we’ll hear a piece by ELEON that David co-produced and performed on, as well as two additional pieces throughout the conversation.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Artist Spotlight: An Interview with Sherry Finzer

We’re excited to debut our first audio interview with renowned flutist, composer and Heart Dance Records label founder, Sherry Finzer. A versatile musician who currently resides in Anthem, Arizona, she’s released several solo and collaborative albums, with her signature style spanning ambient, world, new age and contemporary instrumental musical genres. In this enjoyable segment, we’ll learn more about Sherry Finzer, as we delve into her musical background, discuss current projects and various collaborations, as well as play some of her music!

Sherry Finzer's music is available at Amazon, Bandcamp and other music retailers.