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Marimba Music: Two Metres of Timber & a Teenager

By: Lincoln Grounds
Date: 11 Sep 2013

Actors and TV presenters have often been heard to say they never work with children or animals. I know composer/producers who, from bitter experience, have a similar approach to Marimbas . Marimba Deconstructed Get close to one if you can. They are quite a daunting prospect. My first experience was with a 5.5 octave monster. Two metres long and arrived in a van in numerous pieces. Once reconstructed, it was apparent that each note had its own unique collection of overtones. Some harmonic, some...

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Brand New Music For September

By: Lucy McGougan
Date: 09 Sep 2013

This month we have released a whopping 18 brand new albums of genuinely fantastic and eclectic music! Marimba Fusions Our first featured album is Marimba Fusion . This is the second instalment from the collaboration between Lincoln Grounds and Richard Rayner . Mysterious, playful and fidgety marimba fusions sit with solo performances across a range of moods & feels. Find out more from our behind the scenes video below! Play   Undiscovered 3 Next up is Undiscovered 3 . This album...

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Recording New Orleans Blues

By: David Tobin & Jeff Meegan
Date: 03 Sep 2013

Writing the New Orleans Blues album was particularly challenging. We needed to write songs that would be akin to popular standards that have been a part of our lives for so long.  Songs made popular by Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday are the benchmark and putting the spirit of those classics into new pieces is the real trick.  Unique Sound  The thing about New Orleans blues is that it’s completely different from all other types of blues. Blues songs were originally...

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