Mihail Doman and the Rise of Film-free Soundtracks

It doesn't seem so long ago since solo piano was the new Flying V electric guitar: Michael Nyman's score to The Piano was, perhaps, the catalyst upon which the likes of Ludovico Einaudi swiftly pounced. In turn, quiet was the new loud, contemporary classical composers like Arvo Part relishing the opportunity to whisper sweet somethings …

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Album Review: ‘Apex’ by M3staken

https://soundcloud.com/m3staken/sets/apex From beginnings as a rapper, the artist and music producer, M3staken, has decided to put together a soundtrack album called Apex. The new instrumental album attempts to create a new fusion between several genres, whilst maintaining its rooting in hip-hop. The 8-track mini album may be short, but it certainly delivers on its intentions. …

‘Echoes’: The Piano Led EP by Edward Abela

  https://open.spotify.com/album/4CivIPJ2Sqvha5p4RewXBA Edward Abela is a musician whose life revolves around music. He works as a producer for Warner-Chappell and in the past he has created soundtracks for films including¬†Belonging,¬†Let There Be Light and has provided music for Sky, Channel 4 and BBC. There are no doubt to the pianist's talents and he uses these …