Cover art for Japanese Rivers by Vlisa

Music Review: Vlisa – Japanese Rivers (Electronica – Freemusic)

The immediate thing I noticed when I started listening to Japanese Rivers is that the instrumentation doesn’t sound very Japanese.  Personally, I think of the Fue (Japanese flutes), Shoko,  and Koto and numerous other percussion and stringed instruments, when I think of Japanese music instruments. Of course, that is my predilection for classical or traditional […]

Why RSS Readers and the Choice of a Feed Reader Matters

Introduction I wrote a quick article last night listing several open source alternatives to Google Reader, after the announcement that Google plans to drop the application in July of this year.  There was an fairly active conversation on Twitter about this for about 24 hours, which I found myself following and responding to…  In fact, […]

CerebralMix Ep 19: Soft Phases

CerebralMix Episode 19 NOTE: The feeds for The CerebralMix are changing. Please see the sidebar for the new feeds. The current feed will be discontinued in a few weeks. Download: OGG Download the FLAC from the CerebralMix Internet Archive collection. CerebralMix Episode 19: Soft Phases Table of Contents Introduction Track Credits Show Credits Closing Note […]

CerebralMix Episode 18: Fantastic Alternate Universes

CerebralMix Episode 18: Fantastic Alternate Universes NOTE: The feeds for The CerebralMix are changing. Please see the sidebar for the new feeds. The current feed will be discontinued in a few weeks. Download: OGG Download the FLAC from the CerebralMix Internet Archive collection. CerebralMix Episode 18: Fantastic Alternate Universes Table of Contents Introduction Track Credits […]