When I first had the idea to do an album about the search for a higher power, I was imagining an orchestral project - a symphony.
There was a point where I ran out of gas, maybe because part of me didn't really want an answer. A couple of years ago, I revisited some themes I'd Album) and thought that maybe I should do this as an electronic project. In the first hour of the broadcast, composer Michael Whalen will discuss his new release, Sacred Spaces, a large scale electronic project that has been in the works for 10 years. Whalen, the winner of two Emmy awards, is a composer of more than television and film scores and thousands of advertising jingles.
The WGXC Morning Show is a radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, reports on cultural issues, a rundown of public meetings and local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community, made mostly through volunteers in the community through WGXC. At 10 a. Tuesdays the show is live from HiLo on Main St. Listen to the attached interview with the Michael is also an internationally known recording artist with 32 solo and soundtrack recordings to his credit.
Well-known for his beautiful and thematic music, he performs when time allows. He has also produced and executive produced over recordings for other artists. His work as a executive producer resulted in a Grammy Nomination in Sacred Spaces is an epic recording nearly 10 years in the making. Enjoy Chip's fascinating deep dive with Michael, as he is one of those rare musicians that film directors will go to in order make a scene in a movie or tv show strike you in ways you may not even be aware of, by using layers of music to deliver a the deeper message in the scene.
There are only a few in the world that can do what Michael does through music, and do it well. He is of a rare breed. Have a listen to a few tracks from Sacred Spaces below and then head to Michael Whalen.
Listen to Michael Whalen on the The little I know about Michael Whalen has convinced me that he puts a lot of effort into whatever music he creates—I mean, he does not make music just for the sake of it. Being such a masterful musician that he is, he wants every song to have an appeal for the listener—an intriguing invitation that lets the listener in and opens the fields for interpretation and imagination.
Something that I personally believe is the main motive of any kind of music—to widen the horizon of our mind to explore untouched corners.
If you are listening to this album, you can't ignore the music—it is too powerful to let your mind wander astray. A one-of-its-kind project, indeed! Kudos to the artist! What does atmosphere sound like? Have you ever wondered what the atmosphere of a space sounds like? Well look no further! In this episode, Emmy Award winning film and TV composer Michael Whalen teaches all about the history of ambient music.
He talks about its classical music roots, how circuits and tape collages and German composers had a part in its evolution, and how Brian Eno changed everything. He also talks about his own new album of music for sacred spaces. Music in this episode comes from Michael Whalen's latest album, Sacred Spaces. Michael Whalen's "Sacred Spaces" is an epic recording nearly ten years in the making.
Listen to the attached interview. MW spoke with Listen to the attached file. Composer Michael Whalen has a wide-ranging musical background that includes classical music. He's worked on more than TV and film scores, thousands of commercials and numerous TV themes and video games. Michael is also a world-renowned recording artist and producer with 32 solo and soundtrack recordings to his credit. In talking with me about his new album "Sacred Spaces," Michael expressed a desire LP break down the barriers of musical genres.
While some might describe similar works as ambient music, he explains his style is a little different and contains a lot of melodic and harmonic material, in addition to setting a particular tone and atmosphere. The event is part of the The Bob Moog Foundation's Moogmentum In Place, a month-long series of musical fundraising events celebrating Bob Moog's birthday and the one-year anniversary of the Moogseum, both occurring on May 23rd.
Whalen will broadcast Album) from his New York City production studio, surrounded by a stunning array of synthesizers and keyboards, including a Minimoog, Moog One, Moog modular System 15, and three Mother 32s. The hour-long event will be a combination of performance and insights into his composition and sound design process. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and to donate to the Foundation through Facebook or Paypal during the event.
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