Category Archives: Music

Hamilton, an American Musical

No, I haven’t watched it in case you were wondering (yet!). However, I gathered that Hamilton might come to Austin in the next year or two and I will make sure to get tickets immediately, otherwise you know what happens to prices … Continue reading

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Intro old-school Greek music

It might be a valid statement in the end that once you leave your country you learn to appreciate its elements. An integral element about Greece has been the music, which I am going to gently tackle on this post. … Continue reading

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Why The Wall is still contemporary

Firstly, I must make a confession. The very first time when I listen to the album I didn’t like it, well I was 9 at that time, didn’t know proper English or have any background in rock music. I just happen to pick … Continue reading

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My favorite and greatest pianist: Sergei Rachmaninoff

I might enjoy certain contemporary sounds but let us not forget who the true masters are. I started playing the piano since I was a kid so inevitably my taste in music has been shaped by the classical-romantic composers. Rachmaninoff is … Continue reading

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The way I like it: Instrumental and shredding, part 2

Here is the second part of a collection I made ranging from the 80s till now. Characteristics are as always pure instrumental music and this time impossible guitar technique and speed. There are so many performers to admire, to name a … Continue reading

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The way I like it: Instrumental and melodic, part 1

This is a rather strange collection of songs. Most of them are not representative of the main genre of band that played them, namely hard rock and metal. However, I absolutely adore them and I have connected them with several parts of … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens (Soundtrack)

Well, this is not a review about the movie for they have been thousands of them. I still have to say though I truly enjoyed it, watched it twice and felt that last Christmas was more of a Star Wars season … Continue reading

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