Pastel Blues – Nina Simone

Nina Simone is a master and this is an incredible album. It may be an album of covers, but these are the primary versions of these songs. Her singing is incredible and I don’t understand how she does things with her voice that not any other artist could pull off; I wouldn’t say it’s “perfect”Continue reading “Pastel Blues – Nina Simone”

And Grace Will Lead Me Home – Mark Kroos

If you liked Disasterpeace’s Rise of the Obsidian Interstellar, you should check out these instrumental bluegrass-influenced clean guitar tracks. I first discovered Mark Kroos’ work in video form; he plays two guitar necks at once using tapping, and it’s really cool to watch. (Check out his playthrough of “Smoke & Mirrors” here.) His musical compositionsContinue reading “And Grace Will Lead Me Home – Mark Kroos”