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Bruce Stringer Releases Music Video for “Carnation”
A music video for Bruce Stringer’s song “Carnation” has been released.
His unique musical styling evolved from experimentation with analogue electronics and guitar synthesizers, dating back to his school days. With so many ground breaking artists in the field of analogue electronics – from Tim Blake to Vangelis and Jean Michel Jarre, pioneering movie director John Carpenter to British godmother of electronic experimentalism, Delia Derbyshire – the realisation was that a completely different approach would be needed for any new project to survive.
The album is garnering some great reviews. At Music Emissions (musicemissions.com)
At Wormwood Chronicles (wormwoodchronicles.com)
Meanwhile at Music Street Journal, Greg Olma had this to say about the disc: “Instrumental albums have always been a difficult genre for me to get into. Since I don’t play any instrument, I tend to gravitate towards the lyrics and vocals. That being said, I do find the occasional disc that captures my attention and winds up in my CD player for a while. One is just such a record. Bruce Stringer manages to not only play all the instruments but he also manages to write these tunes so that non-musos like me can enjoy it. Often guitarists come up with a CD worth of guitar solos, and it just becomes a “look how good I am” affair but Stringer opts out of doing the show-off thing and shows us his good song writing skills. The disc contains tunes that stand on their own, yet it still feels like a collection of works when you listen to the whole thing in one sitting (which I recommend).”
His new album reflects many changes in mood and illustrates the complex and sometimes unnerving nature of the marriage between the Peter Green/Snowy White school of British blues and the outlandish, unnatural sounds of electronic experimentation. From the classically-
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