painted coda – “Eternity” is released

painted coda’s third album, titled Eternity, is finally released! The album contains tracks that I have originally written as far back as almost 5 years ago as well as tracks newly written just a few months ago. Musically, it’s a progressive rock album with some catchy “pop-ish” influence (a lot more than the previous releases). … More painted coda – “Eternity” is released

A quote from Helmut Lachenmann

I know, I haven’t posted in a while, but here’s a great quote from composer Helmut Lachenmann that I must post: Art should be understood, and enjoyed, as a world that hasn’t been infected by commercialism. The whole interview is very interesting. You can read this interview with the master here: https://van-us.atavist.com/lachenmann

February Update

Happy New Year!……..it’s a little late for that, I know. The last post I made was 2 months ago; sorry for being so inactive! I have some updates, for those who are still reading this blog. I have finished writing the music and most of the lyrics for painted coda’s second album. It will be … More February Update

Current Listening: Lachenmann’s String Quartets from Arditti Quartet

When I first discovered Helmut Lachenmann’s music, my ears didn’t know what to do. There is not much that can be considered “conventional” in his works. Nevertheless, I believe that Lachenmann is a very important composer of our time (his birthday was actually just 2 days ago, on November 27th). This disc here from the … More Current Listening: Lachenmann’s String Quartets from Arditti Quartet