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Friday, December 31, 2010

A review of "Solstice Sketches"

This is very cool ethereal music by Daniel Crommie, delivered through the flute and synthesizer (sic). It is very complex and wonderful music to listen to before sleep, yet it's difficult to describe and really must be experienced. Very dreamy and relaxing, yet mind stimulating. You cannot go wrong here even though it's hard to tell when one song leaves off and another begins. A wonderful addition to anyone's collection of relaxing, tranquil, thinking music. The prolific Crommie comes up with another winner here with Solstice Sketches.

Mark Johnson / Sea of Tranquility


Read the review here. Click here to download from Amazon.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Solstice Sketches released on iTunes & Amazon


Daniel Crommie's new solo flute album "Solstice Sketches" is due to be released on December 22nd (download only) on iTunes, Amazon and many other online vendors. Recorded between sessions for "Between the Darkness and the Dawn" and "Direct Current" in December 2009 and January and October 2010, the collection features Daniel's solo flute in a very ambient setting. Here's the track list:

  1. Midnight Moon 9:21
  2. Begin the Longest Night 21:46
  3. Toward the Dawn 12:46
  4. Autumn Epilogue 2:22
  5. Half-Awake Dream 8:17
  6. First Rays 2:49
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Monday, September 13, 2010

Crommie/Havard CD reviewed three times! (so far...)

Dave Platt's "Friends of Jade Warrior" site has a very positive & generous mention of the Crommie/Havard album and you can read it here. There's a review of "Between the Darkness and the Dawn" at Sea of Tranquility. Read the review here. BRfm in Wales also reviewed the CD in addition to broadcasting it. Read the review here.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Review of Saturnalia Trio's "Hummingbirds" CD


"This delightfully versatile group’s only problem is arithmetical; it actually consists of four multi-instrumentalists, who play everything from psalteries to synthesizers and darbukkas to dulcimers. They dig deeply into the progressive folk genre, combining medieval and Renaissance music with modern sensibilities. Memorable originals sit comfortably next to songs by John Dowland, and the results form a thoroughly enjoyable pastiche that might remind one of Fairport Convention or the Incredible String Band. This recording will be a smash within a hundred miles of any Renaissance fair." (JW) Here's a link to the full review page.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Daniel Crommie with Glyn Havard "Between the Darkness and the Dawn"


Daniel Crommie's collaboration with Glyn Havard "Between the Darkness and the Dawn" is completed. Ten compositions: six songs and four instrumentals that feature both Glyn's and Daniel's lyrics and vocals and include musical contributions from Jon Miller (guitars), Larold Will (theremin), Michael Maldonado and Paul Evans (saxophones), Brian Davis (bull roarer), Paul Parker (fretless bass & guitar), Bo Parker (tongue drums) and Leslie Gray (violas). Glyn also plays bass and electric guitar while Daniel played flutes, synthesizers, dulcimers and created the rhythm beds. This album is available for download at iTunes, Amazon and all the usual online vendors, while the CD was released on June 15th with one extra track. Order it from Amazon or order it from CD Baby.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Review of Daniel Crommie's "Life Rattle"


You can read this fantastically uninformed review of Life Rattle here. This eclectic album of electronic instrumentals and songs is available only as downloads from Amazon, iTunes and many other online vendors.