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William Gibson "Winter Market"

If you don't know William Gibson, you should.  Neuromancer?  Anyone? William Gibson's fiction often is set in the near future.  Unfortunately, some of his plot elements, in some form, come to pass. There is a collection of his early short stories entitled "During Chrome" highly recommended. One of the short stories is titled "Winter Market".   Without a spoiler, the story involves the future of entertainment AR, VR and more. Winter Market also has a short riff on th

NOMBEDES

NOMBEDES

 

San Francisco Symphony / Absolute Jest & Grand Pianola Music / SFS Media

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/san-francisco-symphony/absolute-jest-grand-pianola-music   Album Title: Absolute Jest & Grand Pianola Music Artist: San Francisco Symphony Label: SFS Media Provenance: Recorded and Mixed to 96kHz, 24-bit WAV PCM and 192kHz, 24-bit WAV PCM.   Absolute Jest is a colossal twenty-five-minute scherzo in which I take fragments of Beethoven’s music and subject them to my own peculiar developmental techn

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

The Valence Project / Heart Drum / Valence Records

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/the-valence-project/heart-drum   Album Title: Heart Drum Artist: The Valence Project Label: Valence Records Provenance: Recorded to 2" analog tape and mixed through analog console to DSD128. NOTE: Contains PCM source material.   If you love Daft Punk and want something unique and melodic but still close to pop music then try The Valence Project 2 – Heart Drum. Melissa’s voice will stun you. This collaborative

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Aaron Diehl / The Bespoke Man's Narrative / Mack Avenue

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/various-artists/producers-choice   Album Title: The Bespoke Man's Narrative Artist:  Aaron Diehl Label:  Mack Avenue Provenance: Recorded and Mixed to 96kHz, 24-bit WAV PCM.   The idea for the metaphor was that the composition and concept were specifically for these musicians,” Diehl says, referring to his working quartet of 30-ish all-stars—vibraphonist (and Mack Avenue artist) Warren Wolf, bassist

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

San Francisco Symphony / Ives Concord Symphony | Copland Organ Symphony / SFS Media

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/san-francisco-symphony/ives-concord-symphony-copland-organ-symphony   Album Title: Ives Concord Symphony | Copland Organ Artist: San Francisco Symphony Label: SFS Media Provenance: Recorded and Mixed to 96kHz, 24-bit WAV PCM.   The Concord Sonata by Charles Ives (1874-1954), a towering classic of piano literature, emerged into being over many decades. Its first sketches date to 1904 and its final revision to 1947, but mos

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Dayan Kai / Resonate / Waimele

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/dayan-kai/resonate   Album Title: Resonate  Artist: Dayan Kai Label: Waimele Provenance: Recorded to 2" analog tape and mixed through analog console to DSD64   Dayan Kai is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, vocalist, and producer with a lifelong dedication to music. Equally versed in jazz, world, Americana, and rock traditions. Devoted husband and father of three. He is

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Lawrence Blatt Fiona Joy / Special Event 41 / Blue Coast Records

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/lawrence-blatt-fiona-joy/special-event-41   Album Title: Special Event 41  Artist: Lawrence Blatt Fiona Joy  Label: Blue Coast Provenance: Recorded in DSD256 and mixed through analog console to DSD256.   Fiona's emotive piano style and the masterful acoustic guitar playing of Lawrence creates unique texture of timbres on songs like "Feeling Sunshine" and "And The Sky Was". Lawrence's sultry guitar pe

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Paul Horn / Profile of a Jazz Musician / Paul Horn

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/paul-horn/profile-of-a-jazz-musician   Album Title: Profile of a Jazz Musician Artist:  Paul Horn Label:  Paul Horn Provenance: Digitized from 1/4" analog tape masters direct to DSD128. No additional effects or reverb were added to the sound of this recording.   Paul Horn began playing the piano at the age of four, the clarinet at ten, and the saxophone at twelve. He studied the clarinet and flute at

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Various Artists / Producer's Choice / Blue Coast Records

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/various-artists/producers-choice   Album Title: Producer's Choice Artist:  Various Artists Label:  Blue Coast Records Provenance: All songs recorded to analog 2" tape except: Loving You Always, Bid You Goodnight and Three Crow Town recorded using the Sonoma System DSD 64. Mixed to 1/2" tape: Aurora Borealis. Mixed to DSD128: Rite of Scorpio and So Many Stars. All other songs mixed to DSD64. Mastered through an

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Jaeger & Reid / From Way Up Here / Jaeger & Reid

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/jaeger-reid/from-way-up-here   Album Title:  From Way Up Here  Artist:  Jaeger & Reid Provenance: Recorded in DSD256 and analog 2" tape. Mixed through analog console to DSD256.   Debut album for this duo offering intelligent songs with luscious harmonies, rich acoustic accompaniment and engaging vocals presented in a contemporary folk style.   The Audio Beatnik says of this album -- "Th

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Joey DeFrancesco / Project Freedom / Mack Avenue

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/joey-defrancesco/project-freedom   Album Title:  Project Freedom  Artist:  Joey DeFrancesco Label:  Mack Avenue Provenance: Recorded and Mixed to 96kHz, 24-bit WAV PCM.   Joey DeFrancesco is sought after for his unique sense of swing. Joey DeFrancesco and balladry as a composer is rich with bluesy, sensibility. DeFrancesco's also shines on his secondary instrument, taking inspiration from Miles Davis, w

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Cava Menzies Nick Phillips / Moment To Moment / Nick Phillips Label

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/cava-menzies-nick-phillips/moment-to-moment   Album Title: Moment To Moment Artist:  Cava Menzies Nick Phillips Label:  Nick Phillips Label Provenance: Recorded and Mixed to 192kHz, 24-bit WAV PCM.   If you're a fan of Kind of Blue, you'll love this album. It's a slow paced album of ballads great for when you want to relax. Nick Phillips soulful trumpet and Cava's "Bill Evans-like" touch will draw you i

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Tony Furtado / Special Event 30 / Blue Coast Records

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/tony-furtado/special-event-30   Album Title:  Special Event 30 Artist:  Tony Furtado Label:  Blue Coast Records Provenance: Recorded to DSD64 and mixed through analog console to DSD128   Tony Furtado, master on slide guitar and banjo, makes his Blue Coast Records vocal debut. Tony Furtado starts with an amazing cover of Tom Petty's  Runnin' Down A Dream. These songs were all recorded live by Cookie Marenc

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

John Moriarty / The Duo / John Moriarty Productions

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/john-moriarty/the-duo   Album Title:  The Duo Artist: John Moriarty Label: John Moriarty Productions Provenance: Recorded to 2" analog tape and mixed through analog console to DSD64   The Duo is an album of nostalgic moments from past favorites. Performed by John Mortiarty with assistance from Mark Williams, the duo does a masterful job intertwining the piano and the bass. The songs cover a vast array of gen

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Coco Scott / Smolder / Coco Scott

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/coco-scott/smolder   Album Title:  Smolder Artist:  Coco Scott Provenance: Recorded to 2" analog tape and DSD256 and mixed through analog console to DSD256.   Coco Scott's melodic vocal floats on top of a mix of spellbinding piano ballads and synth based harmonies on her electrifying album Smolder.   https://bluecoastmusic.com/coco-scott/smolder

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Debussy: Images, Jeux & La plus que lente / San Francisco Symphony / SFS Media

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/san-francisco-symphony/debussy-images-jeux-la-plus-que-lente   Album Title:  Debussy: Images, Jeux & La plus que lente Artist:  San Francisco Symphony Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas Label:  SFS Media Provenance: Images and La plus que lente were recorded to 19224 WAV, Jeux was recorded to 9624 WAV. Both were mixed to 192kHz, 24-bit WAV PCM   https://bluecoastmusic.com/san-francisco-symphony/debussy-ima

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Garett Brennan / Little Cottonwood / Three Pin Records

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/garett-brennan/little-cottonwood   Album Title:  Little Cottonwood Artist:  Garett Brennan Label:  Three Pin Records Provenance: Recorded to analog 2" tape, mixed via analog console to DSD64.   Cut live at 8500 ft in a log cabin, at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon in the Wasatch Rockies. This record is 100% Acoustic. No headphones. No overdubs. Only mics.   Little Cottonwood is an aural collecti

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

 

Special Event 11 / City Folk / Blue Coast Records

Links to listen and purchase: https://bluecoastmusic.com/keith-greeninger-city-folk/special-event-11   Album Title:  Special Event 11 Artist:  City Folk Label:  Blue Coast Records Provenance: Recorded to analog 2" tape, mixed via analog console to DSD64. Blue Coast Special Event 11 includes both laid back and upbeat folk tunes with hopeful motifs and pensive themes. The collaboration between Keith Greeninger and City Folk blossoms into sweet vocal harmonies bal

Blue Coast Music

Blue Coast Music

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