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Luna: Bob Dylan’s “All Along The Watchtower” performed on the Korean Gayageum

Luna’s debut album from Domo Records features her performing on a 20 and 25 string traditional Korean instrument, called the Gayageum. With the exception of Luna’s instrument, the music she performs is anything but traditional. With inspired performances and dazzling skill, Luna has become a virtual sensation amassing scores of YouTube views, exhibiting her remarkable ability to bridge Eastern culture with Western influences.

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Domo Records releases debut album from Korean Gayageum virtuoso Luna

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Domo Records has released the debut album by Korean Gayageum virtuoso Luna this week.

Luna’s debut album from Domo Records features her performing on a 20 and 25 string traditional Korean instrument, called the Gayageum.  With the exception of Luna’s instrument, the music she performs is anything but traditional.  With inspired performances and dazzling skill, Luna has become a virtual sensation amassing scores of YouTube views, exhibiting her remarkable ability to bridge Eastern culture with Western influences.

The album features 3 original songs by Luna as well as notable versions of classic rock songs on the Korean instrument that include Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” and Pink Floyd’s “The Great Gig In The Sky”.  The album also includes inspired renditions of Air’s “Alone In Kyoto”, Ryuichi Sakamoto’s “Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence” as well as a note for note version of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Jimi Hendrix tribute to “Little Wing”.

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Tao Of Sound releases “Ronin”

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Recording artists/production duo Tao Of Sound has released their sophomore album, “Ronin,” on Domo Records. Tao Of Sound is comprised of producer/remixer/multi-instrumentalists Taku Hirano and Daniel Pearson.

“RONIN” is the sophomore album from experimental multi-instrumentalists Taku Hirano and Daniel Pearson, otherwise known as the band Tao Of Sound.  Departing from the ambient/lounge vibe of their 2010 debut “METRO“, they went for an edgier sound when composing, arranging, and producing the songs for “RONIN”, and brought in guest instrumentalists and vocalists from around the world.

The album appears after an already impressive career working with a wide array of talents, including some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Dr. Dre, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Wonder, and Nine Inch Nails.  Internationally, Tao Of Sound has worked with Academy Award-winning film composer A.R. Rahman (“Slumdog Millionaire“), Cirque du Soleil, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and Japanese pop icon Utada Hikaru.  Chances are you’ve already been exposed to their music and production work, as Tao Of Sound has contributed to the soundtracks of a number of television productions and feature films.

Having made a name for themselves as remix artists initially (including remixes for Rap superstar Kanye West‘s 2008 release 808s & Heartbreak and for Grammy Award-winning New Age pioneer Kitaro), “RONIN” allows Tao Of Sound to step to the front of the stage with their eclectic, ever-changing style.  From their first album, which combined Zen-like Eastern influences with electronic beats and rock swagger, to RONIN’s edgy pop sounds and epic world-electronica orchestrations, Tao Of Sound has carved out a completely original musical identity.

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Special deal of the day: Kitaro’s 3 DVD/1 CD live series set

Here’s a great deal from Domo Records, the record label behind Grammy Award-winning keyboardist/composer/New Age pioneer Kitaro: 3 DVDs and 1 CD, all live concert specials, marked down from $72.92 to $29.98 for one day.

The set includes,

  • Daylight, Moonlight Live In Yakushiji (DVD) (2003)
  • An Enchanted Evening Digipack Limited Edition (DVD) (2013)
  • Kojiki: A Story In Concert Digipack Limited Edition (DVD) (2009)
  • Live In America (CD) (1999)

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Special deal of the day: Kitaro’s 3 DVD/1 CD live series set

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