Saturday, January 30, 2016

Striking Light, Striking Dark

This was an article about the new album "Striking Light, Striking Dark: Striking Words to a Zen Drum. They discuss the collaboration of the music and poetry and go into the history of the instruments. It also includes details about the inspirations involved in the album's process, and the effect that it has had on its audience. The music is very mystical and transcending, and the texts are very clear, emphasizing the importance of the poetry. Some of the pieces did not seem to have a set form, but just sort of followed the words about nature and surroundings, etc.

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