Music Finds #9 – Oldies but Goldies
“Music Finds” is a not anymore that new of a series, and I would like to thank for the support I’ve gotten for that, but the concept continues; a new posts here on the blog each Wednesday where I present music to my followers.
As I listen to a lot of music, I from time to time finds a piece that sticks out, sometimes because it’s quirky, mixed two very unlikely genres, unlikely instruments, or just damn right having an awesome sound. Expect any kind of genre to appear here. These songs is what I will be sharing with you in these posts called “Music Finds”.
But today I will look back.
Today will be nothing new to me, but I wish they might be for you.
Instead of taking on brand new experiences, I’ll take the path down memory lane, and present you to the little exposed tracks that are all are holding a piece of my own musical taste, my development as a musician, and else wise noteworthy for any reasons I might not be able to explain. This won’t be a biography, just a glimpse of nostalgia.
First off is a track that brings me back to the years when I was so much younger, and one of few common musical interest I had with a friend of mine. I’ve always liked the sound of La’cryma Christi but never went the length of truly experiencing their discography of music. For sure, they have that old-school soft Vrock-sound that I love.
Note that this a band that originates from “93, the video below is from one of their reunions – but they still sound just as good.
Seen as I speak so rarely about Japanese rock and Visual Kei in this blog, in contrast to my interest and profession as a guitarist in a Visual inspired band, I think it’s just fair to keep the subject going.
The next song that has been stuck with me is “Over” by 12012. Once again, this is no band that I’ve ever listened frequently to – quite frankly this is the only song I can remember the name of by them. But what a song!
This is all what’s needed for a V-rock slow rock song – heartfelt vocals, fading guitars with a melodic solo, and a promo shot on a field.
Aaah.. Beat Crusaders.. I remember only finding about 3-4 songs with them back in the days, which I loaded onto my MP3-player with a whopping 2GB(!) of storage space. Later I burned them on a compilation disc (a fancy word for CD-R) which I played while playing split-screen XIII-multiplayer with friends late at night.
This is a band that plays straight forward rock, singing in English unlike the previous entries.
If you would like to discover more new music, check out the previous Music Finds: