Porcupine Tree – Lazarus

September 19, 2009

Today’s MSMOTD Porcupine Tree – Lazarus (buy this song) And through the whirling sentry drones of academic responsibility, guns blazing and engines a-fire, erupts the newest MSMOTD: the mighty Porcupine Tree!  Leaving assignments, readings and constructive musings as so much burning wreckage in its wake, it streaks into the sky and bursts into a light [...]

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Amorphis – Towards And Against

September 2, 2009

Today’s MSMOTD Amorphis – Towards And Against (buy this song) There is so much good music coming out of Finland these days, especially in terms of melodic metal.  Bands like Nightwish, Stratovarius, HIM, Apocalyptica (rock/metal done by electric cello!), Children of Bodom, Turisas, Sonata Arctica etc etc.  It’s not limited to metal, as Finland also [...]

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Edvard Grieg – Aase’s Death

July 30, 2009

Today’s MSMOTD Edvard Grieg – Aase’s Death (from “Peer Gynt” – buy this song) I haven’t done any Classical music yet, so this seems like a good place to start.  Grieg was a Norwegian “Romantic” composer who lived from 1843 until 1907.  He trained in Germany and became very famous, with Tchaikovsky praising his music’s [...]

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