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Guitar with alien

Announcing Filk Me Fridays!

Guitar with alien

Announcing a new feature at FanaticSpace!  Allow us to pimp promote your Filk music!  Send us your press releases, music sample files, links to your genre related music, lyrics, sites, and tell us what you’re up to…and (drumroll) I will post it on Fanaticspace beginning Friday, January 28th.If you’d also like your submission reviewed, please let us know.  Send inquiries, announcements, music files, etc to muzeic(at)fanaticspace.com

On Fridays, I will post a Filk Me Friday entry to help promote your stuff!  We’ll also be doing some podcasting in the near future, so if you send a music file or link to a music file, you might hear an excerpt of your filk tune.

Please pass the word, folks.

Bear McCreary

Bear McCreary is a Human Target

Bear McCreary,  one of my favorite sci-fi composers, already has a career that’s intergalactic (sorry, I couldn’t resist).  He’s been a busy guy.  You may remember him from the Eureka Season 2 Soundtrack, or his Battlestar Galactica soundtrack and symphony.  Now he’s receiving an earthbound nomination as well…

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The Eureka Soundtrack — A Review

I’ve always been fond of the music Eureka Soundtrack CDof Eureka, and was definitely ready for this cd.

Acclaimed composer Bear McCreary, of Battlestar Galactica renown, does a masterful job of musically mixing it up.  Of his own creation he says, “Whether or not you’ve seen Eureka, this CD is worth checking out.  The music is a totally unique and twisted blend of folk, blues and zydeco with 80s New Wave synths, 8-bit and 16-bit video-game-inspired FM synthesis, 70’s keyboards, accordions, dobros, didgeridoo and a little Spanish Flamenco. “

I couldn’t have said it better myself.  For one thing, I’m a sucker for accordion music, ever since my south pawed brother taught me how to play “Three Blind Mice” on my Dad’s accordion (turned upside down and backwards) when I was a sprat of six.  The zydeco takeoffs are always fun and sometimes gritty, and the subtler accordion melodies are clever. Continue reading