What is New Age Music ?

June 26, 2012 by  
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It is often a futile effort to define a musical genre, as no sooner is a label adopted than its fans subdivide it, artists reject it, and the music itself evolves. New Age is no exception, and the diversity of artists’ styles that are put within the category proves this point–though many enthusiasts would argue that this style of music has existed for centuries, if not millennia. Read more

Grammy Award Best New Age Album Nominees – A Review

March 4, 2010 by  
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The Grammy Awards are just around the corner (February 13th), and the nominees have been announced! See what’s being said about the five contenders for Best New Age Album.

Ocean, Michael Brant DeMaria [Ontos Music]

“Ocean” is Michael Brant DeMaria’s follow-up to “Siyotanka,” which was released in 2008. The album has received rave reviews. The artist himself says that the album “is based on twenty-five years of research into the world of sound healing. Ideal for massage, yoga, meditation, or anytime the world has become too much and you need to flow again.” “Ocean” is great for relaxing background music to accompany your usual workday. I would say it’s an atmospheric or ambient type of music too.
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