There was a time when, though my path was rough, This joy within me dallied with distress, And all misfortunes were but as the stuff Whence fancy made me dreams of happiness... - Coleridge
Status: 3 projects to master in the studio...yayyyyyyyy!!
Label: Writ in Water Sound Creations Label Type: indie Location: Kitchener,
Member since: October 14, 2010 Account: Free Account Recruited By:TheDeathCartel
I'm a multi-instrumentalist and I have a recording studio and 2 indie record lables. "Have a Merry Melancholy Christmas" was my first recording under Writ In Water Records. I will have at least 6 more releases scheduled before the fall of 2011. I am a member of several bands - one of them is my fellow vampire freak band - the Death Cartel - I play keyboards for them on their live concerts. I've been a goth punk since the early 80s and still try to stay on a true course.
Get a Melancholy Christmas CD!
To give you an idea; here is part of a review written by Colin Hunter for an arts magazine: Normally I wouldn't review an album of Christmas carols. I wouldn't even listen to one voluntarily. But a couple of weeks ago, a very abnormal Christmas album appeared in my mailbox. "Have a Merry Melancholy Christmas" is a collection of classic Christmas carols with a grim twist: they've all been transposed into a minor key, which makes an enormous difference in the mood they convey. Played in a minor key, Joy to the World becomes a haunting funeral dirge, and Jingle Bells turns into a creepy eastern European polka. The disturbing album is the creation of Dave Flitton ... He began transposing Christmas carols into minor keys as a party trick a few years ago, and after much badgering from family and friends he finally committed his creations to CD. Colin's review sums up what the songs and the album sound like; it's like christmas music for vampires and I thought it would be cool to have it on this site.
Chopin, The Cure, Bauhaus, Dead Can Dance, Specimen, Michael Kaman, The Result, and way too many hours ruminating life over Guiness or Jack Daniels