Posts Tagged: The Green Kingdom

The Green Kingdom ~ The North Wind and the Sun

The North Wind and the Sun is a record of deep clarity and calm, looking out at the world with a pair of bright green eyes. By largely abandoning his electric guitar and taking up more traditional acoustic instrumentation, The Green Kingdom (Michael Cottone) reinvigorates and enriches his music,

The Green Kingdom ~ The North Wind and the Sun

The North Wind and the Sun is a record of deep clarity and calm, looking out at the world with a pair of bright green eyes. By largely abandoning his electric guitar and taking up more traditional acoustic instrumentation, The Green Kingdom (Michael Cottone) reinvigorates and enriches his music,

The Green Kingdom ~ Harbor

Harbor is at rest, gazing out upon a vast body of water. We can take refuge here. This is a gate and a shield, built on the precipice of an eternal sea. Clean, reverb-laced guitar notes are shell-smooth reminders of its cleansing power, and the

The Green Kingdom ~ Harbor

Harbor is at rest, gazing out upon a vast body of water. We can take refuge here. This is a gate and a shield, built on the precipice of an eternal sea. Clean, reverb-laced guitar notes are shell-smooth reminders of its cleansing power, and the

The Green Kingdom ~ Expanses

The imagery conjured by the artist name The Green Kingdom is lush, colorful, teeming with life.  And so it is a slight surprise to view the cover of the latest album: a vast landscape that is anything but green.  But Mike Cottone

The Green Kingdom ~ Expanses

The imagery conjured by the artist name The Green Kingdom is lush, colorful, teeming with life.  And so it is a slight surprise to view the cover of the latest album: a vast landscape that is anything but green.  But Mike Cottone

Electronic Observations 2013 #4

It’s a real mixed bag this month, from treated field recordings, through the arrival of a loved-up Mike Paradinas to the discovery of a previously unknown side-project of Jaki Liebezeit, the legendary drummer from Can.  To be honest, I’d probably

Electronic Observations 2013 #4

It’s a real mixed bag this month, from treated field recordings, through the arrival of a loved-up Mike Paradinas to the discovery of a previously unknown side-project of Jaki Liebezeit, the legendary drummer from Can.  To be honest, I’d probably

The Green Kingdom ~ The Great Blue Heron

Michael Cottone (The Green Kingdom) writes, “we are lucky enough to live near a protected Rookery for Herons.  With this piece, I tried to capture the scale, elegance and mystery of this magnificent bird”.  Dear Michael, we are somewhat jealous

The Green Kingdom ~ The Great Blue Heron

Michael Cottone (The Green Kingdom) writes, “we are lucky enough to live near a protected Rookery for Herons.  With this piece, I tried to capture the scale, elegance and mystery of this magnificent bird”.  Dear Michael, we are somewhat jealous

The Green Kingdom ~ Incidental Music

Incidental Music is one of the most relaxing albums we’ve heard in a while, inspiring a state of alert calm.  This is the entire point of incidental music: the sounds used in movies to accompany important, less obvious scenes.  These pieces

The Green Kingdom ~ Incidental Music

Incidental Music is one of the most relaxing albums we’ve heard in a while, inspiring a state of alert calm.  This is the entire point of incidental music: the sounds used in movies to accompany important, less obvious scenes.  These pieces