Category Archives: Music Monday

Music Monday: “Morin khuur rehearsal”

Sometimes in life you come across things that are completely outside anything your own culture has to offer. Sometimes the experience is bad, but other times it’s very, very good. I hope this is one of those times for you. I first came across morin khuur, the mongolian horsehead fiddle, a few years ago. Since

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Music Monday: Symphony No. 5 – Hidden Citizens

If you’ve listened to my other Music Monday posts, you probably know already that I’m a fan of dubchestral music. Recently I stumbled across Hidden Citizen, whose album Revivals takes 5 classical Beethoven compositions and reworks them into short, but awesome, dubchestral masterpieces. All 5 can be heard on youTube, but if you enjoy them

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Music Monday: That’s a Wrap – Thomas Bergersen

This is it, NaNoWriMos! We’re on the last stretch, with only three more days after today! It’s the toughest leg of our journey, and I bet you need some inspiration. Well open up your manuscript and get ready, because That’s a Wrap is ten solid minutes of Thomas Bergersen’s ultimate music themes compilations. Although That’s

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Music Monday: Two Steps From Hell – Impossible (feat. Merethe Soltvedt)

It’s probably no surprise to you at all that today’s Music Monday is a piece by Two Steps from Hell. I find their music super inspiring, empowering, and motivating. I listen to their stuff and it makes me want to write! Today’s piece, Impossible, includes a very interesting instrument played by the amazing Merethe Soltvedt.

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Music Mondays: Les Poules Huppées (“Crested Hens”) + Far Away ~ Waltz by Katy Adelson

I haven’t done a Music Monday in a little bit, so here’s a beautiful recording by Katy Adelson. This is, apparently, a combination of two songs. I’m not familiar with either of them, and they blend together so smoothly that I didn’t realize it was two different tunes until I read the description (although I

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