Yesterday was Rememberance Day here in Canada. At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month we pause for two minutes of silence to remember all those who have sacrificed themselves in times of war so that we may enjoy our freedom. From the Boar War at the turn of the 20th Century to the current conflict against ISIS in Syria & Iraq, our Armed forces have fought to uphold the principals of our country & to keep our way of life safe from tyranny & terror.
On November 11, 2007 I recorded an improvisation to commemorate Rememberance Day. I share it with you today, so that we keep the sacrifice of our armed forces in our minds – even after Remembrance Day has passed. Please enjoy the song & show your gratitude to our Veterans & our currently serving members of the Armed Forces.
As I mentioned in my last blog post, I got a little sidetracked when my buddy Jim asked me about some old recordings I had. I am still working on digitizing & re-mastering my Master Tape Archive from all the bands I was a part of in the late nineties. So that is one project on the go. I still have to edit Acts II-IV of The Good Four so that I can release them. And my mind is starting to think about what I plan to do for FAWM this coming February.
It is on this last topic that I think I’m going to delve into today.
Yesterday was spent performing & recording a new video project inspired by the greatly misunderstood German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. The Good Four takes its name from an aphorism presented in Nietzsche’s 1881 book entittled The Dawn. The video is over an hour & a half long & features songs from across Candle’s repitoire as well as a number of brand new improvisations. The performance was captured via webcam.
Post production work will commence on the video shortly. However, here is a sneek peak at the new video. This brand new song is called Alhambra At Dusk & is a live improvisation recorded during The Good Four sessions.
For everyone who downloads the Eagle Landing Promo Single, there is a coupon included that will give you 50% off your purchase of Moonscapes when it is released (which will hopefully be soon!). So get over to Candle’s Bandcamp Page & download the newest Candle single & take advantage of this great deal. And remember, the Eagle Landing Promo Single is a free download – or you can name your price if you think it warrants payment.
This is just a quick post letting everyone know that there is now a dedicated Video Page on the Candle Experience Official Site. Drop by & watch the videos. And don’t forget to keep checking back for new content & new videos as they are posted.
What does it take for the Individual to achieve their Higher Self? This is a question asked of the listener of Candle’s latest studio album Vibrations, released today on Layaway Records. Written in February 2014 as part of the annual online song writing challenge February Album Writing Month (www.fawm.org), Candle’s sixth studio album is the result of a new method of composing music. Continue reading →