Medicine Macabre – The Music of Surgery

Who can choose when or where the Muses descend and sow their creative seeds, and significantly, who can decide what form that creativity takes? For example: to some, my work is an abomination. To me, it is art. Suffice it to say, the Muse assigned to Monsieur Maraise was having a particularly bad day when it proffered upon him […]

Three More Music Videos that Celebrate Science (fiction)

All geeks really want out of life is to convert the world to their fandom, so it’s always rewarding to see things we’re passionate about creeping into popular culture. Science fiction is slowly becoming more mainstream, and accompanying it is a new celebration of science. A few months back I posted three music videos that […]

May 23rd, 1829 – Behold the Accordion!

The accordion has become somewhat of a staple instrument with many Steampunk bands such Ford Theatre Reunion or This Way to the Egress that deliver that carnivalesque sound often with a frantic energy . . . but what of its origins? The advent of the accordion is the subject of debate among researchers. Many credit […]

Symposium Entertainment – Frenchy & the Punk

As was revealed by our poster exposure, Frenchy and the Punk will be headlining the entertainment line up for this year’s International Steampunk Symposium which takes a different path from the usual line up of bands you would expect at a steampunk convention. Not surprisingly, Frenchy and the Punk will be representing France as Samantha Stephenson […]

Symposium Session – Steampunk Music

Steampunk Music Presented by Sir Ernest Octave Suszczynski Join Sir Ernest for a journey through ten different genres of music and listings of bands within each that can be classified as Steampunk. Watch videos, listen to music and explore new bands which you have never heard of yet. Steampunk music is music steampunks like, right? Hopefully we […]

Interview with Terry Huud: “1873: The Insidious Intrigue,” A Composer’s Insight

Words and music. One begins where the other ends. Or so it’s said. But what about film scores? Words and music go together, interweaving to make a single impression. And silent films – well, the music can’t begin where the words end, because there is no dialogue at all. Each project presents a unique challenge, […]

Victor Sierra – the Music of Warriors, Gamers, Starships, Airships, & Valkyrie

Mighty warriors gather, prepared for a great conflict, wearing armor and bearing weaponry that spans cultures and millennia. A dark storm brews overhead with rumblings of thunder and flashes of lightning. The warriors are pumped full of adrenaline, fully knowing their death may be moments away yet caught up in the glory of battle and […]

Weekend Recommendations – November 20th, 2014

It’s time for your weekly report of where we’re going to be this weekend, or where we wish we could be . . .   Thursday, November 20th, 2014 This evening in Cincinnati, Ohio UNCORK and RELAX with painter, David Mueller. Enjoy a glass of wine and conversation at an informal gathering at Gallery 42. Click on […]

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