|A wild club-dance song on the new "Sonic Tonic" album blends the sounds of rave culture with a choral ensemble. The trance track by Scott G (The G-Man) has received great reviews from classically trained artists and Michael Jackson's recording engineer.
The new album from The G-Man, called "Sonic Tonic," is breaking new ground in many ways, especially with the 8-1/2 minute track called "Psycho Choir," which mixes dance-trance beats, fast-paced percussion and a very psychedelic choral ensemble.
"The track takes listeners from the dance floor to the church choir loft and back again," states Brian Forest, VP of G-Man Music & Radical Radio, the commercial production company headed by Scott G, who records as The G-Man.
Dance rhythms are not unusual for artists on Delvian Records, the label that is releasing the "Sonic Tonic" album in stores and on iTunes, but the songs on this new recording cover a wide-ranging auditory landscape.
"An insane choir is just part of the smashing, crashing, moody-groovy sounds on the 65-minute album." Forest stated. "Many musicians are commenting on the unique songs."
Classically-trained jazz pianist William Morosi says "the choir alternates between sympathetic keys and those that counter the synthesizers in the song. It's sometimes related tonally, sometimes not." The track is "like the ghosts of St. Benedict's monks getting down in the abbey," Morosi added.
Michael Jackson's recording engineer, Matt Forger, now a producer, also praised the song: "Your recording, 'Psycho Choir,' is a real trip through the Twilight Zone of trance. You're one crazy twisted psycho musician, masquerading as a mild mannered ad man."
The sounds of the choral group "were played through a guitar synthesizer," G-Man stated, "so I could turn the choir into an unearthly whoosh by sliding my hand on the fretboard."
Scott G's primary business is G-Man Music & Radical Radio, where he is voice artist and music composer on radio commercials for Verizon Wireless, Goodrich, Micron, NASSCO, and The Auto Club. He is a creative director for NARIP as well as a member of NARAS (www.grammy.com).
*Brian Forest and Scott G, Immedia Wire Service and G-Man Music & Radical Radio, 818-223-8486; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.gmanmusic.com
*Paddy Holland, Delvian Records, 925-256-1770; email@example.com; http://www.delvianrecords.com
*Frederick Wilson, Gate Media Group, 800-655-1625; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.gatemedia.com
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