Celaeno, the twelve minute track from my album Pleiades is also one of the sisters of the famous starcluster in Greek Mythology. The name Celeano derives from the ancient Greek word Kelaino, meaning “the dark one.” Celaeno was the middle sister of the seven Pleiades sisters. Greek mythology states that she was outshone by her […]

Alcyone, released last month as one of the seven tracks of my album Pleiades, is considered one of the top five recordings of 2020 by ZMR (Zone Music Reporter). Alcyone is also the youngest of the seven sisters, and the Pleiades’ brightest star. She shares her reputation with her older sister Maia, who also claims […]

Electra, the final track from my latest album Pleiades, was the Greek word for amber. Formed from fossilized sap that once flowed from ancient trees. It was discovered by the early Greeks that pieces of amber produced an electric charge when rubbed together. The Ancients believed amber was made from honey and imbued with special […]

Known as the ‘lost Pleiad’, Merope is the youngest of the famous Seven Sisters. She was the last star to be mapped by astronomers and is the faintest star in the cluster, not visible to the naked eye. In the ancient mythical world of Greece, titan giant Atlas and his wife, the sea nymph Pleione, gave […]

Star’s End, WXPN’s renowned radio program of spacemusic and dreamscapes has nominated Pleiades to their November 2020 Top 30 Releases. Presented by veteran radio host Chuck van Zyl, Star’s End is the longest running ambient radio program (except for Hearts of Space) in the world. In his low-key announcing style that gently informs listeners of […]

A couple of days ago I had the pleasure to sit down and chat, virtually that is, with New Music Alert’s Reviewer Vivek Kumar about my album “Pleiades”, released a couple of weeks ago. We talked about the inspiration behind the album, what conspired in the process and how it was received among listeners. Pleiades […]

The Pleiades, also known as the seven sisters, have guided and inspired multitudes of people throughout history. Travelers and sailors on their journeys across the lands and seas have relied on the Pleiades while in search of adventure and their destinies. To honor their special role in navigation, the ancient Greeks referred to the Pleiades […]

Located in the constellation of Taurus, Taygete is one of the famous Pleiads and the opening track of my album Pleiades, released this month. Taygete is one of the Seven Sisters of the Pleiades. In Greek mythology the Seven Sisters were Alcyone, Maia, Electra, Merope, Taygete, Celaeno, and Asterope, names now assigned to individual stars. Visible to the naked eye from as far north as […]