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#1213150 - 06/07/09 01:53 AM anybody know artist who play piano like this?
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the intro of the song on this video is just piano and it pretty much sounds how i like music to sound. I was wondering if you guys know any pianists or artists who have a similar erie dark and dissonant style...



and i have no idea what the image is on this, i just picked this video so you could hear the song.


Edited by rockonswitch (06/07/09 01:53 AM)

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#1213632 - 06/07/09 08:26 PM Re: anybody know artist who play piano like this? [Re: rockonswitch]
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It reminds me a little bit of Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield. There are many versions posted on Youtube.

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#1214339 - 06/08/09 11:32 PM Re: anybody know artist who play piano like this? [Re: Sir Lurksalot]
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wow, that's a cool song. any album reccommendations from mike oldfield?

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#1214470 - 06/09/09 08:33 AM Re: anybody know artist who play piano like this? [Re: rockonswitch]
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#1217265 - 06/14/09 04:44 PM Re: anybody know artist who play piano like this? [Re: Astra]
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The movie composer, Danny Elfman, has a dark tone to his songs.

It is more of just a "mystery" tone in general that you're going for? I love mysterious music, but not the kind that sounds evil or too dark... just the "light-hearted" mystery stuff. I like the soundtracks to the Nancy Drew Mystery games... they're tons of fun without sounding evil. smile http://digitalstore.herinteractive.com/soundtracks/

Good luck!


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#1217317 - 06/14/09 07:43 PM Re: anybody know artist who play piano like this? [Re: rockonswitch]
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Originally Posted By: rockonswitch
wow, that's a cool song. any album reccommendations from mike oldfield?


The album called Tubular Bells is one long version of the piece. It was used in the film The Exorcist.

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#1217543 - 06/15/09 10:45 AM Re: anybody know artist who play piano like this? [Re: Sir Lurksalot]
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Danny Elfman's band, Oingo Boingo was great. And I think that Mike Oldfield played with Zappa, correct me if I'm wrong.
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#1218706 - 06/17/09 02:28 PM Re: anybody know artist who play piano like this? [Re: Kennard19]
rockonswitch Offline
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yeah i know elfman, its not really what i'm looking for. i'm a big fan of dark pieces that have strong melody and also have a lot of accidentals and key changes.

i'll track down tubular bells, i really need to see the exorcist, i went to film school for christs sake.

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