Sunday, December 11, 2011

Steampunk Music: Victor Sierra's Electric Rain

Sometimes kismet certainly comes into play when one least expect it... as I trudge through my re-re-written future piece, I was contacted by a Mr. B. Eisenstein, one of the very talented musicians from the Steampunk musical group Victor Sierra, regarding their latest work, Electric Rain.  As many may know, I can be a bit stodgy with some of my musical selection (up until recently, I was working on a segue between opera and Steampunk), but as I am a curious sort, I took a listen to their recently released album... and I am quite glad I did!

Unlike some recent popular musical productions, Victor Sierra's music attend to the genre in a very well-done manner (yes, I'm referring to the already infamous Justin Bieber video, and a few additional artists with Steampunk placations).  Many of the tracks are unique works, but as I beat my keys, my fancy has been subsumed by their rendition of Jefferson Airplane's White Rabbit, which is, as everyone knows, refers to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Mr. L. Carroll.  By all means, do take a visit to indulge in their musical works, and I am confident you will pleasantly surprised!  For a bit of audio enjoyment, please visit their Bandcamp location, found at:

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