Cricket Music Instruments and Equipment – A Company Founded by Musicians!

Cricket Music Instruments and Equipment – We are musicians just like you. We strive to offer the best gear, and online experience. We give the best personalized service in the industry. We invite you to get to know our team, and we would love the opportunity to get to know you too! We have a vast array of products: from: speakers to stage lighting, amplifiers, recording mics, sub woofers, headphones, microphones, preamps, interfaces, and mixers. We carry band instruments such as: flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, and recorders. We also have a huge variety of drums, hand percussion, bass guitars, acoustic

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King Femi – “Young Queens” highlights every element of his artistry!

King Femi is a Hip-Hop/Rap artist from Atlanta, GA. He doesn’t have a comfort zone. As a restlessly eccentric artist, he’s not afraid to change course, or to experiment. The elasticity of his catalogue keeps him tethered to hip-hop, as he bounces around all of its facets, like many of his successful contemporaries. With all this willful blurring underway, it seems more than fair for one of rap’s most versatile and dynamic figures to pivot towards the perceived success formula. His latest release is the trap flavored “Young Queens”. The track dazzles in its tightrope effort to remain endearingly deviant

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“Mosaic” – The melodic motifs flourishing under the masterful hands of Rolf Schnyder

Rolf Schnyder wears many hats. He is a musician, songwriter, producer, publisher, and even a music teacher. Rolf studied guitar at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Zürich, and became a professional songwriter in 2002, alongside his wife Monika Schnyder who is a lyricist. He has several songs under contract with various publishers, and composes in multiple styles, from Country to Pop, Rock and Jazz. Rolf has his own publishing company, Liva Music based in Switzerland, which he founded in 2013. He has released a number of singles and albums, which can be found on all major digital stores, while his latest release is the track, entitled, “Mosaic”. The song sounds like a good entry point for the uninitiated when it comes to Rolf Schnyder’s music. It is simply a brilliant multi-movement fusion epic with all the atmosphere and emotional range of good progressive music, with a cinematic twist. Yet it also has a classic, nostalgic flavor.

Rolf Schnyder takes all his ambition from numerous directions and fuses them to strike the ideal balance between virtuosity and palatability. The musical arrangement is fantastic. Lyrics are non-existent, as this is an instrumental piece, but Rolf has a way of getting his point across with the music.

You can really picture vivid imagery by listening to the music alone, with little knowledge about the point of the song. But that is what makes Rolf so good – the music itself really tells the story and penetrates your emotions if you let it.

The production and engineering is also incredible, while the lead and melodic lines mesh between instruments such that the unison lines sound like a single incredibly multitimbral instrument, the rhythm section tight beyond belief. On this one, Rolf seems to really have focused on his strengths, and although he covers a lot of musical ground he never strays too far away from what he is really good at.

I would guess that Rolf is a downright perfectionist as it comes across in his music and writing style. “Mosaic” is insanely good. I might even have to go out on a limb here and say that this is the best thing Rolf Schnyder has ever recorded, period.

The guitars are fiery and resonant, while the keyboards shimmer and shine. Underneath, dynamic basslines and snappy percussion pushes the momentum along with insistence. The melodic motifs flourishing under the masterful hands of Schnyder.

If it’s true that music should entertain, make you think, be fun, challenge you, and be just a little different. Then “Mosaic” does all that. Performed with sincerity and conviction, the song delivers impeccable composition and unparalleled musicianship. However, what makes this track great is that ever elusive of intangibles – groove.

Put on the headphones and drive yourself into a frenzy with the funky groove Rolf Schnyder injects into this track. This is a solid record with an amazing depth and range showing Rolf’s maturity as an artist. He is a prolific artist and a talented man, that’s for sure.

This music is at once energetic and uplifting. Rolf Schnyder shows himself to be a wizard at drawing from varied influences and concocting a truly mesmerizing musical piece which cannot be squeezed into one single genre description.

“Mosaic” is amazing melodic music that has a unique rhythmical bite which keeps one’s imagination fully occupied as the song seamlessly streams through its journey. Instrumentally, it really doesn’t get much better than this!

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