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Andy McKee - Drifting
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Don Ross - Crazy
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Antoine Dufour - These Moments

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Limited Edition - Candyrat USB Flash Drive - Top 100 Tracks

Acoustic Guitar

Featuring 21 Candyrat artists including Andy McKee, Antoine Dufour, Andrew White, Calum Graham, Craig D'Andrea, Daniel Voth, Don Ross, Dean Magraw, Ewan Dobson, Gareth Pearson, Hunter Van Larkins, Jimmy Wahlsteen, Kelly Valleau, Mike Dawes, Peter Ciluzzi, Pino Forastiere, Richard Barrett, Sergio Altamura, Stefano Barone, Trevor Gordon Hall, and Van Larkins. Includes 12 bonus Candyrat HD videos.

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Tabula Rasa
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Burning Up

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Calum Graham : Burning Up

Acoustic Guitar / Vocals

"Burning Up" features two original solo compositions from young and rising star, Calum Graham. All songs written & performed by Calum Graham. Recorded at Candyrat Studios in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Mixed & Mastered by Antoine Dufour. Produced by Calum Graham, Antoine Dufour & Rob Poland.

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Phoenix Rising
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12:34
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3 Way Street

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Calum Graham : Phoenix Rising

Acoustic Guitar

Phoenix Rising features eight original solo fingerstyle compositions from young and rising star, Calum Graham. All songs written & performed by Calum Graham. Recorded at Candyrat Studios in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Mixed & Mastered by Antoine Dufour. Produced by Calum Graham, Antoine Dufour & Rob Poland.

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Indivisible
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It Is What It Is
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Hey Ya!

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Calum Graham & Don Ross : 12:34

Acoustic Guitar

Calum offers six original songs on the new album, fully formed, in full command of his craft, his identity and his music. “12:34” features reworkings of three of Don's classic tunes as well as a cover of Outkast’s smash hit “Hey Ya”. There’s no question that every listen to "12:34" will reveal something captivating and new.

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Overjoyed
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Space Mountain
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Overwhelmed

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Kelly Sciandra : Space Mountain

Piano

"Space Mountain" finds Kelly Sciandra experimenting with a few different software programs and a gaggle of synthesizers that were collecting dust in the basement to create each and every instrument on these recordings.

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Robojazzin' Again
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Imperial March
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Robots in Shining Armour

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Mathieu Fiset : RoboJazzin' Again

Electronic / Piano

"RoboJazzin' Again" is the follow up to Mathieu Fisets "RoboJazz" album (2012). RoboJazz is a fictional cartoonish character that represents the paradox between loving geeky "music for musicians" and popular electronic dance music. The new album explores further into the EDM style with influences ranging from Daft Punk to Deadmau5 and even Eiffel 65.

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Klimbim
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Berkley Springs
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So Little Time

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Don Ross : PS 15

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Don Ross releases his 15th anniversary of "Passion Session" on Candyrat Records. The new record entitled "PS 15" is all re-recorded and funkified for your listening pleasure.

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Crazy
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Red Ships Take Off in the Distance
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From France to India

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Don Ross : Breakfast for Dogs!

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Breakfast for Dogs is Don Ross's first all-solo-guitar record in years (namely since Passion Session in 1999). "I decided just to record whatever the heck I felt like doing for this one, bit by bit over the course of several months in 2010. Hence the album title. I think of the CD as a bit of a "dog's breakfast," in that there's no particular theme that binds the tunes"

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Dolphins
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Rylynn
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Spirit of the West

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Don Ross & Andy McKee : The Thing that came from Somewhere

Acoustic Music

The new cd includes duets versions of five familiar tunes composed by each guitarist, two duet arrangements of compositions by Russell Ferrante and Mike Marshall, and two solo tracks by each of Don and Andy for a total of 11 great performances.

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I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
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Fix You
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You Are The Hero

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Petteri Sariola : Through the Eyes of Others

Acoustic Guitar & Vocals

"Through the Eyes of Others" is Petteri Sariola's impressions of some of his favorite songs. With only acoustic guitar and vocals, Sariola is a one-man wrecking crew, using his extended guitar techniques and guitar percussion to hold down all the band parts and then some.

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Mr. Sunshine
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Zeitgeist
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Anatolia

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Laszlo : Radial Nerve

Electronic

Lydian Label are very proud to announce the release of their first album, from the talent that is Laszlo (aka Aaron Wheeler). Nothing really does these tracks justice until you hear them in the context of the album though, with each track leading into and complimenting one another sublimely.

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The Hero, The Saint, The Tyrant, & The Terrorist
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Dust
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Don't Haze Me

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The Reign of Kindo : Play with Fire

Rock / Jazz / Vocal

"Play with Fire", is The Reign of Kindo's 3rd full length record and 1st with newest member Danny Pizarro Jr. on piano. Newly relocated to NYC as a base, Kindo has released possibly their best record yet.

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Thrill of the Fall
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Now We've Made Our Ascent
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Symptom of a Stumbling

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The Reign of Kindo : This is What Happens

Rock / Jazz / Vocal

On December 30, 2009, Candyrat put out the first Youtube video of The Reign of Kindo performing the song "Just Wait." It became an immediate hit and was one of the most highly rated and commented videos on YouTube.

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Caldera "The Waste Land Part 1"
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Nexus
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Ghost Song

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Daniel Voth : Singularity

Acoustic Guitar

Daniel Voth's debut album The Singularity brings a progressive twist to the solo acoustic fingerstyle genre. Produced by Candyrat artist Antoine Dufour

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Just Tune Your Guitar
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From Five to Four
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The Truth In Me

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Chris Mike : Not Just Lipstick On A Pig

Electric Guitar

Chris Mike's long anticipated debut instrumental album titled "Not just lipstick on a pig" delivers a blend of modern composition along with soulful melodies, groove and highly demanding technical solos.

Antoine Dufour Existence

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Catching the Light
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Song for Stephen
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Ashes in the Sea

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Antoine Dufour : Existence

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Antoine Dufour's third solo cd, Existence, is his best yet by far, with epic compositions that break ground on the instrument and move more towards a progressive rock sound than displayed on his first two CDs, Naissance and Development.

Antoine Dufour Existence

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To Run in a Dream
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Paroxysm
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Hide and Seek

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Antoine Dufour : Convergences

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Antoine Dufour's forth solo CD, Convergences, moves forward where his last CD, Existence left off. Dufour's style continues to develop, bounded only by his imagination and his technical dexterity.

Antoine Dufour Existence

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These Moments
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Midwestern Expansion
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Drac & Friends Part 1

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Antoine Dufour : Sound Pictures

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Antoine Dufour's fifth solo CD, Sound Pictures, starts off with an original composition "These Moments" which has a killer groove and melody that is always front & center.

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Boogie Slam
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The Impossible
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Titanium

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Mike Dawes : What Just Happened?

Solo Acoustic Guitar

'What Just Happened?' is the long awaited debut album from English guitarist Mike Dawes. This album features virtuosic solo and collaborative compositions and arrangements spanning a variety of genres, taking heavy influence from folk, pop and rock music.

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altalenanze
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system up

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Stefano Barone : Danze Altalenanze

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Stefano Barone’s second record “Danze Altalenanze” was three years in the making and spans several styles of progressive solo acoustic guitar using many different techniques, effects, and looping.

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Intro
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TCLD
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Alexander Supertramp

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Stefano Barone : particolare#uno

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Stefano Barone's debut CD features entirely original compositions, ranging from the funk of Spankie to the intimate melodies of The Return, to tracks of more complex execution and performance like Metronix, Batman, Alexander Supertramp and Minimalaction, a composition for 12 guitars which he usually performs live with the help of a multitrack machine.

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Fable
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Medicine
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Out of Sight, Out of Mind

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Ryan Spendlove : Fable

Singer-Songwriter

The 12 songs on this album have been finely honed over the last two years as Ryan has perfected his craft out on the road. When the opening bars of the title track float from the speakers, it becomes apparent that this is a record that defines its creator. - Steve Bradley - Fillmore Music

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I Know Your Pain
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Orange
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Blood and Ice

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Ewan Dobson

Solo Acoustic Guitar

The development of Ewan Dobson into the artist that he is today has been an journey to say the least. After his humble beginnings with his first electric guitar playing heavy metal and hard rock music to the discipline of his classical training, Dobson has expanded his repertoire to include Bluegrass, Folk, Techno, Trance, Video Game and Contemporary Fingerstyle music.

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Time 2
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Introduction, Romance and Waltz
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Dreaming in Dortmund

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Ewan Dobson II

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Ewan Dobson II, the new self-titled album released by Candyrat Records, brings with it 18 new recordings. As generous as his last album, Ewan continues to deliver his unique style that has proven to be a force to be reckoned with.

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Best Friend
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Ice Winter Rock
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Legend of the Brown Goat

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Ewan Dobson III

Solo Acoustic Guitar

After racking up 10 million YouTube views in 2011, Ewan Dobson releases his third CD in three years to satisfy his growing army of crazed fans around the world. Sixteen new tracks that are all Ewan Dobson.

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Rylynn
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For My Father
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Drifting

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Andy McKee : Art of Motion

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Andy has developed a mastery of the 6-string guitar and the harp guitar that leaves me speechless. He is the most textural player of the instrument since Michael Hedges. - Don Ross

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Gates of Gnomeria
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Ebon Coast
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Dependant Arising

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Andy McKee : The Gates of Gnomeria

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Gates of Gnomeria is a collection of nine Andy McKee original songs and two covers.

Antoine Dufour Existence

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Adrenaline Rush
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Beauty of Discipline
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Paranoid Android

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Gareth Pearson : Urban Echoes Vol 1

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Gareth Pearson continues to challenge the most discerning guitar aficionados, as well as every notable player he’s come in contact with. His proficiency on the acoustic guitar is practically legendary. Urban Echoes is Gareth Pearson's first studio recording.

Gareth Pearson : Urban Echoes Vol 2

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Cold Comfort
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Luna Moon
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Clockwork Party

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Gareth Pearson : Urban Echoes Vol 2

Acoustic Guitar

"Urban Echoes Vol. 2" is a step into the unknown. While Gareth Pearson's debut was hailed as one of the best fingerstyle releases of 2010, his follow up, "Urban Echoes Vol. 2, will be remembered for Pearson finding his unique writing voice.

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Stomp
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Gold and Green
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Wandering Hands

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Van Larkins : Wandering Hands

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Van Larkins is half of the group "Hunter Van Larkins" who put out an extraordinary debut on Candyrat entitled, "Myriad". Now focusing on his solo career, Van Larkins is releasing his first solo CD on Candyrat entitled, "Wandering Hands".

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Myriad
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Bull on Fire
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Fields of Avalon

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Hunter Van Larkins : Myriad

Acoustic Guitar

These two incredibly talented and gifted young musicians met while studying music at Southbank College in Brisbane and soon afterwards began writing and performing their own unique brand of Celtic, Folk and Spanish flavored acoustic guitar music.

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Perfect Waves
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Time
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X and Y

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Steffen Schackinger : ElectriGuitartistry

Electric Guitar / Rock / Fusion

ElectriGuitartistry” is the first solo-album from guitar virtuoso Steffen Schackinger. Steffen has created an album that rings new and fresh while remaining loyal to the legacy of classic rock and fusion.

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Little Tikes
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Alien Swing
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Spirit of Atikamekw

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Sébastien Cloutier : Correlations

Progressive Rock / Funk / Blues

Sébastien Cloutier's second full-length CD is a step forward in both production and song composition. The songs on "Correlations" offer up bold takes on Funk, African Rhythms, Progressive Rock, Ambient, and Blues.

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Quickly Disappearing
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Shallow Grave
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Swans Song

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Matthew Santos : Quickly Disappearing

Alternative

On Quickly Disappearing, Santos plumbs social consciousness and takes inspiration from the precarious predicament resulting from the melting polar ice caps and the crisis that is global warming.

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Shifts of Attention
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It's Your Favorite
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Rapid Eye Moment

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Jimmy Wahlsteen : 181st Songs

Instrumental

"181st songs" contains multitrack recorded material with expressive guitar arrangements and brilliant guest musicians. The core of all songs is the acoustic guitar mixed and enhanced with percussion, strings and lots of additional guitars.

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Halifaxation
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12 Rooms
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Hitched for Life

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Jimmy Wahlsteen : All Time High

Instrumental

"All Time High" is a further exploration of multi-tracking guitar bliss over ten gorgeous compositions.

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Kalimbatar
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That Old Familiar Pain
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Pine Trees and Power Lines

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Trevor Gordon Hall: Entelechy

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Trevor’s Candyrat Records debut album “Entelechy” explores new possibilities for the guitar through the use of a custom chromatic kalimba (African finger piano) that Trevor designed with help from various builders.

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Les Mille Lumières d'Anita
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Luna
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Mr. Art Valnades

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Sergio Altamura : Blu

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Composed by Sergio Altamura, "Blu" is a 12 track album, which exceeds preconceived contemporary limits of instrumental music for acoustic guitar; with percussion, loops, mechanical fans, intoxicating vocals and other guitars.

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