Dream Warriors Bolero
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Welcome to the music of Carlo D'Anna's Ridiculous Dream music. Also known as "Dream Warrior" in some circles. Influences and music styles ranging from basic to progressive rock, with definite Retro seventies sound. If you enjoy the sound of Moody Blues, George Harrison, Genesis, Dead Can Dance, and others of the same style, more or less, you will probably like this music. I use quite a bit of Mellotron and acoustic fingerstyle guitar as well.
Why this name?
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My Soundclick angle "Ridiculous Dream"?
Isn't life one?
Do you play live?
I have played mainly as a street musician and in Folk life fairs in the town of Santa Cruz, Calif. and in a few gigs with others. I have formed a small group of like-minded fools to play in my area as well.
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
It opens up a whole pandemonium of sounds which is neither negative, nor positive. It just lays it straight on the table, like a combo pizza!
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
Sure, for a six figures deal! Why the hell not?
Or even two figures...
...or even ten cents?
...spare change?
Your influences?
I listen to alot of 70's Prog-Rock and obscure European RIO (Rock in Opposition), and World.
My Favs are early Genesis, Danny Kirwan of early Fleetwood Mac, Anthony Phillips, Robert Wyatt, Steve Hackett, King Crimson, Leo Kotke, John Fahey, Spirit, and Quicksilver Messenger Service. Michael Hedges, some jazz and classical. And let us not forget the great Ren and Stimpy. My own interest is Fingerstyle Guitar and Rhythm Guitar.
Favorite spot?
Big Sur, Santa Cruz, Monterey and Carmel California. Olympic Rain Forest.
Equipment used:
Six string Ovation Guitar, 12 string acoustic/electric Takamine dread. Gibson electric semi-hollow body guitar, Martin Dreadnaught 6 string guitar, Asian Bamboo flute, tabla and tamborine. I also now use M-tron, Sampletron, IK Multimedia Fender.
I record using Protools 8.01. Xpand, BFD Drums
Anything else...?
Please check out my music stuff on Bandcamp where high quality downloads can be attained at:
http://dreamwarrior.bandcamp.com/album/the-dreaming-warrior

If for any reason you would like to attach my music to film, video or any other media, I would appreciate being contacted for permission first.

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Very cool sound, kind of sounds like an old outer space movie , 2011 oldies and goodies!!!
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That vintage 60's vibe...
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A trip to exotic worlds!!
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love the drumses.first off.......and the melody......Love the changes......Carlo I can tell you are playing soulfully moody as eva.............and Rhythmos sounds really great with Carlos spacy spaciousness......great colabo guys.....~Love and LIght to both of you lets rock em all in this cosmos with just that .........LOVE and LIGHT.....~Katherine
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Great change overs cuz upbeat then dreamy !
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Excellent my friend !
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Great opening,

I enjoyed the full instrumentation on this one, medieval and modern genre melted into another, interesting atmosphere, one of the most original entry of the last SC-Challenge imho!! Well done Carlo! big grin :D
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Just love your creative mind Amigo !!!!!!!!!!!
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This music is almost the vacation I need. Almost. Seriously, pack me in your bag next time you go.
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A wonderful piece, with lots of medieval references. There are many sweet themes and nice little tunes going on here. I also love the percussive sounds. The different pieces interact and blend nicely and as always the production is top notch. You opened a door to a strange and magic place of wonderful, timeless prog sounds, Carlo!
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A rich arrangement hosting many wondrous synthesized toys beautifully produced. The disconnected vocals did it for me. AWESOME. Totally befitting the evening's theme.
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Nice production!!! Quite different, enjoyed it!!!
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A 'wide-screen' epic of mind-travel into unknown territories; both in this universe and in others. A kind of travelling without moving. Lots of interesting changes. I can imagine a very involved light-show to go with this. Yep, Carlo, you've produced a very special one here. Excellently presented piece of pracical dreaming.
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OH MAN, I REALLY LIKE THIS ONE CARLO!
SO COOL!
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BRAVO!!
WHAT A NEW TRIPPY WORLD !!
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