Getting Retrospective

Photo by Brant Brogan (www.broganphoto.com)

I’m doing a pretty bad job of making a big deal out of the whole 10 year anniversary thing. Thankfully, there have been three articles that have recently come out that do a great job of chronicling the last ten years. I couldn’t have done better myself.

The first and most comprehensive review of the last ten years can be found on Robert Nagle’s site.

The really long accompanying interview has been featured on the Free Music Archive.

And last but not least, Sour Grapes Winery has posted an interesting look at the evolution of the production side of things.


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About Monk Turner
"This prolific/eclectic artist/producer uses a spectrum of styles, generating entire concept albums. Turner is both daring and melodically gifted..." -Music Connection Magazine "You've got to love Monk Turner for creativity and witty lyrics. He combines various music genres and creates tracks suited for any type of music listener." -FrostClick Over the past decade, Monk Turner has produced more than 20 concept albums, using a freeform collective of musicians who share his passion for creating unique, genre-defying music. His songs have been featured in movies, television programs and advertisements, and his reach continues to widen. “Seeking” from the 2008 release, Love Story currently has had more than 500,000 plays on the online radio station, Pandora. Music from Emergency Songs was featured in an international video that was created in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake in Japan. But, his most ambitious project to date has been the production of his 2012 album, Kaleidoscope, where he collaborated with more than 40 national and international artists to create an album of music and poetry based on the concept of color. Turner offers free download capabilities via the unconventional distribution platform offered by Creative Commons licenses so that the public is able to enjoy and share his music.

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