The Great Game: A Dose of Sonic Diversity The Great Game is a band that draws upon a variety of divergent influences to fashion a sound that is representative of each member, merged in a way that elicits a melting pot of sound. The end result is a conceptual album that makes for a distinct sound that breaks past preconceived notions. Headed by Belgian composer and guitarist Mounzer Sarraf, the band takes its inspiration from nearly every corner of the earth, creating a new sonic flavor that sets out to whet the appetites of a diverse group of fans. Formed in 2014, The Great Game celebrates world music on a level atypical of most concept albums. The musicians on this debut hail from all over the world: Europe, The Middle East, North and South America. With such an eclectic group of musicians on hand, this album has nearly something for everyone, and the various cultures can be felt with each track. Tracks that stand out on this debut effort include ‘Science’, the opening number that merges elements of jazz, funk, and world styles. Rock makes a presence in ‘Bipolaroid’, a scorching track full of attitude that will leave fans of grunge satisfied. ‘Slave Magic’ gives blues fans a taste of what The Great Game is capable of, delivering a solid offering that showcases the musicians capabilities at their fullest. The frenetic sounds heard on this debut prove that this is a band with the talent and experience to go in any direction sonically. As they continue to gain experience via live performance, the appeal of their diversity will inevitably shine through. To stay abreast of the latest news for The Great Game, follow them via social media… Band website: http://www.the-great-game.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Great-Game/255555954610404 Related posts: Vince Grant: Tackling Unspoken Truths with EP America’s Next Top Model’s Dominique Reighard: Capital to ‘Spend’ (Sonic SLAP exclusive interview) Sonic SLAP Exclusive: 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens Beijing – They Own the ‘Night’ TristonXADES MultimediaTriston is an American jetset performance artist, writer, event organizer, and activist based in Europe. As a freelance journalist, he has covered both the underground and mainstream aspects of the arts, culture, music, entertainment, travel, fashion and Fashion Week in several cities, including New York, London, Berlin, Istanbul, Sydney, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Tokyo to name a few. He has been published in The Huffington Post, Trespass (London), Adaras Magazine (Miami) as well as featured in publications such as the New York Times, Vogue Italia, Turkish Huriyet and other on-line and print magazines in the U.S. and internationally. He recently released his memoir on life in Europe, 'Heaux Confessionals'. As a solo performer and with his band $kandal Du$t, he has toured in some of the world's most renowned clubs, simultaneously maintaining an underground renaissance, blurring the lines of all that is traditional and leaving his indelible, and ultimately unforgettable impression. There is no divide. Brace yourself. ======= ** support by www.neffmarksman.com ** Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.