On his fourth studio album, A Chronicle of Midnights, George Zhen takes the listener on a journey filled with questions about faith, love and universal connections. Layered with guitars, pianos and electronic elements, Zhen dares the listener to join him on a musical exploration that is both haunting and revealing.
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- The Collective NowBy now you realize that much of the OTHER WORLD COMPANION exhibit centers on creating unique moments in time that can't be repeated. We are stressing the idea that this art is not designed to be consumed on demand – it is a constant live broadcast that the listener enters into and experiences simultaneously with … Read more
- Other World Companion: An IntroductionI have always wanted to do a music project that was entirely electronic in nature. A combination of synth work, field recordings and other ambient elements melded together into something dreamy or psychedelic. As a keyboard guy first, I grew up on the tones of Dolby, Kraftwerk and Brian Eno. So I figured some day … Read more
- Song Chronicles: SEVENTEEN ANGELSSEVENTEEN ANGELS (track #7) was a song completed in the shadow of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Given we are on the cusp of this terrible event's third anniversary, I though I should post about it here. It is a song of crisis and epiphany and is structured into … Read more
- Song Chronicles: CASSINI’s FALLTime for another installment diving deep into the music of A CHRONICLE OF MIDNIGHTS. Today we get into CASSINI'S FALL (track #8). The premise of the song is based on an interview I heard once with Stephen Hawking in which he emphasized the importance of humans getting off of this rock if they want … Read more
Organic, honest and sometimes ironic, this debut album from George Zhen journeys through a veritable midway of character-driven songs chronicling the adventures of lovers, warriors and falling stars.
A moody, melodic blend of electronic and organic sounds, drum loops and pianos, male vocals and harmonies riveted to a theme of humanity verses technology. A concept album.