Monday, Aug 17, 2020 – Michael Whalen Interview

Michael Whalen's Synthesized Sacred Spaces: An Echoes Interview


Composer Michael Whalen talks about his April CD of the Month, Sacred Spaces. It’s a return for Whalen to his progressive rock roots as he turns a classical composition into a synthesized fantasy. Sacred Spaces is an electronic symphony full of strikingly original timbres and sounds. An overhead photo of his studio shows that Whalen has an insane number of synthesizers, and he must have used them all on Sacred Spaces. We talk about the progressive rock roots of Michael Whalen’s Sacred Spaces