Thomas Music and Stuff

Progressive rock, concept albums and meaningful lyrics combined with overly long compositions.

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My Music: Rautataivas

Composed by Esa Kaartamo. Original performed by Kim Lönnholm. This song came 4:th in the 1986 Finnish outtakes for the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) or euroviisut as they are called in Finnish. The original version can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smVG4rXdzDo (not available in some countries).

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Recent Entries

My Music: Letter Home

Another politically inspired tune. War and conflicts through the history of mankind. All instruments played and performed in my own studio -samples recorded onsite all over Europe. No digital instruments used.

My Music: Breakfast with Angels

Loosely based on ideas in Bulgakovs ‘Master and Margarita’, this song is about the apparent ease between good and evil.

My Music: Submariners

When it’s hot. And you’re at the bottom of the sea. And it’s getting hotter. And hotter. Then you need air.

My Music: The Ghost of Tom Joad

This song is written and originally released by Bruce Springsteen in 1995 and re-released on his newest album called High Hopes. This is an alternate version, true to the original but adding a few instruments to make it stand out.

My Music: Domino

This song is a tribute to Syd Barrett, a founding member of Pink Floyd. Syd passed away in 2006 and I started work on this track shortly thereafter. I would like to thank Josef Ohlmer (@josef-ohlmer) for his excellent saxophone-playing and valuable input in 2013.

My Music: Serenity (Parts 1-5)

pt 1. Serendipity pt 2. Reality pt 3. Serenity pt 4. Apathy pt 5. Clarity

My Music: I Person

I Person is a story about humanity in a post-Asimovish world paraphrasing his work “I Robot” – with a twist. In this song, we realize that we need to take back humanity from The Machine and return it to where it belongs.

My Music: Fear of Death Unsettles Me

This song is loosely based on the scottish poem “Lament for the Makaris” by William Dunbar (c.1460-c.1513) and the updated version of this poem by Joe Scanlan.

My Music: Ordinary Day

This is an older song from 2007. The sound is not great, but quite a few people still like it so I decided to publish it here. A pretty straightforward acoustic songs, one of the first all-acoustic (well, it has an electric bass) songs I’ve made. The mixing is nothing unusual; mixing into groups with […]

My Music: Fighterjets

Composed in 2009, this is a song that took 2 hours to compose and record and finish. It consists of three tracks: a synth, a harmonica and vocals. The harmonica is played thorugh a Northpole-filter for that unrecognizable sound.

My Music: Fire in the Hole

A totally acoustic song, initially saw daylight as a mictest, but this weekend I finally spent enough time to get this ready for publishing. The genre is acoustic rock.

My Music: Rodeo Man

Composed in 2009, this countrylike tune was first made up of three acoustic tracks: vocals, guitar and percussions. Later it was spiced up with some whistling, backing vocals and a bassline.