Venezuelan guitarist, composer, and founder of the instrumental math rock project Aurora Dream, Daniel Morales, has just released his first solo album, DUNNY TUNES. The album was recorded and remixed by renowned Venezuelan engineer Moises D’ Bello and is a beautifully eclectic mix of genres that will surely capture your heart.
With influences from Buckethead and Ichika Nito, the album seamlessly blends progressive rock, math rock, post-rock, metal and other styles into an immersive listening experience.
DUNNY TUNES contains original songs and covers of his favourite anime songs, featuring collaborations with fellow internet musicians and friends he has made over the years. Despite being recorded during difficult times, it’s clear that the album was crafted with love and care.
“Releasing solo material is a thrilling experience. It allows you to explore your musical boundaries, showcase your artistic individuality and share your creative side without any limitations. This is why I seized the opportunity to present a more personal and raw side of my music by inviting some talented friends to collaborate on this solo project. There’s a certain innocence, purity and imperfection that comes with this release, which reminds me of the early days when I first picked up a guitar and started recording my ideas after high school,” comments Daniel.
He adds, “The creation of this album was not driven by a specific goal, but rather a fun way to turn unused ideas into short tunes and covers. You’ll find a dynamic blend of music styles and genres, making the listening experience all the more diverse. I hope this project inspires you to create and share your own art with the world. I’m sure you have a special story to tell as well.”
The album features several songs that range from melodic and introspective to heavy and aggressive. It also contains several of Morales’ signature guitar solos, sure to impress even the most discerning listener.
Overall, DUNNY TUNES captures innocence and purity that is rare in today’s music landscape. It’s an album that will resonate with guitar enthusiasts, anime fans, Math-rock lovers, and anyone looking for creative inspiration.
So if you’re looking for a unique listening experience that pushes the boundaries of what can be achieved with a single instrument, then Daniel Morales’ debut solo album DUNNY TUNES is a must-listen.
The album is now available for streaming and download on all major music platforms. Check it out below!