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MonoNeon Releases “Southern Visionary”
New Albums

MonoNeon Releases “Southern Visionary”

Forward-thinking bassist MonoNeon is kicking off 2013 with a new album called Southern Visionary, available on BandCamp. The effort blends the composer’s unique interests of southern soul and microtonal music to create a completely unique sound. “On this album I’m presenting my minimalistic idea of ‘microtonal-southern soul’ with compositions, ‘Micro-Johnnay Taylor’ and ‘Micro-Staple Sangus’,” MonoNeon writes. “The title track, ‘Southern...

MonoNeon: Sonic the Hedgehog “Green Hill Zone” Theme
Bass Videos

MonoNeon: Sonic the Hedgehog “Green Hill Zone” Theme

Video game music has always held a special place in my heart. Looking back I realize that a lot of the themes from the games of my youth had really sweet bass lines, and I think MonoNeon realized that, too. Check out his play-along of the theme to the Green Hill Zone from the Sega Genesis classic Sonic the Hedgehog,...

Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas, Jr. Releases Down-to-Earth Art
New Albums

Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas, Jr. Releases Down-to-Earth Art

Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas, Jr. has released Down-to-Earth-Art, the bassist’s new album featuring his unique blend of soul and avant garde. The six-track collection includes two that feature what he calls “microtonal-southern soul,” and while some of his music seems out of this world, Down-to-Earth Art is named so for its concept. “The reason this album is called Down-to-Earth Art is...

New School: Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas
New School

New School: Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas

Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas is not your average bassist. Formerly known as PolyNeon, Thomas’ unique style is a result of his main influences of ‘70s Soul and modern avant-garde music – which come together in some very interesting ways. What makes you new school? Well I never considered myself “new school”, but I guess I do have a some characteristics that...