Scott Michaels Releases Second Dark Classical Album, "Quiescence"

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Scott Michaels, the acclaimed composer and virtuoso musician, has once again left an indelible mark on the world of dark classical music with the release of his second album, "Quiescence." Following the success of his debut album, "Ex Tenebris," Michaels' latest opus hit the digital shelves on February 3rd, 2024, astounding audiences and critics alike with its haunting and evocative compositions.

"Quiescence" is a testament to Michaels' exceptional talent and unwavering dedication to the craft of classical noir music. In a mere six months since his debut, he has created another masterpiece that transports listeners to a realm of melancholic beauty. This album showcases a mesmerizing interplay of Michaels' haunting instrumental performances, artfully woven together with the captivating vocals of Naashiif, resulting in a rich tapestry of sound that enchants and envelopes the listener.

Michaels' extraordinary proficiency spans an array of instruments, including the guitar viol, cello, and erhu, all of which contribute to the album's lush and dark ambiance. "Quiescence" is a sonic journey that resonates with those who appreciate the enigmatic allure of dark classical and cinematic music. With its masterful compositions and performances, this album is a captivating and indispensable addition to the collection of any discerning avant-garde music enthusiast.

"Quiescence" is a must-listen for fans of Arnold Schoenberg, Joseph Bishara, Mark Korven, György Sándor Ligeti, James Newton Howard, Bernard Herrmann, Olivier Messiaen, Midnight Syndicate and Nox Arcana.


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