My favorite 100 albums of all time: #74 ("The Depths of a Year")

Album Cover "The Depths of a Year" by Ehren Starks Today's album was discovered by rummaging through the Magnatune catalog. This one is The Depths of a Year by Ehren Starks.

Magnatune lists Depths in several categories: jazz, instrumental, neoclassical, piano, and cello. It's the last one that grabbed me. I realized sometime in the early 2000's that I really love the sound of cello. So I started seeking out classical and instrumental works that prominently feature cello.

Eventually, I caught wind of Magnatune – a record label with the motto "we're not evil." The company's business model has changed over the years from individual CD sales to MP3 (and other format) downloads, to an "all you can eat" model. It was sometime after 2003 that I checked out Depths and loved it. It's been in heavy rotation ever since.

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