Wednesday, May 29, 2024

A Troubled Man by Tale Teller Club and iServalan from Immersion Books Strata 6

The new single from Strata 6 


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A Troubled Man is a jazz ballad by the Tale Teller Club.

'I used some very jazzy syncopated piano for this track to underpin a bit of a folk ballad. I played piano, actually two improvised tracks, and then I used pizzicato strings for a bit of edge.'

Flex is the main singer on the single A Troubled Man with iServalan on backing vocals. As the title suggests it is a poignant look at the angst of a man who leaves his troubles with the world when he dies. But it isn't a bleak song, the jazz underpins quite an upbeat vibe and overall it was written tongue in cheek by iServalan.

The track works well with Strata 6 which looks at violent urges in humans and some trouble that Renyke, the main character in this chapter, comes across at the bank.



Sarnia de la MarΓ© FRSA

If you love books and musicals check out the new animation series by Tale Teller Club, the Book of Immersion

Find out more about the Tale Teller Club


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The Tale Teller Club Official Podcast is called the iServalan Show and is available on iTunes, Spotify etc.
What is the Tale Teller Club? Band, Orchestra, Filmmaker, Podcaster, Set Designer, Author, Lyricist and Musician in no particular order

The Tale Teller Club is a captivating platform that weaves together art, literature, and music. Founded by British author, artist, and composer Sarnia de la MarΓ© (also known as iServalan), it offers a multisensory experience for the cerebral cortex. Here are some features of the club:


  1. iServalan Show: A podcast covering topics like AI, culture, and music.
  2. Tale Teller Club Academy of Arts: An online learning platform teaching skills such as drawing, dancing, and playing instruments.
  3. Tale Teller Club Publishing: Produces and distributes audiobooks, ebooks, and short plays.
  4. Tale Teller Club Inked: A show spotlighting tattoo designs and techniques.
  5. Music Therapy: Based on the theory of Rife Healing Vibrations, exploring resonance therapies.

You can explore their enchanting world on their YouTube channel and TwitterπŸŒŸπŸŽ¨πŸ“šπŸŽΆ12

Animation Films by Tale Teller Club for the Book of Immersion Series are available on YouTube

Links to episodes of Immersion written and illustrated by Sarnia de la MarΓ© FRSA, published by Tale Teller Club are below





🎻 iServalan’s Cello: A Symphony in Wood and Wire 🎻

Let’s delve into the enchanting world of iServalan’s cello—a vessel that resonates with both human emotion and digital echoes:


🎻 iServalan’s Cello: A Symphony in Wood and Wire πŸŽ»

  1. The Body:

    • The cello’s body is carved from aged spruce and maple, its curves a testament to centuries of craftsmanship.
    • The top plate (soundboard) is spruce, chosen for its resonance. It bears the scars of countless performances—a map of memories etched in grain.
    • The back, sides, and neck are maple, sturdy yet yielding. They cradle the soul of the music.
  2. Varnish and Patina:

    • The varnish—amber, like sun-kissed honey—clings to the wood. It’s a secret recipe passed down through luthiers’ whispered tales.
    • The patina tells stories: sweat from fevered concerts, tears shed over lost love, and the gentle touch of iServalan’s fingertips.
  3. F-Holes:

    • The f-holes, delicate and precise, channel sound. They’re like portals to other realms—the bridge between the mundane and the ethereal.
    • When iServalan draws her bow across the strings, the f-holes breathe, releasing harmonies into the air.
  4. Pegs and Tailpiece:

    • The pegs—ebony or rosewood—turn with ancient wisdom. They hold tension, tuning the cello to the heartbeat of the universe.
    • The tailpiece, adorned with a silver eye, anchors the strings. It’s said that it watches over the music, guarding its secrets.
  5. Strings:

    • The strings—gut or steel—sing their own songs. Each note plucked or bowed is a conversation between iServalan and the cosmos.
    • They vibrate, resonating with her every emotion. Joy, sorrow, longing—they all find voice in those slender threads.
  6. Bridge and Soundpost:

    • The bridge stands proud, a wooden arch connecting earth and sky. It transfers vibrations from strings to soundboard.
    • The soundpost, hidden within, is the cello’s heartbeat. It whispers encouragement during late-night rehearsals and midnight musings.
  7. Scroll and Scrollwork:

    • The scroll, a flourish of artistry, crowns the cello’s neck. Its volutes spiral like galaxies, hinting at cosmic origins.
    • Scrollwork—subtle vines, stars, or mythical creatures—adorns the edges. Each luthier leaves their mark, a blessing for the musician.
  8. Endpin and Spike:

    • The endpin, telescopic and unyielding, anchors the cello to the stage. It’s a lifeline for iServalan, grounding her in the chaos of performance.
    • The spike digs into wooden floors, stage after stage. It knows the weight of her dreams.
  9. Case and Rosin Dust:

    • The cello’s case—weathered leather or sleek carbon fiber—holds it safe. It’s a cocoon for the instrument’s fragile soul.
    • Inside, rosin dust clings to velvet. It’s the residue of countless bows, a testament to iServalan’s dedication.

And there you have it—the essence of iServalan’s cello. When she plays, it’s as if the universe leans in to listen, and time itself holds its breath. 🌟🎢✨


Find out more about the Tale Teller Club


AK47 Army camouflage, high heel shoe
The Tale Teller Club Official Podcast is called the iServalan Show and is available on iTunes, Spotify etc.
What is the Tale Teller Club? Band, Orchestra, Filmmaker, Podcaster, Set Designer, Author, Lyricist and Musician in no particular order

The Tale Teller Club is a captivating platform that weaves together art, literature, and music. Founded by British author, artist, and composer Sarnia de la MarΓ© (also known as iServalan), it offers a multisensory experience for the cerebral cortex. Here are some features of the club:


  1. iServalan Show: A podcast covering topics like AI, culture, and music.
  2. Tale Teller Club Academy of Arts: An online learning platform teaching skills such as drawing, dancing, and playing instruments.
  3. Tale Teller Club Publishing: Produces and distributes audiobooks, ebooks, and short plays.
  4. Tale Teller Club Inked: A show spotlighting tattoo designs and techniques.
  5. Music Therapy: Based on the theory of Rife Healing Vibrations, exploring resonance therapies.

You can explore their enchanting world on their YouTube channel and TwitterπŸŒŸπŸŽ¨πŸ“šπŸŽΆ12

Animation Films by Tale Teller Club for the Book of Immersion Series are available on YouTube

Links to episodes of Immersion written and illustrated by Sarnia de la MarΓ© FRSA, published by Tale Teller Club are below