“At The End Or The Beginning” was released by Marco Benevento October 27, 2021 just before playing a two night run at Levon Helm Studio in Woodstock. The track opens with a satisfying bass hook and at first listen felt anthemic, yet atmospheric; much like stepping into the sun after a week of rain.
It was only natural to want to listen to the song again and again. Repeatability is where the magic happened somewhere between the end or the beginning. After a few listens, the depth of the song began to present itself. While it would have been easy to write about all of the pain and suffering human kind has endured together, Marco chose a path less travelled.
“At The End Or The Beginning” presented an optimistic mindset for how to approach the world we are in today without ever touching a level of toxicity. It could be asserted that listening to a song like this could have real benefits to the mindset for anyone struggling to see tomorrow. The catchy groove that does not bombard could easily be on for quite a few cycles without noticing.
Marco Benevento has continuously demonstrated what it means to be an artist, not just a musician. His music, though seemingly fun, and out there, has never consisted of one layer in meaning. Zen master? Could be…
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Marco Benevento Upcoming Tour Dates
November 11 – Portsmouth, NH – The Press Room (Sold Out)
November 12 – Portsmouth, NH – The Press Room (Sold Out)
November 13 – Portsmouth, NH – The Press Room (Sold Out)
November 27 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl
December 11 – Miami, FL – North Beach Music Festival
February 25 – Ardmore, PA – Ardmore Music Hall
February 26 – Washington, DC – Union Stage
April 7 – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
April 8 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
April 9 – Fairfield, CT – Stage One