Announcing the release of Open Strum's 3rd album!

“New Ground”, featuring 12 instrumental original songs, is now available!  The disc produced by Michel Goguen includes world, ambient, rock, acoustic and electric sounds.

Excellent photography for the disc done by Angela Moore (www.timetrapperphoto.com).

My friend Ronaldo Richard also performed & arranged the bass and strings on three of the tracks (www.ronaldorichard.com).

You can download New Ground here:


New Ground


Check out my new song "Dream".  Now available everywhere!  

Photo credit Mark Timothy


New song!  Have a listen to my new song "Smile"!  

Photo credit Nancy Boudreau Photography

Michel's second album called "Open Seas" is now available!  The album features an array of sonic textures.  World, acoustic guitar, meditation, and rock music are present on this 11 song instrumental disc.  The album was composed, performed, arranged and produced by Michel Goguen.

You can listen and purchase the album here:


Open Seas

New song!!   Check out my new song "Back Home"!  An instrumental version will also be available on the upcoming album.   Enjoy! 

Photo is from Tove Kristin Kallevig.


GREAT NEWS!! Check out the new song "Dirty Reggae" which will be featured on the upcoming album being released this Fall !

Photo credit Scott Wright Photography

Mix & master done by Samuel Alphée Richard

Michel produced and recorded an instructional bellydance CD for Studio Sephira.  The album has been designed to help students at her dance school embody various middle eastern dance movements.

To get more information on Studio Sephira, check out her website:


Enjoy this song that was recorded for fun, a cover of "Lament" by Jeff Martin. 

Photo is a stunning painting called "Palmeras" courtesy of Lauro Pedraza


"Light shining all around the bay...  in this river ride..."


Here is a video/song that was recorded for fun, a cover of Daniel Lanois' song "Still Water". It's not for sale, so enjoy...check it out!



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