2018-04-26 05:23:03 UTC
grej is the solo project and performing pseudonym of Greg Harrison, a Canadian-based percussionist from Fredericton, NB. He has produced works for Toronto Dance Theatre, Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre, Form CDT, Morris Palter, and Division 85 Films. His work and performances have been described as “rich & curiously cool landscapes”, “sensitive, sophisticated & powerful” and “transfixing”. Specializing in classical minimalism and electronic music, grej seeks to merge these worlds to create truly unique sounds, rhythms, and textures.
Chasing the Path was commissioned by Hanna Kiel (Human Body Expression) and was presented under the same title by DanceWorks in March 2018 in Toronto, Ont. The piece investigates the beauty and pain of memory.
Grej explores the relationship between classical/contemporary music with electronic sound design. Starting from a pure acoustic world featuring piano, cello, percussion and organ, the thematic material journeys through various stages of distortion and manipulation until reaching a cryptic synth-driven climax.
- Chasing the Path - 13:56
- Debut Sea - 03:39
- Pipe Dream I - 04:44
- Pipe Dream II - 05:23
- Abandoned Room I- : pulsae - 05:33
- Abandoned Room II- : wallless - 03:18
- Abandoned Room III- : face it - 02:42
- Track-ing - 05:45
- Tracing - 02:28
- Rewind - 05:08
- Cadence For Her - 07:11
experimental, classical, contemporary, electronic, film, music, indie, minimal, minimalist, percussion, pop, Toronto
2018-04-24 16:19:34 UTC
Gonetcha is a musical project born in 2017 in Lyon, France, under the impulse of a bassist. Gonetcha appeared to him in dreams. That’s how the adventure began!
In July 2017, first album release, Métro de Pensées (literally Underground of Thoughts), mixing French and English lyrics with rock and groove instrumentals. Inspired by those fleeting thoughts, Métro de Pensées explores the windings of the mind, and the different resulting states.
In March 2018, the project reaches a second album, Mission, all in English, with a decided rock vibe! This new album, inspired by the mythological heroic journey, wanders through the steps of this physical and mental trek. Mission is the reason.
- Dawn Beat - 02:30
- Lobster Game - 03:14
- The Big If - 03:16
- Pumped Up - 04:24
- Time Zone - 02:35
- Eight Stops - 03:48
- Submarine Wreck - 03:40
- What About - 03:27
- What You Stole - 03:30
- Spine Quirk - 04:59
- Unexpected - 04:36
- The Messenger - 03:58
2018-04-24 05:40:19 UTC
(New York, NY) In establishing Mars Motel, songwriter Sarik Kumar had to stumble on the past to find the future. In 2016, he visited his childhood home in Long Island and rediscovered a series of psychedelic, Brit-Pop inspired bedroom demos written during his last year of high school.
Although Kumar was already a member of buzzy rock group Twin Wave, he decided it was time to step out on his own buoyed by the inspirations of his younger self. Now, Mars Motel is gearing up to release the last in a string of singles, “Living In The Moment,” along with a live EP, The Eclipse Sessions.
Joined by Wesley Wynne (guitars), Justin Lieberthal (bass) and Craig Stauber (drums), Mars Motel formally entered the world in early 2017 as their expansive dream-rock soundscapes have earned them acclaim in the live scene in NYC and streaming success with their single “Green.”
On “Living In The Moment,” Kumar shares, “It’s a song about youth and independence, and the lyrics touch upon the time when one leaves home and goes out into the world. But upon returning, the place you once remembered and loved so much somehow feels different and unfamiliar.”
2018-04-24 04:28:19 UTC
Nasby&Crosh is a folk pop band from Milano, Italy. As the band name suggests, they are deeply rooted in the folk tradition from the west side, such as CSNY, The Eagles and Jackson Brown, but with a solid pop soul.
Born in 2007 as a duo founded by Luca "Bittì" Cirio (guitars and main voice) and Federico "Inartecapra" Cavaliere (accordion and backing vocals), it became a trio in 2012 with the addition of Alessio Premoli (guitars). They started to write a concept, "The Storm", divided in three parts. In 2014 "Quiet Before the Storm", the first chapter, is released gaining consent from audience and critics alike.
During summer 2016 Gabriele "Gaab" Faoro joins the team as a drummer / percussionist and the band reaches its ideal line-up, touring aorund the city. In 2018 "Here Comes the Storm", second chapter of the trilogy, its published, after two years of concpetion and work.
- Toxic Kind Of Love - 03:06
- All Along The Watchtower - 02:44
- Three Lines Collide - 03:22
- Drizzle (Storm Is Over) - 04:10
pop, acoustic, folk, jazz, vintage, rock
2018-04-23 06:46:13 UTC
White Light shine a light into dark corners often left alone in contemporary psychedelic indie-rock. Based in Malmo, Sweden the musical project is centered on the Danish singer, guitarist and songwriter Martin Ejlertsen.
The band’s new single “California Love” – released this Friday 20th April – follows previous singles “Teenage Dream”, “King Kong” (as well as a video for the album title track “Horizons”) which achieved UK national radio play from BBC 6 Music, Amazing Radio, and Radio X, along with heavy rotation on Danish National Radio DR KarriereKanonen.
On an album that introduces undulating keyboards as a new and fundamental element of their sound, with harmonies and chiming delay guitars under attack with fuzz, all enveloped in dark and pervasive melancholic melodies, “California Love” takes a slightly different direction and see the band in a quieter, more introspective, mood.