New EP Surfacing by Whalezord

2017-06-07 04:56:17 UTC


Whalezord was born in Silesia region, Poland, in early 2016, originally as a trio. Until the late 2016 few songs were written and then the band had to decide about their direction and pick up a vocalist for the project. More screaming / growling approach was chosen and thus Whalezord started it's life as a real band, writing more and more material.

Remaining loyal to their hard-core and even punk origins, Whalezord members pick passion over anything else, mixing genres and following the path of continuous deconstruction. Deconstruction here is regarded as a tendency to dissect and dissolve parts of songs, adding not obvious influences and staying focused more on the flow than on a form.

Surfacing EP is the first release of Whalezord, containing three different songs to reflect various inspirations and flows. On Surfacing EP you can find three poems, sang and played with an individual flavour, reflecting band's attitude to art, poetry and immerse experience that reading poems whilst listening to music is for its members. All Whalezord's songs are inspired by poetry and contain poems instead of lyrics. Surfacing EP is no different and you can find following poems here:

1. Passing - Wisława Szymborska (Polish poet) - Cat in an empty apartment

2. Shore - Pablo Neruda (Chilean poet) - Here I love you

3. Surfacing, part I - Lewis Caroll (English poet) - Dreamland

Track List

  • Passing - 04:23 info 
  • Ashore - 04:34 info 
  • Surfacing, part I - 05:24 

Genre : death, metal, extreme, metalcore, melodic, poetry

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New track Do It Again by Ideomotor

2017-06-06 05:22:29 UTC


Ideomotor is an electropop/indietronica duo formed in 2014 hailing from Helsinki, Finland. Taking flavourful aspects of rock, pop, indie & electro -music, Ideomotor is pushing the boundaries of genres. Influences of 80s synthpop, 90s rock and modern sounds translate into tunes that range from sweet melodic to the dark & haunting corners of electro-infused pop and rock. Ideomotor was a long time in the making as Erkka and Kimmo had talked about a common music project on numerous occasions over the years. However, it took a while and vocalist Kimmo to move to Zurich, Switzerland before things started to fall into place and the first demos came together. The duo quickly secured the services of a highly regarded production team and was locked in a studio by summer sharing songwriting duties and instruments. Their debut EP For A Moment We Are Strangers was released in March 2015, and that was followed by single Amplified / When We Begin the same summer.

"Do It Again" is the first track from their upcoming album release. The song is about looking back, but for them, it’s paving the way to the only possible future. 

Genre : indie, electronic, electronic-pop, electronic-rock

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New track Hibernal by Draws Creature Mask

2017-06-06 05:04:31 UTC


Draws Creature Mask are a four piece math/post-rock outfit from central Scotland comprised of drummer Lee Haxton, guitarist Fraser Walpole and brothers Callum and Daniel Elks on vocals/guitar and bass respectively. Borrowing musical tricks from an endless list of influences the band write intricate and ambitious songs, creating a dense sound that evokes experimental and indie rock heroes such as Radiohead, Mogwai and The National. In the bands almost two years they have grown in a run of self-released singles from their sprawling, anxious debut 'Football Season is Over' through to this years upcoming release, the slow-burn epic 'Hibernal'.

'Hibernal' has been a centrepiece of the band's live set since their inception in July 2015. The song encompasses the groups musical idioms as found on previous singles and expands upon them with further studio experimentation and a greater attention to sonic detail. For the sessions the core band was bolstered by string arrangements and guest vocals, all of which were recorded and mixed in Glasgow by Lewis Glass at Glassworks Studio, the result being the band's most expansive and accomplished track to date.

Genre : alternative, rock, art, math, post-rock, progressive

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New album Unshriven by BOG

2017-06-02 19:13:56 UTC


BOG is a four-piece post-metal band from Vienna, Austria, founded by Tim Primbs as an emotional outlet to cope with several experiences with death. Narrative arcs follow the woven dynamics of the sound. Sonic leitmotifs, ambient layers, and authentic songwriting create an unmistakably unique sound.  

Track List

  • Vague Dreams 
  • Heedless 
  • Spare 
  • Marrow 
  • Vanish 
  • Fellow Traveller 
  • Primus Inter Pares 
  • Stay 
  • Mère - 09:22 
  • Ninety-Two 
  • Unshriven

Genre : metal, rock, experimental, post-metal, post-rock

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New album Out Of The Blue by Tuber

2017-06-02 19:02:40 UTC


Tuber grew up in a sunny place, south of Greece, on an island called Crete. They were hiding from the sun, jamming in dark studios and playing their music in rock caves. As they moved north, sounds became lighter, since they started to miss the hot ground. The balance came as a result of smash, dark embraced light and improvisation turned into an effortless and instinctive process. Tuber moved their interest into new forms, founding themselves experimenting with compositions that combine mixed styles and sounds from a different ground. A focus is now on rock aesthetic flirting with psychedelic atmosphere and a touch of romantic mood. At this time Tuber live in Serres, forming their feelings and thoughts into music and words, still learning how to leave with reality and reinventing it with love.

Track List

  • Out Of The Blue - 07:06 
  • Russian - 05:39 
  • Cat Class - 06:47 
  • Noman - 08:14 
  • Moon Rabbit - 06:30 
  • Luckily Dead - 07:23

Genre : hard, rock, alternative, desert, electro, instrumental, post, psychedelic

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