New track Still (Post Rock) by Martyn Jackson

2017-03-16 22:58:34 UTC

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Martyn Jackson is a Neo-Classical/Post-Rock composer and musician from Portishead (Bristol). His previous releases include the 2013 release of "Home", and the score for the 2016 BBC short film "Leonard's Neighbours".

"Still" is an example of this minimal approach. This track was composed especially for Bandcamp supporting the ACLU on Friday the 3rd of February.

 


Genre : alternative, ambient, minimalism, neo-classical, orchestral, piano, rock, instrumental, post-rock

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We All Die! What A Circus! by We All Die! What A Circus!

2017-03-14 18:54:35 UTC

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We All Die! What A Circus! Is the solo studio project of João Guimarães from Portugal and was created in 2013. It all started with the release of the EP Drowning Gives Meaning To Breath (June, 2013) which consisted of soundscapes (synths, samples, field-recordings) mixed with post-rock and "folk" guitars with a minimalist approach focusing on the atmosphere. The song "Drowning Gives Meaning to Breath" was featured on the RibsOut Compilation 6 and the song "Hold" was featured on the compilation The Best of Portuguese Post-Rock 2013 made by the Portuguese website Planeta Post-Rock.

In September of 2014 the first full-length "Until The Cosmos Takes Me Back"was released featuring more drone elements, intricated guitar-work and a more layered sound, featuring two singles: From India To Gaza I, one of the highlights of the album with a strong guitar-lead dwelling in the air with its simplicity, and Old Village In Space which combines a sense of nostalgia with an eerie slow-pace solo. The album was considered one of the best Portuguese albums of the year by the website Bandcom and the song "Our Dust Turned Into This" was featured on the compilation The Best of Portuguese Post - Rock 2014 by Planeta Post-Rock.

Between 2015 and early 2017 the new self-titled album was recorded expanding the sound of the project with a different concept, including elements of dark jazz, modern classical all warped up by reverb-drenched drone soundscapes and also post-rock guitar featuring drums for the first time. 

The album was released on March, 3, 2017. Conceptually it deals with the existential issues of human life, the need for a meaning of life and/or the lack of it; and how time and space wraps our own existence. It was inspired by the thoughts of philosophers and writers like Emil Cioran and Charles Bukowski (his famous poem Bluebird is recited on that song) and is a homage to them. Sound-wise this album makes heavy use of drone synths and field-recordings processed with various effects setting the atmosphere; some elements of dark jazz and classical modern piano; post-rock guitars for the lead melodies and harmonies and a sparse use of drums, mostly downtempo. Some said it resembles Angelo Badalamenti and Bohren & der Club of Gore making post-rock. 

Track List

  • The Trouble Of Being Born - 05:34 
  • Emil Cioran's Nightwalk - 07:50 
  • Bluebird - 09:01 
  • A Fishing Rod For My Grandpa - 04:28 
  • Tears Do Not Burn Except In Solitude - 08:13 
  • What We Think We Become - 04:49


Genre : ambient, experimental, acoustic, drone, field, recordings, folk, introspection, post-rock

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New EP Shudder by Kriva

2017-03-14 04:33:12 UTC

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Kriva is the musical project of Washington-based musician, x-ray technologist, and outdoors enthusiast Bob Kriva. He sincerely hopes you enjoy the music.

"Shudder" is a 3-track EP featuring the full range of Kriva's unique sound, with influences ranging from heavy electronica to spacey ambience, and modern classical styles.  Drawing on the experience of a frustrating chronic illness, this EP is a brief catharsis and a glimpse at a more hopeful future.


Track List


  • Every Avenue Exhausted - 04:48 
  • They Have Pulled Down Deep Heaven on Their Heads - 04:22 
  • Recover - 03:13


Genre : electronic, ambient, electronica, modern, classical, piano

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Autumn Is Ending by KSCIAA

2017-03-13 05:58:40 UTC

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 KSCIAA started out as a small post rock solo project of transgender multi-instrumentalist Willow S., and, after going a lot of members, ended up as a neoclassical 2-piece made up out of Julian D. on violin and Willow S. on production, piano, celesta and cello. Within a relatively short time, they released two EPs, "Dreams - Ending - Redemption - Liberation" and "This Is For You", which were received well, and later promoted by the web label Just Noise Music. Sadly, shortly after, Julian quit the project, leaving Willow to finish the first, and final, full album, "Autumn is Ending" by herself, along with a guest violinist and vocalist.

KSCIAA is a neoclassical crossover powerhouse that combines fragile string and piano arrangements with harsh, inorganic electronic sounds and chopped up field recordings, drawing influence from composers such as Kashiwa Daisuke, Olafur Arnalds and Yann Thiersen as well as the half-step thumping drums of various electronic producers like Willow Beats and Eskmo. Autumn is Ending is a collection of works from over several years that Willow, the projects founder, describes as attempts to create short movies without video, processing themes such as her mental illness, trauma, abandonment, feelings of being lost, but also hope and recovery.
Currently, Willow is donating all proceeds to Sacred Stone Camp, in protest of the Dakota access pipeline.

Track List


  • 5th Of April (Intro Cut) - 03:10 
  • Freefall - 04:00 
  • Apocalypse Dawn - 04:56 
  • As We Stood Among The Trees - 04:18 
  • A Dance For Two - 03:18 
  • Around The Corner (Soundtrack) - 03:55 
  • This Familiar Place - 04:21 
  • Home (feat) - 03:05


Genre : crossover, experimental, soundtrack, ambient, cello, indie, neoclassical, postrock, strings, violin

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Saudade by Shores of Orion

2017-03-13 05:54:56 UTC

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Shores of Orion is an experimental musical project from India. Born out of insomnia, this project started back in 2015 as an idea of expressing emotions through music, by a guy who just wants to write meaningful and inspiring music. After two years, Shores of Orion is releasing its debut album Saudade this February.

Saudade is the debut album from Shores of Orion, a project by Parijat Chakraborty (Kolkata, India) based on experimental post-rock. This album tries to explore the different aspects of life, such as despair, loss, loneliness and acceptance and at the same time tries to be the consciousness of the dreamers who are stuck in the past and can't seem to move on. In Portuguese, Saudade means a feeling of nostalgic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. The composer attempts to give meaning to that search of something or someone through 13 songs that make up this album.

Track List

  • Silver Lining - 03:50 
  • Too Bright For Tired Eyes - 04:04 
  • Clarity - 04:54 
  • Glimpse of Hope (Reprise) - 03:34 
  • Clouds Cover The Stars - 02:15 
  • Wild Eyed Dreamers - 05:20 
  • Memories - 03:32 
  • Closure - 03:02 
  • Like Kites Without Strings - 03:40 
  • Saudade - 04:33 
  • Chasing Dreams - 03:57 
  • I can almost hear your voice - 02:54 
  • Rain - 01:25


Genre : alternative, ambient, instrumental, piano, post-rock

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