Urban Lonesome by Mixtaped Monk

2017-05-08 04:01:13 UTC

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Mixtaped Monk is a DIY music project by a journalist and music producer (Arka Sengupta) who believes in making music that soothes the mind. This project was started as an outlet for his creative expressions. Under the moniker of Mixtaped Monk, he not only expresses himself as a music producer but also as a writer and a visual artist.

Being socially awkward since childhood, he always loved solitude. And, in his solitude, the thing which he liked to do the most is discovering music. Be it the cassette of Pink Floyd's “Dark Side of The Moon,” which he discovered, in his uncle's old room, during his early teenage, or the first mixtape that he made for a girl when he was a little bit older, music has always been his sole companion. Gradually, he picked up playing the keyboard and the guitar, started experimenting with music and realized that there is a whole world of possibilities for him to explore. That is how the idea of Mixtaped Monk started.

Mixtaped Monk's debut album, "Urban Lonesome," is a very personal and emotional album to Arka. Through sounds, it talks about the different experiences a person has and what he feels when he finally comes back home after spending 5 years in various cities following his passion. The album tries to convey how the person feels when he finds out that the city, and the whole atmosphere around it has changed drastically. He feels like he is stranded in a deserted island; friendless, lonely and anxious.

The album is inspired by Arka's own experiences after he shifted to his hometown recently. Sonically, it borders around Atmospheric, Ambient, Post-Rock and Experimental music.     

Track List

  • The Return - 02:37 
  • City Of Changes - 05:38 
  • Lonesome Drifter - 05:49 
  • Futile Festivities - 04:33 
  • Beyond Anxiety - 06:52 
  • Acceptance Bliss - 01:34


Genre : alternative, experimental, ambient, atmospheric, dark, downtempo, dreamy, electronica, instrumental, post-rock, psychedelic, shoegaze, soundscape

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New track Internal Heights by BLVL

2017-05-05 03:39:59 UTC

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French group BLVL’s new track “Internal Heights” expertly transitions between lush moments of patient pysch-pop and effervescent bursts of rock-led spaciousness, particularly at the 02:26 transition 

The collective defines their music as "dark and atmospheric indie-rock". Their first video, "Internal Heights", was directed by KENDY TY.

Born in 2014 in the depths of Paris, BLVL generates a dense and atmospheric rock, with urban and contemplative influence tinted with electronic atmospherics. Strongly anchored in the ground, the quartet nevertheless keeps the ears in the stratosphere, oxygenating its ethereal melodies with a pure and euphoric air.

After playing some of the highlight venues and events in Paris underground rock (Divan du Monde, Flèche d’Or, Bus Palladium, International...), BLVL released their first EP, 'Empire Of Nights', in early 2017. "Internal Heights" is a cut from that EP.


Genre : indie, rock, atmospheric, pop, shoegaze, ambient, electro

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No estamos separados by Massa Nera

2017-04-10 05:02:00 UTC

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Massa Nera has been making raw, passionate music since 2015.

Loud sounds from New Jersey. 

Track List

  • I'll be the next to go
  •  Surely, we'll see each other soon (feat


Genre : rock, atmospheric, emo, harcore, punk, post-hardcore, post-metal, post-rock, real

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New album Ghost Shirt Society by Antethic

2017-04-06 04:29:22 UTC

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ANTETHIC is an instrumental rock trio from St. Petersburg, Russia. One of the most interesting and innovative bands on the European post-rock scene. The trio is notable for an impressive and organic combination of a variety of genres, such as electronic, progressive rock, ambient, drone,  and shoegaze. Staying true to the band's experimental and atmospheric roots every new release shows progression towards more balanced and electronic sound. Throughout a 5 years lifetime, Antethic has released 2 LP albums, several EP and singles.

The latest album 'Ghost Shirt Society' is the first work of  Antethic as a trio in 3 years. The record challenged them with the line up changes and expanded each member involvement on multiple instruments. This resulted in more detailed and yet flowing compositions which they see as their best works so far. The album is inspired by idealism philosophy, utopian and post-catastrophic ideas. As usual Antethic was looking for the way to express specific philosophical or political idea by the means of music.

Production notes:

Drums, samples, keys – Alexander Lyvov

Guitar, loops – Yuri Efremov

Bass, keys – Konstantin Borisov

Production – Antethic, Petr Ternovoi

Recording – Petr Ternovoi, Valeriy Makhota

Mixing and mastering – Petr Ternovoi

Art work and design – 8pmflipa

Track List

  • Ilium - 05:04 
  • Modulor - 07:06 
  • Metamachine - 07:08 
  • Fragments - 04:33 
  • Cascadia - 07:36 
  • Tsunami Museum - 05:27 
  • Sentinel - 07:38 
  • The Moon Must Fall - 05:25


Genre : alternative, electronic, experimental, post-rock, progressive, rock, ambient, atmospheric, cinematic, drone, instrumental, shoegaze

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New album Simulacrum by Lifeless

2017-03-28 04:04:28 UTC

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Lifeless is a multi-genre one man musical project.

Track List

  • Lethe - 06:46 
  • Folie a deux - 04:59 
  • Clouds - 04:30 
  • Enso - 06:49 
  • Il Redentore - 05:10 
  • Moonflowers - 04:21 
  • New World Rising - 04:03 
  • Ne cadant in obscurum - 04:51 
  • Glass - 03:16


Genre : ambient, electronic, atmospheric, classical, contemporary, dark, depressive, experimental, melancholic, piano

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