New album Before I Return To Dust by Slowburner

2017-04-20 04:51:25 UTC

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Élvio Rodrigues is a composer and producer from Madeira island, now based in Lisbon, Portugal. In spite of being a player of multiple instruments, in the last couple of years, Élvio has been experimenting with piano, field recordings, and ambient soundscapes. The result is embodied in Slowburner’s debut EP - Before I Return To Dust - which was bself-released in digital and CD formats on March 14th 2017.

The EP deals with the realization that time is limited. Most of the time we’re just living life on autopilot and forget our dreams and hopes for the future. We somehow expect for things to fall into place, except things don’t always work out that way. In that sense, ‘Before I Return To Dust’ is a statement - the time to accomplish all those things we’ve always wanted is now. Time’s ticking.

Track List

  • Start where you are with what you have - 03:56 
  • Time waits for no one - 05:03 
  • Never too late to be someone else, somewhere else - 05:34 
  • Please let me be more than this fleck of dust in the air - 07:29


Genre : soundtrack, ambient, cinematic, field, recordings, modern, classical, piano

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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 track - Callisto by Selles

2016-12-20 03:13:25 UTC

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Following the dark, yet melodious nostalgia of Sunwarper, and the hazy summer warmth of Life Aquatic, Selles returns with the otherworldly single, Callisto. A song built from real instruments being spliced and warped to create an immediately recognizable, yet seemingly foreign melody. Selles creates an auditory world filled with ghostly synths, warped guitars, booming bass, and field recordings teeming underneath an electronic surface. Taking influence from artists as varied as Boards of Canada, Cloudkicker, Tycho and Explosions in the Sky, Selles combines the ambience and groove of IDM and Chillwave with the instrumentation and aesthetic of Post-Rock. This was part of a planned early 2017 EP; however, as writing progressed it became apparent that this would be the start of the next Selles full length album.

Michael Jakucs began creating music as Selles in 2013 to explore the electronic experimentation of chopping instruments into samplers. Drawing equal influence from artists as varied as Boards of Canada, Explosions in the Sky, Tycho and Eluvium, Jakucs’ music is filled with carefully crafted chords, organic sounds and instruments manipulated beyond recognition with a computer. Using the tumult of the world as influence, Jakucs creates a memory filled soundscape of fractured melodies with meaning buried under the audible surface.


Genre : chillwave, electronic, idm, ambient, cinematic, downtempo, post-rock

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New album - Pipe Dream by Jet Plane

2016-12-12 06:36:21 UTC

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Pipe Dream” is the third Jet Plane album. Its mood, emotions and imagery have been inspired by events going on around us – in the here and now. Beautiful airy tunes entwine into an atmosphere of tension and dismay, ethereality and featheriness are followed by a vibrant crescendo. Peace and harmony seem a pipe dream; but it has long been considered just as inapproachable for a man to hit the skies and fly. So let us dream.

Classic post-rock harmonies enframed by violin remind of Mogwai and Yndi Halda. Apart from that, Jet Plane employ bagpipes and nyckelharpa, which is the band’s specialty distinguishing them from the rest. The album sound has been also moulded by famous Japanese musicians and sound producers Takahiro Kido and Kashiwa Daisuke having worked on album’s mixing and mastering.


Track List


  • Roots - 07:52 
  • Under An Atomic Sky - 06:53 
  • Voicegame - 07:36 
  • Days And Lights - 09:34 
  • I Hate You Too - 03:46 
  • Via Lactea - 08:28


Genre : experimental, ambient, rock, art, cinematic, indie, instrumental, post-rock

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New album - Out of thin air by Dubtrak

2016-11-06 04:58:42 UTC

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Dubtrak, recording artist and music producer from Toronto, Canada has been delivering his unique blend of dub, global beats and trippy psytrance electronica since 2008.

Dubtrak’s music has been compared to The Orb, Underworld, Banco de Gaia and the like, but with extra organic ingredients, some exotic spices and unexpected twists.

"Out of thin air" is Dubtrak's 5th full-length release.  It represents quite a departure from earlier, bass-heavy,  psy-dub oriented grooves, found on the previous releases. Here Dubtrak experiments with some samples from those earlier albums but the sound goes through an ambient treatment, heavily processed into epic dream-like soundscape, as imagined through the prism of Dubtrak's other project, Intersonic Subformation. 

Track List


Departure - 05:58
Open waters - 04:53
Far away - 04:54
Embrace - 02:56
Audiofields - 05:27
Fire - 04:53
Fallen forest - 05:36
Secret - 04:07
Crossing - 06:24
Revelation - 05:40
Arrival - 05:58


Genre : electronic, abstract, ambient, guitar, bass, cinematic, dark, drone, dubstep, ethnostep, psytrance, soundscapes

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