New single Daylight Confidant by illyin pipes

2017-12-04 06:49:16 UTC

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illyin pipes , a downtempo synth-pop duo have just released their second single, ‘Daylight Confidant’, from their debut EP Spaces (February, 2018). 

‘Daylight Confidant’ is a synth-heavy, dark and dreamy pop song. It’s dancing wildly in a pitch-black room and feeling like everything in slow-motion.

“The song was written after a blurry night spent consoling a friend who was falling apart, while masking my own breakdown.” Jill Harris (vocalist of Illyin Pipes)


Genre : synth-heavy, dark, dreamy, pop

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New EP Only Wind by Ali Murray

2017-11-13 02:06:06 UTC

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Ali Murray is a songwriter/musician hailing from the cold and rainy Isle of Lewis in northern Scotland. Equal parts grandiose and humble, effervescent and melancholy, spatial and solitary, Ali’s dark blend of acoustic folk, atmospheric post-rock, and dream pop is as beautifully depressing as it is introspectively invigorating. His lyrics, which speak of longing, loss, and various degrees of emotional turmoil we can all relate to in some way, speak volumes themselves but are also wonderfully complimented by moving melodies and expansive soundscapes; Ali proves himself to be a creator of an incredibly vast array of sound for a single person. An artistic channeler of all spectral ranges of human emotion, Ali Murray will appeal to any and all folks looking for that faint, but visible light at the end of the tunnel.

'Only Wind' is the new 4-song EP, featuring Canadian songwriter Stephanie Ratcliff on guest vocals and Luke Cowan on piano.

Track List


  • Only Wind - 05:01 
  • Rain Down - 03:15 
  • Sweethearts Lake - 03:31 
  • New Tomorrow - 03:57


Genre : ambient, folk, experimental, atmospheric, dark, dreamy

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Haust//Otoño by Un Bosque Noruego

2017-10-19 16:43:48 UTC

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Un Bosque Noruego was born in the mist, among mountains oscillating with each other. Un Bosque Noruego is from the North and that shows in his music. Noise and melodies invoking mystical beings born in Nature comprise the rest of the project. Haust//El Otoño is an Ode to the fall scenery, its twilights and the swaying leafs slowly falling to the ground. The EP was solely recorded by Daniel Vicente in Asturias (Spain) between the months of August and September.



Genre : experimental, ambient, avant, dark, musique, sound, art, soundart

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New album ACHERONTIA by Nathan Kairis

2017-07-20 05:38:25 UTC

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Nathan Kairis is a composer and multi-instrumentalist based in Asheville, NC. He crafts pieces of music made to bounce off all the nearest peaks of the Appalachian Mountains, like shouting at those surrounding monoliths and listening to the evolution of your own echoes. Each of Nathan’s compositions are reflective, expansive, and imaginative in a different manner than the last. The excitement at the first tremble of thunder, the loneliness of a tundra stretching forever before you, the gentle joy of life with loved ones, and the dynamic interplay between all of these feelings. That is the music of Nathan Kairis.

Acherontia. The Death’s Head Hawkmoth. This album is about disconnection, reconnection, and fluttering between the two. The vibrations between these two emotions can be violent and visceral, or almost calming in their agitation. Here is where we find the shuffling trudge of “Solipsism”, straining pressure of “Surface Tension”, and the breakthrough of the title track. Acherontia is a sonic exploration of what happens in between, a transitory stage that most of us just want to get through.

Track List


  • Lachesism - 05:28 
  • Solipsism - 05:32 
  • Breathing In Peaks - 13:00 
  • Surface Tension - 08:28 
  • Insects Dance Softly - 06:02 
  • Acherontia - 07:45


Genre : experimental, ambient, dark, drone, noise, post-rock

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New album Exterior by An Ant And An Atom

2017-06-22 05:54:46 UTC

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An Ant And An Atom is a solo project of Sean Warkentine, based in Lethbridge, AB, commanding electronic noise, drone, ambient, and post-rock genres into a mass of sound. Having appeared at numerous music festivals including Calgary’s renown Sled Island Festival, Winnipeg's Big Fun Festival, Edmonton's Endless Bummer, and Lethbridge's Electric Eye, he has performed alongside diverse acts, including Big|Brave, R.Ariel, Technical Kidman, Bitter Fictions, Pigeon Breeders, Jung People, Pyramid//Indigo, and recently completed a prairie-provinces tour with the master of ambience, Valiska. Live performances join together An Ant And An Atom‘s love of intricate design and powerful immersion as he crafts slow burning melodies atop hazy vocal samples layered with visceral textures that explode into blasts of noise.

Following the successes of previous EPs and 2016's Entropy, a 24-minute experimental musical work created for an exhibition of art by Lauren Crazybull, new release, Exterior, comes as a new collection of 5 pieces looking outward and upward. With intense mastering treatment by the acclaimed, James Plotkin, this work heads to darker and dronier places than previous releases.

In support of these releases, An Ant And An Atom will be performing a few Alberta dates and across British Columbia with tourmate, FOONYAP, along with dates at the prominent SLED ISLAND FESTIVAL in Calgary, and the EDMONTON NOISEFEST in August. Full dates and show info is listed below:

June 23 - Calgary at Broken City, Sled Island Festival, with Midden & Ursa

June 30 - Tent City at Kinney Earthship, with FOONYAP

July 12 - Vancouver at TBA, with FOONYAP, Echuta, & guest

July 13 - Victoria at Copper Owl, with FOONYAP, Psychic Pollution, Prince Shima

July 15 - Nanaimo at White Room, with FOONYAP & Prince Shima

July 19 - Abbotsford at O'Neill's, with FOONYAP, Gold Gloom, Pacific Coliseum (a.k.a. Teen Daze)

July 20 - Vancouver at Hidden City, with FOONYAP & Hazy

July 21 - Kelowna at Summerhill Pyramid Winery, with FOONYAP & Neon Runner

July 22 - Vernon at Record City, with FOONYAP & Murphy Luzod

July 23 - Ymir at The Ymir Schoolhouse, with FOONYAP & Murphy Luzod

August 26 - Edmonton at The Ortona, Edmonton Noisefest

FOONYAP is announcing a new remix EP, Apropos, which features one An Ant And An Atom remix of her stunning piece, "Mourning Coup." 

An Ant And An Atom has also contributed a track to the new compilation album, "It's More Like An Homage To You," a tribute to the renown Connecticut screamo, power violence, hardcore band, Jeromes Dream, dismantling and reworking one of their intense songs. It is being released on cassette by the Hamilton label, Zegema Beach Records and features 29 of the 3-piece band's songs redone by artists from around the world. All proceeds from the sale of the album will be donated to FLINT RISING COALITION (flintrising.com) in support of the ongoing Flint, MI, water crisis.


Track List


  • My Craft Broke At Launch - 04:56 
  • The Crush Of Gravity - 04:55 
  • Locked In Adrift - 05:59 
  • I Dreamt Of Reaching Space, But Couldn't Calculate The Escape Velocity For Reality - 03:52 
  • Heat Up Another Planet, Burn Out Another Sun - 11:49


Genre : electronic, ambient, dance, dark, drone, experimental, noise, postrock

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