New album Buddha Bowl by No Mask Effect

2017-07-07 21:32:08 UTC

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Psychonavigation Records founder, Keith Downey returns with his latest musical offering, Buddha Bowl. Under the guise of No Mask Effect, the prolific Downey has just released his fifth project in under two years through Psychonavigation Records.

The album opens with “Be Good To Us”, a diverse mix of industrial complex beats, electronic and Afro-Caribbean inspired vocal snippets alongside an ear worm of a saxophone groove. On “Siren” the mood shifts with a lush sea of sound drifting from the speakers. A sinister yet tranquil string melody lurks beneath the audio waves, eventually emerging to create a beautiful piece of effortless ambient.

Meanwhile the mysterious bells, chimes and subtle, pulsing rhythm of “Hidden Surprises” takes Downey's long time love of Ambient music to new territory. With chattering electronic beeps and bleeps, celestial vocal samples and an ultrasound inspired bassline that is both intriguing and unexpected.

“Dark Emotion” however, reveals itself to be more enigmatic rather than pessimistic.  An eight minute sensatory expedition of obscure samples both organic and electronic, nature sounds, glorious synths spiraling electronic loops are all included in the production. Music for headphones, this track's intricacies can only unfold with repeated listens.

With what is undoubtedly his most accomplished and eclectic collection to date, Buddha Bowl should satisfy long time No Mask Effect fans while exposing his unique sound to many new listeners. 

Track List


  • Be Good To Us - 03:01 
  • Nooris 
  • Swizzle On That! 
  • Buddha Bowl 
  • Siren - 03:15 
  • Hidden Surprises - 04:08 
  • Lost Souls 
  • Dark Emotion 
  • All Lives Matter 
  • Ancient Realms - 02:23 
  • Guru 
  • Meta


Genre : electro, electronic, experimental, ambient, downtempo, techno

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New album Unconscious by Ease the soul

2017-06-28 06:04:18 UTC

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 Laurent Meunier  is a french composer/producer, that produced various musical projects like Rusty Rope (folk song electronica), Ballast (post rock ambient), Sign of sight ( electro music). "Unconscious" is the new album from his latest project   EASE THE SOUL (Electro experimental) . It's an 8 tracks album made with analog synthesizers, beatboxes and electric guitar. Every track of the project comes along with a video, mixing original shots, extracts from movies or documentaries (fallen in the domain public). It is 8 electronic improvisations which look after to heal the soul through an introspective journey. The tracks follow the stages of a shaman journey : entrance to the world of bottom to the awakening. "To make a shamanic journeying , is needed a starting point, it's necessary to have a hole, by which we have to access to the World from below, to connect to the earth and to the universe. "

Track List


  • Hole of departure - 02:44 
  • Ease your red tears - 02:31 
  • Loaded dice Part 1 - 01:15 
  • Loaded dice Part 2 - 03:19 
  • Wandering soul - 01:46 
  • Solarium - 05:10 
  • Go and dive into the empty crowd - 09:14 
  • Connect to the earth and ease your soul - 03:36


Genre : electronic, experimental, ambient, improvisation

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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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MIRRORS by CROOKED TEETH

2017-06-15 05:41:05 UTC

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Taking inspiration from their beloved hometown of London, ‘Mirrors’ is a celebration of individuality in a metropolis that’s becoming increasingly homogenised. Giorgio Moroder style propulsive synth bass and crisp guitar lines give the song a driving groove while the beatific synth leads lend an uplifting poignancy. This is Crooked Teeth at their most life-affirming yet. “You’ll be like no one else” Rob chants as the song crescendos to its heady climax. A bold assertion of individuality both musically and lyrically, ‘Mirrors’ is a snapshot of Crooked Teeth at this moment in time - thoughtful, unique and playfully experimental.

 


Genre : electronic, electronic-pop, psychadelic, synthpop

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New Dark Ambient Album [Ab]Solution by Xerxes the dark

2017-06-10 00:34:16 UTC

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Presenting the new Dark Ambient Album from Xerxes The Dark, Named [Ab]Solution  released on D.M.T. Records (Canada)

The Story behind the Album: The album is inspired by a true & heavy Overdose of Morego in fall of 2008, when he was 20 years old. He lived about 2 hours not on earth nor hell, but in a gloomy place like a limbo, after seeing many things and suffering from unknown disorders, experimenting flashes about his past and his death, he gradually came back into life by a mysterious cosmic power that changed the game. This album is a simulation of what happened in his darkened trip on that cold-foggy november night!! 

Track List


  • Departing Scene - 06:45 
  • Limbo (Opus 1- Entrance) - 07:04 
  • Limbo (Opus 2- Lost & Lorn) - 08:18 
  • Realizing Flashbacks - 05:41 
  • Longing To Return - 06:03 
  • Retrocausality (Album Edit) - 13:45 
  • Deliverance (by Light) - 07:06


Genre : dark, minimal, techno, darkambient, electronic, drone, dubtechno, experimental

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