Dreams of Kyoto by Mixtaped Monk

2017-02-11 03:41:34 UTC

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Mixtaped Monk is a one-man DIY music project by journalist and music producer Arka Sengupta. This project was started as an outlet for his creative expressions. Under the moniker of Mixtaped Monk, Arka not only expresses himself as a music producer but also as a writer and a visual artist.

Right from the time he was in school, Arka had an immense fascination for anime. And that led to his (almost) obsession with Japanese culture. It all started with Naruto and Naruto Shippuuden. But when he watched Rurouni Kenshin for the first time, he was fascinated with the way the city of Kyoto was portrayed in the anime. And so he began researching the city, its current form and the long history associated with it. Since then, from time to time, he's had these dreams about the city. Sometimes they were associated with historical events and sometimes with the modern era. But in all, they were always so vivid that he could literally feel the profound beauty and heritage of Kyoto within him.

Through DREAMS OF KYOTO, Arka has tried to provide a soundtrack for the nature of the dreams he has of Kyoto.


Genre : alternative, experimental, ambient, atmospheric, dreamy, electronica, indie, post-rock, postrock, soundscape

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New songs - Away/Tangerine by Mons Vi

2017-01-19 04:56:06 UTC

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 Mons Vi released an a-side, b-side single on January 16th. The songs are called "Away," and "Tangerine (Eternity Redux)." The project's influences include Devendra Banhart and Mac DeMarco. 

Track List


  • Away - 03:25 
  • Tangerine (Eternity Redux) - 03:19


Genre : indie, alternative, rock, shoegaze

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Anna, don't disappear by Red Nightfall

2017-01-16 04:29:36 UTC

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Independent rock quartet from Toronto, Canada

Recorded in batches over a couple of years, Anna, don't disappear is the 2nd album from Toronto band Red Nightfall and features the continued maturation and morphing of the sound they developed on their 2011 self-titled debut and 2013 EP Late in the Fever.


Genre : alternative, indie, rock

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New track - Immediate Engagements by Blue Plutos

2017-01-04 20:59:21 UTC

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 Here's a warm blast of gauzy guitar-based rock from Blue Plutos, a track called "Immediate Engagements".  Off the group's new album 'Moon Language', "Immediate Engagements is about getting older and recognizing the need to really focus attention on the interests or hobbies or matter most, in order to feel like we're maximizing the time we have on this Earth.

"As far as the writing of the song, we wanted to write a song that was really straightforward but also kind of chugging at the same time," Ryan Agnew explains. "I was listening to a lot of Beach House and and you will know us by the trail of dead... while we were recording it which I think is reflected in the production of the song. The riff at the end of the song is a very fun one to play and was written separately but fits well - it also has a really nice solo from Tyler. "

The trio - based out of both Brooklyn, NY and Boston, MA - is comprised of Tyler and Matt Agnew, in addition to Mat Lundin. Their 2014 EP, Dennett St, combined jangle-pop with cut-up electroacoustic beats, and reverb-drenched samples. The new album pursues a more layered, eclectic sound.


Genre : alternative, indie, rock, synthpop

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New video - Le début n'est jamais trop sombre by Hors Sujet

2016-12-28 05:47:03 UTC

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Track List

  • Derrière eux la brume - 08:33 
  • We are Liars - 04:17 
  • Le début n'est jamais trop sombre - 10:38 
  • Déclin - 04:23 
  • Stettin - 06:11


Genre : alternative, ambient, experimental, instrumental, post-rock, indie

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