New single - Bakkah: The History of Humankind by Emay

2016-10-29 22:46:06 UTC

Emay

This new song "Bakkah: The History of Humankind", was initially just a poem about humanity as a whole. When it began to rhyme Emay basically just ran with it. It was also a great opportunity for him to experiment with his writing as he was always self-conscious about using a more poetic/metaphorical style of writing so with this track Ihe allowed myself to get completely lost in that form.

For the video, him and the director, Aaron Hall, bounced a lot of ideas off of each other and eventually Aaron thought of using riot gear for the video. The video is a battle displaying Emay's ideological development and the conflict of ideas taking over and building off of one another.


Genre : experimental, hip-hop, hip-hop/rap, indie, instrumental, rap, downtempo

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New album - Shades by Mindsedge

2016-10-25 04:50:33 UTC

Shades

Mindsedge has taken a different approach than on the first album "Theta".  They wanted this record to feel smooth and be much more positive, despite retaining the dramatic feel of the previous record. The songs feel tighter and more structured. Shades, the titular track is unique in a few ways. It is a redoing of the drummer's old song that he recorded along with the bassist in their old band. He wrote it himself but we wanted to put a new "Mindsedge" spin on it... so they made it sound nothing like a Mindsedge song. It's somewhat ambient and poppy at the same time (even if it's twice as long as your run-of-the-mill pop-song) and features vocals by Małgorzata Pawłowska (who you can also hear on Pathways) as well as keyboards by  jazz guitarist Piotr Grudzińsk. Another unique thing about the song is that it was recorded with instruments downtuned to 432Hz instead of 440Hz. It made them sound deeper, perhaps somewhat broken but also very warm.

Track List


Tesla - 02:59
Unmeisen - 04:03
Snowstorm - 06:07
Interlude - 00:44
Sunrise - 05:28
Pathways - 09:07 info
Shapeshifter - 04:17
Vipassana - 06:58
Shades - 06:58


Genre : rock, alternative, instrumental, metal, post-metal, post-rock, progressive

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New EP - From Mountains by From Mountains

2016-10-24 04:21:40 UTC

Mountains


From Mountains are a new 4 piece instrumental post rock band from Buckinghamshire, UK. With soaring guitar, delicate piano and a driving rhythm section 'From Mountains' piece together an emotive cinematic soundscape experience. Couple this with live projection of the 1982 classic 'Koyaanisqatsi' , their performances act as a live soundtrack to a visually breath taking film. The debut 5 track EP was recorded live in the epic surroundings of Wittington House near High Wycombe and mixed & mastered in The Lodge Studios, Northampton. October 2016


Genre : experimental, cinematic, instrumental, post-rock, postrock, shoegaze

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There's No Place Like Home by Defend The Rhino

2016-10-22 07:13:18 UTC

Defend


Defend The Rhino is a cinematic instrumental music project conceived by singer-songwriter / composer / audio engineer, Nathaniel Sutton. A multi-instrumentalist with a flair for musical drama, he pursued a degree in audio engineering, developing a deft touch for exploiting emotion through sonic texture and expansive soundscapes.

Defend The Rhino cites influence from instrumental artists such as Mogwai, Explosions In the Sky and Godspeed You! Black Emperor. He is currently presenting Defend The Rhino for feature/review opportunities for his debut album, "There's No Place Like Home", released through Mint 400 Records based in New Jersey, USA.


Genre : indie, instrumental, ambient

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New album - Timelessness by Dan Caine & musicformessier

2016-10-18 18:26:45 UTC

New

Dan Caine is a guitarist from Merseyside, UK, who creates atmospheric, soulful and emotive ambient & post-rock music. "Timelessness" is a collaborative album with Musicformessier, the alias of the talented Hungarian musician István Csarnogurszky. The album was released September 26th 2016 , and according to  Wagner Hertzog at Merchants of Ai "It’s a marvellous journey, and a splendid work of art. The delicate sonorous poetry and the serene appreciative melodies we found on this album certainly make Timelessness one of the best guitar driven atmospheric albums of the year." 

Track List


  • Aeon - 03:40 
  • Millennium - 03:33 
  • Amaranthine - 04:01 
  • Perennial - 03:52 
  • Solstice Skies - 04:51 
  • Moments - 03:14 
  • Black Hole Orbit - 04:08 
  • Timelessness - 03:53 
  • Drifting in Hyperspace (feat. Cousin Silas) 03:30
  • Theories 04:17


Genre : ambient, post-rock, guitar, atmospheric, instrumental, meditation, relaxation, shoegaze, soundscape

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