New album Dark Areas of Description by Jackson Reed

2018-05-12 05:06:33 UTC

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Listen to the brand new album by Jackson Reed, Dark Areas of Description.

"I’ve undertaken many creative ventures and Dark Areas of Description, my second record as a solo act, is the most recent. While journeying through uncharted territory, Dark Areas of Description maintains my folk roots. With a mixture of dark undertones, upbeat melodies, and introspective lyrics, this record has something for everyone.

The lyrics for “Taller Than Me,” the first single taken from the LP, came out in a stream of consciousness. It mentions my family home being my greatest escape, and how time is fleeting fate. Musically, the intro/outro comes from a fingerpicking exercise where the chords go up a major scale. The title of the song – “Taller Than Me” – represents humbleness."

Track List

  • Dark Areas of Description - 02:22 
  • Taller Than Me - 02:23 
  • Cathedral Grove - 02:49 
  • Restless Ones - 02:23 
  • Love Won't Stop A Hurricane - 04:23 
  • Forgotten Ones - 02:25 
  • Nasty Boy - 02:20


Genre : folk, instrumental, singer-songwriter

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New album Water Sine, by Nick Schofield

2018-05-07 05:50:16 UTC

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Nick performs and records with Saxsyndrum, Best Fern, and Rêves Sonores. As to why he’s waited until now to produce work under his own name, Schofield says, “I’ve always worked on music under a moniker or as a band, so this is somewhat exposed solo territory for me. Having grown up going to galleries and exhibitions with my mom, I always held high regard for artists who go by their own name. Personally, it implies acceptance. This music is ‘me’, it just felt like the most natural nomenclature.”

Nick Schofield continues the ambient tradition pioneered by Hiroshi Yoshimura and Brian Eno, allowing for the soothing effects to wash over us all.

Schofield is a Montreal-based musician, producer and radio host with a BFA in Electroacoustic Studies from Concordia University.

Comprised of minimal instrumentation and field-recordings, Water Sine is a soundtrack for sleep; an antidote to insomnia. Softness and simplicity. A sound that beckons for tranquility and release.

Water Sine started in June 2016 as a way to create music more fluidly, using somewhat specific production parameters that guided the compositions. Schofield used just one synthesizer (Yamaha PSS-270), one effect pedal (BOSS RV-3) and an Edirol field-recorder.

“Even though I tracked with Ableton Live, I treated the DAW like a 4-track recorder, so I had limited channels and editing options. The music itself is very much my way of coping with insomnia and tapping my nocturnal creative energy.”

Track List


1.Sky or Wall 01:26 video

2.Pale Blue Dot 03:32

3.Coe Hill 03:44

4.Isle of Sky 04:48

5.Viktoriapark 01:13

6.Fairy Pools 04:42

7.Underpass 02:14

8.Garage Prelude 03:24

9.Passing Place 04:45

10.Schönefeld 08:27

11.Balsam Lake 04:27

12.Kibale Park 05:14


Genre : ambient, canadian, experimental, field, recording, instrumental, meditation, montreal, nick, schofield, water, sine, cinematic, electronic, Halifax

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New single Clouds in the Caves by CALLS

2018-05-04 16:46:03 UTC

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"CALLS is a loop based post rock trio with some math rock influences. We are old friends who came together to do as much as we can with what little we had, and to chase a passion for connecting with people through live music. The band was formed by Josh McKinley while he was in college writing loop based post-rock music primarily due to a lack of people to write post-rock with otherwise. This developed into a method of songwriting and with the recruitment of life-long friend Mike Messina on drums CALLS was born. With the imminent release of the band's first album "Refloating" on October 15th, 2016, Joe Conserva was recruited on bass duties. After a few live shows, it was evident he was a natural fit for the group and is now a full-time member. Calls re-entered the studio in May of this year to track our new single "Clouds in the Caves" and now are going on their first US tour starting on May 24th and playing with bands like Glacier, Pray For Sound, Wess Meets West, Ourselves Alone and more. What began as a passion project has grown in to our humble movement to strengthen the post rock / math rock scene on long island and make Long Island a growing hot spot for the scene!

Clouds in the Caves is a single that captures the more moody side of our band while keeping with our theme of utilizing looping in a progressive manner. The music video released on May 1st  fully captures the atmosphere of hanging at one of our local shows and vibing out with a bunch of musicians and artists who've come together to support each other. "


Genre : rock, experimental, instrumental, loop-based, post-rock, Medford

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Seeing Stars, Circa 1999 by Joe Kenyon IV

2018-05-01 05:43:55 UTC

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Joe Kenyon is a writer and musician from the Chemical Coast, Linden, New Jersey. After spending eight years in space as captain of an instrumental rock spaceship called Ruined Machines, Joe is now back to Earth, piecing together a life record, song by song. Here's another nostalgic, playful piece to the puzzle: "Seeing Stars, Circa 1999".

One song, and a piece to a huge instrumental puzzle called 'Peace Talks'.

"Seeing Stars, Circa 1999" is part of a record now four years in the making; Still in the middle of being diligently crafted. When it's complete, it will hopefully serve as the perfect companion to nights at home alone.


Genre : rock, classic, composition, funk, groove, instrumental, jam, jazz, progressive, storytelling, world, Doylestown

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The Courage Of Stars by Shores of Orion

2018-04-09 17:32:15 UTC

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Shores of Orion is an experimental post-rock project from India. Born out of insomnia, this project started back in 2015 as an idea of expressing emotions. After a debut with 'Saudade', Shores of Orion is back with their second full-length album 'The Courage Of Stars'. 'The Courage Of Stars' is a cinematic/post-rock album, consisting of 14 songs written in the period of last year. Every song on the album has a different feel that sets them apart from each other, and expresses a large spectrum of emotions. Experimenting with simple yet interesting and relaxing soundscapes was this album's focus and it shows throughout the album. It is simple in its arrangements yet expressive in its melodies. This album is dedicated to one of our close friends who we lost last year.

Track List

  • Lonesome Night - 02:17 
  • Grace Of Solitude - 04:16 
  • Asunder - 03:21 
  • Look Around And You'll Find Your Way Home - 03:43 
  • Endless Loop Of Hope And Despair - 04:20 
  • Forever Asleep - 04:55 
  • Serenity - 04:18 
  • Synchronized Heartbeats - 04:36 
  • Silent Landscapes - 03:17 
  • Daydreams Of A Lost Man - 06:11 
  • The Courage Of Stars - 04:44 
  • Snowstorm - 02:53 
  • For The Days Gone Without You By My Side - 03:24 
  • Disappear Into Something Beautiful - 03:58 
  • Album Preview- : The Courage Of Stars - 09:29


Genre : alternative, ambient, cinematic, post, rock, emotional, instrumental, post-rock, relaxing, soundscapes

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