Soothing Rays of Eternity by The Cruelest Animal

2017-05-08 03:56:55 UTC

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The Cruelest Animal has been a work in progress for Drummer / Guitarist / Producer Alex Crane since 2009. The band started as a recording project featuring guest performances by members of Intronaut, National Sunday Law, and The Great Wall. The music is inspired by a wide variety of styles including classic prog rock groups like King Crimson and Pink Floyd, as well as Trip Hop acts like Massive Attack, Dj Shadow, and Radiohead. Aspects of technical and spacey influences are blended into a sound rooted in early 90s metal.

The album Soothing Rays of Eternity represents a leap forward creatively. With the addition of Matt Boylan on bass (former Bear Baiting and Cuneiform), and use of Ableton Live looping software, what was once a recording project has developed into a live two-piece band. 

The album is structured abnormal rhythmic cycles and features drums and bass as primary elements. The rhythm section is accentuated by heavy, yet spacey guitars, keyboards, and vocals. The song Unleash the Swine features David Timnick of Intronaut on Tablas, and Derek Donley of Bereft and National Sunday Law on Vocals.

Soothing Rays of Eternity was self recorded and mixed in our rehearsal space in 2016 and was released via Bandcamp on April 21, 2017.

Official credits:

Alex Crane: Drums, Guitar, Vocals, MIDI programming, Recording, and Mixing

Matt Boylan: Bass and Vocals

Grant Lewis: Keyboards

Derek Donley: Vocals on tracks 2 and 4

David Timnick: Tablas on track 4

William Paton: Vocals on tracks 5, 6, and 7 (We'll miss you, buddy)

Mastered by Dan Certa

Art By Alex

Track List

  • Invisible Passenger - 06:04 
  • Primitive Vessel - 07:15 
  • Soothing Rays of Eternity - 08:29 
  • Unleash the Swine - 07:50 
  • Dystopian Pleasures - 00:33 
  • Recourse Discourse - 06:05 
  • Final Informal Transmission - 01:10 
  • Vague Dreams and Fleeting Thoughts - 02:57


Genre : electronic, metal, ambient, beats, prog, rock, triphop

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New single It Got Them by Cosmonauts Day

2017-04-15 04:34:07 UTC

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From the depths of Russian underground scene comes absolutely epic spaced out sludge outfit Cosmonauts Day! Intense guitar riffing, crushing to the ground and below drum stabbing, wicked bass, dreamy solos and an atmoshere of a cold space - their music is a mind journey to the places you've never known.

Track List


It Got Them - 05:23


Genre : metal, post, rock, progressive, shoegaze, sludge

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New album Monodrama by Echoes and Signals

2017-04-13 04:11:47 UTC

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Monodrama is dedicated to insights, gestalt-therapy and mind. The cover itself is metaphorical illustration of neural connections inside a brain which are making us who we are. 

Track List

  • 1.Saltwater 05:33
  • 2.Ocean 06:52
  • 3.Station Horizon 04:37
  • 4.Lead Astray (feat. Marjana Semkina) 06:49
  • 5.Farewell Centauri 01:45
  • 6.Veins 04:15
  • 7.Magnolia 05:43
  • 8.Skymap 05:17
  • 9.To The Lighthouse 09:22


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

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New track A whisper in the evening by synopsys (full album to be released May 17th)

2017-04-11 04:45:22 UTC

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Some things can't be explained… To understand Synopsys you must listen to their music, feel the pictures, capture the quiet and sustain heaviness. Those atmospheres build themselves on a paradox, shadow & light, the infinitely big & the infinitely small, things to say that we cannot say, the balance & the fall. These unavoidable meetings are translated into as captivating as lightning sounds.

synopsys  will release their first full length album « Le temps du rêve » on May 17th 2017. The album will come with a full length film to illustrate it. "A whisper in the evening" is their first  title on Bandcamp  along with a  music video for the  title « Leviathan »

Track List


A whisper in the evening - 06:34


Genre : metal, rock, experimental, post-hardcore, post-metal, post-rock, shoegaze

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The Romance of Crime & Your Beautiful Bones by Funeralbloom

2017-03-19 05:18:54 UTC

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This haunting and harrowing epic showcases their mix of post rock, post punk and black metal, and has been collaboratively released by Broken World Media, Close Quarters Coalition and Hybrid Records on the 24th February.

Track List


The Romance of Crime - 11:38
Your Beautiful Bones - 11:38


Genre : atmospheric, metal, blackgaze, depressive, post, ambient, post-metal

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