Debut album - Ordeal & Plight by Ordeal & Plight

2017-02-11 04:32:33 UTC

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Ordeal & Plight are an instrumental Post-Rock/Doom Metal band from Germany.
 Formed in 2012 by K and black metal band Black Horizonz guitarist H, Ordeal & Plight began as a project experimenting on combining post-rock with black metal and doom metal elements. Joined by bass guitarist R, the band began recording their first demos in the Dunkelkammer Studios in Kamen, Germany, leading up to their self-titled debut record. Mixed and recorded at Fragment, Dortmund, in 2016, the album Ordeal & Plight was released on Chaosthrone Records on January 13th, 2017.

Three-piece post-rock/doom metal band Ordeal & Plight released their self-titled debut album on Chaosthrone Records. Almost 5 years in the making, the album explores contrasts: uplifting post-rock anthems ("Your Patience") arise from devastating swamps of doom ("Nine Years"), crisp melodies soar over heavy, gloomy chords. Coming from different musical backgrounds such as jazz, folk, or black metal, Ordeal & Plight's members experiment with each of them to create a sound that is both light and clean, heavy and dark, and takes listeners to muse over the boundaries and overlaps of memory and premonition ("Mnemosyne"/"Lethe"), and life and death.

Track List

  • Mnemosyne - 04:30 
  • Patron Of The Embalmer - 03:54 
  • This Trip Is Forever - 04:02 
  • Nine Years - 06:09 
  • Spectral Light - 02:10 
  • Your Patience - 03:54 
  • Lost Horns - 04:01 
  • Fangs And Debris - 03:41 
  • Crawl King - 04:02 
  • Lethe - 04:16


Genre : metal, rock, ambient, doom, post-rock, shoegaze

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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 album - Arq by Par

Arq is the new album of Par, project by Nacho Adda (Montevideo, Uruguay, 1983) based on experimental electronic music. While his previous works El Futuro (2013) and Ahí viene la Tormenta (2015) were more socially influenced, Arq is strongly marked by the modernist and rational concepts of modern architecture and its theoreticians. In this case, the producer attempts to translate these concepts to sounds and structures in 10 songs that make up the album. Preserving his experimental and minimalist nature, the album creates atmospheres that place the listener in different spaces and environments by using a dense or delicate, but always subtle, electronic sound palette.

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