2017-03-22 05:47:08 UTC
Astro Tan is a three-piece out of Portland, Oregon, who hail from opposing corners of the continent; they call rural Pennsylvania, urban Seattle, and remote Alaska their homes, respectively. Perhaps their trans-continental allows for what is a genre-bending songbook that places foot in no strict stylistic camp. Primary songwriting responsibilities oscillate between Charles Tern and Sam Wegman (bass and guitars) and an exacting drummer in Jed Overly (also a songwriter). Astro Tan is freshly attune to their creative ambitions, ostensibly due to a mélange of classic and contemporary influences. 'Soma', the freshman effort from the group, demonstrated a keen affinity for lush R&B, soft-jazz and psychedelia. Their latest, just-released album, 'Canary', brings this to the next level with moody orchestral additions.
- 1 Intra-
- 2 HYFY
- 3 Duck Fat
- 4 Hush
- 5 The Jetsons
- 6 Whiskey + Water
- 7 Interludes in B∆7
- 8 Goosebumps
- 9 Contact Sports; Ch. 2 of 2
- 10 Pipedream
soul, psychedelic, r&b
2017-03-10 06:37:27 UTC
Serial Experiments 1 is the first collection of songs released from an extensive two year binge of spending time recording tracks/ideas between 2015/2017. (With the exception of "orchids" which was originally recorded in 2010 but unreleased). These songs were never meant to make a cohesive album, this one is the 1st of 4 series.
- 1.Strawberry Moon 05:08
- 2.Pink Witch (feat.The Snuggalos) 06:05
- 3.Where's The Fantasy 04:54
- 4.Are U Clean Yet? 03:35
- 5.You Were My Forest 02:58
- 6.Serial Experiments LHC (interlude) 03:52
- 7.Surgeon Is Death 05:34
- 8.BONUS: Orchids (tape demo version) 04:49
- 9.BONUS: Sci Fi Moog(demo) 05:45
ambient, analog, electronic, experimental, abstract, art, chill, wave, chillwave, dream, pop, dreampop, dreamwave, indie, lo-fi, psychedelic, shoegaze, synthpop, Richmond
2017-02-07 05:03:46 UTC
Palehorse/Palerider is a "doomgaze" band from Denver, Colorado. They released their debut lp, "Burial Songs" digitally last Friday. Vinyl will release in March/April. They have been described as a cross between Earth and Slowdive, but with bits of True Widow, Chelsea Wolfe, Sleep, MBV.
- Sundowning - 10:52
- TamÃ¡m Shud - 09:12
- Into the Abyss - 09:52
- Nero - 09:54
alternative, doom, doomgaze, psychedelic, shoegaze
2017-02-03 05:26:45 UTC
Dani Lee Pearce is a transgender music producer from Portland, Oregon who has been musically active since 2011 and actively releasing since 2015. She currently handles all production of albums herself including visual design with only rare collaborator input.
Her songs' subject matter frequently concerns life within trans-ness and mental illness, frequently includes fantasy imagery and sounds, and stylistically varies between releases, approaching the composition of each album as if they were films. Her first three albums, 'Dani Lee Pearce', 'Depayse' and 'Kelvin' were instrumental albums centered around different moods, with the first album being based around the concept of recovery, illustrated by its deliberately non-linear progression from chaotic to serene.
'Notes of a Nervous Little Pixie', released in early 2016, was her first album with vocals and was recorded in harsh conditions with limited equipment and space, and is largely a document of emotional abuse received by and the mental illnesses of the artist around that time. Her newest album, 'Petrichor', released last November, adds poetry as a new influence and compositional tool to her music, reflected in the album's story and writing.
A concept album about Star-Gods, magical beings and the depiction of different forms of survival in the journeys of various characters, in addition to a variety of interpretations of this thing called Purity, both false and true, and how Disarray entangles with it.
- - 01:55
- The Ember Leaf - 02:44
- The Lone Survivor - 03:48
- Over My Wall - 02:48
- From Young Unknowing Eyes - 04:02
- Down In Evergreene - 04:35
- The Hill of Mist - 07:14
- Where the Ashes Go - 06:05
- I Hope It Doesn't Rain When I See You Today - 05:54
- Silver Tree's Mixtress - 04:58
- Candy Necklaces - 02:19
- Twig Parade - 02:39
- Lute-Bird Calls - 06:19
- Monsters and Rainclouds - 06:05
- Cast Your Sleep Spell - 02:19
electronic, ambient, pop, dream, psychedelic, folk, symphonic, Portland
2016-11-08 04:49:28 UTC
Party like a Fireman" is a nonstop sonic journey of madness spanning just over an hour, with an overall beat driven, industrial, and darker ambient tone than some of our previous releases. That's not to say it's all doom and gloom. There are serval upbeat and comical moments, but they all eventually veer into an uncomfortable waking dream state.
Macaroni Pudding - 04:02
Moon Garden - 02:28
Madman's Carriage Ride - 02:06
Hidden Caverns - 03:50
Atmospheric Reentry - 02:05
S T A N Stan - 03:55
Let's All Stan - 02:33
Everybody Stan - 04:01
Stan the Dancing Man - 07:27
Residual Babble - 00:58
Brown Mass - 03:48
There's Always Something in the Way - 04:14
Forever a Ghost - 03:36
Leather Slug - 04:19
Death's Sweet Grip - 02:58
Cataract Jack - 02:47
Nobody Knows what it's like to Eat My Dick (Tonight) - 08:24
electronic, experimental, ambient, dark, drone, improvisation, industrial, noise, psychedelic, synthpop, techno
The Great Long Distance is an audible recollection of the first 12 months of a long distance relationship, including the highs and lows and moments in between. It is a journal without words, each of the 12 tracks representing each month respectively. Inspired by the format of NIN's "Ghosts I-IV", the album is a sonic tapestry of different moods and themes, with various recurring motifs and the subtle melding of synthesizer and samples; the result something not quite classical, ambient or electronic - rather, an eclectic blend of the three. For fans of Ólafur Arnalds, Nils Frahm and later Ulver
In order to excel in the independent music industry, an act has to define itself as especially unique with a sound quite unlike anything else in the community. This is a tall order, one that isn’t easily filled by acts entering variations of rock music due to the immense amount of bands flooding the scene right now. Palehorse/Palerider, a “doomgaze” trio from Denver, has released an EP entitled ‘Burial Songs’ that does a surprisingly superb job at separating itself from the pack. Let’s delve into it.
Even though the independent rock scene is quite inundated with new acts, there’s always a welcome place for an outfit that changes the formula enough to be consistently interesting and worth taking notice of. The New York-based alternative rock group Voices from Deep Below attempts to do just that, fusing together a variety of styles into a surprisingly coherent sound. Their new record, “I Want to Stand Where the Sun Himself Shakes with Fear”, is a five song album that navigates alt-rock, experimental, and borderline metal and progressive influences all at the same time.