Wednesday, August 16, 2017 0 Engineers

Recommendation: GlerAkur - The Mountains Are Beautiful Now


Band: GlerAkur
Album: The Mountains Are Beautiful Now
Label: Prophecy Productions
Year: 2017







Tracklist
01. Augun Opin
02. Can't You Wait (Album Version)
03. HallAlone
04. Strings
05. Fagurt Er Á Fjöllunum Núna
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GlerAkur is the moniker Icelandic composer and sound designer Elvar Geir Sævarsson has chosen to represent the unique cinematic music he creates apart from his engagement as a sound engineer at the National Theater of Iceland. Icelandic for 'Glass Field', GlerAkur draws inspiration from post rock, drone and ambient music, as well as black and doom metal, blending and bending sound into hypnotic waves of dreamlike atmosphere that Rolling Stone hailed as 'brutally irresistible', calling for comparison to 'Metallica covering the live half of Pink Floyd's 1969 album Ummagumma.' 

"The Mountains Are Beautiful Now" is the debut full-length from GlerAkur, following the release of 2016's introductory EP, "Can't You Wait", which was nominated for an Icelandic Kraumur Award, chosen by the country's top journalists and radio hosts and bestowed annually to the best albums released in Iceland (see Björk, Sigur Rós). Written for and inspired by The National Theatre of Iceland's 2015 production of the play "Fjalla-Eyvindur & Halla" by Jóhann Sigurjónsson, "The Mountains Are Beautiful Now" was recorded with four guitarists, two drummers and a bassist in the basement bar at the Theatre. 

"Fjalla-Eyvindur & Halla" made its debut in 1911. It was one of the first Icelandic plays ever written and the first piece of Icelandic literature since the medieval Icelandic Sagas to gain significant recognition abroad. Moreover, it was the first play in the country's history to be translated into other languages, among them German and English. Being a play of so many firsts, it is no wonder that Sigurjónsson's work so strongly contributed to the formation of Iceland's unique cultural and national identity. At its very heart, "Fjalla-Eyvindur & Halla" tells the ever-repeating story of how human beings are destroyed by the grinding forces of society, nature and love. The play's Herculean storyline is the perfect partner to the thunderous, skyscraping sound of GlerAkur

Perhaps Rolling Stone said it best when describing GlerAkur, saying "What seemed at first to be huge, gray slabs of unrelenting distortion proved, over a full set's exposure, to be four guitarists issuing multiple, weaving strands of sustain and harmonic feedback, resolving into slow-motion melodies hammered into the air by two drummers."

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 0 Engineers

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Streaming: Glacier - Though Your Sins Be As Scarlet, They Shall Be White As Snow; Though They Be Red Like Crimson, They Shall Be As Wool.


Band: Glacier
Album: Though Your Sins Be As Scarlet, They Shall Be White As Snow; Though They Be Red Like Crimson, They Shall Be As Wool.
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017





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01. Though Your Sins Be As Scarlet, They Shall Be White As Snow;
02. Though They Be Red Like Crimson, They Shall Be As Wool.
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Formed in Boston in 2012, Glacier is a five-piece instrumental band who's music fully embodies their name: a crushingly loud and unrelenting force.

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Friday, August 11, 2017 0 Engineers

Recommendation: When Icarus Falls - Resilience


Band: When Icarus Falls
Album: Resilience
Label: Czar Of Bullets
Year: 2017








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01. One Last Stand
02. Into The Storm
03. The Lighthouse
04. Resilience
05. A Blue Light
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Formed in 2007 in Lausanne, When Icarus Falls materializes the exploration of dark musical universes, oscillating between hazy atmospheres and heavy riffs. When Icarus Falls' musicians are well known for their intense stage performances, which brought them many times on the roads throughout Europe and China.

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017 0 Engineers

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Recommendation: BLAK - Between Darkness And Light


Band: BLAK
Album: Between Darkness And Light
Label: Elusive Sound
Year: 2017







Tracklist
01. In The Absence Of Light - Eigengrau
02. Impression Of An Even Deeper Darkness - Illusion
03. Temples Drawn By The Blind - Revelation
04. Black Drips In The Sky - Overwhelming
05. Colors Awake - Perception
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“Between Darkness And Light” is the debut album by Roda de Ter, Catalonia heavy instrumental rock/post-rock band, BLAK.Mixed and mastered by Randy Cordner at Beast Mansion, “Between Darkness And Light” reveals BLAK as a band blessed with an extraordinary ability to create powerfully evocative and stunningly beautiful classical-influenced compositions with haunting atmospherics and an expansive, cinematic sound.

You are in a forest gazing up at the thick whistling and chirping canopy, watching as the sun appears from behind the clouds. You slow your breathing down. You pay attention to the air passing in and out of your lungs and you close your eyes. Everything goes black yet everything comes alive. Your senses are heightened. You listen acutely to every sound close, far, loud and quiet. You smell deeply and differentiate between all the subtle odours. You feel intoxicated by the oxygen-heavy exhalations of the trees as the whispering wind scatters spice-scented decaying leaves like confetti on the path in front of you. You feel the sun’s rays beaming down on you. Your mind feels calm and transparent as the sun’s light enters right through you. There is an explosion of colour and light behind your closed eyes. You are illuminated.

Sometimes you need to hold on to one sense to really start feeling with the others. Attention amplifies sensation. The situation does not change yet how we perceive and experience it does. You need to rise above the noise to take in a view and notice the smallest of details. You need to attentively listen to music or soft spoken words to allow them to reach an emotional level, sparkle the heart and drive your imagination.Only then do they rekindle possibilities. Only then do they fuel your dreams.

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Monday, July 31, 2017 0 Engineers

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Streaming: Twilight In Versailles - Möbius


Band: Twilight In Versailles
Album: Möbius
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. Möbius
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Möbius is a comprised of a single 80-minute composition. The album features multiple movements and a plethora of sound textures.

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Saturday, July 29, 2017 0 Engineers

Compilation: Various Artists - Open Language: Volume II


Band: Various Artists
Album: Open Language: Volume II (Side A)
Label: A Thousand Arms
Year: 2017







Tracklist
01. Heron - Shores
02. Vasudeva - Turnstile
03. Shipwreck Karpathos - Bring Down The Sky
04. KYOTY - R
05. Seeress - Attractor
06. Legendary Skies - Beyond The Horizon
07. Sioum - Welcome To New Beginnings And Technological Advancements
08. X SUNS - Twelve Hours
09. Long Hallways - A Butterfly On The Battlefield
10. Ravena - Teraphim
11. Deadhorse - Corruption
12. ARCHIATOR - The Mast
13. HarborLights - And Yet It Moves
14. This Patch Of Sky - Bella Muerte
15. The Mighty Missoula - Regression
16. Outrun The Sunlight - Remaining In A Constant State Of Discomfort
17. From Oceans To Autumn - Arrival
18. Glacier - Though They Be Red Like Crimson, They Shall Be As Wool.
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"Open Language: Volume II [Side A]"is a compilation featuring post-rock bands solely from the United States. 


Band: Various Artists
Album: Open Language: Volume II (Side B)
Label: A Thousand Arms
Year: 2017







Tracklist
01. Sound Architects - Amihan
02. Glasgow Coma Scale - Southern Crosses
03. Run Golden Boys - Aurum
04. NOIR|REVA - Nuance
05. Antethic - Modulor
06. Closet Disco Queen - Délicieux
07. Celestial Wolves - Aeolist, Descend!
08. Black Sails For Red Seas - Silfra
09. Faltre - Riven
10. Astralia - Exhale
11. We Stood Like Kings - Night Owl
12. City By The Sea - Chicago
13. Niño Koi - Nigredo
14. GENA - Past
15. Only Echoes Remain - Distant Echoes
16. The Ills - Laugh Will Tear Us Apart
17. Lazybones Flame Kids - A Ride In An Amusement Park
18. Spruce Trap - Preparing To Leave All This; Preparing To Leave
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"Open Language: Volume II [Side B]"is a compilation featuring post-rock bands from around the world.

Within the A Thousand Arms circle, post-rock has come to be known as “the global scene that acts like a local.” Those working within the genre know that its reach is worldwide, and due to its nature as a largely-instrumental form, boundaries and borders are rendered insignificant. Working within a niche art form necessitates a sense of togetherness, one that forms the bedrock of artist relations.Without language barriers, the music is left to speak for itself, and the translation is universal. Steadying itself on this “open language,”A Thousand Arms has spent the past year and a half dedicating itself to making the world of post-rock a bit smaller, joining bands from all over the map onto free compilation albums and giving them a platform to be discovered and enjoyed by a wider audience. In some cases, this project has even acquainted bands with one another, opening them up to new allies across the world.

In July of 2016, “Open Language: Volume I” debuted, featuring two “sides,” each available for individual download. Side A collected 17American bands, while 17 international artists comprised Side B. Te comp included track premieres by Bright Like the Sun, Ranges,Coastlands and Rhone. Ten, in January 2017, “Hemispheres: Volume I” emerged, using a similar template – this time, Side A featured bands from the Northern Hemisphere, while Side B surveyed the Southern. Track premieres were provided by Au Revoir, Appalaches,Of the Vine, Old Solar, Sleeping Bear, Glories and Into Orbit. Both comps feature artwork by individuals actively working within the post-rock scene – Brian Morgante of Flesh & Bone Design (“Open Language”) and Xavi Forne of Error! Design (“Hemispheres”).

The calendar has come back around and it is time now for “Open Language: Volume II.” Gathering some of their favorite tracks from albums released in the past year, this volume again covers both an American half and an international half. It brings together a large collection of exciting new artists as well as a few long-standing favorites, and features exclusive artwork by LUXINVICTUS. With its fingers placed firmly on the pulse of the global post-rock scene, A Thousand Arms is confident that it is bringing you some of the best that the genre has had to offer in recent months. Of course, this is meant as a vehicle for discovery, and the hope is that it acts as a launching pad for even more joyful exploration. Amongst many great tracks, listeners will find exclusive premieres from LegendarySkies, Deadhorse, KYOTY and We Stood Like Kings. “Open Language, Volume II” is available for free download on A Thousand Arms’ Bandcamp page since Friday, July 28th, 2017. - David Zeidler of Arctic Drones

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 0 Engineers

Streaming: From Oceans To Autumn - Ether​/​Return To Earth


Band: From Oceans To Autumn
Album: Ether​/​Return To Earth
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








Tracklist
01. Quintessence/Core
02. Medium
03. Air/Elysium
04. Stratus//Vapor
05. Arrival
06. Live Again
07. Visible Light II
08. Keep A Watchful Eye
09. Isle
10. 211 South
11. Reconnect
12. Through The Ages
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From Oceans To Autumn is an atmospheric post-rock/metal band from Charlotte, NC, USA.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 0 Engineers

Video: Blak - In The Absence Of Light - Eigengrau

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Album: Hexis - Tando Ashanti


Band: Hexis
Album: Tando Ashanti
Label: Alerta Antifascista, Halo Of Flies
Year: 2017








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01. Tando
02. Ashanti
03. Molestus
04. Ritualis
05. Calamitas
06. Nocturnus
07. Opacus
08. Cordolium
09. Resurrectio
10. Septem
11. Praesagium
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Hexis is a band from Copenhagen, Denmark, playing a mix of hardcore and doomy black metal. The band has existed since 2010, but has already played almost 300 shows in The US, Canada, Japan, Cuba, Island, Russia, the UK and all-over Europe.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017 0 Engineers

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Friday, July 14, 2017 0 Engineers

Recommendation: Sonic Black Holes - Disclosure


Band: Sonic Black Holes
Album: Disclosure
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. Tsar
02. As Close As Forever Gets
03. Cope
04. White Sands Losing Grounds
05. Aleppo
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Sonic Black Holes is an instrumental post-rock band from Hamburg, Germany.

Music for driving through illuminated cities at night.

No samples or keyboards used in the making of this recording. Long live the microphone! Darkness and a proper stereo recommended.

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Monday, July 10, 2017 0 Engineers

Streaming: Dead Register - Fiber


Band: Dead Register
Album: Fiber
Label: AVR Records / Throne Records
Year: 2017








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01. Alone
02. Fiber
03. Drawing Down
04. Grave
05. Entwined
06. Incendiary
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Dead Register is a genre-bending, monolithic, gothic-tinged, gloomy, melodic, “doom-gaze” based in Atlanta. In late 2013, M. Chvasta (vocals, bass, bass vi) recruited his wife, Avril Che for her bass synth, textures, keys, and background vocal accompaniment. Skeletons of mechanical songs were created with programmed beats, which were replaced in 2014 by the refined drumming of Chad Williams.

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Thursday, July 06, 2017 0 Engineers

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Streaming: Black Hole Distortion - Abyssal


Band: Black Hole Distortion
Album: Abyssal
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. Abyssal I
02. Abyssal II
03. Abyssal III
04. Abyssal IV
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Black Hole Distortion is a post/experimental band from Athens, Greece.

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Tuesday, July 04, 2017 0 Engineers

Album: Moonraccoon - Sunrise City


Band: Moonraccoon
Album: Sunrise City
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








Tracklist
01. The Launch
02. Rendezvous
03. Afterlife
04. Legacy
05. On the Run
06. Just in Time
07. Final Hour
08. Endgame
09. Stardust
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Moonraccoon is a synthwave / retrowave band from Sweden. No further info is available.

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The Inquisition: 089.Synopsys

1. How did you came up with the name of the band?

To be honest, the name of the band was already Synopsys before we started to bring our project the way it is today. We played different styles of music in our past musical explorations. But as we are quite often qualified as a cinematographic band, we think that the word synopsis, as we use it for a summary of a film, is something quite close to our musical style.

2. Do you have a standard procedure of creating a song? Do you just jam around or is there a main riff and the track is build up on it?

We use all the ways that we can to create songs. We like to think that we try to let the music go its own way, so every moment of creation is important for us. Jamming could open some doors that computer composition can not, and inversely. For this album, we recorded a lot of material, at the studio, everyone by it own at home, sometimes phones memos or complete composed track on computer. Then we decided to chose and combine all these sounds / tracks / riffs to make an album. At this step we built a pre-production on computer to know what the album will sound like and to organise the tracks.

3. What are your influences and what kind of music do you hear when you are at home?

A lot of different influences. Post-rock and metal naturally but a lot of classical music, electro experimental, classic rock, ambient music, films, books … We let inspiration comes from all possible ways.

4. Which is the one album you can't live without?

As we are 5 we had to pick more than one album, but Isis’s Oceanic / Autechre LP5 / Led Zeppelin eponymous & Black album from Metallica are our favorite albums if we have to choose one for each musician.

5. What's the first record you've ever bought?

Led Zeppelin - eponymous, Nirvana - From the muddy banks of the wishkah, Wu Tang - WACDC - Ball Breaker, Metallica - Kill Em All

6. Name a band that you would like to share the stage or tour with?

Probably Russian Circle and Isis if one day they come back to stage.

7. Did the internet and specially the blogs helped to spread your music around the world?Name a place (country) that you were surprised to know your music has reached to?

Synopsys is a musical project with not label yet. Like most bands we are doing everything by ourselves. And internet and blogs are very useful to spread our music around. Because of its direct links to the band’s music, it make it easy to be discovered by people from all around the globe. We are already surprised to send our physical supports to Russia, Canada, Norway… But that's thanks to blogs like post-engeenering.

8. Do you support the idea of bandcamp where fans can decide the price or services like Spotify?

We like Bandcamp because it is a most complete platform. You can sell merchandising. But Spotify is perhaps more « sharing around » and is clearly used by more people. But when someone buy your music on Bandcamp, the possibility to decide a price higher than the band ask is important for the artist support. Not because that we raise more money, we do not make music for money first, but because of how encouraging it is. There is something more friendly with Bandcamp. We can send email to thanks our fans and keep a good contacts with them. We think it is an important side of the music-sharing support we use, and Bandcamp do it well.

9. Where do you see yourselves in 5 years?

We hope we’ll have spend many times on stage, and composed one more album, exploring news soundscapes and collaborating with new artists again and again.

10. Is the artwork of an album important nowadays in the digital era?

As we are two graphic designers and visual artists in the band, we like to think that artworks are important. And it seems to be, as we can read some comments from new listeners who come sometimes first for the visual side of the project. It can sound marketing-like but this just some analysis to help us to answer the question.On an other point of view, the artistic point of view, Artwork are also important for us because of the cinematographic aspect of our music. That’s why we made the artwork for « Le temps du rêve » quite abstract and metaphoric. As our music and lyrics could be.

11. What is you favorite album cover?

Pink floyd - Dark side of the moon


Neurosis - Times of grace


Red hot chili peppers - Californication


Nirvana - Nevermind

12. It seems that a lot of people are turning on vinyl again. Why do you think that is and which is your preferable media format?

Vinyls have something about affective. Because, we think, of their analog aspect. We know that today every vinyl have been recorded on computer, and the recorded sounds are no-more 100% analog if you consider the work from recording / mixing on computer before engraving vinyl. But there is something more affective. The large artwork probably. The manipulation of the object before listening. There is a real interaction with the object and the sound, vibrations, defaults …

13. What's the most vivid story or moment as a band?

One of our best experience as a band was when we played a cine-concert (concert film) inside a wonderful movie theatre in Avignon. The screen behind us was so big ! Peoples sitting in their armchairs and we really felt the interaction between sound and images. A vibrant moment for us !

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Streaming: Empusae feat. Colin H. Van Eeckhout - Lueur


Band: Empusae feat. Colin H. Van Eeckhout
Album: Lueur
Label: Consouling Sounds
Year: 2017







Tracklist
01. Guiding Light
02. Retinae Tenebrae
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With the complexity of the music, it may surprise you to find that Empusae is actually a project created by a single man, Nicolas Van Meirhaeghe. Empusae exercises a surreal science of structure that throbs and pulsates in an almost obsessive manner. The music is almost suggestive of a mechanical assembly line in its clock work clunks and clangs. It builds into a tense, yet haunting soundscape and rivets itself into the memory and refuses to be forgotten.

On "Lueur", Colin H. Van Eeckhout (CHVE, Amenra, Kingdom, Absent In Body, Sembler Deah, Harlowe) joined Nicolas Van Meirhaeghe with his variety from clear (CHVE, Amenra's Afterlife) to hardcore vocals (Amenra), in a more church/ritual like approach.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 0 Engineers

Recommendation: BOG - Unshriven


Band: BOG
Album: Unshriven
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








Tracklist
01. Vague Dreams
02. Heedless
03. Spare
04. Marrow
05. Vanish
06. Fellow Traveller
07. Primus Inter Pares
08. Stay
09. Mère
10. Ninety-Two
11. Unshriven
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BOG is a four-piece post-metal band from Vienna, Austria, founded by Tim Primbs as an emotional outlet to cope with several experiences with death. Narrative arcs follow the woven dynamics of the sound. Sonic leitmotifs, ambient layers and authentic songwriting create an unmistakably unique sound.

Unshriven is a concept album, or, more precisely, a station album: 11 tracks shape 11 stations. Two parallel levels (reality and metaphor) tell the stories of two travelers. The first level reveals the story of the 17-year-old, seriously ill girl. The second level is the accompanying metaphor: it tells of Sputnik's journey through colours, emptiness and darkness, of its homesickness and its attempt to return home. An ambivalent construct of hopeful, melancholic melodies and raw, destructive energies creates the emotional sonic images that make the last journey of life comprehensible. Distinctive ambient sound layers, acoustic leitmotifs and dynamic sounds from time and space are accompanied by the voiceover of thanatologist Elisabeth Kuebler-Ross.

Unshriven has various guest musicians from the Austrian and American post-rock scene and other related genres. For the album production, Tim Primbs cooperated with Matthew Prokop (Lehnen), Josh Wing (Sól, USA), Joel Boyd (Lehnen) and Julia Schwarzer (CAYES, AT) and Chris Pobaschnig (Mountain, AT). Will Benoit, known for his work with post-rock bands like Caspian, Junius, City of Ships and Lehnen, did the mixing and mastering.

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Streaming: Postvorta - Carmentis


Band: Postvorta
Album: Carmentis
Label: Third I Rex
Year: 2017








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01. 15
02. Colostro
03. Cervice
04. Patau
05. 13
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While there are many bands that traverse and explore the same terrain as heavy titans Neurosis and Isis, very few of those bands embrace these influences and yet do not feel like imitators.

Postvorta , the pulverizing sextet from Ravenna, Italy are ones who incorporate a similar style as their influences, but move themselves and the listener through stunning corridors of sound.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 0 Engineers

Album: Saule - Saule


Band: Saule
Album: Saule
Label: Avantgarde Music
Year: 2017








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01. I
02. II
03. III
04. IV
05. V
06. VI
07. 0
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Avantgarde Music is proud to present the self-titled debut album of a brilliant newcomer named Saule. Saule was formed in Poland in 2015, which has come to have the most creative and ever-surprising extreme metal scene of any European country - and for underground music, in general. It is incredible the amount of new bands and great music that this country is giving to fans for the past 15 years - and let's not forget the past! - both in metal, post-rock and prog metal fields.

And that's precisely where Saule comes in with the album Saule. The band's formation process and search for the proper people took about two years, and it resulted in a carefully crafted debut album recorded during the late autumn of 2016 in Satanic Audio. A work of vast vision and rigorous repose, the sound across Saule is focused around post-metal and post-rock genre, but strongly deriving from black metal and acutely coated in subtle ambient echoes. 

Given Saule's rather brief existence and minimal experiences so far (although they've already made their live debut with landmates Thaw and others), the band presently prefers to keep a minimalistic outlook and would love to let the music do the talking. Open your ears to Saule!

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Monday, June 19, 2017 0 Engineers

Streaming: Shipwreck Karpathos - Bring Down The Sky


Band: Shipwreck Karpathos
Album: Bring Down The Sky
Label: Self Released
Year: 2016








Tracklist
01. FLY!
02. Circle City Ghosts
03. Installation 1138
04. Bring Down The Sky
05. Create, Destroy, Rebuild, Repeat.
06. The Sound So Loud It Becomes Silence
07. No Heretics, Please
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Shipwreck Karpathos is a five man instrumental post-rock band from Portland, USA.
Currently the guys are trying to release their album on vinyl for the first time so any help would be great. You can preorder it and help them out here: https://www.diggersfactory.com/vinyl/804/shipwreck-karpathos-bring-down-the-sky-2xlp

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Streaming: A Lot Like Birds - Divisi


Band: A Lot Like Birds
Album: DIVISI
Label: Equal Vision Records
Year: 2017








Tracklist
01. Always Burning, Always Dark
02. The Sound Of Us
03. For Shelley (Unheard)
04. Trace The Lines
05. Atoms In Evening
06. The Smoother The Stone
07. Infinite Chances
08. No Attention For Solved Puzzles
09. Further Below
10. Good Soil, Bad Seeds
11. From Moon To Son
12. Divisi
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A Lot Like Birds is a six piece progressive rock/post-hardcore outfit from Sacramento, CA, formed in September 2009, known for their tendency to experiment with several diverse genre influences and their incorporation of orchestral and ambient sound-scapes contrasted by chaotic, schizophrenic episodes. On January 9th of 2011, A Lot Like Birds announced that Kurt Travis (Ex of Dance Gavin Dance, Five Minute Ride, No Not Constant, and O! the Joy) would be the new singer and second front-man, alongside Cory Lockwood. With their acclaimed addition, the band quickly signed to Doghouse Records (All American Rejects, Say Anything, The Get Up Kids) and acquired The Artery Foundation (Asking Alexandria, Dance Gavin Dance, Alesana) as management.

Their debut album Plan B was the brainchild of the band’s guitarist/original vocalist Michael Franzino, who invited several talented musicians in the Sacramento scene (including various orchestral instrumentalists and a female vocalist) to perform on the record. They spent their first year of existence diligently perfecting their live set, building their fan base, and most recently, writing their sophomore album as a collaborative effort. Their live set is known for setting deep moods that swing from thoughtful, emotional build-ups to body-moving, epic climaxes.

After signing both deals, they entered Interlace Audio Recording Studio with producer / engineer Kris Crummet (Closure In Moscow, Fear Before, Dance Gavin Dance) to record their second full length, Conversation Piece.

After it's release in the fall of 2011, Conversation Piece received praise and they were called "one of post-hardcore’s most important new bands and one of the few capable of saving the scene." (-MindEqualsBlown.net).

A Lot Like Birds spent all of 2012 on the road, taking their new album and frenzied live antics to the masses. The positive reception to their high energy performances lead to a one month tour of Europe in February 2013. The band's growing fan base fueled powerful performances in London, Paris, Vienna, Budapest and 19 other cities.

A Lot Like Birds released their second LP 'No Place' with Equal Vision Records on October 29th, 2013 and their third LP 'Divisi' with Equal Vision Records on May 5th, 2017.

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Album: Various Artists - Imperfect


Band: Various Artists
Album: Imperfect
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. Violet Cold - Brave New Void
02. Sadness - Vivify
03. A Light In The Dark - Uncertain
04. Unreqvited - Kitsunebi
05. Show Me A Dinosaur - Unsaid
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Five-band split album between Violet Cold, A Light In The Dark, Show Me A Dinosaur, Sadness and Unreqvited from all over the world.


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Streaming: Archivist - Construct


Band: Archivist
Album: Construct
Label: Alerta Antifascista
Year: 2017








Tracklist
01. Lamenting Configuration
02. Birth Of Ire
03. Property?
04. The Negotiation
05. Scorched Earth Policy
06. The Reconstruction
07. Mysterium Cosmographicum
08. Witch Finder
09. An Epiphany
10. The Theosophical Digressions Of Artificial Intelligence
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Archivist are a post-metal/blackgaze band with members from Fall Of efrafa, Light bearer. Archivist is the tale of human hubris, the end of the world, and the willingness of a child to accept the weight of our legacy.

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Thursday, June 08, 2017 0 Engineers

Streaming: Way Of Abyss - Parallels


Band: Way Of Abyss
Album: Parallels
Label: Corrosive Records
Year: 2017








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01. Medzo
02. Bloody Angela
03. Substantive Laws
04. Our Hymn
05. Ariane
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Way Of Abyss is a one-man project based in Lyon since 2007.

Dive deep into atmospheric music, inspired by all the best author of electronic, minimalist and post-rock/-metal music of our time.

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017 0 Engineers

Recommendation: Féroces - Victor EP


Band: Féroces
Album: Victor EP
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. Ne Vous Retenez Pas
02. Carole
03. J'attends Qu'il M'arrive Quelque Chose
04. L'odeur Du Cuir
05. Slalomer Entre Les Ivrognes
06. Victor
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Second release (apart from their singles "Donna" and "Sometimes (Jamais On Ne Nous Dit Ces Choses​-​là)") from one of the blog's favorites and Féroces live up to our expectations! An excellent EP from start to finish with their unique french cinematic kind of way!

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 0 Engineers

Recommendation: Tuber - Out Of The Blue


Band: Tuber
Album: Out Of The Blue
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. Out Of The Blue
02. Russian
03. Cat Class
04. Noman
05. Moon Rabbit
06. Luckily Dead
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Tuber grew up in a sunny place, south of Greece, in an island called Crete. They were hiding from the sun, jamming in dark studios and playing their music in rock caves. As they moved north, sounds became lighter, since they started miss hot ground. Balance came as a result of smash, dark embraced light and improvisation turned into an effortless and instinctive process. Tuber moved their interest into new forms, founding themselves experimenting with compositions that combine mixed styles and sounds from different ground. Focus is now on rock aesthetic flirting with psychedelic atmosphere and a touch of romantic mood. At this time Tuber live in Serres, forming their feelings and thoughts into music and words, still learning how to leave with reality and reinventing it with love. 

For fans of early Monkey3.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 0 Engineers

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Monday, May 29, 2017 0 Engineers

Streaming: Audiolepsia - Muses


Band: Audiolepsia
Album: Muses
Label: dunk! records
Year: 2017








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01. Beatrix
02. Satine
03. Motoko
04. Evey
05. Charlotte
06. Clarice
07. Rachel
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Audiolepsia is an instrumental prog/post-rock band from Barcelona. Emotive melodies, full force moments, amazing and intense atmospheres.

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 0 Engineers

Recommendation: Barrows - Obsidion


Band: Barrows
Album: Obsidion
Label: Tonzonen Records
Year: 2017








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01. Telekin
02. Entrada
03. Obsidion
04. Cocoon
05. Manna
06. Zenith
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Barrows fuses atmospheric and heavy music in the form of sprawling concept albums. The band creates entrancing, circling riffs and rhythms intercut with explosive peaks and brilliant subtleties.

The third album by Barrows depicts the experience of a man who is abducted from earth and brought to ​​​​"Obsidion", a place where dimension is indefinable and the boundaries of human consciousness cease to exist.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 0 Engineers

Streaming: onj. - Alone


Band: onj.
Album: Alone
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. Sleepspeaks
02. A Spectrum
03. Breathe
04. Vows
05. Alone
06. Districts
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onj. is an instrumental post-rock band from North Carolina, USA.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 0 Engineers

Album: Antethic - Ghost Shirt Society


Band: Antethic
Album: Ghost Shirt Society
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. Ilium
02. Modulor
03. Metamachine
04. Fragments
05. Cascadia
06. Tsunami Museum
07. Sentinel
08. The Moon Must Fall
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Antethic is an instrumental trio from St. Petersburg, Russia. The band plays atmospheric instrumental rock music. The latest album, 'Ghost Shirt Society', was released in April, 2017.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 0 Engineers

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Monday, May 22, 2017 0 Engineers

The Inquisition: 088.Vasudeva

1. How did you came up with the name of the band?

Vasudeva is a character in the novel Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse. We were all reading the book for a high school English class at the time we started this band and Vasudeva possessed certain characteristic we thought fit our band pretty well. He doesn’t speak much in the book but when does it’s normally a pretty profound or moving moment for the main character Siddhartha.

2. Do you have a standard procedure of creating a song? Do you just jam around or is there a main riff and the track is build up on it?

Our songs normally start on an acoustic guitar or one riff gets brought to the table and we all brainstorm ideas off of it. Lately we’ve been inspired by a lot of stuff that’s not guitar music so ideas can also spur off using a new piece of gear like a synth or recording into tape machines/drum machines. Some songs have started with a bassline, I think it depends. Regardless of the inception of the idea the writing is always very collaborative.

3. What are your influences and what kind of music do you hear when you are at home?

We’re influenced by everything from music to films and books I think. But musically we are all over the place individually. Anything from Elliott Smith to EDM can be played back to back and be just as inspiring to us. What’s being played is constantly changing, we have a bit of musical ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) at times I would say.

4. Which is the one album you can't live without?

For all of us this answer would be very very different but I think the one we can definitely agree upon is Transatlanticism by Death Cab For Cutie.

5. What's the first record you've ever bought?

Green Album by Weezer, Dude Ranch by Blink 182 and Stankonia by Outkast.

6. Name a band that you would like to share the stage or tour with?

Minus The Bear. Our band started because of Minus The Bear.

7. Did the internet and specially the blogs helped to spread your music around the world? Name a place (country) that you were surprised to know your music has reached to?

Yeah absolutely. It’s cool to see how music is getting into new ears nowadays compared to even when we started in 2008. It’s a constantly changing place and it’s odd to try and keep up and pick up on what the next trend will be as far as what platform is up and coming. It can be overwhelming. To see our music doing so well in places we’ve never been, like Japan, is amazing to us, also other places in Asia as well and even Australia.

8. Do you support the idea of bandcamp where fans can decide the price or services like Spotify?

Being consumers ourselves we use those platforms a lot to find new music and support our friends. Spotify is more of an interesting topic to us than bandcamp, due to all the algorithms and stuff like that but ultimately it’s been an effective way for our band to get our music out to new people.

9. Where do you see yourselves in 10 years?

Making records only released onto floppy disk.

10. Is the artwork of an album important nowadays in the digital era?

To us it still is but to the average consumer it could be a different answer. The image can evoke an immediate indication of what the music or subject matter could be, but it also can be totally unrelated. Both methods can be effective

11. What is you favorite album cover?

The Sublime one with the guy with the back tattoo, all of The Smiths record covers, all Hannah Diamond single covers, Elliott Smith self titled, Weezer Pinkerton.





12. It seems that a lot of people are turning on vinyl again. Why do you think that is and which is your preferable media format?

It’s more physical than just buying an mp3. You get a really good look at how the artist wanted the entire collections of songs to be portrayed. The whole layout in hand while not really being able to skip ahead tracks makes for a much more immersive listen than on a Spotify playlist. Liner notes and special little details that only exist on the vinyl format are what make it all so special. We all love vinyl for sure. I love CDs still cause I drive a lot and it’s all I have in my car. Cassettes are great too. And I have an iPod classic I’m always updating and will never give up. It’s hard to say.

13. What's the most vivid story or moment as a band?

Being a band since 2008 and friends for even longer there are many vivid moments and stories. Most important ones being personal breakthroughs we’ve had together while writing or touring.Some of those moments are the ones we have to remember when things seem really bad.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 0 Engineers

Album: Everything Flows - Aphelion


Band: Everything Flows
Album: Aphelion
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. The Watcher
02. Spiral
03. Something Is Lurking
04. Sore
05. Dusk
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Everything Flows is a french post-metal band formed in 2014. They create progressive music that alternates loud riffs and atmospheric sections.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 0 Engineers

Recommendation: Synopsys - Le Temps Du Rêve


Band: Synopsys
Album: Le Temps Du Rêve
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. Morning In The Wilderness
02. Reverie Of Rising Star
03. Impulse
04. Leviathan
05. Into The Abyss
06. Beyond The Black Ocean
07. Dusk
08. A Whisper In The Evening
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"Synopsis [sinɔpsis] nm: A brief summary of the major points of a subject or written work or story, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work."

Synopsys is a french post-metal / post-rock band from France. Their debut album "Le Temps Du Rêve", released today, is one of the best albums I've heard lately and probably will be on lots of AOTY lists in December!

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Monday, May 15, 2017 0 Engineers

Streaming: Silent Island - Fall Of Oceans


Band: Silent Island
Album: Fall Of Oceans
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. Distant Land
02. The Reef
03. Dolphin Rush
04. The Fallen Shallow
05. Singapore
06. Queen Hurricane
07. Niue
08. Drifting Bottles
09. The Journey Never Ends
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Silent Island is an instrumental ambient / post-rock band from Hungary.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017 0 Engineers

Recommendation: Hvørsch - Thornsmoat


Band: Hvørsch
Album: Thornsmoat
Label: Replenish Records
Year: 2016








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01. Tetiva (Chapter I)
02. Kapkan (Chapter II)
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" Thornsmoat. A two-chapter antiutopia about a tough fate of a black fox.a hunter and a couple of dogs are chasing the prey to a certain death. The burrow is clouded with smoke. everyone has burnt alive. He is the last of the free; his death is coming close. The only thing left is to run. Towards his fate - or away from it. Chewing his paws off trying to escape. Stuck in traps for days, animals die slowly and sorely, long before the hunter comes. You need 18 foxes to make a furcoat.

About an album in short: The message isn’t straightforward. Anti-utopias are always multi-faceted. Our work is based on a story about a fox and human cruelty, but if you dig deeper, you’ll uncover hidden parallels about witch hunts; people of faith are always offended by the existence of those who don’t share their ideas of the bible. They build the cult of the righteous; the hierarchy of power leads to punishment of those who oppose the views of the majority. As a rule, people give themselves the right to decide who lives and who doesn’t. The world isn’t just black and white, even separating situations by shade is subjective; it is also true when people judge, harm or kill on the grounds of difference. Primarily, the band leans not towards the cult of ideas, but the cult of sense and frugality towards everyone and everything. We don’t appreciate cruelty towards animals and everyone surrounding us. Associations and symbols of all that can be found in our lyrics and art. " -  Hvørsch

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Friday, May 05, 2017 0 Engineers

The Inquisition: 087.If Anything Happens To The Cat


1. How did you come up with the name of the band? 

Sad story alert! When Pieter, Wouter, and I started the band seven years ago, it was just the three of us writing songs in Wouter’s bedroom. He had a little kitten which was always jumping on our stuff while we were trying to write songs. When Wouter went for a holiday, he asked his housemates to take care of the cat and left a little note saying “if anything happens to the cat” together with his phone number. Unfortunately, while Wouter was on holiday the cat made her great escape, and was never found again. At that time, we were looking for a name. When we saw the little note on the blackboard, we unanimously decided to name the band after it. 

2. Do you have a standard procedure of creating a song? Do you just jam around or is there a main riff and the track is build up on it? 

Not really, it differs from song to song. Most of the time we start with a basic guitar idea and we see where it takes us during rehearsals. Afterwards, we’ll record demos to fine-tune the guitars. We do have some songs that initially started as a jam, and others which were almost completely written by only one of us, from start to finish. 

I think we’ve grown in this process as a band over the last couple years. In the beginning, we would all individually come up with our parts and that was that. Nowadays, we’re working as a collective and are thinking more in terms of what a specific part of a song needs to bring it to a higher level. On our upcoming album ‘Mångata’ we really focused on interweaving our sounds, producing a technical yet more melodically layered record. 

3. What are your influences and what kind of music do you hear when you are at home? 

We all have pretty different musical influences and backgrounds, ranging from Explosions in the Sky and Mono to Editors to Led Zeppelin to Sonic Youth or August Burns Red. Lately, we’ve also been inspired by more electronic synth based music, like Emancipator, Bonobo, Apparat, Arms and Sleepers and so forth. 

It’s actually a nice thing to have an eclectic background within the band, and to try to mix this into something interesting. I think and hope that you can hear this somewhat in our music. Both our first album ‘Sun Drunk Moon’ as ‘Mångata’ are rather diverse and not necessarily ‘traditional’ post-rock. 

4. Which is the one album you can't live without? 

Hard question, but if I have to choose one, it has to be ‘Give me beauty… Or give me death!’ by EF. It’s a flawless album from the first second to the last, truly breath-taking. 

5. What's the first record you've ever bought? 

I’m not sure, maybe ‘Californication’ by Red Hot Chili Peppers or ‘Follow the Leader’ by Korn? I still secretly like both albums. 

6. Name a band that you would like to share the stage or tour with? 

Personally, I’d choose Sigur Rós. Even though they grew to play bigger stages, they remained true to their own original sound, which is something I can appreciate. You’d probably get five different answers if you’d ask all of us though. 

7. Did the internet and specifically blogs help to spread your music around the world? Name a place (country) that you were surprised to know your music has reached to? 

Social networks and blogs are without a doubt the most important media to get our music heard outside of our home turf. I’m still surprised every time we get a message from someone on the other side of the world saying they like our music, especially in this day and age with the abundance of music out there.

The most surprising order we ever got online, was probably from Lahore in Pakistan. The fact we got invited to tour in China last year was the highlight of our career so far. 

8. Do you support the idea of Bandcamp where fans can decide the price or services like Spotify? 

Yes, all our music is available as a ‘name your price’-download on Bandcamp. I think it gives people a great opportunity to discover new music, and allows them to support the artists they like. 
Bandcamp is also my main channel to discover new music. I love how you listen to an album and then it stops playing, just like a vinyl or CD would. It’s finite, just like the artist imagined it. It’s not a continuous flow of music like most other streaming websites. 

9. Where do you see yourselves in 10 years? 

I have no idea to be honest. I hope we can keep growing as a band, that we can keep playing nice shows, visiting new places, releasing new music which we’re proud of. We’ll see where it takes us! 

10. Is the artwork of an album important nowadays in the digital era? 

Yes, it is very important. There are so many bands and releases nowadays. Artwork can add an extra dimension which complements the music in many ways. For our new album, we worked together with BAART art collective. They did a great job creating a cover that reflects the sound of our music. 

11. What is your favorite album cover? 

I always liked the artwork of …And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead. All their albums have a great design, but I especially like the cover of ‘Worlds Apart’. 

12. It seems that a lot of people are turning on vinyl again. Why do you think that is and which is your preferable media format? 

I prefer to buy vinyl as well. I guess people appreciate the little work of art a vinyl is. In an age where all information and music is so easily accessible, it’s nice to slow down for a bit and listen to music carefully. Vinyl is a great medium for this. That’s why I’m very happy that our new album Mångata, available in September, will also be released on vinyl. 

13. What's the most vivid story or moment as a band? 

That is without a doubt our China tour in October last year. We were invited to play five shows and travelled about 5000km in five days. It was such a great experience to play in some of the world’s biggest cities for entirely new crowds. People were so appreciative and generous, truly amazing;

If Anything Happens To The Cat currently funding their new album "Mångata" on Kickstarter. You can find more info about the campaign here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/255338050/if-anything-happens-to-the-cat-full-album-2-mangat

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Streaming: Bereft - Lands


Band: Bereft
Album: Lands
Label: Prosthetic Records
Year: 2017








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01. We Wept
02. The Ritual
03. In Filth
04. Waning Light
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Bereft weave elements of doom and black metal into exhaustive, dynamic songs, creating their own style of powerful metal, unbound to any genre and fully conscious of the impression.

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Monday, May 01, 2017 0 Engineers

Recommendation: Fjord - Portrait For A Reflection


Band: Fjord
Album: Portrait For A Reflection
Label: Self Released
Year: 2016








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01. Stars In An Ocean Of Darkness
02. There Is Life Inside This Sapphire
03. Phoenix
04. A Breath As A Promise
05. Island Of Commitments
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A portrait… mine, yours… it’s just one’s reflection crafted by nature’s key elements. As you probably figured it out, “Portrait for a Reflection” is a tribute brought to the synergy between man and nature, the power of free will, alongside with the optimistic thought of belonging to an infinite universe. The album contains five songs, each one impersonating through title and sound emotions given by the nature’s five key elements.

"Portrait for a Reflection" is Fjord's second full-length album, but as opposed to "On Icy Shores", they approached it as an instrumental album right from the beginning. This allowed them to bring new dimensions to their sound, combining various post-rock, post-metal and progressive elements, among others, with the main purpose of bringing a fresh vibe to instrumental music. 

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 0 Engineers

Streaming: musicformessier - Constellations I.


Band: musicformessier
Album: Constellations I.
Label: Self Released
Year: 2017








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01. Pegasus
02. Ursa Major
03. Libra
04. Cassiopeia
05. Hydrus
06. Lyra
07. Octans
08. Orion
09. Triangulum
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musicformessier is Csarnogurszky István's atmospheric, ambient / post-rock studio project from Hungary.

Constellations I. is the first part of musicformessier's "Magnum Opus" ambient / post-rock double album. The second part will be released in the fall of 2017. Every single tone was played on the guitar, without the use of any synthesizers or pads.

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The Inquisition: 086.Féroces

1. How did you come up with the name of the band?

Jérôme: When we decided to start this band, we thought of different options: we wanted a French name, as we only use French movie samples, and didn’t want something too obvious regarding the music we play, so we took almost the opposite. Féroces describes something cruel and savage, and while two of us come from the hardcore scene and love to play wild shows, our music is more about something melodic and sweet.

2. Do you have a standard procedure of creating a song? Do you just jam around or is there a main riff and the track is build up on it?

Sébastien: Usually, Jérôme sends me what he calls a song, i.e. hundreds of themes on the guitar with a sample from a movie. Then, I choose the ones I find most interesting, rearrange them to build the structure of the song, add the synthesizers and basic drum parts, and then send it back to the others. Actually, when we first play a song “for real”, it is already close to the final version, we just rearrange transitions, synth levels, etc.

3. What are your influences and what kind of music do you hear when you are at home?

Sébastien: As a recording studio owner, I listen to (mostly) rock music all day long, so at home I’m more into electronic music. One of the last bands I listened to is Tobacco (maybe you can hear the influence of that band on my Donna remix).
Jérôme: I used to play in Emocore bands like Gantz and Hiro, but I can now say that I listen to a wide range of music from hardcore to electronic ambient music. Regarding my influences, I would have to say Slint, Microfilm, Mogwaï, Interpol, Joy Division, Fugazi and Amanda Woodward.
François: I listen to pretty much all kinds of music just to discover new stuff but I like rhythmical music with drummers playing creative fills (Interpol, Foals). I recently discovered a French band called Totorro and I love their style.

4. Which is the one album you can't live without?

Sébastien: Nine Inch Nails “The Fragile”
Jérôme: Slint “Spiderland”
François: Interpol “Turn On The Bright Lights”

5. What's the first record you've ever bought?

Sébastien: Michael Jackson’s Bad (and I’m not ashamed of it)
Jérôme: Kylie Minogue’s Locomotion (and I’m really proud of it)
François: Bryan Adams’ Waking Up the Neighbours (sorry guys)

6. Name a band that you would like to share the stage or tour with?

Jérôme: I would love to play with Nirvana one day.

7. Did the internet and specially the blogs helped to spread your music around the world? Name a place (country) that you were surprised to know your music has reached to?

Sébastien: Thanks to Youtube, one of our song has been played more than 20,000 times in Greece. It appears that it’s been added to a very popular Greek playlist. I would really like to go play there!
Jérôme: We promote our music by ourselves, and many people help us spread the word, via social networks. In fact, blogs and online communities have made us into what we are today.

8. Do you support the idea of bandcamp where fans can decide the price or services like Spotify?

Sébastien: We are on both services, and it’s been very pleasant to see that most of our fans are willing to pay more than what we ask for! But despite thinking that what Spotify and the other streaming platforms give back to the artists is quite ridiculous, we cannot, as a new band, decide that we won’t be available there…

9. Where do you see yourselves in 10 years?

Jérôme: Dead and buried
Sébastien: More seriously, if Jérôme starts exercising, we could definitely be playing “Même ça tu n’as pas le courage” :)

10. Is the artwork of an album important nowadays in the digital era?

Jérôme: Sure, we spend a lot of time talking about the artwork. The harmonization of the music and the image must be coherent.
François: Also, some people like to buy vinyls just to have the artwork in a decent size and they keep listening to the digital albums.

11. What is your favorite album cover?

Jérôme: I would say “Unknown pleasures” by Joy Division, so many people around the world know these mountains, I got them tattooed on the top of my left arm.


François: I find the cover of “Is this It” by The Strokes very pleasant to look at.

12. It seems that a lot of people are turning on vinyl again. Why do you think that is and which is your preferable media format?

Jérôme: Actually, a lot of people listen to random music, in random mode, during their random lives, and I’m one random guy living in a random world. When you choose vinyl, you decide, you take the power back.
Sébastien: The process of listening to music is different depending on the media. I think listening to a vinyl is a more conscious action because you will most likely listen to the whole album, and not just a single that is part of a compilation. The object itself is also very different, and needs care. And there is a huge difference in terms of sound, the vinyl is always less compressed, subtler, more musical than CDs and other digital formats.

13. What's the most vivid story or moment as a band?

Jérôme: Each live show is special, sometimes I can forget where I am, who I am, what I do and forget. Only music and love can do this to me, this sensation is a drug and I would like to feel it every day.

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