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 - R.S.I. Therapy Center by Superstructure

2017-02-11 04:20:45 UTC

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Superstructure's new record is called "R.S.I. Therapy Center". As with all his stuff, Josh Younggren is still struggling to properly explain it, but seeing as this was a great opportunity to make a political record (as an American),  he finds it telling he couldn't make it overtly political. The music here is an examination of our repetitive tendencies - simultaneously soothing and harmful. 

Track List


  • Welcome - 06:47 
  • Ranger - 03:56 
  • Territorial - 06:58 
  • 5AM Loop - 06:36 
  • I Found a Prophet In Omaha - 05:47 
  • Sophia/Harmful Therapy - 08:29


Genre : beat, electronic, house, minimal, techno

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Dreams of Kyoto by Mixtaped Monk

2017-02-11 03:41:34 UTC

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Mixtaped Monk is a one man DIY music project by a journalist and music producer (Arka Sengupta) who believes in making music that soothes the mind. This project was started as an outlet for his creative expressions. So, under the moniker of Mixtaped Monk, he not only expresses himself as a music producer but also as a writer and a visual artist.

Being socially awkward since childhood, he always loved solitude. And, in his solitude, the thing which he liked to do the most is discovering music. Be it the cassette of Pink Floyd's “Dark Side of The Moon,” which he discovered, in his uncle's old room, during his early teenage, or the first mixtape that he made for a girl when he was a little bit older, music has always been his sole companion. Gradually, he picked up playing the keyboard and the guitar, started experimenting with music and realized that there is a whole world of possibilities for him to explore. That is how the idea of Mixtaped Monk started.

There are a few artistes who have influenced him considerably in his lifetime and sometimes changed his whole perspective towards making music. They are Nick Drake, Steven Wilson, Mikael Akerfeldt, Marconi Union, Brian Eno, Steve Roach, Scott Hansen, Trent Reznor, Gustavo Santaolalla and Sascha Ring.

Right from the time he was in school, Arka had an immense fascination for anime. And that led to his (almost) obsession with Japanese culture. It all started with Naruto and Naruto Shippuuden. But when he watched Rurouni Kenshin for the first time, he was fascinated with the way the city of Kyoto was portrayed in the anime. And so he began researching the city, its current form and the long history associated with it. Since then, from time to time, he's had these dreams about the city. Sometimes they were associated with historical events and sometimes with the modern era. But in all, they were always so vivid that he could literally feel the profound beauty and heritage of Kyoto within him.

Through DREAMS OF KYOTO, Arka has tried to provide a soundtrack for the nature of the dreams he has of Kyoto.


Genre : alternative, experimental, ambient, atmospheric, dreamy, electronica, indie, post-rock, postrock, soundscape

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New LP - Burial Songs by Palehorse/Palerider

2017-02-07 05:03:46 UTC

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 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. 

Track List

  • Sundowning - 10:52 
  • Tamám Shud - 09:12 
  • Into the Abyss - 09:52 
  • Nero - 09:54


Genre : alternative, doom, doomgaze, psychedelic, shoegaze

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New album - Arq by Par

2017-02-07 04:48:21 UTC

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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.

"This album reflects upon how the city influences us emotionally from its structure and infrastructure; and at the same time it raises questions, driven by the sound atmospheres it creates, about alienation, the degradation of the public area and our perception of community"

It was recorded and mixed by Nacho Adda and mastered by Emiliano Zapata. The cover design is by Nacho Adda with 3D modeling by Carlos Laviña.

Track List


  • Aalto - 04:02 
  • La aldea - 04:20 
  • Territorios - 03:18  
  • Tetrator - 03:48 
  • MVDR - 03:48 
  • Brut - 03:54 
  • Unitor - 05:00 
  • Modulor - 04:02  
  • Música concreto - 04:17 
  • Método - 04:40 


Genre : abstract, electronic, ambient, experimental, down-tempo

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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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