* * * * * Subheim * * * * *

2010-03-23 10:11:02 UTC
Subheim is the deeply personal project of electronic music composer and visual artist Kostas K., a downtempo, experimental venture fusing IDM elements with rich ambiance and female vocals by Katja. Complex and uncompromising, Subheim’s debut album on Tympanik Audio is full of intricate rhythms, deep reverbs, and bitcrushed sounds, combined with pianos, cellos, and beautiful synthwork. Haunting melodies and distant voices meet complex beats and luring atmospheres to create a unique blend of dynamics and emotion. ‘Approach’ flirts with post-rock and atmospheric downtempo styles, while still maintaining an original sound that is both captivating and inspirational. Kostas is also the co-founder of SPECTRALIQUID, an independent label, promoting innovative art & music and hosting events with important artists from the experimental scene around the globe, hoping to achieve a better luck for people creating original, fascinating and non-compromising art. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ ( Inner feelings and their desperate cryout, cities, skies, lonely beings on rooftops, the urban ugliness that blocked our gaze towards the infinity. Captivity, dark colors in high contrast, tired smiles and voices fading with time, lost pictures of times past, collapsing moments, films and soundtracks for broken lives. [ MySpace ] | [ Last.fm ] [ BY ALL MEANS... GET IT. Well if you haven't yet ). ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Artist - Subheim Album - No Land Called Home Release Date - 2010 Genre - Ambient, Instrumental, Dark-ambient, Down-tempo [ Not The Average, Above All, EXQUISITE ] Tracklist 01 Dusk 02 Streets 03 When Time Relieves 04 December 05 Between Fear and Love 06 The Veil 07 Conspiracies 08 The Cold Hearted Sea 09 Dunes 10 The Ravage Below 11 At the Edge of the World -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Subheim - No Land Called Home -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Subheim Album - Approach [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2008 Genre - Ambient, Instrumental, Dark-ambient, Down-tempo [ Not The Average, Above All, EXQUISITE ] Tracklist 1 Hush 3:12 2 Ybe 76 4:42 3 One Step Before the Exit 5:10 4 Howl 7:32 5 Away 6:15 6 Hollow 6:35 7 Stranded 5:30 8 Intact 2:32 9 Voces Perdidas 5:33 10 Hollow (Mobthrow remix) 6:05 11 One Step Before the Exit (reconstructed by Flaque) 5:38 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Subheim - Approach Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Recommendations: Rena Jones | Valgeir Sigurðsson | Murcof | ZXYZXY | Matryoshka --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Recommended for musicians:

      Freemake Audio Converter

Review for OVUM by Chronotope Project

Crafting a concept album is an incredibly difficult task. Tying together a cohesive narrative across a record’s worth of songs isn’t just daunting, it’s an endeavour that even some of the industry’s finest have failed to do memorably. This task, however, becomes notably more difficult when you’re dealing in the abstract via instrumental soundscapes. That is what Chronotope Project, the moniker of composer Jeffrey Ericson Allen, attempts to do with his latest project, ‘Ovum.’

READ MORE

Review of A703 by Naal

NAAL is an eclectic music project led by Chicago composer Dave Mantel. This talented musician has a true passion for great melodies and haunting musical textures. His blend of ambient, shoegaze and experimental drone music feels personal and unique, echoing the work of artists such as Slowdive, Boards of Canada or Sigur Ros, just to mention a few.

READ MORE

 

© 2016 - The Sirens Sound