* * * * * Austyn Sullivan / Portraits of American Firing Squads / Soul Glimpse * * * * *

2012-02-07 10:20:38 UTC

[ Austyn Sulivan ] is a one man band from Louisiana. The sounds you hear could be described as, [ Jesus & Mary Chain ] mainlining cough syrup and jamming in the world’s most cavernous bomb shelter.

Other Blogs... Austyn Sullivan’s music is textured ambient drone with murmured vocals beneath the surface which makes for perfect late night/pre-dawn listening. Nature’s Vein is a mature, accessible and well produced effort. While this is a solo project, Nature's Vein is far from a one-man, lo-fi bedroom recording. The disc's seven tracks clock in at 28 minutes so the disc makes an impact quickly which leads to repeated listenings.

Shoegaze wise think the likes of [ JAMC ] ~ [ Skywave ] ~ [ MBV ] and Drone wise think the likes of [ Nadja ] ~ [ Aidan Baker ] ~ [ Pyramid ] and [ Methadrone ]. Its an extreme cross between of layered shoegaze and dark drone all surrounded with a whispering and distant vocals. LOVE IT. And that said start with [ Portraits of American Firing Squads ].

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Soul Glimpse is not a glimpse into oneself but a glimpse into the overall human soul. Soul Glimpse is an attempt to try and understand what lies within us all. Soul Glimpse creates textures that manifest overwhelming feelings that hurtful past experiences can create within us all. Soul Glimpse is an ambient project of Austyn Sullivan / Portraits of American Firing Squads.

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Artist - Soul Glimpse Album - Recollections Become Phantoms Release Date - 2012 Genre - Shoegaze, Drone, Drone-gaze, Experimetal, Ambient-drone, Abstract-noise [ EXCELLENT ] Tracklist 01. (Recollections) 02:30 02. A Reverie: You Became the Phantom 05:46 03. A Gasping Rose (My Breath) 05:11 04. Bodies: Echoes in the Temple 05:41 05. A Waltz (To Wonder) (free) 04:05 06. (Become) 02:56 07. To Reveal the Secrets In Our Bones 04:54 08. I: Enduring 06:04 09. II: The Mirthless Grip of the Past 05:27 10. Desolation Melody 04:56 11. (Phantoms) 02:19 12. Frail Pigments of Our Recollections 04:50 13. Fade & Breath 06:24 14. Revival 06:22 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sould Glimpse - Recollections Become Phantoms -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Austyn Sullivan Album - Recollections / Become Release Date - 2011 Genre - Shoegaze, Drone, Drone-gaze, Experimetal, Ambient-drone, Abstract-noise Tracklist 1. (Recollections) 02:30 2. A Waltz (To Wonder) 04:05 3. A Gasping Rose (My Breath) 05:11 4. A Reverie: You Became the Phantom 05:55 5. (Become) 02:54 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Austyn Sullivan - Recollections / Become -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Austyn Sullivan Album - The Inner Demons Swell Release Date - 2011 Genre - Shoegaze, Drone, Drone-gaze, Experimetal, Ambient-drone, Abstract-noise Tracklist 1. I Can't Remember What Was Lost: A Part of Ourselves 03:48 2. God's Hollow Body 02:48 3. Nature's Veins 03:20 4. The World Moves / First Day Gone 02:27 5. Our Shared Aquatic Feeling 02:28 6. Months We'll Never Share 04:42 7. Golden Bodies 04:05 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Austyn Sullivan - The Inner Demons Swell -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Austyn Sullivan Album - The Lights of Truth Are Blinding Me Now Release Date - 2011 Genre - Shoegaze, Drone, Drone-gaze, Experimetal, Ambient-drone, Abstract-noise Tracklist 1. Chemicals Eluding Our Empathy 04:16 2. Glistening Notes From the Past's Grandest Illusions 06:39 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Austyn Sullivan - The Lights of Truth Are Blinding Me Now -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Austyn Sullivan Album - Searching Inside Release Date - 2011 Genre - Experimental, Drone, Ambient-drone, Dark-ambient, Ambient-noise, Instrumental Tracklist New Demons: For the Ones Who Heard the Voice 06:04 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Austyn Sullivan - Searching Inside -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Portraits of American Firing Squads Album - Family in the Armed Forces Release Date - 2010 Genre - Experimental, Drone, Ambient-drone, Dark-ambient, Ambient-noise, Instrumental Tracklist 01 The Way In Which We Move Without A Word, Without A Sound 02 With Hyptnotized Eyes, Watching 03 Our Family in the Armed Forces, Standing like Uniformed Trees, Waiting for the Storm -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Portraits of American Firing Squads - Family in the Armed Forces -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Portraits of American Firing Squads Album - The Eternal Fear [ * * * * * ] ~ [ A STAR ] Release Date - 2010 Genre - Experimental, Drone, Ambient-drone, Dark-ambient, Ambient-noise, Instrumental Tracklist Portraits of American Firing Squads - The Eternal Fear - 01 Our Attempts to Exist Portraits of American Firing Squads - The Eternal Fear - 02 As the Blameless Targets Portraits of American Firing Squads - The Eternal Fear - 03 For Undiplomatic Firing Squads Portraits of American Firing Squads - The Eternal Fear - 04 In the Name Of Portraits of American Firing Squads - The Eternal Fear - 05 Our Nation's Oppressive & Unconscious Flag -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Portraits of American Firing Squads - The Eternal Fear -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Austyn Sullivan Album - The Expanding Art of Sorrows Release Date - 2010 Genre - Shoegaze, Drone, Drone-gaze, Experimetal, Ambient-drone Tracklist 1. In Fear: The Growing of Graves 07:32 2. Once, You Lived Inside of Me 07:08 3. The Pattern in the Birth of One 08:18 4. This Empty Body & The Curse of You 09:06 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Austyn Sullivan - The Expanding Art of Sorrows -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Austyn Sullivan Album - You Were Never the Wind Release Date - 2010 Genre - Shoegaze, Drone, Drone-gaze, Experimetal, Ambient-drone Tracklist 1. A Disregarded Feeling 04:19 2. The Mark Inside 02:56 3. The Sea Washed It All Away 03:41 4. Silhouettes Under the Moon: Now 04:04 5. The Truth (for now) 06:00 6. The Vanished Memory 04:52 7. (&) 02:58 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Austyn Sullivan - You Were Never the Wind -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Austyn Sullivan Album - Coffin's Songs Release Date - 2010 Genre - Shoegaze, Drone, Drone-gaze, Experimetal, Ambient-drone Tracklist 1. Father's Day (Hidden in the Sounds) 06:10 2. Father: None of This Was Real 03:03 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FROM $ 0.50 CENTS. GO GET IT GUYS. I did and its TOTALLY worhty [ Austyn Sullivan - Coffin's Songs ] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Austyn Sullivan Album - Nature's Veins [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2010 Genre - Shoegaze, Drone, Drone-gaze, Experimetal, Ambient-drone, Music-noir [ EXCEPTIONAL ] Tracklist 1. Black Waters Calling 05:38 2. Funeral Flowers 04:31 3. The Storm 03:51 4. Auras: An Incomplete Colony 03:47 5. Without My Shadow 03:44 6. Tides 03:24 7. Soaring in Flames 03:48 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Austyn Sullivan - Nature's Veins -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jefre Cantu-Ledesma | The Ghost Of 29 Megacycles | Let There Be Light | Pygmy Lush | Grouper -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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