2013-06-25 12:38:38 UTC

[ Underwaters ] debut EP “Once In June” offers a laidback down tempo sound through 6 movements that cohesively merged an array of musical influences such as Down-tempo, Up-tempo, IDM, break-beat and ambient topped up with crystal clear vocals of Nathalie Cahuzac. Haling from Spain, Underwaters is the end results of Jorge aka .ender. [ Spain ] who takes care of the keyboards, crazy machines and intelligent instruments and Nathalie Cahuzac [ France ] who take us on a journey with her voice, lyrics, guitar or any other noise.

“Once In June” can best described as a mixture between Portishead early forays into dark electronic soundscapes and Saltillo or Subheim piano / keys driven ambient. Compositions such as “Smoke and Fire” and “Fight In Bloom.” Underwaters successfully blends the conventional approach of electronic music elements into a rich yet flawless sound that is built upon carefully layering a variety of simple parts. [ putting together an electronic puzzle ].

In addition, Jorge manages to use electronics in such way that sounds very organic and fluid, which gives the music a superior emotion. Some of the more tantalizing pieces on the album include “Upload Me” which is a dark ambient with simple, yet elegant keys, hums and clear lyrics. “Smoke and Fire,” by the same token uses strong arrangements to create a melancholic sense of isolation and despair. Another interesting aspect of Underwaters sound is that when the female vocals are employed, they are done in a very subtle and none provoking manner that simply makes it another fine attribution that dissolves into the ambience that Jorge creates and that can be experienced across the entire EP.

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And here goes the 2nd release by the phenomenal ambient outfit known as [ Underwaters ]. The mixes together with the lead female vocalist sound absolutely wonderful and, in my opinion, only complimented the beauty of [ Underwaters ] music. The band also made few videos with voices and visual effects with an intimate atmosphere where darkness and obscurity only compliments each other. The four track EP title [ Black ] is composed, produced, mixed and mastered by underwaters. The EP is available on purchase the artists [ BANDCAMP ] page and FREE download can be found on the artists [ OFFICIAL .COM ] page. Be sure to get it lads.

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Underwaters - Black EP Artist - Underwaters Album - Black [ EP ] ( * * * * * ) Release Date - 2013 Genre - Down-tempo, Ambient, Electronic, IDM, Trip-hop, Female Vocalist [ EXCELLENT EP ] Tracklist 1. Behind the Veil 04:59 2. Wild Eye 05:18 3. Floating Bird 06:12 4. Wild Eye (UW rework) 07:54 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FREE DOWNLOAD Underwaters - Black EP STREAM + PURCHASE Underwaters - Black EP -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - Underwaters Album - Once In June [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2012 Genre - Down-tempo, Ambient, Electronic, IDM, Trip-hop, Female Vocalist [ EXCELLENT EP ] Tracklist 1. Upload me 05:25 2. No man's land 03:25 3. The Wheel of Time 06:07 4. Hopeless man 04:42 5. Smoke and Fire 03:20 6. Fight in Bloom 05:16 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FREE DOWNLOAD Underwaters - Once In June STREAM + PURCHASE Underwaters - Once In June -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Recommendations: Air | Asura | Rodrigo Leão | Deceptikon | Emmanuel Santarromana -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Underwaters --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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