Urban Lonesome by Mixtaped Monk

2017-05-08 04:01:13 UTC

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Mixtaped Monk is a 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. 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.

Mixtaped Monk's debut album, "Urban Lonesome," is a very personal and emotional album to Arka. Through sounds, it talks about the different experiences a person has and what he feels when he finally comes back home after spending 5 years in various cities following his passion. The album tries to convey how the person feels when he finds out that the city, and the whole atmosphere around it has changed drastically. He feels like he is stranded in a deserted island; friendless, lonely and anxious.

The album is inspired by Arka's own experiences after he shifted to his hometown recently. Sonically, it borders around Atmospheric, Ambient, Post-Rock and Experimental music.     

Track List

  • The Return - 02:37 
  • City Of Changes - 05:38 
  • Lonesome Drifter - 05:49 
  • Futile Festivities - 04:33 
  • Beyond Anxiety - 06:52 
  • Acceptance Bliss - 01:34


Genre : alternative, experimental, ambient, atmospheric, dark, downtempo, dreamy, electronica, instrumental, post-rock, psychedelic, shoegaze, soundscape

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Betta EP by Sinnk

2017-04-26 04:23:25 UTC

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While Arturo Mockertino (drums) once was in Diluvia, a dream rock band from Queretaro, MX, there was a special chemistry going on. He eventually left this band to focus on his job. Diluvia continued, and continues. Coming back from a trip to Seattle, Arturo contacted Richee (guitar) to jam again. They booked studio hours, and every session was a magical free flowing of music. With some songs, Jerry stepped in on bass. With the line up complete, and the magic happening, they recorded their debut EP.

With nothing else in mind, other than let the music flow and speak for itself, Betta EP is the debut project of Sinnk. It is a really soothe listening if you're into post rock, and 90's influences. The record makes a good balance, with predominantly nostalgic moods, and sparks of hope. You can hear a link between Diluvia , but without the vocals. Instead you get a pure instrumental, almost chilli sound, but with rockin' force record. 

MInimalism, no over production, back to basics attitude. What you listen to live is what you get. And certainly, you don't need any more.

With only 5 tracks, this debut EP leaves you wondering what will come next, what will the next step will be for this "newborn" band. A pretty good start.


Track List

  • Amp Disco - 07:16 
  • Deal 3 - 05:12 
  • New Born - 03:57 
  • Revisions - 03:06 
  • S.F.S. 04:58


Genre : alternative, rock, betta, instrumental, post, post-rock

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New album Seuls les moins humbles en hériteront by Hors Sujet

2017-04-25 05:45:44 UTC

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Hors Sujet is the solo project of Florent Paris, started in 2006. Stories told through shapes, noises, feedback and landscapes. Hors Sujet is proud & excited to announce the release of its new EP, "Seuls les moins humbles en hériteront", a 2-songs EP for 21 minutes of drone and post-rock, recorded between november 2016 and january 2017 in Toulouse, France.

Track List


La mécanique du néant - 09:55
Seuls les moins humbles en hériteront - 11:04


Genre : alternative, ambient, experimental, instrumental, post-rock, drone

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New album I am, I was by An Old Friend

2017-04-25 05:16:33 UTC

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An Old Friend is an upcoming Alternative Rock band based out of Long Island, New York, they have been said to be significantly ahead of most contemporary peers in their stylistic niche; they show an ability to stray from the norm and focus on truly innovative fragments, as opposed to one linear hook yearning for radioplay.


Track List

  • Lady - 04:42 
  • They Feed On Me At Night - 04:15 
  • Scavenger Hunt (Re-mastered) - 04:12 
  • Frangments And Blurs (Re-mastered) - 04:49 
  • We're Still Sleeping - 06:07 
  • Meeting The Fox - 04:29


Genre : alternative, rock, alternativerock, experimental

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New album Dark by You Are a Soul

2017-04-24 03:00:24 UTC

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"You Are a Soul" started about three years ago as a form of therapy and it makes music depending on personal experiences.  


Track List

  • Nycto - 07:38 
  • Cacophony - 04:38 
  • Dead Fire - 06:32 
  • Eternal Sleep - 03:20 
  • My Coda - 05:47 
  • Slow Departure - 04:40 
  • Truancy - 02:44 
  • Requiem - 04:00 
  • A Pale Quiet - 06:26 
  • Seleno - 07:14


Genre : alternative, electronic, rock, ambient, post-rock

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