New LP Horizon by Cosmic Carpool

2017-10-19 16:33:56 UTC

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This cosmic journey began life springing from the fretboard of bassist Drew Cranford, whose layered chords, agile arpeggios, and fluid tapping anchors the musical foundation of the project. Starting as a solo artist, Drew's writing focuses on complex riffs and technically demanding performances which produce a unique style of bass playing that challenges the understanding of the role of the instrument itself. Eventually Drew crossed paths with fellow Georgia Tech student Jeff Harrison. An experienced drummer, and somewhat pursuer of good tunes, Jeff instantly connected with Drew’s melodic-centric bass riffs and thus a rhythmic foundation was laid. Over time the duo honed material together, practicing for hours in the basement of a house in Atlanta until eventually the two approached Steve Bledsoe to lead the charge on guitar. A past bandmate and friend of Jeff's, Steve would bring a unique sound to the group, blending classic guitar styles with a more modern, melody focused, vibe.

The three soon coalesced into a well-oiled musical unit, gigging locally around the Atlanta music scene, all the while working out the kinks for the songs that would become the self-published 'Peripheral Sounds' EP. Recorded in whatever spare time the group could afford, the EP served as an early sonic blueprint for the future iteration of Cosmic Carpool. Regrettably, college graduation and subsequent geographic separation became too much to gainfully surmount, and the group amicably parted ways for an indefinite period of time. The members pursued various other musical endeavors, with Jeff and Steve eventually touring together again in a different group. The three remained close friends, however, and would occasionally jam as Cosmic Carpool for a bedroom audience.

Years later, with the disbanding of his touring act, Jeff began experimenting with synthesizers and DAWs developing a deeper understanding of not only music itself, but the underlying technology behind the sounds. Eager to pursue this new passion, Jeff set off to reunite with Cranford and Bledsoe, reinventing Cosmic Carpool into a genre-bending, electronic 'space' rock trio. The group, reinvigorated with fresh songs from Drew's catalog and the sonic possibilities of modern synthesizers, began an intense rehearsal schedule to flesh out what would become 'Horizon'. With Jeff at the console and taking nearly a full year and a half to complete, the resulting LP is a testament to perseverance, and the payoff is huge. The entire record is a joy to listen to from start to finish, and while the songs certainly stand on their own right, the true power of ‘Horizon’ is best appreciated as an entire package. 

Transporting listeners through time and space by way of intricate arrangements, bruisingly heavy riffs, and soaring electronic melodies, Cosmic Carpool is a sonic force quite unlike anything you've heard before. Hailing from Atlanta, GA, the genre-bending trio crafts a unique amalgam of rock, electronic, metal, ambient, and dance into something that is far greater than the sum of the parts. Every note is intentional, every passage designed for maximum feeling. Written by Drew Cranford (bass) and Produced by Jeff Harrison (drums/keys/synths), with Performances by Steve Bledsoe (guitar/mandolin), Cosmic Carpool’s debut full length LP 'Horizon' is an ethereal journey whose cadence is perfectly timed from beginning to end.

Track List


Hello from the Children of Planet Earth - 02:03 info
Horizon - 06:09 info
Big Blue Beast - 07:20 info
Arise - 03:25 info
Beyond 2D - 08:08 info
Interlude - 01:27 info
Phantom Funk - 02:27 info
Nintendose - 09:23 info
Reprise - 07:17 info
Looper - 04:38 info
Metal - 08:27 info


Genre : alternative, cosmic, electronic, instrumental, jam, progressive, rock

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New album Safety Meeting by Bob Fossil

2017-10-05 04:35:06 UTC

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Bob Fossil comprises elements of rock n' roll, funk, alternative and progressive styles of music to create their blend of "Fossil Rock." The band looks to continue sharing a meaningful human experience with people throughout the world via music. Enjoy their new album  "Safety Meeting".

Track List


1.American Baseball 03:56

2.Digital Tourists 03:47

3.Vanity 04:26

4.Marionette 04:03

5.Aftermath 04:52

6.N.B. 04:04

7.Molasses Stomp 03:33

8.Davenport 03:31

9.Pulpit 04:03

10.Kansas 03:26

11.Tailor Made 03:59


Genre : alternative, fossil, rock, funk, grunge

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New album Alyosha by Patkus

2017-09-08 05:28:11 UTC

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Alyosha, the fourth full-length album from Philadelphia-based guitarist Patkus,  released on September 1st.

An hour-long composition comprising six movements with a prologue and epilogue, Alyosha stands somewhere at the intersection of modern classical, post-rock, and American primitive.

“I was reading The Brother’s Karamazov — which is awesome by the way — and wanted to make something of a similar scale and scope. I wanted to aim high, take a leap of faith, pretend to be a better musician than I actually am, and see what would happen.”

From John Fahey to Mogwai, Steve Reich to Ali Akbar Khan, Patkus' music is an idiosyncratic blend of influences and composition techniques.

“For never was a story more stark,

Than this of Alyosha and his Lark.”

Track List


1.Prologue 03:09

2.Alyosha pt. I 07:18

3.Alyosha pt. II 07:08

4.Alyosha pt. III 07:35

5.Alyosha pt. IV 11:03

6.Alyosha pt. V 11:15

7.Alyosha pt. VI 08:43

8.Epilogue 02:48


Genre : alternative, ambient, american, primitive, drone, post-rock, psychedelic

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New single Fathers Day by Nona

2017-08-15 05:37:08 UTC

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New single “Fathers Day” by NONA.

"When writing my new single “Fathers Day”, I realized that everyone is a little lost - that gave me some solace in trusting my own opinions. The song sheds some new light on my childhood and inspired some conflicting realizations about my last few months with my father.Thematically, “Fathers Day” is an accurate representation of the musical project as a whole. The foundation of NONA is based on feeling the pressure to create and realize something on my own without compromise. There’s a deep rooted self reflection in each song which inspires a sense of nostalgia."


Genre : indie, alternative, rock

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New track Rio by KNIFEY

2017-07-27 05:33:47 UTC

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"Rio" is  a track about romance in an idyllic town, where the sea is close and where you can’t help but run into old friends at every turn. Cutting through the song’s bouncy rhythm, the lead guitar is blurred in a reverb haze like summer eyes after a long day in a chlorine pool. Descending chromatic runs and a tinge of minor keys give the song that quintessential surf vibe. The song’s essence is the carefree, laid back bliss the seaside evokes in all of us. No schedules, no plans.

"“Rio” is a reflection of what brought the band together in the first place. In frustration, our music calls out for a more simple life free from the tedious complications of the modern world. In that sense, at our core we are optimistic, and it is that optimism that is the real driving force behind the sound."


Genre : alternative, rock, punk

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