New album "Ostara" by Iyari

2018-05-31 05:31:53 UTC

Iyari

Iyari is a project of Josep Mateo, member of Karta Atma, Rebery and Silveryarn, apart from other instrumental music projects and experimental like Soundreamer Days and Leth. His music is based on improvisation with guitar. He tries to capture the magic of the moment and explore new paths towards what unknown. These sounds are part of our trip, and they are waiting for us for when we need them most. With his themes he tries to return to this original point of connection where all the sounds flow and you can perceive the second music, everything is recorded in a single track; mistakes and indecisions are also part of the magic of moment. His first album "Sura" was recorded in June 2016 presenting a collection of improvisations with guitar where total freedom is the common denominator of sound, in communion with total anarchy in terms of structures and construction of the songs. In October of the same year, "Sons de Tardor" appeared and shows a certain evolution in to sound and Josep's constant search for new paths to express himself through his guitar, he brings to us eight improvisations that explain a story among all of them. In 2017 Iyari starts performing live with concerts in Ronda Barcelona and the Experimental Music Festival of Barcelona (LEM Festival) where Josep elaborates a presentation of his songs incorporating other elements such as loop pedals, drum machines and visual support with projections. In this 2018 he edits "Ostara" which is a step forward in his career recording the whole album with a loop pedal and using the effects to create hypnotic environments, other landscaping, but always looking for beauty and the mystery with its six strings.


Track List


  • 1-O - 08:42 
  • El Mar - 05:57 
  • Grebulosa - 04:48 
  • Ostara - 04:01 
  • Temps - 04:43 
  • Languedoc - 05:23 
  • Divinorium - 04:42 
  • Ivan Navi - 03:29


Genre : alternative, ambient, folk, avant-garde, improvisation, guitar, instrumental, meditative, minimalist, post-folk, spiritual

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New album Chasing the Path by grej

2018-04-26 05:23:03 UTC

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grej is the solo project and performing pseudonym of Greg Harrison, a Canadian-based percussionist from Fredericton, NB. He has produced works for Toronto Dance Theatre, Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre, Form CDT, Morris Palter, and Division 85 Films. His work and performances have been described as “rich & curiously cool landscapes”, “sensitive, sophisticated & powerful” and “transfixing”. Specializing in classical minimalism and electronic music, grej seeks to merge these worlds to create truly unique sounds, rhythms, and textures.

 Chasing the Path was commissioned by Hanna Kiel (Human Body Expression) and was presented under the same title by DanceWorks in March 2018 in Toronto, Ont. The piece investigates the beauty and pain of memory.

Grej explores the relationship between classical/contemporary music with electronic sound design. Starting from a pure acoustic world featuring piano, cello, percussion and organ, the thematic material journeys through various stages of distortion and manipulation until reaching a cryptic synth-driven climax.

Track List


  • Chasing the Path - 13:56 
  • Debut Sea - 03:39 
  • Pipe Dream I - 04:44 
  • Pipe Dream II - 05:23 
  • Abandoned Room I- : pulsae - 05:33 
  • Abandoned Room II- : wallless - 03:18 
  • Abandoned Room III- : face it - 02:42 
  • Track-ing - 05:45 
  • Tracing - 02:28 
  • Rewind - 05:08 
  • Cadence For Her - 07:11


Genre : experimental, classical, contemporary, electronic, film, music, indie, minimal, minimalist, percussion, pop, Toronto

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New single Part 3 by grej

2017-07-26 05:20:27 UTC

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Grej is the solo project and performing pseudonym of Greg Harrison, a Canadian-based percussionist from Fredericton, NB. This is Grej's  first single and video      “Part 3”  of the new album i/Variations. The video was choreographed /performed with dancer Mateo Galindo Torres with artist Carlos Delgado. It explores the process of expressing and absorbing rebellious actions. The work is built from traditional Colombian folk songs, which cater to the perpetual rhythmic layers. This eventually gets swallowed by waves of synth and bowed metal objects - the thematic motif of the album. The album is a four part project where each musical work navigates through a physical and emotive journey that features manipulated cymbals and a Roland Juno synthesizer. 


Genre : electronic, indie, minimalist, percussion, pop

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New EP An ordinary narrative by Nhung Nguyen

2017-06-08 06:01:58 UTC

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“An ordinary narrative” is EP for the little moments in our lives. Bold, repetitive and simple are three suitable words to describe the material in “An ordinary narrative”. This EP is the representation of Nhung Nguyen everyday life – a narrative which is both real and surreal. Seven piano pieces with a touch of soundscape are processed with a minimal level of editing to create a sense of imperfection. The raw quality of these pieces carries Nhung Nguyen's honest and sincere feelings toward life, memories and music. “An ordinary narrative” is the theme for the dreamy time of the youth. 

Track List


  • After spring - 03:36 
  • Memento - 04:20 
  • Ode to simplicity - 02:28 
  • An ordinary narrative - 07:45 
  • Bittersweet - 04:46 
  • And end - 01:38 
  • Summer '14 - 01:52


Genre : ambient, cinematic, improvisation, minimalist, modern, classical, neoclassical, piano, solo, soundtrack

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