New album FLEUVE by THOT

2017-11-08 20:57:03 UTC

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“The river that everything drags is known as violent, but nobody calls violent the margins that arrest her.”

This quote from Bertolt Brecht is the best way to portray FLEUVE, the devastating new album of belgian outfit THOT. After a decade of challenging its music across several albums, EPs, videos, alternative versions, remixes and european tours, the gang lead by Grégoire Fray is going to bring a breath of fresh air in the industrial-rock and post-rock genres. Produced by Magnus Lindberg (Cult of Luna) and engineered in live circumstances, FLEUVE features 9 songs built around a powerful drums/bass/guitar trio, on which passionate vocals, heavy synths, clarinet laments and bulgarian choirs melt together perfectly. Thereby, FLEUVE is a luminous ode to the european continent and its cultural history, to nature’s immuable inspiration, to women and transcendance. 

Track List


ICAUNA - 02:36 info
ODRA - 03:36
VLTAVA - 04:01
RHONE - 05:53
RHEIN - 07:32
DUNA - 07:44
VOLGA - 03:37 info
SAMARA - 04:44
BOSPHORE - 13:10 info
NOW'S THE ONLY TIME I KNOW (Fever Ray Cover - Bonus track) - 04:03


Genre : belgium, europe, experimental, liège, rock, avant-garde, electronic, music, industrial, loud, noise, post-metal, post-rock

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New LP 'El Fin del Mundo y Antes del Amanecer' by Non m'importa della luna

2017-10-14 19:12:15 UTC

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Non m’importa della luna is a chilean band that’s influenced by the sounds of modern japanese pop, post-rock, trip-hop and dream pop. On the 15th of september, 2017, they released their first LP, El Fin Del Mundo y Antes Del Amanecer -name taken from the manga Sekai no Owari to Yoake Mae by the renowned mangaka Inio Asano-. This first LP it’s an ambitious display of ambiental sugar-coated sounds, with trap influenced beats and energetic melodies, that swing between calm and eerie, with a heavy pop sensibility that at the same time is uncompromising, without fearing taking a more experimental side sometimes. This release solidifies the identity of the band, striving to be one of the most original band on the chilean scene. 8 tracks -one being a new versión of the song Ponón, from their first EP- and 4 remixes (by Tenzon, Orquesta Pandroginia, RISHO and The Holydrug Couple) make this album an incredible journey through a immense variety of sounds and instruments. The album was composed by the band, with the production and mixing done by Andrés Martinez and RISHO, the master also done by the later, except track 9, mixed and mastered by The Holydrug Couple.

Track List

  • Milk「ミルク」 - 03:52 
  • Gako「ガコ」 - 04:07 
  • Nova 「ノバ」 - 03:08 
  • Dream Inn 「ドリームイン」 - 04:12 
  • Ponón「ポノン」 - 04:44 
  • Uchu 「宇宙」 - 05:18 
  • Matilda「マチルダ」 - 06:03 
  • El Fin del Mundo y Antes del Amanecer「世界の終わりと夜明け前」 - 10:01 
  • Gako (Holydrug Couple Remix) - 04:16 
  • Nova (Tenzon Remix) - 02:29 
  • Milk (RISHO Remix) - 03:18 
  • Uchu (Orquesta Pandroginia Remix) - 06:24


Genre : hip-hop/rap, dream, pop, instrumental, noise, rap

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New album ACHERONTIA by Nathan Kairis

2017-07-20 05:38:25 UTC

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Nathan Kairis is a composer and multi-instrumentalist based in Asheville, NC. He crafts pieces of music made to bounce off all the nearest peaks of the Appalachian Mountains, like shouting at those surrounding monoliths and listening to the evolution of your own echoes. Each of Nathan’s compositions are reflective, expansive, and imaginative in a different manner than the last. The excitement at the first tremble of thunder, the loneliness of a tundra stretching forever before you, the gentle joy of life with loved ones, and the dynamic interplay between all of these feelings. That is the music of Nathan Kairis.

Acherontia. The Death’s Head Hawkmoth. This album is about disconnection, reconnection, and fluttering between the two. The vibrations between these two emotions can be violent and visceral, or almost calming in their agitation. Here is where we find the shuffling trudge of “Solipsism”, straining pressure of “Surface Tension”, and the breakthrough of the title track. Acherontia is a sonic exploration of what happens in between, a transitory stage that most of us just want to get through.

Track List


  • Lachesism - 05:28 
  • Solipsism - 05:32 
  • Breathing In Peaks - 13:00 
  • Surface Tension - 08:28 
  • Insects Dance Softly - 06:02 
  • Acherontia - 07:45


Genre : experimental, ambient, dark, drone, noise, post-rock

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Scratched Out by AIM LOW

2017-07-04 21:43:02 UTC

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Montreal experimental band AIM LOW is set to release Scratched Out on 12" format, a record that has been plagued with numerous issues from disappearing band members, lost recording stems, a messed up vinyl test pressing, artwork problems, and numerous other issues. Toss in a hospital visit (via ambulance, no less), and you can understand why the band is happy to finally release this three song collection of dense shoegaze-y drone density in the vein of early-Sonic Youth, Nadja, and Rhys Chatham. AIM LOW practically took everything into their own hands to get the lp out, right down to the spraypainting process of the lp jackets that can be seen here - https://youtu.be/bbZvcHV2HqQ

Lead off track "Tacit Approval" sets the sound for their forthcoming full length, currently being mixed by Jon Drew, bridging the more experimental nature of their now sold out CD-R Foulards and sold out cassette String Theory with a more structured sound based around the controlled chaos surrounding fuzzed out crackling spoken word vocals. The 12"'s centerpiece "Low Hanging Fruit" was recorded in a church in Montreal West to capture as much natural reverb possible to achieve a contextual Beach Boy sound, complete with "oooh" vocals that are heavily processed with the band's penchant for knob-twiddling effects pedals. And closing track "Phantom Cat" is a twelve minute highway ride of multiple layers and textures in the key of A with lung-straining chanting.

AIM LOW has previously played with the likes of Disappears, Weekend, Moon Duo, and Stephen O'Malley, and plan to support Scratched Out with more dates and a tour in the late Summer of 2017.

Track List


  • Tacit Approval - 05:42 
  • Low Hanging Fruit - 07:41 
  • Phantom Cat - 11:58


Genre : experimental, ambient, doom, dreampop, drone, noise, post-metal, post-rock, shoegaze

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New album Exterior by An Ant And An Atom

2017-06-22 05:54:46 UTC

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An Ant And An Atom is a solo project of Sean Warkentine, based in Lethbridge, AB, commanding electronic noise, drone, ambient, and post-rock genres into a mass of sound. Having appeared at numerous music festivals including Calgary’s renown Sled Island Festival, Winnipeg's Big Fun Festival, Edmonton's Endless Bummer, and Lethbridge's Electric Eye, he has performed alongside diverse acts, including Big|Brave, R.Ariel, Technical Kidman, Bitter Fictions, Pigeon Breeders, Jung People, Pyramid//Indigo, and recently completed a prairie-provinces tour with the master of ambience, Valiska. Live performances join together An Ant And An Atom‘s love of intricate design and powerful immersion as he crafts slow burning melodies atop hazy vocal samples layered with visceral textures that explode into blasts of noise.

Following the successes of previous EPs and 2016's Entropy, a 24-minute experimental musical work created for an exhibition of art by Lauren Crazybull, new release, Exterior, comes as a new collection of 5 pieces looking outward and upward. With intense mastering treatment by the acclaimed, James Plotkin, this work heads to darker and dronier places than previous releases.

In support of these releases, An Ant And An Atom will be performing a few Alberta dates and across British Columbia with tourmate, FOONYAP, along with dates at the prominent SLED ISLAND FESTIVAL in Calgary, and the EDMONTON NOISEFEST in August. Full dates and show info is listed below:

June 23 - Calgary at Broken City, Sled Island Festival, with Midden & Ursa

June 30 - Tent City at Kinney Earthship, with FOONYAP

July 12 - Vancouver at TBA, with FOONYAP, Echuta, & guest

July 13 - Victoria at Copper Owl, with FOONYAP, Psychic Pollution, Prince Shima

July 15 - Nanaimo at White Room, with FOONYAP & Prince Shima

July 19 - Abbotsford at O'Neill's, with FOONYAP, Gold Gloom, Pacific Coliseum (a.k.a. Teen Daze)

July 20 - Vancouver at Hidden City, with FOONYAP & Hazy

July 21 - Kelowna at Summerhill Pyramid Winery, with FOONYAP & Neon Runner

July 22 - Vernon at Record City, with FOONYAP & Murphy Luzod

July 23 - Ymir at The Ymir Schoolhouse, with FOONYAP & Murphy Luzod

August 26 - Edmonton at The Ortona, Edmonton Noisefest

FOONYAP is announcing a new remix EP, Apropos, which features one An Ant And An Atom remix of her stunning piece, "Mourning Coup." 

An Ant And An Atom has also contributed a track to the new compilation album, "It's More Like An Homage To You," a tribute to the renown Connecticut screamo, power violence, hardcore band, Jeromes Dream, dismantling and reworking one of their intense songs. It is being released on cassette by the Hamilton label, Zegema Beach Records and features 29 of the 3-piece band's songs redone by artists from around the world. All proceeds from the sale of the album will be donated to FLINT RISING COALITION (flintrising.com) in support of the ongoing Flint, MI, water crisis.


Track List


  • My Craft Broke At Launch - 04:56 
  • The Crush Of Gravity - 04:55 
  • Locked In Adrift - 05:59 
  • I Dreamt Of Reaching Space, But Couldn't Calculate The Escape Velocity For Reality - 03:52 
  • Heat Up Another Planet, Burn Out Another Sun - 11:49


Genre : electronic, ambient, dance, dark, drone, experimental, noise, postrock

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