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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Blood Is Sweeter Than Honey by Shock of Daylight

2017-05-03 04:02:50 UTC

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Blood Is Sweeter Than Honey is London-based artist Danny Currie's 3rd release of 2017.

Field recordings of his coastal hometown are merged with spectral guitars and washes of electronic noise to create a droning ambient panorama which seems to crest and recede like the Irish Sea heard in those same field recordings.

Released on his own Anschauen Records, Blood Is Sweeter Than Honey follows January's 'Verschollene EP' (Spheredelic Records), and 'Covers 2017' - a Soundcloud release of cover tracks.



Genre : electronic, ambient, drone, guitar, noise, psychedelic

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New album Canary by Astro Tan

2017-03-22 05:47:08 UTC

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Astro Tan is a three-piece out of Portland, Oregon, who hail from opposing corners of the continent; they call rural Pennsylvania, urban Seattle, and remote Alaska their homes, respectively. Perhaps their trans-continental allows for what is a genre-bending songbook that places foot in no strict stylistic camp. Primary songwriting responsibilities oscillate between Charles Tern and Sam Wegman (bass and guitars) and an exacting drummer in Jed Overly (also a songwriter). Astro Tan is freshly attune to their creative ambitions, ostensibly due to a mélange of classic and contemporary influences. 'Soma', the freshman effort from the group, demonstrated a keen affinity for lush R&B, soft-jazz and psychedelia. Their latest, just-released album, 'Canary', brings this to the next level with moody orchestral additions.


Track List

  • 1 Intra-
  • 2 HYFY
  • 3 Duck Fat
  • 4 Hush
  • 5 The Jetsons
  • 6 Whiskey + Water
  • 7 Interludes in B∆7
  • 8 Goosebumps
  • 9 Contact Sports; Ch. 2 of 2
  • 10 Pipedream


Genre : soul, psychedelic, r&b

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Serial Experiments 1: Pink Witch by Vivian Fantasy

2017-03-10 06:37:27 UTC

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Serial Experiments 1 is the first collection of songs released from an extensive two year binge of spending time recording tracks/ideas between 2015/2017. (With the exception of "orchids" which was originally recorded in 2010 but unreleased). These songs were never meant to make a cohesive album,  this one is the 1st of 4 series.

Track List

  • 1.Strawberry Moon 05:08
  • 2.Pink Witch (feat.The Snuggalos) 06:05
  • 3.Where's The Fantasy 04:54
  • 4.Are U Clean Yet? 03:35
  • 5.You Were My Forest 02:58
  • 6.Serial Experiments LHC (interlude) 03:52
  • 7.Surgeon Is Death 05:34
  • 8.BONUS: Orchids (tape demo version) 04:49
  • 9.BONUS: Sci Fi Moog(demo) 05:45


Genre : ambient, analog, electronic, experimental, abstract, art, chill, wave, chillwave, dream, pop, dreampop, dreamwave, indie, lo-fi, psychedelic, shoegaze, synthpop, Richmond

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New LP - Burial Songs by Palehorse/Palerider

2017-02-07 05:03:46 UTC

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 Palehorse/Palerider is  a "doomgaze" band from Denver, Colorado. They  released their debut lp, "Burial Songs" digitally last Friday. Vinyl will release in March/April. They have been described as a cross between Earth and Slowdive, but with bits of True Widow, Chelsea Wolfe, Sleep, MBV. 

Track List

  • Sundowning - 10:52 
  • Tamám Shud - 09:12 
  • Into the Abyss - 09:52 
  • Nero - 09:54


Genre : alternative, doom, doomgaze, psychedelic, shoegaze

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