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Shimmer EP From Arktik Lake Creates Auditory Ambiance Like No Other

18 Oct

Arktik Lake just released their debut EP Shimmer and it will not disappoint listeners who want to indulge in some auditory shoegaze and ambient rock. Think Simple Minds meets Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and you just have one facet of what Arktik Lake sounds like. With the themes of astral traveling, galaxies, and simply existing, this EP is one to just listen and take all of the music in. Marty Willson-Piper leading vocals and the background vocals of Olivia Willson-Piper cascading through, listeners will be surprised that this is their debut EP and everything sounds like it has been rooted for years. Listening to more of the EP, listeners get a deep idea of Arktik Lake and what really matters to them. A standout track from Shimmer called Promises We Made, includes lyrics such as “forever promises, we made, just you and me”. From the up of the guitar riff to the light drums in the background of the tracks, the band does an amazing job of not only creating auditory texture, but ambiance as well.

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https://www.arktiklake.net

Almighty God/Poderoso Dios By Tino Ojeda Interweaves Faith & Beauty In Latest Single

18 Oct

Almighty God by Tino Ojeda proclaims the joy of God in the most meaningful way. With lyrics such as “in my greatest need, you are there”,”when I’ve lost all hope you are there” accompanies the majestic piano and vocals of Tino Ojeda. The song exists as not only a beacon of light, but definitely hooks listeners in no matter what faith they may be. The unique part about this song as well is that there is a Spanish version as well, titled Poderoso Dios. Ojeda carefully intertwines the sound of piano, acoustic and electric guitar, bass, drums all within the powerful song. Equally as fascinating, Tino Ojeda still serves as the Worship Pastor at Emmanuel Bible Church, which has vibrant communities of both Spanish and English backgrounds.When asked the why behind the making of his songs and being a creator, Tino states that they are to express purpose of uniting culture under the banner of God’s love. In the world of music, music gets created day in day out, but to also have such a strong purpose is something that makes Tino Ojeda’s music so easy to listen to and feel it in your heart.

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https://www.TinoOjeda.com

Celebrity Warship Culture Channels Post Punk Vibes In Latest Single

22 Sep

Rebirther by Celebrity Warship Culture channels some post punk vibes in their latest single. With Liam Scott leading the way within Celebrity Warship Culture, the ambient-new wave genre definitely comes through. The sounds of the keyboardist Todd Pickell, drummer Mark Pickell, and Trevor Gay on the guitar and contributing vocals all add something to the album. The song carries an intense feel from start to finish, intertwining the themes of religion and the idea of forgiveness within it as well. Musically Celebrity Worship Culture intertwines the perfect mix of new wave music, grunge, and light rock in their sound. When listeners draw comparisons to other artists, they can think and make connections to Lemuria, Meatloaf, and Neil Diamond. The wide range of their sound musically ranges from that new wave synth to the anthems of music that have the vocals carrying each song on the album.

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https://www.cwc.band

Nikki Wozzo & The Bad Whiskey’s Album Bad Whiskey Reveals Good Spirit

14 Sep

Nikki Wozzo & The Bad Whiskey releases album Bad Whiskey and it delivers soul, angst, and spirit. From the album’s start, there is no hesitation from the vocals of Nikki Wozzo and the music accompanying his gritty, strong voice. With standout tracks like Wild Rose, there is a layer of unspoken rebellion and heart. From the soulful riffs of guitar playing from Ray Miller to the drums of Mike Mallais everything works effortlessly together. The album overall works cohesively together with a steady tone of the meaning of time, love, and the inner wild in all of us. Listeners will hear that the band’s sound is not only unique, but the storytelling intertwines so much about growing up, first loves, and the feeling of showing up as your true self.

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Artist Website

https://www.nikkiwozzoandthebadwhiskey.com/

Electric Treatment Free By Electric Treatment Free Brings Electronic Elements & Fusion In Newly Released Album

14 Sep

Electric Treatment Free by Electric Treatment Free starts off in a very lighthearted way with the sounds of the keyboard and electronic elements. Throughout the album, the ups and downs of the music sounds like they are coming from another universe. Audio clips integrated into the music creates intentional chaos and feelings of happiness where it belongs. To a listener this seems a little bit hard to interpret, but the piecing together makes it feel like the sporadicness is needed to make sure everything connects. Electric Treatment fuses a mixture as well of musical sounds that are strong on their own and cranks it up a notch within their album. Hearing double synths, revved up guitar playing, and sounds that are lingering a bit longer all come into play on the album. Without a doubt, Electric Treatment keeps the listener’s ears and brain excited to what they are listening to and puts more weight into the creative masterpiece.
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https://www.facebook.com/electrictreatmentfree0

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