Tag Archives: 2018

Gideon King & City Blog Takes Listeners Through The Path of Their Musical Genius In Upscale Madhouse

24 Oct

Gideon King & City Blog’s newest album Upscale Madhouse has a wide variety of emotions through the songs that take listeners through different musical tones and scenarios. Their overall sounds will remind those who listen the mixture of artists Rufus Wainwright, Turin Brakes, Athlete, and The 1975. The band overall sets the musical standards high with a varied mix of arrangements from track to track. The beginning of the album starts off slow and constant and has a different tone to it than other parts. Jazz influences and the sounds of keyboard keys add a unique variance that seems lost in some music today. For Our Own Sake has a serene and easy listening vibe to it with strong vocals from Grace Weber that complement effortlessly. For those who are eager to listen, you’ll have to wait until March 2018. Their sound doesn’t disappoint and further continues the trend of the musical greatness that premiered in their album in 2015, entitled City Blog.

For more listening: City Blog, Released 2015

 

 

Venice May Shows Carries Meaningful Lyrics & Strong Sound In Album Illusion Is Inevitable

22 Oct

Prepare yourself for a moody and strong album entitled Illusion is Inevitable from duo Venice May. Vocalist Natalia Samofalova switches vocal styles back and forth sounding more ambient at times, and then switching to post grunge. Heavy guitar sounds that could be mistaken for synth and drum beats setup the musical arrangement as fundamental aspects of their alternative rock vibe. Emotions run heavy on the album with no weak tracks or scattered flow in sight. Hiding Place on the album singles itself out mainly due to every arrangement and vocals on the track coexisting and co-creating into its own masterpiece. Despite Venice May being Natalia Samofalova’s and Vincent Bedfert’s first ablum, all the tracks on this collection of work are strong, cohesive, and nothing short of memorable.

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Eric Anders & Mark O’Bitz’s Matterbloomlight Shakes Up The Power Of A History Connection In Latest Track

21 Oct

With the track sounding so reminiscent of appalachia rock, Matterbloomlight showcases a lightness and heaviness all at the same time. Standout lyrics such as “we cannot become this light” point to the metaphor of eternal life. Eric Anders & Mark O’Bitz have a history of making music together on and off, now reunited again. Unlike shifting out of collaborating with each other, these two have been a huge part of each other’s musical careers. Their fusion of talents on this single should prepare listeners for nothing but good things on their upcoming album Ghosts To Ancestors. Matterbloomlight pays homage to George Saunders’ novel Lincoln In The Bardo. For those unfamiliar with Saunders’ novel, it takes place all in one night, set in bardo. Bardo, a Tibetan term for the Buddhist principle describing the time spent between life and rebirth. With the spiritual significance and their collaborating magic, listeners are anticipating what the next road in the journey will be for these two and what they create.

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Liquid Lotus Delivers Raw Emotion From Artist Mah-Ze-Tar

20 Oct

If you listen closely to Mah-Ze-Tar’s music you will find a spiritual level to it and the raw emotion that he puts in his music as well. Stand out tracks on the album include Maand and Cosmic Union. With the majesticness, zen tone to the album, and use of the sitar and other instruments, it goes without saying that Mah-Ze-Tar is intentional with the feel and tone of his music. Known for playing Burning Man, Lighting In A Bottle, and impressive collaborations with Kaminanda. By mixing Hindi and English, he’s not afraid to blend the two to spin out an even more diverse album. By mixing the sounds and cultures from all around the world, this is an album to listen to if you want music to be inspired by, moved by, and to incorporate in your life. With this being his premiere album, listeners should be excited for the future music that he’s destined to create.

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Leon Seti Brings The Vibes of Synth Rock Anthems In Single Silver Linings

13 Oct

Leon Seti sounds very reminiscent of Prince, Apples In Stereo, and Stars. The single Silver Lining takes listeners to an electronic space dance age dimension. When listening to the lyrics and viewing the music video for this single, you can tell that Leon Seti is an artist without a doubt and thrives on presenting facets of his spirit. The cinematography of the video mixes important symbols and metaphors throughout alongside Seti experiencing everything. By mixing the film noir like qualities of this single and the moody, yet poignant imagery, Seti keeps the listeners attention and has them pay attention to the depths of the song and his music. The symbolic and visual explanation of fear through the tracks makes me even more inclined to go back and rewatch, relisten, and reflect.

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