Wednesday, September 28, 2016 0 Engineers

Streaming: Code I - Phosphenia


Band: Code I
Album: Phosphenia
Label: Self Released
Year: 2016








Tracklist
01. Our Eyes Will Bleed Colour
02. Mágoa In Red
03. Mono No Aware (The Gentle Sadness Of Things)
04. The Esoteric Ones
05. We Sail Away
06. Tu Es Misère
07. Dear Reader
08. Selcouth
09. What A Beautiful Death Life Is
10. XXII
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Code I is, Alex Wilkinson.

Code I launched in 2015 as part of a University project undertaken by it's sole member. Since then, Code I's work has been featured on in radio, magazine and online.

Combining classic post-rock elements of soft flourishing guitar, spacious soundscapes and melodic fragments, this project is not your typical post-rock act. Alex's influences range from hardcore bands such as 'Being as an Ocean', 'August Burns Red' and 'Counterparts' to post rock classics like 'Red Sparowes' and 'God is an Astronaut'.

Alex has been extremely grateful to have met some inspiring people on his post-rock journey and what started out as a humble University project has now led to two full-length albums, two EP's and numerous singles. Alongside this, Code I has also signed to Fluttery Records.

"Phosphenia" is his latest self released album.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 0 Engineers

Video: Mono - Requiem For Hell


Saturday, September 24, 2016 0 Engineers

Streaming: Aeons End - Imago EP


Band: Aeons End
Album: Imago EP
Label: Self Released
Year: 2016








Tracklist
01. Confess
02. Uncage
03. Expand
04. Reflect
05. Perceive
06. Define
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Aeons End is a four-piece progressive project based in Rostock, Germany.

Their music combines memorable melodies with impulsive grooves and offer a variety of profound, melancholic, depressed and sometimes promising vibes.

The do it yourself approach plays a dominant role in the whole project.

Their first EP Imago released in September 2016.

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Video: Emma Ruth Rundle - Real Big Sky


Friday, September 16, 2016 0 Engineers

Streaming: Fourteen Nights At Sea - Acres / No Capital EP


Band: Fourteen Nights At Sea
Album: Acres / No Capital EP
Label: Hobbledehoy Records
Year: 2016








Tracklist
01. Acres
02. /
03. No Capital
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Fourteen Nights At Sea is a ship with no captain. Borne of the tides, some untold force propels them, ever gaining momentum. Melbourne’s premier instrumental post-rock horde have become a fearsome, thoughtful force to be drank in, wholly and willingly.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016 0 Engineers

Streaming: Labirinto - Gehenna


Band: Labirinto
Album: Gehenna
Label: Dissenso Records
Year: 2016








Tracklist
01. Mal Sacré
02. Enoch
03. Qumran
04. Aung Suu
05. Locrus
06. Avernus
07. Aludra
08. Alamut
09. Q'yth-el
10. Gehenna
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After 11 years in activity, 8 releases and 4 international tours, Labirinto released their new full album, "Gehenna", in September 2016.

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Video: Tesseract - Hexes


Sunday, September 11, 2016 0 Engineers

Video: Katatonia - Shifts


Saturday, September 10, 2016 0 Engineers

Album: Viva Belgrado - Ulises


Band: Viva Belgrado
Album: Ulises
Label: Aloud Music Ltd, Walking Is Still Honest and Tokyo Jupiter Records
Year: 2016







Tracklist
01. Calathea
02. Pleiades/Pasaportes
03. Por La mañana, Temprano
04. Aeropuertos
05. Erida
06. Annapurnas
07. Transatlántica
08. Fresas Salvajes
09. Apaga La Llum
10. Cassiopeia/Contraluces
11. Ravenala
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Viva Belgrado is a post-rock/screamo band from Córdoba, Spain.

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Vinyl (Clear Transparent Yellow): Walking Is Still Honest
CD (Japanese Edition): Tokyo Jupiter Records International | Japan
Monday, September 05, 2016 0 Engineers

Album: Willow - Willow


Band: Willow
Album: Willow
Label: Stickfigure Recordings
Year: 2007








Tracklist
01. And Finally, I Can Breathe
02. When The Sea Called Our Names
03. I Have Seen The Grave
04. 1172
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"With a metamodern approach to post-rock, Georgia's Willow bombard crunching, hurtling, and oft subdued, instrumental-metal nuanced riffage to almost iconoclastic proportions; tempered perhaps by a lack of direction, or innate focus, since mastered by its peers, the band's debut EP is, indeed, encouraging. Alleviating sustained torrents of ringing guitars, the dynamics that permeate the record work well in creating a balance between the visceral and the serene. In seamlessly creating this aura, Willow are able to control the pace and sentiment that they wish to convey. Not only does this maxim allow the music to flow perhaps more superfluously than it has a right to - more importantly, it allows the band to create a simulacrum -- an arbitrary palate where the soul of the record can be laid bare, granting them an absolute creative discipline to sculpt and emote at will. And it is, surely, this facet that differentiates the epic and tragic from colloquial hearsay. 

Typifying the genre's inclination for quiet/loud pieces that build and detonate, (and, naturally, vice versa) the EP opens with the blistering "And Finally I Can Breathe". Employing digitally altered speech snippets, the song progresses into a cacophonous deluge of violent, scattershot guitars that wouldn't sound out of place on an emo(tional) record. The result is such that the proceeding segue, into the Mono-lite "When The Sea Called Our Names", is almost too cautious; the resulting edifice is, ultimately, a disappointment, taking far too long to establish any type of presence or purpose. With "I Have Seen The Grave", however, Willow make amends with an auspicious statement. Coming on like "Mouths Trapped In Static" or "Have you Passed Through This Night?", the track oozes cinematic grandeur: conversations pan amongst static-noise and piano arrangements before breaking from the SFTF staple and igniting into EITS tradition. Although rarely straying from this principal, (one critique here would certainly be its longevity) the band's progressive tendencies unquestionably deserve praise." - The Silent Ballet

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