M!R!M!-Iuvenis

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Artist: M!R!M! Release: Iuvenis Label: Manic Depression This album starts off with one of the most creamy, velveteen sounds that I have ever heard. Way to start, right? The blissful melody is quickly accompanied by stirring beats and vocals that are mostly resembling of whispers. And that, dear readers is “Lotus”, which serves as an opener into this sonic mirage. Strangely so, this is a solo affair, for the most part-indeed, M!R!M! ιs the brainchild of Iacopo Bertelli, also known as Jack Milwaukee.An Italian based in London, actually! The style…

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Schonwald-Night Idyll

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Artist: Schonwald Release: Night Idyll Label: Manic Depression Despite the Teutonic origin of this band’ s name, this is actually an Italian formation, based in Ravenna. Not a newcomer group by any means-they have a somehow extended discography that includes 3 full lengths and one compilation, as well as several eps so far. “Night Idyll” is their fourth full-length effort. The album title is rather poetic and gives an insight on this band’s sonic emanations. In fact, I find that this title absurdly applies on the opening track: a truly…

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Silentport-Words From The Silence

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Artist: Silentport Release: Words From The Silence Label: Paradox Ethereal Magazine What we have here is an ep, consisting of 4 compositions. Something that could quite possibly be regarded as an initial introduction to this project’s visionary garden. My guess is that Silentport is not widely known, yet-they are far from being newcomers, though. Formed by Roman Rutten, known for his part in Endraum, among countless other projects, so far..Crux Ansata, Lamento, Lucid and many more-the list is rather long, for sure! Quantity is not important, anyway-quality is by all…

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Absurd Minds-Tempus Fugit

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Artist: Absurd Minds Album:Tempus Fugit Label: SCANNER   The Dresden electro-darkwave music band ‘Absurd Minds’ can look back on 22 years of career. Five albums and several other worldwide releases are the results of a creative phase that Tilo Ladwig and Stefan Grossmann started as a small home recording project back in 1995 and which due to the cooperation with Francesco D’Angelo’s record company “Scanner” became one of the world’s most successful electronic music projects. Since 1999 ‘Absurd Minds’ managed to inspire fans originated in all the different corners of…

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Velvet Acid Christ-Wrack Single

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Artist: Velvet Acid Christ Album: Wrack Single Label: Metropolis Records  Velvet Acid Christ (VAC) is a band that was born from the ashes after many trial and error phase since its original creation, but it’s all in the past, and currently the mastermind behind the band’s awesome reincarnation is Bryan Erickson from Westminster, Colorado. The band currently consists of these artists, who were also responsible for producing this album titled ‘Wrack Single’: Bryan Erickson aka Hexfix93, Dianna C aka Shiva, Lyrical help Dani Tamm and Marco Wolff. Shiva seems to…

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