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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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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Subterfuge-Blind To Reason

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Artist: Subterfuge Release: Blind To Reason Label: Heartland Records Well, being on a label that goes under the name of Heartland, is a pretty strong indication regarding the genre connected to this release. A surely easy guess would be that we are dealing with yet another gothic rock album. Which is a correct assumption, when it comes to the musical style of preference that Subterfuge willingly deliver. For those of you that do not know, this Melbourne-based project is not a new band at all. Their first official release dates…

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MicroClocks-Soon Before Sundown

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Artist: MicroClocks Release: Soon Before Sundown Label: Echozone Let us start with some simple and basic information, as usual: MicroClocks is a German band. This is their third album, this time around being released by Echozone. Their style could be described as something of a mixture of indie rock and pop elements. To be exact though, there are a few traces of electronics present, as well. To end this I may also mention that they have been performing live quite a lot and in front of big audiences, mostly. So…

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M. W. Wild-The Third Decade

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Artist: M. W. Wild Release: The Third Decade Label: Echozone What we have here is M. W. Wild’ s solo debut. He is not a newcomer though having been a member, as well as the founder of the Cascades. A gothic rock ensemble that was founded in 1988. After all these details, it is easy to come to the conclusion that we are dealing with a veteran of the aforementioned genre. Which is an accurate statement by itself. Now, what could one expect from the first solo album of an…

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