Featuring some of the very best guitar-work & melodic story-telling around, with organic rock soundscapes to support & enhance the mood of each track, Apparitions proves as nostalgic as it is refreshing, and continuously begs for you to turn up the volume.
These feel like accompaniments to modern cinema or gaming, and rightly so given the collection was inspired by various theatre and dance projects.
An instrumental composition, This Is Who We Are encapsulates a particular energy, and tells the story of strength and perseverance from across the past twelve months.
An essential hit of EDM escapism on the one hand, a provocative & immersive audio experience on the other.
A creatively impressive, engaging collection, which all at once pays tribute to the tones & styles of yesteryear, and effectively tips its hat to the rising wave of lo-fi ambiances that’s currently sweeping the online world.
This is the artist and composer lost in the moment, the guitarist at one with the guitar, and it feels partly reminiscent of a simpler time, partly of a genuinely new and exciting artistry.
While the music is blissfully easy to let play of its own accord, there is a specific underlying theme & indeed fantasy world at work between the tracks.
Following eight years of experience as an a cappella vocalist, crafting soundscapes and audio experiences to soothe and help settle any and all listeners – from infants to end of life patients, trauma survivors and even animals – Lisa Darling’s recorded performances have had an immense impact on audiences far and wide. This year brings … Continued
“Instead of looking for exposure, aim for being bold. Pay attention to your social life but remember that technically, your brilliance gets built up in alone-time.”
“I really wanted to push my boundaries of what I can do with a 100% in-the-box project, as I unfortunately could not afford live players, so did my best to make it convincing…I hope I did that!”
A passion project like no other, composer and artist Paul Zambrano’s conceptual deep-dive Death Is Beautiful proves an incomparable and wholly immersive audio experience – one which stands out this year for the sheer artistic and emotional power it presents.
This Riemer way with story-telling, moving through the moments of the track with precision and freedom all at once; it speaks volumes on behalf of both skill and a natural connection to the process.