You don’t get too many rock songs or songs from any genre these days that take something so interesting & unexpected & re-imagine it in a new form.
Honesty drives the project, creative expression navigates. If you’ve been keenly anticipating a project that is nothing like its peers, nothing like you’ll have heard before; this is for you.
Lemesios exerts a certain musical prowess & level of experience on this project, his background in scoring music for film has resulted in a totally unique, cinematic experience, which also offers a definite level of provocative songwriting.
It’s interesting to hear the two artists – who seem so very different from one another – access the same moment of artistry. This is creativity at its most freely meandering & thoughtful.
The very concept of a sacrament seems a strange one to connect with this gathering of tracks. Its intriguing & there’s undoubtedly something eerily appealing about it all – perhaps it’s the uncomfortable process of some sort of musical baptism or cleansing.
The only thing more powerful than the performance is the writing, and surely the only thing better than listening to Dirty Machine – is seeing them live.
Almost Awake are an incredibly impressive new band – their sound is so well polished and musically on point that it feels as if they must have been playing together for a hell of a long time. Cloudwalker is a great introduction to their approach to creativity; an emotionally driven, multi-layered punk-pop track that brings with it … Continued
The first few moments are perhaps the most striking, the placement of a well known children’s rhyme in such a dark setting really draws your attention & leaves you wondering what led to this.
This meeting of personal reality & the cinematic world of horror works well. The soundscape showcases equal parts of each – the screams, the fear, the detail, and the undeniably emotional, dramatic leading voice.
A creative producer & composer who crafts complex, detailed, deeply emotional musical soundtracks, the likes of which effectively encapsulate a series of feelings & moments in a haunting, heavy way.
Distortion is met with a musically satisfying set-up, so the more you listen, the more these various moments of impressive, skillful musicianship start to take hold. A huge song, intense, hard hitting, incredibly well written.
Faceless Orphans’ punk-meets-indie-rock explosion presents an album loaded with energy and grit, as well as a surprisingly satisfying & heartfelt array of songwriting.