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.
Phoenix/NEBULIN are an incredible band, they do what they do with absolute conviction & power. It makes for a stunning playlist – the sort you can return to again & again; whenever the noise of the world seems a little too disjointed or overwhelming.
His passion for rock & metal, for creative expression, for the electric guitar & distortion, is unquestionable – a key ingredient in creating something with impact.
The weight & hit of heavy music connects & satisfies, but the melody has an alternative sense of emotion. It contrasts beautifully with the screamo element.
Why make music if it’s not with emotion & passion? I love hearing artists get out there & bring it. When they’re in their zone you can look into their soul.