King of the Blind and their atmospheric take on industrial rock
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King of the Blind and their atmospheric take on industrial rock

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King of the Blind is a solo project by Austin, Texas-based multi-instrumentalist Daniele Panella. His music can be loosely labeled as industrial rock but influences and elements come from as far as dark ambient, synthpop, new wave even post-punk and alternative. Released less than half a month ago, “Kingdom of The Blind” is a promising EP that features only six tracks but despite its (not that) short length, it doesn’t really stay at the same place for too long. The…

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The eclectic but captivating electronic realm of Bloom’s Taxonomy

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Bloom’s Taxonomy is a solo electronic project currently based in London, UK. It operates within the thin boundaries of IDM, experimental, ambient, downtempo and probably a ton other sub-genres we’ll skip listing here so we can leave the music to do its job. In general, when approaching Bloom’s Taxonomy these labels have to be perceived quite conditionally as the project definitely has something of its own going on, which makes not only for a rewarding but for a challenging listen…

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Satisfy your electronic needs with Project-TIDE

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Project-TIDE is the solo musical outlet for electronic music of Thierry Van Mourik, hailing out of The Netherlands and also experimenting with funk music as Tiny Funk. His electronic activities take us back in 2015 where he self-published an 11-tracker of the same name – Project-TIDE. The music found on it is electronic to the bone. Synthesized sounds, cybernetic drum loops, cold basses and an overall cinematic or even kind of vintage video game atmosphere. Functioning more as a collection…

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One man rock show – Ryan Webb’s Stop The World!

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The first thing you’ll notice about Ryan Webb’s solo record ‘Stop The World!’ is that it’s sounding great! And we’re not only talking about the way his uber catchy straight into your face alternative rock tunes are written but their very sound itself. But wait, dig deeper and you’ll find out Webb is a guitarist, singer, songwriter but a sound engineer and producer as well. This combo has resulted in an awesome record that deserves to be on high rotation…

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The academic beauty of Stephen Weber’s music

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Despite the fact, we’ll be taking a look at Dr. Stephen Weber’s work as a singer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist we can’t skip introducing him in more detail. He’s a professor of music and interdisciplinary studies and chair of the Arts and Humanities division at The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. He teaches subjects ranging from piano and composition to music technology. With a history as a performing pianist and organist, it comes as no surprise that in his…