Rise will… rise from the “Resilience” on Spring 2K15

04/24/2015 at 12:56 am (Uncategorized) (, )

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This is about Rise… This is about musical hybridation. This is about a French three-piece entity mixing in the same original and “romantic” way post-metal, indie-pop, alternative black-metal.

A musical project including a real visual ambition with graphic design, some artworks (one for each song), and music videos in order to spread a personal vision of romantism between love, passion, violence, chaos and despair.

The band is currently working hard on its debut full-length album, called “Resilience”, produced in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) by Jochem Jacobs (ex-Textures) and expected on CD/digital in the coming next months. But in the meantime, Rise unveiled a few weeks ago a first audio/visual extract from its work with the cartoon music video of the song “About duality” available right now on YouTube and by clicking in the artwork below.

For fans of Deftones, Deafheaven, Muse or Devin Townsend…

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Natural evolution of the Andick solo project in 2009, RISE took its firststep during the spring of 2010. Affected by the artistic approach of Aymeric Goutal (guitar/piano/vocals/keys), it was in a spontaneous way that bassist Julien Bouladoux (also involved with Parisian alternative/hardcore/punk band The Prestige), then drummer Tadzio Gottberg decided to ally to his cause.
Borrowing its influences from the broadest musical horizon possible, RISE seeks above all to convey emotions. The power of Rock, the heaviness of Metal and the Classical drama are combined,  thus giving birth to a rich and astonishing mixture.
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The topics approached, halfway between hope and melancholy, are primarily based on the concept of Resilience, dear to the project’s originator. Experiments share, transmission of emotions and vibrations in unison constitute a faithful triptych to RISE.
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Undobar : new album “Dark & rusty” for immediate release

04/20/2015 at 9:50 am (Uncategorized)

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A few weeks after a first announcement, the day has come for French folk/rock outfit Undobar to release its new album called “Dark& rusty”, available from now on CD (a vinyl edition is expected in the coming weeks) and Digital through the Band’s webstore and iTunes platform.
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The band has also just unveiled on YouTube a brand new song extracted from the effort : “Wait”.
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Listen “Wait” on YouTube | Get the physical // digital copy of the album
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If Undobar look like a quiet low folk/blues/rock band, you’ll be amazed cause these two musicians from the French bands Wine and Cross Damage, will play with the codes and do not hesitate to distill in their compositions and arrangements , a decidedly rock energy. In terms of influence alongside Johnny Cash closely Clutch or Queens of the Stone Age. With two guitars only and some drums, this two-piece band draws the portrait of an America haunted by its own ghosts, between folk, pop, rock, blues and grunge, in a French mood.
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For fans of Alice In Chains, Clutch, Johnny Cash, Kyuss,…
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The Prestige unleashed ‘Bête noire’ music video

04/16/2015 at 12:49 pm (Uncategorized)

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Beware folks, ’cause the beast has been unleashed.

Today is the day : French Alternative Hardcore/Rock/Indie/Punk outfit The Prestige is proud to unveil a new music video directed by Adrien Benoliel illustrating the song “Bête noire” from ‘Amer’, its brand new full-length album planned for a worldwide release on April 20th.

“Bête Noire”, available right now on YouTube means ‘Black Beast’ as the nemesis that lives inside us and that we desperately try to keep low.

“I am the Son of Black Love”.

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Preorder ‘Amer’ from the band’s own imprint Nature Morte (CD, LP, tape, limited bundle) / (digital). Or from the following labels : Enjoyment Records (UK), Basement Apes (FR), Imminence Records (US), Dingleberry records and distribution (GER) & BAD MOOD RECORDS (CH).

For fans of Converge, Every Time I Die, The Ghost Of A Thousand, Norma Jean, Touché Amoré, The Carrier….

 
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Breaking Fuel : debut album “More more more” out right now!

04/11/2015 at 3:06 am (Uncategorized)

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As announced a few weeks ago, Breaking Fuel, a free/alternative/progressive five-piece band emerging from the new French alternative scene, has just released its debut full-length album called “More more more” on CD, LP and Digital through its own imprint.
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Get the physical copy (CD/LP) | Stream 4 songs extracted from the album on Bandcamp.

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Resulting from the many and various explorations and experiences of these members, Breaking Fuel has been painting itself as a definite Rock-o-colored item. The band has taken shape around the musical humanity of its 5 members recorded a first EP which has been handed out personnally by the band, back in 2012.
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Enthused by the warm welcome the EP met for its debut release, a long and successful series of concerts would soon follow (2012-2013). This evolution led the later addition of a sound engineer to the crew. From cosier and more intimate Appartment Sessions to larger venues (Rock School Barbey Theater), and not omitting the literally more “underground” local scene, as well as playing for the opening of World Surf Contest, or at Barcelona’s RazzMattaz, the band, mirroring their refreshing music has been rocking venues in an unexpected fashion. his results in the recording of a 1st full-length album, displaying an amazing number of collaborations on their tracks including Adrian Terrazas Gonzales on saxophone (The Mars Volta, T.R.A.M.) or Matthieu Lesenechal (Big Sir).
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This album has been integrally recorded analogically at Studio des Collines (France), allowing for Live takes. Mastering has also been undergoing the same process. It was the band’s personal request that their sound be treated the analogical way, thus capturing the team’s energy and sincerity. BREAKING FUEL’s sound is heavily tinted with the 70’s signature sound, mixed in with more centempory flavors, inviting the listener on an epic journey.
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For fans of At the Dive-In, Frank Zappa, The Mars Volta…..
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The View Electrical : Debut album “Roseland” out now // Streaming available

04/08/2015 at 1:41 pm (Uncategorized)

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Here it is : as previously announced and after two years of hard work, “Roseland”, the debut full-length effort signed by Swiss alternative indie-pop band The View Electrical is available right now for physical (CD sleevepack, 2xLP) & Digital “pay what you want” through the almighty Hummus Records (Coilguns, Darius Impure Wilhelmina, Kunz, Ø L T E N, Nevborn…). The album has also been unveiled for entire streaming on Bandcamp.
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Including members from Cortez, Kruger, No Sun In San Francisco or Sonograph, the band is gonna release with “Roseland” a delicate sonic flower in a classy package of careful production signed by Raphael Bovey (Kruger) and Magnus Lindberg (Cult Of Luna). Synths, strings, orchestral guitars, breathing drums and a million voices in the land ofroses. Don’t expect it to be all gentle and smooth though, you might be surprised by some weird electronic drones and crushing post-hardcore climaxes. Sadness, despair, hope and joy all next to each other. Life in every breath.
Twelve songs about flowers and thorns featuring a dozen of musicians from Switzerland and beyond.
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Get the physical copy (CD/LP) | Stream/Download the whole album
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“We’re both looking for a voice, a voice of our own, a lonely song”. Fred Aellen (Sonograph) and Raul Bortolotti (Kruger) have finally broken their loneliness spell. They invited numerous swiss friends (Abraham, Kehlvin, Cortez, etc…) and foreign heroes (Jeniferever, Stereograph, etc) to their land of inner peace. They gathered more than 20 musicians from all backgrounds and transformed step by step a dozen confidential demos into a coherent and rich hour of music. “Roseland” is a wide patchwork of styles and people, an incredibly dense release for a first real-life experience. The result of two creative minds at work for two busy years. Patience pays…
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Directors Cut unveil new (acoustic) song “Ashes to ashes”

04/04/2015 at 12:58 pm (Uncategorized)

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A few weeks after unveiling its debut full-length and self-titled album (following a first EP and then a digital single), French power-punk-rockers Directors Cut just came back to work with a brand new (acoustic) song called “Ashes to ashes” available on video right now.
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Released last december, the first album by Directors Cut is still available on the main digital platforms (Deezer, iTunes, Spotify), on CD edition from the band itself and entire streaming on Bandcamp.
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Have a look on the acoustic video | Stream the full album
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Directors Cut is a four-piece punk rock band formed in 2012 in Lyon, France. With various musical influences but one common goal, Dcut combines catchy melodies with sharp riffs and twisted song structures, trying to put out a fresh and new sound. April 2013 saw the release of first EP “K”, followed by single “Invincible” in Septembre 2013.
From then on, Directors Cut started to work on first-ever eponymous album out in December 2014. The band has, so far, shared the stage with bands like The Adolescents, GAS Drummers and Second Rate. They are now more than ready to hit the stage and leave their print on modern music….
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For fans of Biffy Clyro, Lower Than Atlantis, The Flatliners…
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The Prestige unveils artwork for new album “Amer”, coming out on April

04/02/2015 at 12:05 pm (Uncategorized)

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As announced previously : after unveiling a first song (“Léger de main”) and a video documentary (“Dark was the night, cold was the ground”), French alternative hardcore/rock/punk band from Paris The Prestige is gonna to unleash its second full-length album, called “Amer” and planned for a worldwide released on April 20th.
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 Recorded and mixed by Amaury Sauvé (As We Draw, Birds in Row) and mixed by Bob Weston (Shellac) this new record is expected in April on CD/LP/digital through Basement Apes Industries (France), Bad Mood Records (Switzerland), Brutal Beatdown (Cuba), Imminence Records (USA) and Nature Morte (The Prestige own imprint). Pre-orders are already up and the artwork is available below.
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Born around 2009, The Prestige, hi-energy quartet from Paris, plays a mix between (post) chaotic hardcore, intense punk, metal and rock under constant injection of adrenaline.A few months later, the band released its debut recordings with a DIY EP called “A series of catastrophes and consequences”. Then, after some great live performances, The Prestige began to work on its first full-length record : “Black mouths” finally in 2012 through Basement Apes Industries, Brain Ache, Enjoyment Records & Tangled Talk.
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In 2014, the band recorded their second album in order to unleash its new musical creature in 2015….
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For fans of Converge, Every Time I Die, The Ghost Of A Thousand, Norma Jean, Touché Amoré, The Carrier….
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Farewell : debut album “Living ends” available for entire streaming

03/30/2015 at 9:28 am (Uncategorized)

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A few days after its official release and a first physical press sold-out in less than 10 days, “Living ends”, the debut full-length album by Farewell (nu-classical/dreamy folk/orchestral) is available right now on digital (iTunes, Deezer, Spotify…) and entire streaming on the project’s official website and Deezer.

One-man-band ruled by JB Calluaud (half of April, owner of Hesat Recordings studios) and born two years ago around Bordeaux area (France), Farewell emerged from the mind of its creator with the aim of create an sonic universe between symphonic music, lyrical voices and modern music.

In 2015, after having unveiled number of audio extracts on the web, Farewell unleashes its debut and self-produced full-length album, called “Living ends”, inspired by cinema, opera and folk music, a introspective journey into the mind and the creative universe of its author.”Living ends” is available right now of the project’s webstore (physical) and will come very soon on worldwide digital edition.

For fans of Bat for Lashes, Damien Rice, Radiohead, Silverchair…

Streame the entire album | Get the physical / digital copy.

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Jakob announce UK & European Tour for long-awaited album “Sines”

03/24/2015 at 2:21 am (Uncategorized) (, )

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Jakob has broken the silence.

It took about 8 years but last fall, the awesome ambient/post-rock band from New-Zealand has released its new full-length album, called “Sines” through the almighty The Mylene Sheath (Caspian, Gifts from Enola, Heiress, Junius, Minot, Pelican…). Eight years after an explorative post-rock storm (the acclaimed “Solace”) that saw them tour the world, JAKOB are back.

In an emerging swell, this new album is a bold and splendorous return to the world stage after an extended pause.

As on their previous records, “Sines” is itself a force of nature, built upon lush, epic layers and deft movement; a journey that spits with menace and relapses into beauty, much soundscape as rock-show — an echo of the expansive surroundings of the band’s native Hawke’s Bay, personifying rough seas and sweeping landscapes.

Each element in the vigorous trio that comprises JAKOB is as essential to the wall-of-sound as its counterparts — Jeff Boyle’s lush and commanding guitar work spirals delicately before a wide explosion, the bass of Maurice Beckett growls and pulses like an electrical current, and the powerful surge of Jason Johnston’s drumming cascades between thunderous treatment, precise, driving beats and eerie silences.

The long-awaited follow-up to 2006’s “Solace” has been equally as frustrating for the band, with multiple injuries impeding their progress and forcing the cancellation of a massive European tour in 2013. Injury and delay now a distant memory, Jakob is about to tour in Uk & Europe in order to spread its brand new music on stage.

Check the tour dates | Grab your CD/LP & Digital copy | Listen “Sines” for full streaming.

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Kopper8 unveils brand new official music video for “Requiem”

03/22/2015 at 10:07 am (Uncategorized)

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French Southern/thrash/stoner/metal outfit Kopper8 aka “K8″ has just unleashed, a few days ago, its brand new official music video for the song “Requiem”, directed by Dejan Ilic for Reminiscence Films and available right now on YouTube and Vimeo platforms.

 The video followed a debut self-titled EP, recorded by Stef Buriez (Loudblast) @ E-Factory Studio (Tagada Jones) and released by the band itself a few months ago as a first shoot in order to make its mark on the rock/metal scene and spread its vibes on stage.

Now, Kopper8 is about to enter in studio to record a first full-length album expected this fall. In the meantime, the s/t EP is also availble for full streaming on SoundCloud.

Have a look on the “Requiem” music video | Stream the whole EP

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