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    • CommentTimeMay 6th 2012
    Preteen Porsntar are awesome.
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    on the previous page I posted a link to the mixcloud I made featuring all the fine folks released on my Quiet World label over the last few months,

    well, it's now available as a free download - here

    please share it amongst anyone you think'd dig it.
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd 2012
    Finally got round to doing a physical release of my 3 EPs for Black Lantern. It's out 12 June, and repackages all 12 tracks from the EPs, with 6 bonus tracks, which are remixes and collabs with Mild Maynyrd, Asthmatic Astronaut, Wretch aka p.WRECKS, I†† and Morphamish. The CD features deluxe fold-out artwork by D. Miranda Pole and is numbered and signed.

    Texture - Neuroleptica

    Stream and pre-order here
    • CommentAuthorOddcult
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd 2012
    • CommentAuthorArgos
    • CommentTimeJun 5th 2012
    @Texture - really enjoying it! I'm listening to the stream as I type this :)
    • CommentTimeJun 6th 2012
    Thanks Argos! The slightly cheaper digi-download version is out on the 12th of June.
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    • CommentTimeJun 13th 2012 edited
    My album NEUROLEPTICA is out now. FYI for those of you who ordered CDs (thank you so much for the support!!), they ship on Friday.

    • CommentTimeJun 14th 2012 edited
    I'm rooting for TEXTURE above ! great album check it out Alternative Hip Hop fans!

    im also cheering for THE HYPNOTIC EYE...
    a new band from London.I did their videos.No bias there...:-)...

    Here's a behind the scenes soundcheck before a gig video,
    with a roll call of the members...

    "SOUNDCHECK with the Hypnotic Eye"

    Raw dark dungeon rock sound, I graded the image [image processing]
    to match it.I created an underexposed old 16mm film style look....


    Heri Mkocha
    • CommentTimeJun 23rd 2012
    My friends and I made a video for my track ASSASSINS CREED, from the NEUROLEPTICA album.

    It has a story and everything. Hope you enjoy it!
    • CommentAuthorflecky
    • CommentTimeJun 23rd 2012
    Good work, texture. I liked that!
    • CommentTimeJun 23rd 2012 edited
    • CommentTimeJun 23rd 2012

    I was gonna need some proper videos for your great music Texture, did it...;-)...

    That video for the hypnotic eye sound check above...has a gig attached to it,
    here it is...


    Things are moving fast,they've gotten some of their tunes played
    on the BBC already....

    Links for the band...

    Heri Mkocha
    • CommentTimeJun 23rd 2012
    Thanks arklight and flecky, glad you dug it!
    • CommentTimeJun 24th 2012

    playing at a diy fest in a barn
    • CommentAuthorflecky
    • CommentTimeJun 24th 2012
    Do-it-yourself fest is the best, Alastair. That reminded me of early Can and Neu, which is big praise indeed. Love it!
    • CommentAuthorOddcult
    • CommentTimeJun 25th 2012
    I put together a history of Punk Rock. The idea is eventually for my band WRANK to do this live. You may disagree with the choices. If so, do yer bloody own.

    Clicky for a history of Punk Rock.
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    I did a live improvised set of music recently and recorded it

    I think it's a lovely thing to do with 40 minutes
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    Here's a new video from my band Bobby Joe Ebola and the Children MacNuggits. It's called "Bone Dagger".

    • CommentTimeJul 8th 2012 edited
    More Hypnotic eye stuff!


    Extracted from the gig video, The Hypnotic Eye's version of The Human Expression's
    "reading your Will" but a different audio mix, much harsher.
    Watch your ears and speakers!

    The Hypnotic Eye - "Reading Your Will"(live)

    As for the Hypnotic Eye outro video I just couldn't leave this one alone!

    The outro was a nightmare to get some kind of half descent audio mix
    out of the recording .Because the sound came from the speakers,
    which reverberated off the walls, mixed with the chattering of the people,
    and electric guitars dominate such a wide frequency spectrum they drown
    even Grace Lightman's unusually sharp cutting vocal style.

    So frequency cutting, paramatic eqs,multiband compression and all sorts are used
    on this audio mulch of a mess.

    Hypnotic eye Outro (Version 1)above in the thread is more subby, if you are
    listening on speakers, more low end.

    Hypnotic eye Outro Version 2 I decided to go the other way,
    and instead of cleaning it up, put the dirt back in make it harsher, distorted,
    louder, much more like it sounded at the time
    an impressionist take on what it sounded like in my head.

    I have a third version video on my flickr account where I put the
    low end back in, and kept the loudness.a halfway version between
    versions 1 and 2.

    "The Hypnotic Eye Outro (version 2)"

    They are unsigned, but have independently released a single called " Marianne "

    Marianne single: on vinyl

    Marianne single: on itunes

    I haven't met such a well organized band for a loooong time.I hope they win on all fronts,
    and they being unsigned means some A&R man is not doing their job for such a photogenic
    self contained, self packaged band.

    Heri Mkocha