While digging through Facebook, I came across a post from the homie Brainwavve requesting links to recently released music, which of course resulted in an instant post save from me. There was quite a bit to choose from in terms of genre, style and so on, but one of the album covers really caught my attention. This, of course, was d(-_-)b‘s recent release, Ambient Minimalistic Turntableisms. I gave it a listen, and I was pleasantly surprised by the breakbeats used as a skeleton for a wide range of ambient and lush sounds, leaving an interesting gap that allows the listener to almost exist in the midst of each track. The songs oscillate between hip-hop and techno-esque sounds, further bridging style and sonic gaps. If you’re into instrumental, low key and/or experimental sounds, I’d say this one is for you. Check it out, donate a buck or two if you can, and spread it around for others to experience!
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Tagged ambient minimalistic turntableismss, austin, brainwavve, chief, d(-_-)b, instrumental, producer, the doomsday device
Kal.Kal is back at it again, this time getting heavy in the studio putting together his upcoming project (a Doom Patrol-themed instrumental album). The first single, Cliff, finds us deep in Kal.Kal‘s signature textured rhythms, but this time the sound has a much heavier and industrial feel to it. Add to this mixture the guitar-work of Alcoda, and a crazy cover by Ozymandias’ Dream, and you’ve got a lasting first impression for what promises to be a wonderful sonic departure by Kal.Kal. Definitely leave a comment on this track and share it around so others can bask in this sonic goodness.
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Tagged alcoda, chief, cliff, doom patrol, instrumental, kal kal, ozymandias' dream, the doomsday device
I have tried many times to create an instrumental album… many concepts have reached different levels of conception, only to die on the vine. Slow Burnout marks a first step in the right direction… no new ground is being broken here, but I am happy to have notched another first in the Chief and TheDoomsdayDevice belt.