Re: [ProgAndOther] Firepool Records Press Relases 01.19.13
- On 01/19/2013 01:15 PM, Michael Ostrich wrote:
> FIREPOOL RECORDS RELEASES CONJUREI'm very interested in this record.
> Herd of Instinct's Second Album Pushes Instrumental Boundaries
> /Topanga, CA/ - Pushing the limits of their creativity, instrumental
> group Herd Of Instinct draws from a vast array of
> influences-multi-cultural music, literary clues, horror and cinematic
> film scores, obscure elements of rock, avant-garde, electronic, prog,
> and psychedelic music-to create a style that is uniquely their own.
> Released by Djam Karet's label Firepool Records, Conjure builds on the
> success of their first album. With guest musicians including Colin Edwin
> (Porcupine Tree), Joel Adair (Legacy Brass Quintet) and loop ing samples
> by Steve Tibbetts, combined with their impeccable production, deep
> compositions, and impressive performances, Conjure is a real treat for
> fans of King Crimson, Pink Floyd and Mick Karn.
> Conjure is a finely-crafted, landmark release. In order to create a more
> dynamic and lively sound, no compression or limiting was used on this
> recording. This sophomore effort features polyrhythmic Warr guitar and
> powerful drumming, classic keyboards by Gayle Ellett (Djam Karet). and
> beautiful guitar solos and textures. Songs such as *Praxis* brim with
> intense, fiery energy. The beautiful and calming *Alice Krige pt.1* has
> dreamy flute and jazzy trumpet melodies, whereas *Solitude One*, with
> its Indian dilruba lines, has a more dance vibe. The album closes with
> the psychedelic lullaby, *The Secret Of Fire*, which completes this
> diverse yet coherent journey.
> On Conjure the focus is very much on co mposition, arrangements and
> orchestration. Their music is not just a set-up for showy solos.
> Instead, they create music that is full of great ensemble playing and
> group dynamics. Herd Of Instinct has a clear vision of what they are
> trying to do. And, fortunately for us, on Conjure their goals are fully
> GUITAR PLAYER Magazine described the first Herd of Instinct album as "A
> heady melange of avant-prog spiced with dashes of ambient, symphonic,
> metallic, and world musics, and topped with a dollop of pop."
> HERD OF INSTINCT release date: January 22, 2013
> Published by Firepool Records.
> Featuring 12 tracks. Total time: 53:13
> More info and sound clips HERE
> Available HERE now (http://www.djamkaret.com/store.php) from Djam
> Karet/Firepool Records and also from select websites and retailers such
> as Wayside Music, The Laser's Edge, and Rhino Records.
SDM a 21st century schizoid man in SoCal
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