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Re: [ProgAndOther] Firepool Records Press Relases 01.19.13

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  • Steven Davies-Morris
    ... I m very interested in this record. -- SDM a 21st century schizoid man in SoCal Systems Theory website www.systemstheory.net overfulnoisecascade
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 19, 2013
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      On 01/19/2013 01:15 PM, Michael Ostrich wrote:
      > 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
      > realized.
      > 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
      > (http://www.djamkaret.com/firepoolrecords/herdofinstinct2/)
      > 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.

      I'm very interested in this record.

      SDM a 21st century schizoid man in SoCal
      Systems Theory website www.systemstheory.net
      "overfulnoisecascade" prog-ambient-tribal-space CD coming soon
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