Phlox, “Farewell”: A formula that works

Heavenly synth strings. Windy pads. Quiet beat. Lazy, deep bass. Windbell sounds. El-piano. Yeah, the cliches are stacked in this track.

Still, there’s something about this track that made me stop. Maybe it simply is that it’s just so very well made. Well mixed, well arranged, it does what it does very well. But what it does… We’ve heard it before, haven’t we? Continue reading Phlox, “Farewell”: A formula that works

Altvater: This Pertains To Solitude

In the sea of down-tempo submissions I receive every week (it really is quite a lot) this track here is one of those who stood out from the crowd.

For an electronica addict like me, there’s something so refreshing with music that adds analogue/acoustic elements to the composition. And few genres are more fitted for such elements than down-tempo tracks. Continue reading Altvater: This Pertains To Solitude