Melodium - The Island

by Eric Mast in ,


Melodium "The Dark Home" Melodium's new album available now here! The Island is Melodium's fourth album for Audio Dregs in the past decade, recorded on (and dedicated to) the Island of Oleron, off the coast of France. It continues to hone the twinkling acoustic/electronic melodies and lopsided rhythms that tumble like a large egg down a grassy hill. This time around Melodium has seamlessly merged the cool jet stream of his vulnerable vocal pop side with warm instrumental passages for an album that floats between waves of orchestral strings and fingerpicking guitar. An impressive and intimate collection of songs, both breezy and heavy, bright yet brooding, for an effect that is dramatic while still being understated.

$12 CD in matte eco-pak with design by E*Rock. $5 mp3s.


Levi's bike patch design

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"It's a commercial thing for Levis - basically a celebration of bicycle riding and campaign to encourage bicycle commuting. There'll be a cross-country tour in a bio-deisel vehicle, helmed by a bike mechanic and a tailor, that will offer free bike tuning and bike clothing customization in cities and small towns. It's timed to promote the release of a new pair of hi-tech Levi's jeans, especially made for bike riding."

"Anyway! The van will also be giving out, and sewing on, embroidered patches designed by artists from select cities. The idea is that each artist visually reps their city's bike community, so the patch includes some obvious reference to their city. The patches will be offered for free to anyone along the route."

 


E*Rock "Chrome Plates"

by Eric Mast in ,


E*Rock ANNOUNCING: The new E*Rock album: The Clock & The Mountain, Release date: May 31, 2011.  Available on black vinyl with download coupon, CD in digipak, or digital download.

TRACK LISTING: 1. The Palace of Light (Revisited) 2. Chrome Plates 3. Higher Hats 4. Java 5. A Dangerous Abstraction 6. Humor Risk 7. False Fortress 8. Hardcastle 9. Lazer Quest 10. A Long Narrow Corridor 11. Black Iron Prison 12. Carlisle

LISTEN:

E*Rock "Chrome Plates"

ORDER : Here.