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NEW ALBUM: Acidchains (2016) Ottawa Music [Electronica, IDM, Synthpop]

NEW ALBUM: Acidchains (2016) Ottawa Music [Electronica, IDM, Synthpop]

Acidchains Acidchains is a pseudonym. Acidchains is 21st Century Rave-pop music. I started of writing under the alias Acidchains title around Spring 2014 and I had more than 50 tracks set.

I uploaded a bunch of tracks on acidchains soundcloud. Originally, I didn’t want to share anyone. I requested genuine feedback from the public and not from people I know. I wanted to keep it to myself. But I decided to share it anyway. Continue reading

Ottawa, Canada – Artist, Illustrator and Photographer – Emil Mateja

Ottawa, Canada – Artist, Illustrator and Photographer – Emil Mateja

Emil Mateja is a self-taught artist born in 1987, in Ottawa, Canada, where he continues to reside and work on his art and photography. He has been illustrating and painting since his mid-20s and practicing photography since long before then.

Emil works in various mediums including ink on paper, acrylic on canvas and wood, as well as utilizing digital technology. Inspired by the natural world and the ideals of classic beauty, his work often mirrors these attributes—works consisting of detailed illustrations blending nature and imagination, paintings that depict an abstract and emotional view of the world around us, and photography that captures the beauty found in nature and in the people he photographs. Continue reading

Encephalon – Psychogenesis (2015) – Review / Dissectional

Encephalon – Psychogenesis (2015) – Review / Dissectional

Encephalon – Psychogenesis (2015)
Psychogenesis Zero I like albums that take me on an adventure of sorts, to another world. These aren’t just singles, this is definitely a cohesive album. This record does it for me. It serves it in various styles or genres but still with a core of electro-industrial and in ways that are compelling and unique unto itself.

Influences on each track are diverse – which is what separates it all for me, through the multitude of influence you have something original and definitively Encephalon.

We descend spiraling into a new setting, dark, cinematic, smashing idiosyncratically, hammering new time signatures on an acoustic drum set.

There are thunderous sawtooth synths that pulsate and morph along to the rhythm. There’s a militant quality to it. A futuristic landscape. Continue reading

Electronic and EDM Music in Ottawa, Canada

Electronic and EDM Music in Ottawa, Canada

There’s actually a lot of interesting EDM music and artists in Ottawa, Canada. There is either an aspect of musicality or music production I appreciate. Apart from myself, there are plenty of sounds I’m really digging in my area, whether its through friends or acquaintances. People that I’ve discovered live or checked out online at … Continue reading

How I Remixed deadmau5 – Phantoms Can’t Hang

How I Remixed deadmau5 – Phantoms Can’t Hang

How I Remixed deadmau5 – Phantoms Can’t Hang – (Nova Spire Remix) I really dig deadmau5. Specifically for this track and some of his new album. Fantastic mixing skills. When I compare tracks to other professional producers I still prefer the way he renders his sound. It’s pretty inspiring to me. So I did a … Continue reading

The New Piano LP – Now Available

As promised , I have created and release a full piano LP, titled “Gift”. It is 15 tracks and a bonus track. This is the bandcamp page: https://novaspire.bandcamp.com/album/gift I studied piano in my youth. Soaring, excelling and skipping piano grades. I was captivated by piano compositions and viewed reading sheet music as a video game. In … Continue reading