New Music: Nova Spire vs. Nerve War

Ottawa, Canada based artist Nova Spire and I recently traded some remixes of each other's tracks. This was a fun exercise, before this I had only one remix under my belt. It was especially cool to hear how different he made his remix from my original source material. The fruits of our labor are below! … Continue reading New Music: Nova Spire vs. Nerve War

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New Video: Nova Spire – Days Of Wrath (Electro-Industrial-Progressive-EBM)

I once gave a teaser for this video on my instagram account. There were two versions. The one I'm featuring here and one that had text superimposed rather than the other scratchy video effects, found on this one. Enjoy! "The day of wrath, that day will dissolve the world in ashes." https://novaspire.bandcamp.com/album/days-of-wrath https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru1xSDIzsuQ  

New Track: Encephalon Limb From Limb. Electro Industrial Compilation

  Encephalon has released a new track for Electronic Saviors IV: Retaliation. It's a compilation record of electronic and industrial music featuring various artists. Give it up for Ottawa's Music! https://metropolisrecords.bandcamp.com/album/electronic-saviors-iv-retaliation The track opens with a seemingly basic yet infectious bass line. There's a blend between synthetic and acoustic drum sounds. As the bassline progresses … Continue reading New Track: Encephalon Limb From Limb. Electro Industrial Compilation

Understanding The Frequency Spectrum: The Art Of Mixing (Video)

Spectrum One way to begin to comprehend and interpret sounds and their frequency range is by selecting sounds in your everyday life. Select the sound in your everyday life and interpret the sound and determine whether it's in the Sub-woofer territory Below 80hz for example. Does it have more of a thump around 100-300hz. More … Continue reading Understanding The Frequency Spectrum: The Art Of Mixing (Video)

Klomb II (2015) – New Release Now Available – Electronica, Ethnic/Fusion, Industrial

Klomb II  (2015) - New Release Now Available - Electronica, Ethnic/Fusion, Industrial https://novaspire.bandcamp.com/album/klomb-ii Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oULTuAvfbOI  Finally. Now Announcing. I will be releasing my second and final installment as Klomb June 24th. Where I think the first one has feminine qualities to it, this one will be a definite more physical, and masculine. I believe it to … Continue reading Klomb II (2015) – New Release Now Available – Electronica, Ethnic/Fusion, Industrial

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.

Klomb – Infidel Remixes – A Collection Of Mixes And Remixes – Psytrance – Techno – Industrial

Klomb – Infidel Remixes is a collection of Mixes and Remixes. Some are remixes of some tracks I made on Klomb. These mixes serve as completely alternate versions of an idea, or just another examination of the track with different structure and motives. The remixes include the remix I did of Wychdoktor and more. It also … Continue reading Klomb – Infidel Remixes – A Collection Of Mixes And Remixes – Psytrance – Techno – Industrial

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 Electronic and EDM Music in Ottawa, Canada

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 How I Remixed deadmau5 – Phantoms Can’t Hang

Wychdoktor – Burial Grounds – Klomb Remix

Wychdoktor explores themes of mythology, ritual, despair and isolation by experimenting with distorted drums, harsh synths and rhythmic noise. Wychdoktor has an LP out titled Ritual, he was featured on the OIL compilation. ("The Ottawa Industrial League is a collection of industrial musicians from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada who are here to prove that Ottawa knows … Continue reading Wychdoktor – Burial Grounds – Klomb Remix

How I Remixed Encephalon

If you don’t know Encepahlon you should check them out they are an Electro-Industrial Group here in my city of Ottawa. I found them through souncloud , searching for similar minded artists and looking for people to potentially to collaborate with, have an exchange with. The first track I heard from them was “A Lifetime of … Continue reading How I Remixed Encephalon

Klomb LP 2014 On Youtube

Klomb LP 2014 Now Available On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUosF7Rz-ns&feature=share&list=PLrd8Vb5uladucG-Xdk2Y3Jqq-DOvefR3A "Klomb" is a cosmic paradox of ancient futurism. These are the remnants of a spiritual nomad, a metaphysical journey that were channeled where time periods and space had collided. There are layers on top of one another, as it always has been. Schools of thought, technologies and … Continue reading Klomb LP 2014 On Youtube

Klomb (2014)

"Klomb" is a cosmic paradox of ancient futurism. These are the remnants of a spiritual nomad, a metaphysical journey that were channeled where time periods and space had collided. There are layers on top of one another, as it always has been. Schools of thought, technologies and organisms have intertwined and evolved in life creating … Continue reading Klomb (2014)

Nova Spire EP – Atlantis – Industrial, Electronica, IDM

I'm quite surprised and humbled by the attention my latest EP, "Atlantis"  has received. As well, there were quite a few people that helped share and get it out too, which I give the utmost amount of gratitude. I find the "Name your price" model functions best in fairness. If one believes the value of … Continue reading Nova Spire EP – Atlantis – Industrial, Electronica, IDM