Various Artists - Relaxed Machinery: sleepMODE

Started by jkn, February 07, 2011, 08:46:42 AM

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mp3 Download available NOW at CD Baby
CDR coming soon at the Hypnos Store
FLAC file (lossless audio) available soon at ad21music


Relaxed Machinery presents, "sleepMODE", a snapshot of the rapidly-growing label celebrating it's first anniversary. Thirteen global artists bring their own unique perspectives and life experiences to "sleepMODE". With the album at just over two hours, each artist had free rein to use as much track length as needed to evoke the feelings and emotions they wished to express for this project. The music ranges from ambient soundscapes, electro-acoustic, to modern minimalism; using synths, guitar, bass, field recordings, and processing.

Max Corbacho --- Slow Rust --- 9:22
Steve Brand --- Forgotten Feast --- 13:35
├ąpne sinn --- REMcycle --- 7:30
Beta Cloud --- What Dreams May Come --- 12:58
Benjamin Dauer --- Neon Shroud --- 6:42
Bob Ohrum --- Deepest Blue --- 13:59
I've Lost --- Going Under --- 12:28
Leonardo Rosado --- Dream States Fourtet --- 14:45
Beed and Fascia --- Lila's Dance --- 7:16
ISHQ --- AN --- 10:07
Nettless --- Parallel Truths --- 7:06
Chris Russell --- Mechanical Slumber --- 10:32
John Koch-Northrup --- A Dream of Awakening --- 3:09

John Koch-Northrup .: jkn [AT] johei.com .: owner / artist .: http://relaxedmachinery.com .: http://twitter.com/jkn .: http://flickr.com/johei

jkn

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hdibrell

Sounds really good!! I definitely want to get this. I can't decide whether to download it or wait for the cdr through Hypnos. I sort of prefer the cdr. Any idea when they will be available? John? Mike?
A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing.

jkn

I'm really not sure - totally up to Mike and Lena and I'm not postive masters have even arrived at Hypnos HQ yet!

I'm eternally grateful for Mike and Lena and their wonderful treatment of rM and our artists!   

If you want the CDR - definitely wait!  It's coming!

flac might be a week or two yet - this will be our first flac release - and then we'll be doing the other releases.

Wow - 4 exclamation marks - I must be excited!   Whooops - five!  I mean six.

John

John Koch-Northrup .: jkn [AT] johei.com .: owner / artist .: http://relaxedmachinery.com .: http://twitter.com/jkn .: http://flickr.com/johei

mgriffin

We haven't received all the materials we need to make these, but as soon as we get it, the CDRs will be read to go. I'll huddle with JKN about this.
[ Mike Griffin, Hypnos Recordings ] email mg (at) hypnos.com | http://hypnos.com | http://twitter.com/mgsoundvisions

Scott Raymond

Listened to it this weekend. Really nice music. I also really like the new Apne Sinn album, too. Thanks!

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mgriffin

The CDR issue is resolved and we should have it added to the store today,
[ Mike Griffin, Hypnos Recordings ] email mg (at) hypnos.com | http://hypnos.com | http://twitter.com/mgsoundvisions

jkn

Scott - thank you!   Your support is always appreciated (not only for rM artists but for the whole scene in general).

Mike - awesome - I'm glad everything from rM arrived!  No rush!  When you get it ready, that's awesome.
John Koch-Northrup .: jkn [AT] johei.com .: owner / artist .: http://relaxedmachinery.com .: http://twitter.com/jkn .: http://flickr.com/johei

hdibrell

I've been looking for this in the Hypnos store under the Relaxed Machinery label to no avail. If it's not ready yet, that's okay. I just want to make sure I'm not missing it somewhere else.
A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing.

jkn

It's not ready yet ...   a minor issue with the masters we're sorting out.

Minor delay.

I'm glad you're still holding on and waiting for it!   THANK YOU!   (seriously - Thank you!)
John Koch-Northrup .: jkn [AT] johei.com .: owner / artist .: http://relaxedmachinery.com .: http://twitter.com/jkn .: http://flickr.com/johei

mgriffin

Technical problems of a mysterious nature, which I believe I've fixed... should have CDRs ready today. Sorry about the fake-out.
[ Mike Griffin, Hypnos Recordings ] email mg (at) hypnos.com | http://hypnos.com | http://twitter.com/mgsoundvisions

mgriffin

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Scott M2


mgriffin

Yes, 2 CDRs. The actual cover artwork will have a "1" or "2" designation on it, unlike the version I posted.
[ Mike Griffin, Hypnos Recordings ] email mg (at) hypnos.com | http://hypnos.com | http://twitter.com/mgsoundvisions

jkn

It was originally planned to be a download only release - and then the album ended up splitting fairly easily into a 2 CDR release - so it just made sense to do it!   

I'm grateful to Mike and Lena at Hypnos for making the albums for us and selling them through the store!   

There will also be a flac version - but admittedly, we're brand new to the flac world and just getting things rolling.  Thankfully our partners for the flac files have a ton of experience with them and they're helping out!   

More info on the album:   http://relaxedmachinery.com/releases/rm_0009-relaxed-machinery-artists-sleepmode/

John Koch-Northrup .: jkn [AT] johei.com .: owner / artist .: http://relaxedmachinery.com .: http://twitter.com/jkn .: http://flickr.com/johei

jkn

I've got to fix those wallpapers!  I forgot they were uploaded as bitmaps...  whoops.   Will fix asap.

Of course, if you want bmp's - now's the time to get 'em... ;-)

John
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hhh

#17
My friend, Steve Brand, contributed to this album. I'm very much looking forward to it.
There's not a piece on sleepMODE that I'm not totally diggin'. Can't wait to get it.

hhh
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