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The Fibonacci Konnakol Djent

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The Fibonacci Konnakol Djent


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVRpkPNp0iM

Hey everyone - another video and another few sentences to write about this…
So recently I saw on YouTube a video from B C Manjunath performing a Konnakol based on the Fibonacci sequence. This is quite nerdy and impressive and thus, it caught me instantly.

I was not familiar with Konnakol rhythms before, so I read a few articles about them in order to understand what they are. Broadly speaking Konnakol is a type of vocal percussion. It consists of speaking rhythmic syllables whilst clapping the hands. It serves not only as a performing art, but also as a technique for learning and understanding rhythms as well as communicating rhythms to other musicians. In India, Konnakol rhythms are far more popular than e.g. in Germany. - Like I said, I wasn’t familiar with this although I kinda put it into practice with bandmates and other musicians already, I just never knew the term…

The Fibonacci Sequence on the other hand is a …

Written thoughts: Architects‘ „HEREAFTER“

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Written thoughts: Architects‘ „HEREAFTER“

Artwork of Architects' new album HOLY HELL.
Hey everyone! Actually, I can’t really believe what I discovered today. Why? Let me start with a little off-topic: Remember my last post about Napoleon’s “Ignite”? I told you about the “soon TM” jokes and memes, whilst we were all waiting for Newborn Mind to come out. As soon as it was officially announced, my brain exploded: It was set to be released on 27th May 2016 – the exact same date Architects’ All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us was supposed to come out. Believe me, music-wise, this was one of the best days of 2016 for me.
Of course, it feels like a little déjà-vu now… Napoleon released a brand new song a few days ago, announcing their album “epiphany” for 2nd November this year. And just a few days after – ARCHITECTS RELEASE A NEW SONG AS WELL?! …and their next album HOLY HELL will be out on 9th November? Either this is just a lucky incident for fans of both bands or it was meant to be. Two of…

Written thoughts: Napoleon’s „Ignite“

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Written thoughts: Napoleon’s „Ignite“


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xohy6P9O3MQ

Hey everyone! Today, UKs melodiposipassiongroove masters Napoleon released the first single „Ignite“ of their upcoming album „epiphany“. As a huge fan of their first album Newborn Mind, of course I was way too stoked when I discovered today, that their new single is out. Some of you may remember the „soon TM“ jokes and memes whilst we were all waiting for their first album. Turns out: We don’t need to wait this long again for the second record, as „epiphany“ will be out on November 2nd this year!
But enough of plain facts, I’ve had a few listens to „Ignite“ now and would like to share my thoughts with you.
According to their Facebook post where they announced that Doza is going to leave Napoleon, they said that the new album is the best music they have ever written. A statement like this is always risky as it sets the bar of expectation very high.
Let’s put it like that: I am not disappointed. But I am not…