Australian/American singer-songwriter, Athron, who has been a Bali-based musician for the previous decade or extra is at it once more. If he had one, CREATIVE can be his second identify, and as soon as once more ‘the idea’ is on the fore of his newest challenge, Heartfelt Echoes in a Digital Womb. The idea this event is one in relation to his time. With the eye spans being collectively driving all the way down to virtually non-existent by the social media world we now stay in it makes a whole lot of sense to create one minute songs and compile them right into a world-first idea album with a complete period of ten minutes. Or does it? We had a fast chat with Athron about his newest abbreviated tracks and album. You possibly can have a take heed to a teaser of one of many tracks on the album now beneath by clicking the hyperlink, however for the actual factor you’ll have to wait until March 19, 2020.
A novel idea album. Ten minutes. Ten songs. Each minute in size. Adopted by the discharge of animated music video tales. An experiment with new methods of storytelling, creatively pushing conventional conventions of song-writing expression & music manufacturing.
What’s the Purpose?
In at present’s social media local weather, clickbait info challenges artists to seize their viewers’s consideration in a single second. Typically, this results in gimmicks compromising the worth of the work whereas diminishing the true illustration of the artist. To problem this, these one-minute songs carry broader and deeper emotional journeys than the limiting time parameters they’re certain to.
What’s the Idea?
Within the isolating time of a world well being pandemic, the web has challenged us all with its personal digital virus. Extorting our want for reference to the higher world, we’re bothered with a fractured and divided onslaught of misinformation, unrealistic expectations, and consumerist proclamations. The very factor we reached for to stay inside a neighborhood, has divided us each individually and as a complete. With this although, comes a easy reminder; the necessity to unplug, launch our lives from the validating grip of social media, and fall again into the nice and cozy arms of natural conversations and heart-to-heart understanding. ‘Heartfelt Echoes in a Digital Womb’ carries us by way of this journey. From the digital screams of a world gone mad to the mushy acoustic lullaby of a easy lover’s music.
“Give your self ten minutes, flip up the quantity, shut your eyes and take heed to this interpretation of our instances. I hope it connects, and we discover one another once more. Someplace inside the crowded lanes of the data super-highway.” – Athron
What’s the vibe?
Outdated folks with darkish, non-conformist, reimagined neo-rock (suppose Rodriguez meets Radiohead). Athron’s lyrics are rooted in common themes of at present’s thirst to really feel recognized and beloved in opposition to the backdrop of a technology-saturated world. Remoted within the digital matrix, our affection, habit & obsession for relevancy and to be ‘seen’ brings ahead a moody juxtaposition.
What’s the purpose?
To attract individuals into an emotional reflection of their very own private tales, whereas bringing a way of peace and vindication. That we’re not all misplaced behind screens and binary codes. That our intrinsically inventive selves will at all times discover one another inside artwork, expression, and harmonic creativity. This album additionally goals to encourage musicians and creatives to suppose exterior the field and problem standard norms.
Who’s else is concerned?
Multi-instrumentalist Andreas Arianto has produced and engineered rock to pop acts, composed and performed symphony orchestras, and written scores for main movement movies and TV. In 2008, he was orchestrator and conductor for Indonesia’s largest rock band, SLANK’s six-city tour. His composition and manufacturing are credited to artists together with The Lifeless Bachelors, Ungu, Asteriska (Barasuara), Budapest Scoring Orchestra, and The Raid 2 film.
WRITER’S FIRST IMPRESSIONS
I listened to Heartfelt Echoes in a Digital Womb late on a wet mid-week night time mendacity on the couch at dwelling, after which despatched a message to Athron.
I simply listened to your Mini album. How fascinating. It pump’s, jams, grinds, lays you out flat and winds you again to the blues. I really like the layers of sound. Haunting and harking back to the 60s. Nice piece of labor, Athron.
Athron: Cheers man! That was formally my first assessment in any type haha. Each minute monitor displays every month of lockdown from March ‘til December final 12 months, by way of the emotional experience.
SDW: Sure I can really feel that. I didn’t wish to learn the notes earlier than listening. I’ll take heed to it once more loud in my headphones tomorrow.
Ath: Yeah superior. Lemme understand how the headphone session goes. My pal/producer Andreas put a whole lot of superb textures by way of it – I really like what he does.
SDW: Sure, I really like the layers and texture too.
Writing: Songs by Athron and Andreas Arianto
Guitars: Athron and Andreas Arianto
Keys, fx, sound design: Andreas Arianto
Engineer: Andreas Arianto
Mixing: Moko Aguswan and Rex Dio
Mastering: Moko Aguswan
OFFICIAL WEBSITE: https://www.athron.internet/
YOU TUBE: https://www.youtube.com/athronmusic
APPLE MUSIC: http://bit.ly/athronapplemusic