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“The Lake” by Gift of Blindness Released Today

The third album by Gift of Blindness, “The Lake” is released today on CD and digital.

The eight song release poses a more raw, primitive and brutal direction for the band, focused on dissonance with occasional breakouts of melody and harmony.

Available now from the Bandcamp store. Various bundle deals are available.

Gift of Blindness “The Lake” Available for Pre-order

The third album “The Lake” is available for pre-order now, to be released on the 10th of May on CD and Digital.

Recorded mostly over lockdown 2020, it features 5 new songs as well as the previous three singles “Hide”, “Germs” and “Pathway”. Various deals on the other albums also available from the Bandcamp store.

Click here to pre-order now

Abandon “Vigilance” on Sale

For a limited time, Abandon “Vigilance” CD is on a 50% sale. Available to buy here:

https://abandon.bandcamp.com/album/vigilance

New single “Pathway” by Gift of Blindness released today

The third single “Pathway” from forthcoming Gift of Blindness album is out today. It’s a purge of emotions related to the current time and metaphorical journey into the unknown.

The music video was shot mostly at Wittenham Clumps near Didcot.

Bandcamp link: https://blindsightrecords.bandcamp.com/track/pathway

New single “Germs” by Gift of Blindness released today

The latest single “Germs” by Gift of Blindness is released today. Taken from the forthcoming 3rd album, the 8 minute track is accompanied by a music video which can be viewed here:

Download the single for free from Bandcamp here:

https://blindsightrecords.bandcamp.com/track/germs

Abandon “Vigilance” released today

The 2nd album by Abandon is released today. “Vigilance” features 9 new songs, including the single “Fear of the Future”.

“Vigilance” is available now on all major digital platforms (iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google Play etc). Also available on digital and CD on Bandcamp, in 6 panel cardboard sleeve with artwork by Umair Chaudhry.

Some words from a recent review of the album:

“At sixty-seven minutes, Vigilance is not a short album, and yet you don’t have to be afraid of Abandon running out of ideas, as the second half is in my opinion even more striking that the first one. The seven-minute-long Our Roots Know is my favourite track. The broad synth part that is running through the song should warm your heart, and the melodic structure feels like from a different dimension.”

“If you need reference points, think of Justin Broadrick’s Jesu teaming up with Slowdive, offering over an hour of well-crafted shoegaze with some hints of sad core and post metal.”

– from disagreement.net

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Pre-orders for Abandon “Vigilance” album available now

Post-rock / slowcore / shoegaze band Abandon is releasing it’s second album on the 9th of December 2019.

The album features 9 new songs, including the recently released single “Fear of the Future”.

“Vigilance” follows in the tradition of it’s 2014 single release “Nails”, with more organic and progressive song structures, incorporating dynamic shifts and contemplative lyrics.

Abandon was started in 2005 by Umair (Xmas Lights, Gift of Blindness, Futureproof). Described as dense layers of guitars sprawl and sparkle like dying stars over a bare and shifting landscape of slowcore, post-rock and shoegaze, worded by the highly personal lyrics of Umair.

For fans of Red House Painters, Swans, Cocteau Twins, Jesu, Slowdive and Red Sparowes

It will be available on CD and Digital from Blindsight Records’ Bandcamp page, or from all major digital distributors.

Pre-orders are available now at https://abandon.bandcamp.com/album/vigilance

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New Single Release – “Fear of The Future” by Abandon

Blindsight releases a new single today by Abandon

Taken from the forthcoming 2nd album “Vigilance”, this single also features a remix by Oxford electronic artist Tiger Mendoza

“Fear of The Future” is a further evolution of the Abandon sound, shoegazey post-rock marked by multi-layered shimmering guitars and meditative/melancholic vocals

Available as a donations only download / streaming here:

https://blindsightrecords.bandcamp.com/album/fear-of-the-future

Also available from all major digital platforms, iTunes / Spotify etc

New Single Release – “Hide” by Gift of Blindness

A new release is out today by Gift of Blindness.

The 14 minute single track “Hide” is taken from the upcoming 3rd Gift of Blindness album out later this year.

A slight change in direction for Gift of Blindness, the song favors a more organic and multi layered approach to the sound, sprawling ambient soundscapes and meditative droning guitars.

Available for streaming / download here:

https://blindsightrecords.bandcamp.com/track/hide

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