Eponymous 4 announced the release of a new album. Originally scheduled for a September 2017 release, the album will now come out in 2018. Titled Travis, the album deals in part with the theme of escape and overcoming obstacles that prevent it. Here’s the track listing:
- Prelude: The Travis Lament
- I Want to Follow
- Another Fiction
- ||: :|| (Repeat Signs)
- 世界の終わり (Sekai no Owari)
- The Man Who Stopped the World From Falling
- Interlude: The Travis Reel
Empty Ensemble officially announced the release of Gakusei and 「弦楽四重奏曲其の一」. Gakusei arrives on May 28, 2016 with 「弦楽四重奏曲其の一」 following on Oct. 28, 2016. Both titles will be available through the Empty Ensemble Shop on Bandcamp. Here’s the track listing for both titles:
- String Quartet No. 1: I. Allegro
- String Quartet No. 1: II. Adagio
- String Quartet No. 1: III. Allegro (reprise)
- Three Prayers in Irish Gaelic: I. Ar nÁthair
- Three Prayers in Irish Gaelic: II. Naomh Mhurie
- Three Prayers in Irish Gaelic: III. Glóir don Athair; Amen
- Disintegrating Jig
- Soliloquy of a Vampire
Empty Ensemble announced the release of its first single on Aug. 25, 2015. The instrumental track, titled 「無題平成23六月五日」, combines Indonesian gamelan, Indian tabla, Japanese taiko and a Western string orchestra. The single is being released through CD Baby and will be available on all major outlets — iTunes, Spotify, Amazon MP3 Store and Google Play.
Back in November 2014, Eponymous 4 announced the Retrograde Single Series, six singles released monthly from January to June 2015. The first single, “engimatics IV“, is now available on Bandcamp, iTunes, Amazon MP3 Store, Google Play, Spotify and Beats Music. The remaining singles in the series will be released on the last week of each month, with the b-sides collected on Retrograde Songs arriving in July 2015.
Original Confidence is now available from iTunes, Amazon MP3, Spotify, eMusic and many other digital services. You can also buy a CD from the shop or bundle it with a digital download from Bandcamp.
One week down in the Ex Machina Series, nine more to go!