Empty Ensemble releases an EP and full-length album in 2016

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:

[Empty Ensemble - Gakusei]


  1. String Quartet No. 1: I. Allegro
  2. String Quartet No. 1: II. Adagio
  3. String Quartet No. 1: III. Allegro (reprise)
  4. Palomino
  5. Three Prayers in Irish Gaelic: I. Ar nÁthair
  6. Three Prayers in Irish Gaelic: II. Naomh Mhurie
  7. Three Prayers in Irish Gaelic: III. Glóir don Athair; Amen
  8. Disintegrating Jig

[Empty Ensemble - 弦楽四重奏曲其の一]


  1.  弦楽四重奏曲其の一一番
  2. 弦楽四重奏曲其の一二番
  3. 弦楽四重奏曲其の一三番
  4. 弦楽四重奏曲其の一四番
  5. 弦楽四重奏曲其の一五番
  6. 弦楽四重奏曲其の一六番
  7. 弦楽四重奏曲其の一七番
  8. 弦楽四重奏曲其の一八番
  9. 弦楽四重奏曲其の一九番
  10. Soliloquy of a Vampire


Retrograde Single Series begins!

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.


Ex Machina Series Matrix helps you to decide which volume(s) to buy

With four albums, four EPs and one compilation coming out starting in September, it’s daunting to figure out which of these many releases by Eponymous 4 would appeal to you, the listener.

To help you decide, Observant Records presents the Ex Machina Series Matrix. Find a genre or a similar artist, and see which album matches.

The Ex Machina Series arrives on Sept. 10 with the release of Original Confidence: An Overview of Eponymous 4.

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