FREE Basick Records 2012 Sampler - MERRY CHRISTMAS!
To wish all our fans, friends and supporters a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and special New Year, we’ve teamed up with AMAZON to release a FREE sampler featuring some of our favourite tracks from the BASICK roster.
This NEW sampler features tracks from recent signings SKYHARBOR, BLOTTED SCIENCE and THE ALGORITHM, as well as stunning work from CHIMP SPANNER, ALIASES, CIRCLES, MONUMENTS, UNEVEN STRUCTURE and many, many more.
Did we mention it’s FREE?!
Pick it up at Amazon TODAY! (UK)
(For countries who have restrictions and are having problems accessing Amazon - pick up the FREE SAMPLER here: http://basickrecords.bandcamp.com/album/basick-2012-sampler)
1. CHIMP SPANNER - Dark Age Of Technology 04:15
2. CIRCLES - Act III 05:40
3. MONUMENTS - The Uncollective (instrumental) 03:51
4. SKYHARBOR - Celestial (edit) 04:03
5. UNEVEN STRUCTURE - Awaken (edit) 04:40
6. 7 HORNS 7 EYES - The Winnowing 05:35
7. BLOTTED SCIENCE - A Sting Operation - Human Barbequed 02:21
8. ION DISSONANCE - This Is The Last Time I Repeat Myself 04:36
9. THE ARUSHA ACCORD - The Resurgent 03:26
10. ALIASES - The Reality Of Beliefs 03:40
11. VISIONS - Oceans 04:59
12. THE ALGORITHM - Isometry 03:06
Alex Webster’s Top 5 of 2011
The Basick team picked their 'Top Releases of 2011' over on our website (click here to view) and in what has now become an annual tradition, we ask some of our bands, friends and supporters to share their best releases of the year.
First up, we’re kicking it all off with bass god from our recent signings BLOTTED SCIENCE, ALEX WEBSTER! (We’re sure you’ve heard of his other band too…Cannibal Corpse…yeah..that Alex Webster…yeah we know, we love him too!). Lets do this!
Name: Alex Webster
Bands: Blotted Science / Cannibal Corpse
ALEX WEBSTER’S TOP 5 RELEASES OF 2011
1. Autopsy- Macabre Eternal
The music on this album is absolutely killer, but I could put it at number one for 2011 on the basis of its production alone. Considering how over-produced and artificial a lot of metal productions sound these days, this album’s raw, pure sound is a welcome return to what death metal originally was. It sounds like a band jamming live, not a collection of samples fixed to a grid.
2. Symphony X- Iconoclast
An amazing release from one of my favourite progressive metal bands. Rather than mellowing with age, these guys keep getting heavier- I love it.
3. Hate Eternal- Phoenix Amongst the Ashes
This album is Hate Eternal’s most diverse. There’s still a ton of ultra-fast brutality, but there is also a depth to the song writing that surpasses their previous efforts. Each song has its own character, and that’s not easy to achieve with extreme death metal.
4. Anatomy of I- Substratum
Old school progressive death/thrash ala Atheist and Sadus, featuring Steve DiGiorgio on bass? Of course it’s one of my top albums of the year!
5. Obscura- Omnivium
Another great album from one of the best technical/progressive death metal bands ever. All metal bass players need to check this one out, Jeroen Paul Thesseling is one of the best.
BLOTTED SCIENCE’S New EP ‘The Animation of Entomology’ is out NOW via Basick Records - buy it directly from the online store or it’s also available at all good digital retailers and in stores worldwide. Seek.It.Out!