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Newsletters that I send out to people are inevitably written up here for wider circulation. There are posts about album releases and gigs.

“Screen Time” – Out Today

A New Release On Focused Silence "Screen Time" by Downtrend Shapes Renewal. "Screen Time" is an album by Downtrend Shapes Renewal - released by Focused Silence today. The work is a fifty-four-minute album exploring the...

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Screen Time by Downtrend Shapes Renewal

A New Release On Focused Silence"Screen Time" by Downtrend Shapes Renewal.Downtrend Shapes Renewal makes a bold statement with his latest release, “Screen Time.”“I’m interested in the cognitive dissonance required to reason...

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Elnath Project Release “~” On Focused Silence

A New Release On Focused Silence "~" by Elnath Project. ELNATH PROJECT is the solo project of the Italian musician Alessandro Ciccarelli. A Trumpeter with an academic background who has played over the years in several bands and with several genres. The Album “~” - ...

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Season’s Greetings

I'm Taking A Short Break I'll be putting my feet up, regarding the label, until January 4th - when a new release will start shipping ... Fallen - "Against The Storm" New Release Out 4th January 2019 A New Release On Focused Silence "Against The Storm" by Fallen....

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Dylan Neely – “Harpagos”

New Release Out NOW. Dylan Neely is a musician based in America who submitted an album with a twist. The over-arching theme of the album is the myth of the story of the Persian king Cyrus' rise, as Herodotus writes it. To tell it in brief: Astyages has a dream where...

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Standard Low Noise Reference

David Newlyn - "Standard Low Noise Reference" New Release Out NOW. A New Release On Focused Silence "Standard Low Noise Reference" by David Newlyn. Released on Focused Silence on 16th November 2018, this is David Newlyn’s debut on the label. I had heard of David’s...

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Early November Newsletter

experiMENTALien - "TeTraTulpa New Release Out Now, 2018. A New Release On Focused Silence "TeTraTulpa" by experiMENTALien. Can a man be so completely detached from his circumstances he sees himself as an alien being? Due to his past, experiMENTALien sees himself...

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“Metahope” Released

I'm pleased to say that in the small hours of 19th October 2018 I pressed 'publish' on Silhouette Sect's "Metahope." It is an album I am proud to be associated with - even if it is in a small way. To read more about the artist, Silhouette Sect, please CLICK HERE. To...

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Week 32/2018

New Release Friday saw a new release on Focused Silence. "8B5C3B++" by Chris Parmenidis is causing a bit of a stir. As the reviewer, Toneshift, put it - "There is a freeform sensibility here, no repeating cycle of effects, rather a continuum of visionary ideas. It’s a...

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Early June Missal 2018

We have a new release out and I have also picked up the second run of "Sonic Map Of Dornoch". "Sonic Map ..." is now limited to an edition of fifty copies and contains a photograph taken by myself of the location. As you may/may not be aware, Dornoch is a sea-side...

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