QuietMelodies is now open!

15 06 2009

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As many of you might already know, the new portal is finally open!!!!!  I am so sorry that it has taken so long to happen, but I do hope you find it worth the wait.  Some of the new features you will be able to enjoy are being able to message any member & being able to post your own favorites.  There will also be a forum added so that requests and such can be made there.  Eventually hope to in essence mirror this blog there and of course have new content available.  The new music available should be substantially more than here as there will be multiple people posting =-).  Please stop by and join your NEW home for QuietMusic – www.quietmelodies.com!

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Era – Sacredness

11 04 2009

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MP3 @ 320 Kbps | 1:11:54 min | 1999 | 180 MB | 10% Recovery Record

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Era – The Very Best Of Era

18 03 2009

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MP3 @ 256 Kbps | 1:03:50 min | 2005 | 128 MB | 10% Recovery Record

Evocative soundscapes in the tradition of artists like Enigma & Deep Forest would best describe ERA in their first ever best of CD.

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Era – The Mass

18 03 2009

5894228348a0a6d5f9845110lEra – The Mass
MP3 @ 256 Kbps | 39:15 min | 2003 | 78.3 MB | 10% Recovery Record

The Fourth Album from French Soundscape Specialist Eric Levi Includes Former Section Bassist and all Time Great Studio Musician Lee Sklar on Bass as Well as the Guitar Work of Lyle Workman (Bourgeois Tagg, Frank Black). This Album Topped the Charts in Italy and France to Great Acclaim!

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Era – Reborn

18 03 2009

baf581b0c8a0609577f7e110lEra – Reborn
MP3 @ 192 Kbps VBR | 53:58 min | 2008 | 8502 MB | 10% Recovery Record

2008 album from this French project headed by Eric Levi. Era’s music mixes Classical, Opera, and Gregorian chants with other contemporary styles. Lyrics are often chants in an imaginary language reminiscent of Latin. The music could be described as New Age and may be considered similar to artists such as Enigma and Deep Forest. Their music was used in the soundtrack for the film Les Visiteurs and in Sylvester Stallone’s Driven. 10 tracks including a bonus remix of the track ‘Come Into My World’.

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Era – Era 2

18 03 2009

7375b220dca0fc54f0ac4010lEra – Era 2
MP3 @ 256 Kbps | 44:02 min | 2001 | 86 MB | 10% Recovery Record

Third release overall and second album for this project of French musician Eric Levi who creates ethereal, evocative soundscapes in the tradition of artists like Enigma and Deep Forest. The follow-up to the first multi-platinum volume features 10 tracks which enchant with a blend of skillful blend of electric instruments and violins, covered by otherworldly vocals.

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Era – Era

18 03 2009

0981b220dca0ea99e0ac4010lEra – Era
MP3 @ 256 Kbps | 46:31 min | 1998 | 92.7 MB | 10% Recovery Record

Nothing can describe the feeling when you FINALLY find out the name of this album, and that piece of music that has been haunting you for MONTHS finally has a name.

Australian readers won’t be familiar with this album, but if they were to hear it, it would be instantly recognisable. Why? Because they’ve heard “Ameno (Remix)” time and time again in the Optus “The Power of Yes” advertising campaign on television. If you’re ever wondered what that bit of music was, then you really should buy this CD. I myself searched for months for what this was – and even went to the stage of calling the company that ran the advertisements to find out.

There’s nothing I can do to describe this album, other than to mention what I do with it. It’s one of my favourite albums to put on, and then sit down, close my eyes and be truly lost in the ambient and yet strangely epic sound. Listening to this album, choruses well up around you as you listen, and the sound is so full and rounded that you almost feel trapped in such a beautiful piece of art.

I can’t recommend this CD highly enough. If you like albums such as Deep Forest or especially Enigma with their “epic” quality, then give this a try. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.

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