R&B Pop Artist SolAce drops new track “Glowd Up”

SolAce is back again with a new banger “Glowd Up” featuring eclectic rapper Rekka. Check out the song below:

SolAce has shown his more intimate side before with songs such as “Rearranging,” and now he’s letting us know there’s more to his musical repertoire to be enjoyed. “Glowd Up” starts off with a cool arpeggiate synth line as the beat kicks in. You then immediately feel your shoulders poppin’ and your head bumping. The kicks, snares and hi-hats all sound crisp, and bundle that with the hard-hitting deep bass notes, we end up having rhythm section that will get everybody moving in no time.

The song’s lyrics are about getting ready to go to the club. Luckily for us, SolAce is able to bring the club to us. There are many clever rhyming schemes to be found here, a personal favorite being:

“Hopped out feeling fresh and clean / With a comb in my hands singing Billie Jean”

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The line is even accompanied with the classic MJ “Hee hee!” This attention to detail is what makes re-listens more enjoyable. Although the song seems to be about getting ready to have a fun night out, on a deeper level, the song is more about having the positive energy to do what you want in life despite the haters. It’s about having a positive radiance that illuminates your path forward in life, a consistent message with SolAce’s songwriting across multiple songs.

The vocals have a silky-smooth rap rhythm to them, but SolAce has more singing chops than his contemporaries. His whispery verses contrast well with his powerful delivery during the “Glowd Up” chorus. The delivery of the title has an anthemic feel to it, and you know it’s gonna be a crowd pleaser at shows where everyone can sing along. Rekka then drops in and adds in her slick verse about not wasting time on trippin’, as her clear, tight voice just oozes flow. SolAce definitely knows who to collaborate with to elevate his songs to the next level.

Overall, “Glowd Up” is sure to be a house party staple, and we can’t wait to hear more from SolAce as he continues down his musical journey. What will be next for SolAce: a touching ballad or a breakdancing hurricane? Stay up to date with Enter the Venture to find out. Follow SolAce on social media at TikTokInstagramFacebookTwitterYouTube and his website.

Alex Genadinik Presents a Song Inspired By Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

Alex Genadinik is back with another tune that is both melodic and epic. Check out “The One Who Didn’t” below:

The track begins with acoustic strumming that is rhythmic and builds anticipation for something grand to come forward. Lyrically, the song is about a man who is uncertain about his future, and just then, he is visited by Beethoven’s fifth to inspire him into action. We learn that the symphony caused the character in the narrative to aim high in life, but that also led to him having second doubts about what it was all for. The song ends with him laughing madly as he continues to be inspired by the symphony, leaving the listener to wonder what truly became of him.

The pace of the song and the energetic drumming add urgency to the pace. The chorus is catchy and mixes backing vocals, strings, and guitar finely. The breakdown after the first chorus will surely have you taping your foot. Overall there are a lot of interesting instrumental sections and songwriting prowess on display here, and the highlight is having the actual motif from the symphony ingrained into the song.

“The One Who Didn’t” is a fresh strong with strong inspiration, meaningful lyrics, and is both traditional in nature and progressive in its delivery. It is sure to be a song that will inspire others just as Ludwig’s 5th inspired this story. To learn about this song and read the full lyrics, click here. To hear more songs with metaphors, click here. Also here is a list of Alex’s PLR courses.

“Tempus Destinatum” Brings the Best Out of Nocturnal Omissions

Nocturnal Omissions’ latest album was recorded in isolation during the pandemic with songs fueled by depression. It’s his most endearing and truest display of expression and closest to realizing his artistic vision yet. With talented compositions and production, this is truly the high point of his musical career. Check out “Tempus Destinatum” below:

“Unfamiliar Places” is a fitting opening song title, as the listener does not know which direction Nocturnal Omissions will be taking us on his music this time around. The delicate piano and ripe drums lay the red carpet forward, allowing for the thumping kick drum to move the listener into this unknown house of music and intrigue. The Eastern style solos soar gracefully over the rhythmic beats, allowing us to prepare for what’s to come. In “Frozen Landscape,” we’re introduced to the chill-wave energy and it feels as though we’re exploring a newly discovered snow planet. You can nod yourself into a dream world with this delectable treat.

“Endless Queues” has a super smooth Hip-Hop beat drive the song forward accompanied by a lingering synth that swathes over the ears to entrap you in a pulsing sway. “Entry Scanner” picks up the pace with a varied range of instrumental combinations to form a lasting impression of positivity and promise. “False Upgrade” is what’d you hear in a Neo Tokyo future where robots cater to your every whim. The driving synth will prevent you from sitting still and you will be electromagnetically connected to move to where the beat takes you. As usual, the production is clear and defined, as to be expected from any Nocturnal Omissions album.

“Parasitic Infection” has all the drum and bass you’ll need for a month. The rolls, claps, kicks and hi hats are impressively strewn together and then the dubstep influence comes crashing in with the signature wobble sounds you’d expect from the top performers of the genre back in the golden era. This sound and feel represents what’s new on “Tempus Destinatum.” There’s a more focused intention on the sound being created and the result is euphoric.

“Putting Away” is a slower track featuring a slapping bass sound that brings out the funk, while “Safety Demonstration” is a dance-inspired song that is unique, daring, yet accessible. “Cabin Pressure” is the high point of the album as all the instruments converge to provide a landscape that mixes acoustic sounding instruments with electronic percussion, underlined with a moving piano arrangement that adds a layer of complexity, resulting in a daunting and daring experience. Imposing melodies and compositions align to form one of the best Nocturnal Omissions tracks. Everything you’ve enjoyed by his music happens in this track.

“Upright and Locked” has us stepping into the world of Tron. There are neon lights everywhere and they’re all leading to the dance floor. The guitar mixed with that oozing synth mix class and sass in a relishing way. “Rough Landing” is dark, epic, haunting and penetrating. A wavering synth midway is intimidating and creates a whole atmosphere that is just delightfully frightening. Last but not least is “Baggage Claim” to mark the end of this journey. Calm and inspiring, it sends us off into he sunset on a good note, allowing us to reflect on our lives as well as what we just heard.

For all the ups and downs that Nocturnal Omissions has experienced in his personal life, the music he has created to this point is enough to stand back and marvel at. Although a harsh critic of his own music, there is a lot to be a proud of not only on this album but in his discography as a whole. We look forward to hearing what’s next up for our listening pleasure. We salute you!

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“Transientalism” Consistently Delivers the Post-Rock Splendor

Nocturnal Omissions has shown the world his ability to create engaging, moving instrumental tracks in several albums leading up “Transientalism.” See how it fits into his overall discography by checking out the album below:

Originally recorded in 2018, mixed in 2019, and remastered for rerelease in 2020, “Transientalism” is an amalgamation of recordings and ideas from various countries, digital workstations, dreams, and possibly nightmares. Dealing with the personal trauma of work, relationships, a constant travel schedule, and overall mental health unraveling into a downward spiral, the album served as an obsession to keep Nocturnal Omissions’ brainchild Vallen Daniels going when everything seemed lost. Although the album was marred by overt challenges and obstacles to overcome, they were perhaps necessary in order to keep the man behind the music alive.

This doesn’t mean the music itself is a hodgepodge of inconsistent muses. Far from it. The traction of the album flows from one interesting groove to another, continuing the rocking instrumentals mixed with electronic elements found in previous albums such as “Ascendant Sea.” The songs here explore music at its pure core, from melodious compositions to appealing arrangements. Nothing is too over the top or out of place for shock value, nor is anything bland or uninspired. “Transientalism” is about being dependable and offering what we came here looking for.

The opening track is “A Calling” and features lush and lively instruments as if a full band was in the recording booth. Nice vocal overlays add to the majesty of the track as noteworthy guitar stylings and symphonic backdrops add a classic feel to the overall chill vibe. “Fashion Week in Paris” sounds like dance music made for a dazzling runway show. The beat will have you nodding your head but there’s still a dash of mystery to the synth. The mid-song breakdown makes you feel like the spotlight is on you and it’s time to move to the sensual beat. The first half is more open and optimistic, while the second half is more intimate and vivacious. The song keeps transforming, leading into the rollicking jungle beat to close things off.

“Cross Checking” is epic and will have you raising your flag, ready to barge straight into enemy lines. A very passionate blend of pounding drums, stirring strings, and oriental-inspired imagery. It’s a standout track due to how different it is.

Songs like “Takeoff” and “Outreach” are light, expressive and all about fun. Synth leads take a hold of the reins as standout basslines get you off your feet to dance. There are many textures that fill the space between the notes in these groovy numbers. “In the Air” experiments with off-key electronics to provide an ethereal soundscape to get lost in. The song conjures up feels of getting stuck inside a hallucination filled with synthesizers, scratchy guitars, and endless possibilities.

The latter half of the album is filled with solid undertakings that complement each other neatly. “Waiting” is a hip, modern banger doused in synth-wave waters. “International Lounge” includes rolling drums accompanied by funky guitars. “Gate Closing” is the soundtrack to a midnight freeway getaway scene. It transitions into a breakdown with a room-filling big bass presence and nature-inspired percussion. These songs all have their own identity yet sound better when played in sequence.

Overall, it’s hard-hitting to imagine these uplifting songs came from a creator pondering whether his life was soon to be over at the time. The album is a testament that through resiliency, hard work, and deep diving into the creative crevices of the mind, a work of art can be ironed out and fully imagined. Whenever you’re feeling down, play “Transientalism” to get lifted back up.

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“Ascendant Sea” is a Great Travel Album for the Road

As more people become familiar with Nocturnal Omissions’ music, they’ll soon learn that each release has its own identity and artistic agenda. The 2019 release of “Ascendant Sea” is an interesting album, as each song had a geographic place that influenced it. Check out the album below:

Hearing this album directly after Nocturnal Omissions’ 2006 album “Divine Atrocities” is a bit jarring as they sound from two completely different artists. Where the former was the music to a late-night rave, the latter is the dawn of crisp, Spring day, just as the Eastern horizon fills with sunlight. Every song thereafter represents the backdrop between destinations on a road trip of audio delight.

“Aural Turbulence” is a rocking intro and lets us know we’re in for something new. The sinister tone is dark and edgy with lots of flavor in the drum mix. Midway through, electronica elements are thrown into the fray reminiscent of dubstep that is sure to ramp up the crowd at a festival. The track is somewhat of an anomaly, as the rest of the album is less reliant on pronounced synth leads.

“International Dateline” has a killer groove and nicely layered guitars provide a robust driving force. It’s the perfect song to roll down the window to and let the breeze flow through your hair. Nocturnal Omissions demonstrates he is talented at writing music with all kinds of instruments, such as the piano undertones that add sophistication to this tune. “Alpine Train” presents a mid-tempo, synth-laden ambiance to relax to with an atmosphere that is other worldly and a perfect vibe for a cocktail on the beach. The groove continues hard here due to the catchy percussion. This song could work well as background music for a travel documentary–and that’s what “Ascendant Sea” is as its core. The theme of traveling is strong and the focus isn’t on where we’re going, but the journey itself.

“Cascading Mountains” sounds 80s retro with its razor edge synth bass. The song has a fast tempo to keep you jovial yet the chord progressions give off mystifying-induced feelings. The guitar strums add a nice touch to this delightful ear treat.

One of the standout tracks is “Casa De Cielo,” as it’s another example of well-done mixing and mastering to make all the instruments sound clear and have their moment to shine. The string arrangement is a pleasant touch and takes the song to the next level. And we can’t forget about “Cruising Altitude,” which features funky guitar lines—the best on the album.

Overall, the tracks work well in sequence, offering very rhythmic beats, multi-layered guitars, and head-bobbing baselines. With inspiration coming from artists such as Tycho, TigerMilk (from Mainline Entertainment), Fleetwood Mac and No More Nations, the songs themselves are upbeat, though they can be subdued at times with piano and keyboard leads that offer a more contemplative approach. Each song provides distinct sounds on this unique trip and when it’s all done, you’ll remember every stop along the way. Next time you’re going cruising, listen to “Ascendant Sea” on your way to freedom.

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