MI2N
Music Industry News Network
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 01-20-2013

Cael Anton Releases Flagship LP Album "The Architect Becomes A Tree"

Bookmark and Share
Email: smccauley@mondotunes.com
Website: http://www.mondotunes.com
Cael Anton, a celebrated Canadian musician living in Seoul, Korea, has released his flagship LP concept album, “The Architect Becomes a Tree.” The record showcases Anton's natural talent for marrying diverse styles of music in his compositions, styles which include but are not limited to traditional rock and roll, blues, jazz, digital format, indie rock, and classical symphony, culminating in a carefully balanced swirl of alternative music that Anton himself has called, “progressive electronic rock.” Although “The Architect Becomes a Tree” is a standard long-playing album at approximately 45 minutes long, the shortest of its tracks weighs in at less than two minutes, while the longest broaches six and a half, which although not particularly important a statistic as albums go, illustrates one of the record's chief charms: a balance between individuality and interdependence among Anton's songs that is both beautiful and remarkable.

As a result of this characteristic, Anton's “The Architect...” can be difficult to pigeonhole with a genre, which is doubtless intentional, although the music seems so effortlessly and naturally comprised that it is hard to imagine the composer working too diligently to contrive any desired attribute at all. Overall, the first comparison that music fans are perhaps most likely to make will be to genius alternative rock favorites from England, Radiohead, but there are also many principles present that evoke the early work of David Bowie, although with less emphasis on classic rock. Anton's music does not shy from electronic effects, but neither does it predicate itself upon it. Rather, the mood and sound of “The Architect...” are both postmodern and anachronistic, classic and cutting-edge. The tone of the record entire is a yin and yang of major and minor chords, treble and bass clefs, vivacity and entranced enchantment.

This unlikely interplay between blended extremes (which is indeed difficult to describe; at times the sounds of a given track seem to come from afar and yet ring out directly in front of the hearer) is by no means accidental – except where it is what one might call purposefully incidental. As one might expect with a title like “The Architect Becomes a Tree,” Cael Anton's record is a concept album that has at its core an eastern philosophy that is commonly translated as “dependent origination.” This is the idea that everything arises in dependence upon multiple causes and conditions, and that nothing can therefore exist as a singular, independent entity. The interlaced individuality of Anton's tracks exemplifies this concept as they neatly form a coherent whole.

“The album follows its protagonist’s changing psychological state as he moves from a mundane understanding of reality into one of deeper connection,” Anton writes. Truly, although the record is glad bliss to hear as either background music or the subject of conscientious study, the student of music theory and the casual listener alike is sure to hear genius and joy in “The Architect Becomes a Tree.”

-S. McCauley
Staff Press Release Writer
MondoTunes

The LP “The Architect Becomes a Tree” is distributed globally by MondoTunes (www.MondoTunes.com) and is available at iTunes for convenient purchase and download

MondoTunes (www.mondotunes.com) supplies the largest music distribution in the world and provides upstream services for many major labels in search of breakout artists. While most independent distributors reach only 45-50 retailers despite charging needless monthly and yearly fees, MondoTunes reaches over 750 retailers and mobile partners in over 100 world regions without any monthly or yearly fees.

ARTIST CONTACT INFO:

eMail -

cael@caelanton.com


website -

www.caelanton.com

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Darrell Cole's "Swahili" Fights Negative African Stereotypes

The Inspiration Behind The Versions Of "Santa Baby" Remakes... Hint, Never Marilyn Monroe!

China Arts Foundation International 2015 New Year's Concert

EVENTIDE UPDATES TIMEFACTOR WITH NEW LOOPER

The New Black 7 Release "God Willin' And The Creek Don't Rise" EP

Indie Act Automatik Eden Garner Rave Reviews For Both EP And Video With Their New Release "Gold To Straw"

Luna Sopor Releases Second Album - Cobalt - Rock

EVENTIDE ANNOUNCES H9 MAX



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Ole Receives Indie Publisher Of The Year Award From AIMP
» EVENTIDE UPDATES TIMEFACTOR WITH NEW LOOPER
» [PIAS] Agrees Deal With Ipecac Recordings
» Award-Winning Documentary Film Featuring Top Drum And Bugle Corps Presents Unique Fundraising Opportunity
» Discover Underground Music On Skunk Radio Live
» ASCAP CEO John LoFrumento Announces Retirement
» Digital Musical Holiday Cards Are All The Rage, And Live365 Has The Solution
» China Arts Foundation International 2015 New Year's Concert
» MATCHSTICKMEN STAND UP TO BULLYING WITH CHARITY SINGLE
» John Fogerty Statement About Current Lawsuit


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» The Connect Sessions: An Extravaganza Presented By SPIN And Powered By Microsoft
» BMG Signs Worldwide Rights Management Deal With Chinese Music Company Giant Jump
» CMA Gives Snapshot Into Music Discovery Behavior
» How To Manage Your Talent: FIVE Realistic Tips For Success
» Executive Wach: Villanova University School Of Law, Mozart's Estates Theatre, Universal Music Publishing Group, Music Group, HighVolMusic, New West Records
» PRS Guitars Amps Up 30 Years Of Manufacturing
» Spotify Overtakes ITunes In Europe For Kobalt
» Incisors Break Through The Dawn With Their Debut Album On Nov. 28
» The First Chinese Rock Exhibition Launched In Beijing
» CIAM Congress Meets In Nashville To Discuss Music Copyright In The Digital Age
» The Modern Musical Magi Of Beijing
» World's Most Influential Electronic Music Figureheads Head To Asia

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.