Chascade

by Itzamna

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Chascade 05:38
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Goodbye Lili 01:53
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Duet 05:35
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"Je vivroie liement, Douce creature, Se vous saviés vraiement Qu'en vous fust parfaitement Ma cure. Dame de meinteing joli, Plaisant, nette et pure, Souvent me fait dire: "aymi" Li maus que j'endure. Pour vous servir liement. Et soiés seüre Que je ne puis nullement Vivre einsi, se longuement -- (VERSE) Car vous m'estes sans mercy Et sans pité dure, Et s'avés le cuer de mi Mis en tel ardure -- Je vivroie liement, Douce creature, Se vous saviés vraiement Qu'en vous fust parfaitement Ma cure. --- (VERSE) Car vous m'estes sans mercy Et sans pité dure, Et s'avés le cuer de mi Mis en tel ardure --- Je vivroie liement, Douce creature, Se vous saviés vraiement Qu'en vous fust parfaitement Ma cure. Dame de meinteing joli, Plaisant, nette et pure, Souvent me fait dire: "aymi" Li maus que j'endure."
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Nuées 01:30
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"A great sign was seen A woman clothed with the sun, the moon under her feet Mesmerizing me by her overwhelming light Boiling me by her devastating warmth On her head a crown of twelve stars As brilliant as my emerging obsession. A Great Red Dragon was seen Seven heads and ten horns, on his heads seven crowns. Crushing me by, this boundless force Taking control of my timid mind A tail pulling a third part of the stars, of heaven down to the earth, Burning me through each and every impact, He's now under my skin His own image is only to be seen by the one who has the teeth, The old books are wide open now and discharge death, By this violent river of water getting out from his mouth, Every insignificant eyes have been gutted, gutted of their souls The becoming is almost complete without any possible journey back."
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Dies Veniet 12:59
"Ecce enim, Dies veniet, succensa quasi caminus. Et erunt omnes, superbi, et omnes facientes impietatem. Stipula Et inflammabit, eos dies veniens. Dicit Dominus, exercituum, Quae non relinquet Eis radicem, et germen." Malachi 4:1

about

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A FEW WORDS :

After 2 years in the making, including the preproduction process, studio recording, the actual production, our respective student life, doubts and anticipation, excitations and disappointments, we can finally share with you something that we're very proud of.
Our main goal is achieved, we truly love the music we’ve made and that’s pretty much all that matters for us.
The best thing that could ever happen now would be for you to like it at least as much as we do.

So maybe, let me introduce you to it, with the right choice and amount of words, non sense and approximate images.

CHASCADE is the perfect summary of what ITZAMNA is, of who we are.
The result of a lot of combinations, powered by our similar tastes and our strong friendship.
We wanted it to be as eclectic as possible in genre, but as consistent as possible within the production itself.
And if every track has a little description, story, thing, attached to it, it’s pretty hard to really step back on the final object to see it as a whole, especially since the amount of dedication we put in it prevents us to discover it like new.
Anyway. We love cats and waterfalls (« chat » and « cascade » in french), so here you have something that should never happen in music, a poor word play as an album name.
Hopefully music wise it’s complete, you got some mathrock, japanese stuff, smooth jazz rock, fusion, progressive elements, djent, hip hop grooves, electronic stuff, orchestral majesty, and pretty much everything you could expect from the « internet independent prog field » these days.
Whatever the genre, whatever the styles, whatever the way, some would say « Music for the sake of music » .
And still, we managed to craft some high quality material that has nothing to do with an amateur mixtape recording, while keeping it 100% autoproduced and 100% crowdfunding free. Which is why it took us that much time.

The main consequence of taking so long to get where we are today, is that our expectations about that album changed over the time, and the spirit we had when we started evolved a bit more every time we added a new instrument, finished a new track.
The second consequence of it is that it allowed us to mature every single details in every tracks to shape it perfectly the way we wanted.
The third consequence is the best, we are broke.
Please do yourself a favor, if you like this music and want to support us no to be broke, buy it !

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SPECIAL THANKS to all the following artists that inspired us during the whole process :

Agent Fresco, Alexandre Scriabine, And So I Watch You From Afar, Animals as Leaders, Between the Buried and Me, Britney Spears, Daniel Mille, David Krakauer, David Maxim Micic, Elaquent, Ennio Morricone, Esbjorn Svensson Trio, Estradasphere, Explosions in the Sky, Guillaume de Machaut, Hiromi Uehara, J Dilla, Jizue, John Zorn, Joe Hisaishi, Justin Timberlake, Kneebody, Laço Tayfa, Lars Danielsson, Lite, Marc Ribot, Meshuggah, Mouse on the Keys, Mr. Bungle, Nerve, Nomak, Nujabes, Plini, Secret Chiefs 3, Socalled, Tigran Hamasyan, Toconoma, Toe, Uneven Structure, Valaam Brethren Choir.

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LINKS :

Itzamna : www.facebook.com/ItzamnaMusic/
Aria Fawn (Shepaintwithblood) : www.facebook.com/ShePaintsWithBlood/
Clément Belio : www.facebook.com/clems6beliomusic/

credits

released October 14, 2016

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CREDITS

Music by Itzamna

Drums/Piano parts recorded by Christian Belio at studio F.Lab (FRANCE)
studio-flab.com
Guitars, Bass, Vocals, additional instruments and Guests recorded by Christian Belio in his studio.

Produced, Mixed, Mastered by Christian Belio

Artwork © Aria, She Paints with Blood
www.facebook.com/ShePaintsWithBlood/

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/// ITZAMNA is ///

Piano : Benjamin Vidal
Drums : Adrien Gretter
Bass : Armand Jourdain
Guitar : Samuel Dolbeau
Guitar : Clément Belio

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Itzamna Bordeaux, France

Jazz/Math-Rock/Prog band and recording studio from Bordeaux, France.
We also produce other bands at our studio ITZAMNA MUSIC.

Itzamna is :
Guitar : Samuel Dolbeau
Piano : Benjamin Vidal
Guitar : Clément Belio
Drums : Adrien Gretter
Bass : Matthieu Salesse

ITZAMNA MUSIC is managed by Christian Belio, our producer.
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