All tracks written and produced by Mischa Blanos
Ebb and Flow
Recorded at Longcut Records Studios
Mixing & Mastering by
Matei Bacanu aka UnMatei
Longcut Records 005
Starting as promised for a zoning out experience, the opener “Bygone” is making space and the perfect mood for setting the mind free. Let the bygones behind, forgive the future and slide into now. Overlaid synths are soaked in reverb and echo delay as if inviting you to shift your weight from one foot to the other and finally
ground yourself into a perfect balance.
Bearing the name of the EP, the track “Ebb and Flow” digresses from the vast spaces and enters the most private inner chamber where one could feel truly safe with its own tides of thoughts. Blanos’ delicate live performance on Rhodes, the sound of the fingers tapping on ride cymbals and the unexpected sound effects made by Vlad Caia truly evokes the tactile, immersive virtues and intimacy of ASMR.
Blanos’ appetite for creating sonic spheres and science-fiction universes is intensely felt on “Unclouding”, projecting the soundtrack for an ethereal 6 minute braindance, charged with starburst distorted synths and deep bassline.
Continuing the infinite space journey, “Enter Exit” weaves the gentle Rhodes into the glimmering light of synths and “Naked” relaxes with heart-pulsing bass to close the album with a calming “I’m home” headspace.