Epoq – Lepidoptera

Originally posted at my mind-Dumpster

For fans of the Ambient ‘category’ of ‘electronica’ (with full respect to the Ambient Community at large, for I am a self-confessed outsider/’poser’ if you will)

Have you ever imagined physically soft-sounding music that can physicaly hit you through sheer tempo dynamics, as how a typical System Of A Down song can physicaly hit you through sheer volume dynamics? Check out Epoq’s “Lepidoptera,” an Ambient song as genuinely ambient as an outsider can judge a song to be Ambient, which hits you with an uppercut to the abdomen on your first listen with a beat so mesmerisingly… dizzying (which is the best word I can think of right now).

(Anybody out there knows at what time its actually composed? 9/16? 17/22? 22/7? Anybody? Maybe Epoq himself?) (Or it may just be that I’m too dumb musically to get the tempo (sigh))

Discovery courtesy of the Kahvi Collective, through the Vorbis.com music samples archive.

Fair Warning: this song is encoded in Ogg Vorbis, visit Vorbis.com for details on how to enable Ogg playback on your computer, wether Windows, OS X, or
UNIX/Linux based.

In a nutshell (a very crushed and disfigured nutshell, I might add), if you use Windows, to listen to .Ogg audio files you install the 800kb Ogg Codecs for Windows, courtesy of Illiminable.

Or, you can just use Winamp :o)

(more imaginative people, please inform us of more enlightened alternatives to the above methods)

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