Monthly Archives: April 2011

Video for the track “NoH (for Japan)”

A piece we wrote for a compilation to help get funds to the Red Cross for Japan.

ReBe’s airy vocals on this one are extraordinary–very “Ambient” as she blends and fuses with the enveloping sounds.

Yamilet Trujillo on cello.

Please go here for more info. on the compilation: essentiamundi.com/mos/index.html

All profits go to the Red Cross for Japan.

“Mechanics of Silence”  

The Drive to Uqbar is proud to be featured on Mechanics of Silence, an 11 track album released by the record label Essentia Mundi.  This album features 11 artists from around the world and all proceeds will benefit Red Cross Japan.

Cover_MOSRelease title: Mechanics Of Silence
Format: Compilation / Digital Download
Style: Drone Dark Ambient Electronic
Duration: 11 Tracks / 76 min.
Release Date: 14 April 2011
Released by: Essentia Mundi label

Abstract

Following suggestions from fellow artists (special thanks to Keith / The Drive To Uqbar) we concluded that there is maybe a way we can help Japan. Initially not planned so soon this year, the second Essentia Mundi compilation found its honest predestination now.
All the profits from the sales of it will go for Red Cross Japan.

Rationale

The theme chosen is around the concept of “silence.” The compilation is meant as an eulogy to silence, simplicity and minimalism.

The style of the music is drone, ambient electronic, minimal compositions, a bit experimental, a bit dark. Music includes field recordings, electro-acoustic even some world music elements (Japan) and noises, it is not aggressive in expression, nor it is ‘happy’ music.

To purchase the album visit www.essentiamundi.com/mos