The past six months Imphenzia trance tracks have been suffering attention somewhat due to being very busy with the relaunch of Imphenzia Soundtrack. The soundtrack section is a new library of music focused mainly on rapid availability of music for independent game developers (indigamers) and custominzing the site with a fully features shopping cart with automated discount bundeling and direct download access to mp3/ogg/wav versions consumed hour upon hour of development. I've also been receiving requests to create custom music for some indiegames and which has been very exciting and fun. These tracks will be available for promotional use once the games have been released.
Now that the Soundtrack site is fully functional I can focus more on Imphenzia Music again and to celebrate, I've instantly created the new trance track "Liquid Generator". It features a progressing intro (DJ-friendly I am hoping) and then launches into a digital mayhem of melodies. I wonder if it will be too much of a sound scape for some fans, but hopefully feedback will tell :) I'm happy with the result and even though the BPM is slower (140bpm) than some of my more recent trance tracks, I get the feeling that the pace is higher due to the beat and rapid transforming melodies.
Following the creation of Liquid Generator I decided to also make a slower (110bpm) chillout version of the track by extracting the melodies and making it over all calmer with an offbeat rythm. My future aim is to always release a calm version of every trance track I release as some listeners prefer the slower ones. Personally, I like both full on trance tracks and the soothing slow ones so why not :)
The extended version of Evolution was actually created a few months ago but it wasn't publically released. It's basically just a refurbished version of the track with instrument replacement and an extended less hectic layout.
I hope you like the new music and don't forget to spread the word of Imphenzia to your mates. There is no big publicity engine behind Imphenzia and I am totally in the hands of my fans when it comes to spreading the word :)
I have registered a new account at YouTube and THIS is the new Imphenzia Music Secion. I am creating 30-second previews of most of my tracks and using the "video response" feature to other popular trance videos. By creating two "channels" at YouTube, I release full length videos and these preview clips and I plan to keep adding to these channels whenever time allows me to. I use "Animoto" to create what could be classed as something between a video and a slide show and I'm quite impressed by their engine to quickly produce quite cool clips.
This is also part of my promotional drive to get Imphenzia more established in the trance world.
I've been working hard to make a new track that is more DJ-friendly than most of my other tracks and the result is the recently released "Mind Machine". The main aim of my music have always been focused on the casual listener rather than a dance floor but I want to make sure I also cater for this market and hope to raise the awareness of some DJs about Imphenzia.
So, what's Mind Machine then? Over 7 minutes of progressively building trance with a central core of melodic and euphoric trance. The track has also been released through TuneCore which means that it will eventually appear on sites like iTunes,Napster and eMusic.
I hope you like this new release and please let your friends know about it =)
[caption id="attachment_84" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Girls at Godskitchen New Year Eve Party"][/caption]I had the pleasure to visit the Godskitchen New Years Eve party at Münchenbryggeriet in southern Stockholm for a party presented by Monday Bar named Godskitchen & Polysexual New Years Eve. It featured DJs such as Simon Patterson, Mark Eteson, Russel G, Paul Thomas, Neil Navarra, Lucy Fur, Mark H, Fredrik Thernell, Christian Öhman.
It was great fun and gave me plenty of inspiration for new tracks that would be more suitable for the floor.
Many many hours of hard work finally resulted in the launch of the new 2009-look for Imphenzia.com. All previous sections (music, games and soundtrack) have been united and also a new addition is the section textures which is a searchable database of textures for game makers and modellers.
The new site has cross functionality between the sites and it was developed in PHP with a MySQL backend. The sections now share a common user account feature which will enable anyone who has previously purchased a track, mp3-album or registered a game to access this content at all times.
Another feature is that it was designed with the ability to skin the site so it can be customized, maybe becuase you want a different look or because you want a bigger font or narrower page size etc. There is only the default skin available at the moment but now that the site is launched I may find some time to create some skins.
I hope you like this new site and please feel free to give me feedback or comments. You can also discuss it in the Imphenzia forums :)