Thursday, January 30, 2014

The day before the third


It's Thursday. Tomorrow it's Friday. Fridays are fun. This Friday in particular. 

It's time to release our third single. My thoughts are drawn to Andrew Wiggin, the third. Good thing we can release as many singles as we like to. It doesn't overpopulate the world. Or does it? Has the internet lead to a massively saturated music market with too much to choose from? There's been loads of talk about the situation, the pros and cons regarding the the easy accessibility versus the enormous selection. As an accustomed music listener I think this all is absolutely amazing. Everyone get's to have their way around when moving about the spheres of discovering new music. There is the typical mainstream medias putting out their créme the la créme there for everyone to enjoy, but if you have the time and energy to go searching for musical adventures there's literally a shitload of stuff out there. I remember when I stumbled upon Clean Bandit quite a while ago. I loved it and I remember thinking why isn't this more popular. Then now today I just noticed they're sitting at a spot in the top 100 tracks worldwide on Spotify and just scored a #1 in the UK singles chart . So what does this have to do with anything? Well, it's pretty awesome what possibilities this world wide web creates.  People from all over the world having easy access to music and hearing about it from a multitude of channels is a pretty powerful tool. It does come with a required prior condition. The content actually has to be good and find it's own listeners. There's hundreds of examples of artists and bands starting out from scratch and gaining their audience and finally making it. Just like Clean Bandit started their way somewhere, snatching up interested people here and there and ending up on the top, I hope we can too. Basically just trying to reach a large audience as possible! And with your amount of involvement I'm sure we can. You, our fans, do so much for us. You talk about us to others just from the pure joy of sharing stuff you love to your peers. You should always remember that it's clearly visible to us too. We even get a notifications informing us "You have a new fan". Getting constantly reminded that real people out there actually digs what we're doing is a huge inspiration and drives us to work even harder. And knowing that there's thousands of people enjoying our music helps us reassure ourselves that this is something worth fighting for. And now when I think about it, we've come quite far already. Our third single Expectations is release tomorrow(!) and our debut album in just a few months. o shiee. 

Enough ranting. By the way this blog post doesn't have any fancy pictures or anything, just my thoughts I tried to scribble down on a thursday night (not monday as it should've been :D). And now I'm finished. A glass of juice and a few games of Hearthstone will go perfectly with the mood and after that I'll hit the bunk! Take care and hope to see you in Gloria the 14.2. The album release gig you know? More info on facebook, twitter yadda yadda. 

btw. i think Expectations comes out on Spotify tonight 00:00. not sure tho! Find out yourself, I'm definitely sleeping.

- the kripp

edit: I forgot to mention, our album can be bought and shipped WORLDWIDE from here ->
it features our own stories about each song and loads of pictures etc. The leaflet turned out super pretty so I advise you to get it :) 

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