Tuesday, October 23, 2012

"Mesopotamia" by Cimelium is now available on Routenote for just 8,45$!

Yeah, that went quick. Thanks to James Bennett at Routenote and a big apology by me, because the problem with the album was indeed MY FAULT. I didn't simply understand the difference between 1415 and 1425 pixels. I think I never felt that stupid in my whole life. Ok, but now everything is great and James even was so kind to approve the album immediately. So i am happy as a man can be. So, if you want the album right now and have no problems paying in US$, THIS IS WHERE TO CLICK to get to the albums page in my Routenote Shop. If you did not pre-listen the whole album by now, you can do it there aswell as on the Cimelium Soundcloud page. Have fun, folks!

Ahh, by the way: If you want to listen to most of the tracks of the album and watch wonderful impressions from my favorite place on earth (Madeira), there are 4 parts of my video series AlionLive Madeira available to do so. Here they are:

Monday, October 22, 2012

Done! The last track for the album "Mesopotamia" has been finnished!

...and so I am ready to release that album. Currently there are some major problems with Routenote, my music distributor again. I tried to upload the album yesterday to Routenote, but there was a problem with the upload of the coverart, so the process stuck right at the start. I wasn't even able to upload a single song. So I am very sorry, that you will have to wait until their support answers my mail. This takes usually between 2-4 days. Then we have to wait until the album is approved by them. This may take up to several weeks. then the album will be available at my Routenote shop. Until it is then available at iTunes and Amazon will take another 2-6 weeks.

So you see, that it is even possible, that the album will not be in the shops until newyear. This sucks, yeah. But I can offer you an option to buy the album right now. Those who experienced the trouble (also because of Routenote) with the release of the first album of the Willma Poppen project, will allready know the process. But for the others here is how it works:
  1. The price for the album is 9,90 Euro or US$
  2. Send me that ammount of cash either to my Paypal (alionsonny@alionsonny.com) or send me a mail to the same address if you do not like Paypal for any reason. I will then provide you with banking details for a bank transfer.
  3. If you payed via Paypal, please send me an additional mail with an e-mailaddress, to which I can send the album.
  4. Once I receive your payment, I will send you the album in an archive via mail.
  5. IMPORTANT: Please make sure, that your mailaccount allows attachments up to 150 MB!
  6. If you are, for any reason, unable to receive the album via e-mail, please provide me with a postal address, so I can send you the album via postal mail

Again, I'm very sorry for the inconvinience. It is not really my fault. Once I earn enough cash by selling albums, I will for sure use another distribution service. But now no more bad vibrations, here's the last song for the "Mesopotamia" album!

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Next-to-last track for the "Mesopotamia" album is ready for you!

With giant steps I head towards the release of the "Mesopotamia" album. Only one more track and we are ready to go. The track "Enlil", which I uploaded yesterday allready and just somehow forgot to promote at the blogs, is again somewhat different than the other tracks. It is, what i call a "free floater", which means, that there's no prominent and particular melody line or alike, but just a floating carpet of sound. It mainly consists only of a pad-synth which I sampled and then mangled thru a sequence of effects units which are constantly automated to achieve an evolving soundscape. Still I added some string-instrument arpeggio and some majestic brass-thingies to enhance the listening experience. Well, again i hope you enjoy what you hear and I'll do my best to finnish that remaining song for the album this weekend so the album can be released next week.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

New song "Tiamat" has been released!

Yes, long time no news here, but now it has happened: One of the last 3 missing tracks for the album has been released and it's title is "Tiamat". I am quite proud to announce that the first Cimelium album "Mesopotamia" will be finally released until the end of October. 2 tracks are still missing and I will work hard to get those finnished in the leftover barely 2 weeks of this month. One is even allmost ready and just needs a bit of variation and polishing. But now have fun with the latest release "Tiamat"!