- Manager and founder of Tempel Arts
Tempel is an European independent record label, specializing in experimental music, art-rock, avant-pop and ambient music. Tempel was founded in 2014 and is based in UK and Spain. Tempel produces and promotes music of all genres, focusing on innovative creations and imaginative recordings. Tempel also produces experimental films and visual art. The current rooster includes Al Berkowitz (experimental, indie rock), Northwest (avant-pop, electronica) and Ignacio Simón (experimental, soundscapes, soundtracks). You can download all of our music for free at this web. Feel free to leave us some feedback and subscribe to our newsletter.
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- Chesham, UK
Having recently reviewed some of Ignacio's other work I was excited to hear this track and glad I did. The track and video are a perfect match mixing hopefulness and sorrow. As the description says there is certainly a bleak quality to the track but it's not all desolation and there are some rays of light, particularly within the vocals which soar well above. I'd be happy to feature this on my blog in the coming weeks.
While this is a genre I wouldn't feel best qualified in, I enjoyed listening, very much. Well executed, with solid delivery. Excellent Accompaniment with backing instruments/vocals. A great all round "Vibe".
'How Could We Get Ourselves So Lost' follows in the fine tradition of new artists mixing folk influences with a modern approach. There is a touch of Bon Iver and a little Nick Drake. The track subtely works its way into the listener's brain and the cello touches add to the composition. The video itself is hard to take the eyes off of. The black and white imagery works wonders next to the song and every shot looks and feels essential. A slight critique would be to possibly make the lyrics slightly clearer. There are times when the words can be lost in the overall instrumentation and I would imagine that Ignacio's aims for every word to hit with maximum impacy. I am hoping to post this on my blog this week.
Beautifully produced – there's a really sweet 'ring' to it. It's not the kind of thing I tend to listen to but this has a sense of 'soul' that too much acoustic music doesn't convincingly convey. Nicely understated video that fits it perfectly, too. A great package!
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