Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

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Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby Harvester » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:32 am

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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby Hearing Aid Man » Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:06 am

Going to have to agree. Sounds Great!

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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby Sir Exar Kun » Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:05 am

Sold! This sounds fantastic.
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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby Chris R » Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:18 pm

Impressive

Most impressive
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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby ToddS » Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:57 am

Very cool!
Comes out next month I see. Added to the hit list.
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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby Harvester » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:06 am

This a STRONG album of the year candidate. It's Aryeon musically meets Epica orchestrally. Throw is some Beyond the Bridge atmosphere (with the male/female leads) and Symphony X grooves for good measure.

Unfucking real.

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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby ToddS » Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:57 am

Harvester wrote:This a STRONG album of the year candidate. It's Aryeon musically meets Epica orchestrally. Throw is some Beyond the Bridge atmosphere (with the male/female leads) and Symphony X grooves for good measure.

Unfucking real.


Ok, I was already looking forward to this, but damn! :D
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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby Sir Exar Kun » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:05 am

....and here's the line that kills me.

NOTE – Universal are not releasing this on CD as it’s a dying format. This is a shocking decision considering they have a potential ‘Ostura’ of an album in their possession. Criminal. Here’s hoping the band can offer up something via a Pledge campaign.
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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby Harvester » Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:16 pm

Sadly, this is only available for streaming in the U.S. currently. The band is working on digital options, but their hands are tied by their label (Universal). They are hoping to get it on Amazon soon.

https://umusicmena.lnk.to/TheRoomFP

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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby ToddS » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:35 pm

Harvester wrote:Sadly, this is only available for streaming in the U.S. currently. The band is working on digital options, but their hands are tied by their label (Universal). They are hoping to get it on Amazon soon.

https://umusicmena.lnk.to/TheRoomFP

Believe the hype.



This really sucks! Wtf Universal? This one is the real deal! It would be a travesty if a lossless version of some sort isn't made available.
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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby LarryD » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:03 am

You aren't shitting ....... I'm not sure what Universal is thinking, but they have a monster of a disc on their hands, and they only allow streaming ? I'm scratching my head on that one .......

As far as the music - I'm blown away. In my short form, try to imagine Beyond the Bridge and Epica getting into a blender and putting out one kick ass concept disc. It's that quality. 3 singers I believe (or that I can detect) ? Check. David Readman sounding singer ? Check. Midnight or some other quality high pitched singer ? Check. Simone Simons sound alike ? Check. Production. Bombastic. Melodic. Beautiful. Heavy. Atmospheric. Violins and cellos. Choirs. Strings out the ass. If you can think of it, it's in here.

This is easily disc of the year material - even if it doesn't come out on disc. :wink:

And to be a bit blaspheme here, I'm enjoying this much more than Ayreon / The Source disc ...... that's how good it is.

Listen and weep. It doesn't get much better than this so far in 2018. And there is a long way to go !!!!!

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Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Postby ToddS » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:45 am

Agreeing with you guys on the comparisons.
Epica, BtB, Ayreon, SX, also some eastern touches like Myrath, and Orphaned Land. The female singer sound like Simone (even better) with a touch of Sharon Within Temp.).

The Tohider dude is a vocal acrobat, and really all the vox on here are superb!

This sound good just streaming it, but it is begging to played in better quality on a monster sound system. The person making the decision on this at Universal is an idiot.
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