New video short released today. Wil cuts up an instrumental track using the Menome sequencer and some open source software through Ableton. A really technical way of saying pretty music through some beautiful lighting.
We appreciate the response and kind comments from everyone who came out Saturday night. It was a memorable evening to say the least.
Happy to announce that the first single “These Places” off our forthcoming album will be released April 2014! Thanks as always to Michael Carpenter for his lovely aesthetic vision. Downloadable wallpaper. Simply click on the image below and save it to your computer.
We began working on new music almost immediately after releasing ‘Jes’ and what has emerged thus far is a bank of music that is still being molded into the next album we want to release. It’s a ton of material, and we’re not finished. Some of the songs, while strong on their own, may not
Aside from crafting a killer Iron & Wine cover, Memphis ambient pop band Fast Planet have been steadily working on new material since the release of their debut LP, Jes, last July. While they have a “bank of music”, the band admits “some of the songs, while we think they’re strong on their own, may
Last year’s Jes, the debut album from Memphis live electronic band Fast Planet set them up as ones to keep an eye on. While they were working on the followup, the band came up with a lot of material and ideas that don’t fit their album theme so they’re releasing them in advance instead. ‘Mr.
“I don’t really want to say to much about Fast Planet because three seconds in, you’ll already be hooked. The opening of “These Hills” has the same effect as The Postal Service’s “Such Great Heights.” An opening that draws you in with this air of infatuation. With lyrics like, ‘In these hills we have our
“This album is for the experimentalists. The dreamers. If music is your escape vehicle of choice, then Jes is your Ryan Gosling….READ FULL ARTICLE“
“When most people hear “four-piece band from Memphis,” laptops and synthesizers aren’t the first instruments that come to mind. Yet Tennessee natives Fast Planet manage to skillfully channel indie-electronic rhythms through melancholy but endearing lyrical themes reminiscent of The Postal Service or The Notiwst….READ FULL ARTICLE“
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