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NEW ALBUM OUT NOW!

I know it’s been forever since I’ve blogged. I’ve had a lot of work going on and so much craziness. But soon I’m going to have my own community site. And I hope to merge this blog with it. And hopefully not have to create a whole new one. But if I do I will post about it here.

I’ve mainly been using plug.dj and Facebook to promote my music as well as Youtube. The new album Rogue World released today at midnight! Go buy, share, download it!

Also my Youtube channel is starting to get some love and thanks to Boogie 2988 he’s inspired me to do more with it than just promote my music. I’ve started to vlog and rant about random things. Mainly about nerdom and video games and things I like so please go watch and Subscribe to me:

https://www.youtube.com/user/SleepingAwakeProTeam

That’s all for now! Please let me know what you think of my new album and start watching me on Youtube. I thank everyone that’s stuck by me, supported me, and always was there to hear me rant! 😀

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Track Listings

So there’s two new albums coming out soon. In The Shadows Volume 4 and a to be announced Sleeping Awake title. For that such Sleeping Awake album I have a teaser. Those joining my lobby’s on plug.dj have heard these songs already. Here’s the list so far:

  1. Subtle Things
  2. Question Everything
  3. Crystal Moon
  4. Somewhere, There’s Always A Light

Much more to come! Here’s also a quick rundown of ITSV4:

  1. New Season
  2. I Won’t Let You Die Alone
  3. Ode To The Fool
  4. Battle Tactics
  5. Holding On To Forever
  6. I’ve Got A Strange Feeling
  7. Butterfly Tree
  8. Restless Night
  9. The Old Bookstore
  10. Yukari’s Theme (Lover Arcana Remix)
  11. Retribution of The Lost
  12. Spirit Molecule (Thou Art I, I Art Thou)

END TEASER ;D


Rise of a Digital Nation

So there have been many things that I’ve wanted to do. Time never seems to be on my side either. I have so many projects going around that it’s almost overwhelming. BUT that’s okay, because all of these projects are awesome!

Ever since I discovered this website plug.dj I’ve been addicted to it. I’ve been able to play my own music and gained some popularity by creating the Velvet Room lobby and playing my favorite Persona and SMT tunes. Mixing my own in there as well randomly. It has been a blast and I hope to continue to run the lobby! I even have an assistant running it now as well. And if you ever want to drop in and listen to some awesome tunes, feel free to do so! You can see whenever the lobby is open by liking us on FB: https://www.facebook.com/TheVelvetRoomLobby

And of course my main project Sleeping Awake is still around. New music is coming soon. I got some mixed reviews on my Keeping the Blade album. It was very experimental but I loved the sounds and I made some new fans through it so I’m pleased. Like I always do, I just create what I like to hear 😀 And through the Velvet Room Lobby I have found some more people that dig my music so that’ s a huge plus! Makes me smile too. The number of fans on the Sleeping Awake Facebook page has increased significantly. I’m so stoked!

To everyone though: Thank you for all your support and love through everything! I promise I will never sell-out or sell my soul to a record company. I will forever remain on Bandcamp and underground as much as possible. I want to play all the big clubs one day. But I want to do it off hard earned success not because I have some record company pushing my music saying it’s the next best thing. I want fans who truly dig what I put out and not have anyone tell me what is supposed to sound good.

Freedom of writing, music, and speech! The internet is a wonderful thing. We’re the Digital Nation right now people and that leads me to my next update. Everyone that has followed my blog since the beginning probably know about my number 1 favorite band. It’s Machinae Supremacy. And they have a brand new album coming out! Oct. 19th will be the release! And it’s called Rise of a Digital Nation. The album cover is sick too:

Going back to Sleeping Awake. I have a new track uploaded called Subtle Things and it’s pretty much complete probably going to be the intro track for the new album after In The Shadows Volume 4 is released. So that’s two albums coming your way folks! Some more Persona jazz fusion style electronica and another SA official release 😀 So now for that song preview, let me know what you think:

Another teaser here… CLU3 has something coming soon!

Many more updates to come! Thank you for all who diligently check my blog. I should be back in the swing of replying and updating all my social sites soon lol. Check back soon!


Epic

Busy doesn’t only vaguely describes my schedule lately. Pulling 12 hour shifts, reaching overtime, and sleeping. I finally have my computer running online again. My laptop is completely dead. I have my music software re-installed so I can start to create music again 😀 That will be refreshing I’ve had a long hiatus, longer than I wanted it to be.

The thing that’s been taking up most of my time and what I’m hugely addicted to is this website plug.dj

Persona holds a huge place in my life. My favorite video games all fall into the Shin Megami Tensei series. And as you all know I have 3 Volumes of music dedicated to those games. Now this website lets me play my music as well as my fav tracks from that game. And I’ve created quite the fan base through it. My likes on Facebook have jumped and the Lobby I created on plug.dj is The Velvet Room. It’s become so popular amongst Persona fans that I created it’s own Facebook page as well.

I try to play in it nightly but I also have an assistant Theo that DJs for me when I’m not there. My user on there is Crimzen, of course 😉 If you ever have the time check it out! You can see when the Lobby is open by just going to it here: http://www.plug.dj/the-velvet-room/ or liking the Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/TheVelvetRoomLobby

Also I’m hoping to play a set soon with my fellow musician friend XandrosUltima, no official date has been set yet. But when it happens we will rock your socks off for sure 🙂 Just a quick update.

Oh yes, the new Machinae Supremacy album is DONE, waiting on album art and all the finalization thingys. And work has OFFICIALLY begun on Persona 5, W00T for the awesomeness!


Keeping The Blade OUT NOW!

Keeping The Blade OUT NOW! Get your copy today! Tell your friends and spread the word! Let me know what you think of the new album


Keeping The Blade OUT TOMORROW!

The new Sleeping Awake album drops tomorrow! Around 10:30 AM Eastern Standard Time United States.

The most experimental album to date. This embodies what I feel to be the true nature of Sleeping Awake. Take what you think it means but be the most open you’ve ever been to listening to something different and new.

Keeping The Blade is going to be part of a tale told through music. Just like the Black Hoodie sagas. As a slight teaser here’s the album art 🙂


The Crimzen General Project = Keeping The Blade

Finally resolved on an album title and song names. The new Sleeping Awake album will be called Keeping The Blade. It has been completed I am no just adding the finishing touches to it and confirming some album art. Soon I’ll have everything ready for release! Release date is:  Friday June 29th 10:30 AM Eastern United States Time. Get pumped! Please spread the word as well. I’d love to see a ton of downloads on release!

Head over to: sleepingawake.bandcamp.com to pick up my other albums as well! Spread the word people this new album totally defines the Sleeping Awake name and everything I’ve done up until now! 😀