For the last Bandcamp Friday in July, together with three amazing artists and Eisenwald we’ve prepared a special record – 4-way split called „Songs of Origin and Spirit”. All the artists decided that all the money earned on this day will be donated to the charity of their choice. As By The Spirits I decided to donate to Pracownia na rzecz Wszystkich Istot to help to save Polish forests.
We can celebrate another Bandcamp Friday today and on this occasion, I decided to release exclusively for this platform recording from Sommersonnenwende MMXVII. The material was released on a limited tape edition back in 2017. As the tape edition is sold out from many months you can now listen to this live recording through Bandcamp. All the songs have been recorded during Sunsetforever on the 24th of June, 2017.
Check also:
https://bythespirits.bandcamp.com/album/songs-of-origin-and-spirit – „Songs of the Origin and Spirit”
ffm.to/bythespirits – my previous record „Visions”
And don’t forget to support today all of your favorite artists!

The last song you can find on the split is „Solitary II”.

SOLITARY II
Imagine being alone in the woods, you can watch the sunset, listen to the sound of nature. With this song, I wanted to tell a story about one of these moments. Don’t forget to bring the offerings for the spirits of the forest.

Listen to the full split here:
https://bythespirits.bandcamp.com/album/songs-of-origin-and-spirit
Also, check my latest record „Visions” here:

The next song of the split is „Dead Stars”, please find a few words about this song below.

DEAD STARS
I was dealing with the idea of this song for so long. I used here the text which I wrote at the very beginning of By The Spirits life. It still applies to my vision of the world and the universe. Musically I wanted to give it some kind of mystery, hide behind the drums and drones to make it more powerful. Let the lyrics speak for themselves.

Listen to the full split here:
https://bythespirits.bandcamp.com/album/songs-of-origin-and-spirit
Also, check my latest record „Visions” here:

To continue presenting the songs from „Songs of Origin and Spirit” I wanted to tell a bit about the next song.

SOLITARY I
This song is a first part of the “Solitary” series I created for this release. This song is about celebrating being alone deep in the woods. Connecting with nature and living a peaceful life.

Listen to the full split here:
https://bythespirits.bandcamp.com/album/songs-of-origin-and-spirit
Also check my latest record „Visions” here:

It’s time to start telling the stories about all of the songs from „Songs of Origin and Spirit”. Let’s start with „Ślęża”, the first song from the split.

ŚLĘŻA
This song as a lot of my work was inspired by the holy Ślęża mountain. The idea and first sketch was created during and shortly after one of the visits on the mountain. By recording this song I wanted to create the atmosphere similar I feel every time I visit this place. It’s at the same time soothing and peaceful as a little bit frightening.

Listen to the full split here:
bythespirits.bandcamp.com/album/songs-of-origin-and-spirit
Also, check my latest record „Visions” here:
ffm.to/bythespirits

„Songs of Origin and Spirit” is out today! As today, once again Bandcamp is waiving their revenue share, all the artists taking part in this release decided to donate to charity organizations of their choice all the money earned from today’s sales. I decided to donate to Pracownia na rzecz Wszystkich Istot to save Polish forests.

„Songs of Origin and Spirit” is where four artists come together in celebration of creativity, place, and spirituality – all drawn by a common goal and linked vision. Four artists joined by a shared drive to deliver heartfelt expressions derived from these unusual times of isolation and reflection. Four artists aligned in a commitment to bring the listener into their world, yet each distinctly unique and presenting their respective singular musical vision.

United by association with the Eisenwald label and from deep ruminations upon the stirring landscapes that form the bedrock of their inspiration, this 4-way collaboration split album represents each of these artists sharing something very special with their listeners – giving back to those who have supported them and hopefully sharing some small solace with the wider world in these challenging, disturbing days.

By the Spirits, Osi And The Jupiter, MOSAIC, and Fellwarden, therefore, contribute four distinct pieces each that highlight a different expression of their art. All four approach their craft here to reinterpret their sound in a way that highlights that these artistic projects truly are about sincere expression rather than simply rehashing the same atmospheres time and again. These are songs that speak of yearning and of wandering – an embodiment of the truly meaningful aspects of existence that resonate within the very core of what makes us human.

Four artists, sixteen songs, and one long journey through realms that at present, exist only within the confines of our minds yet that one day, we can hopefully return to – unfettered and unhindered. Until that point, may ‘Songs of Origin and Spirit’ help guide the lost and sooth souls in this troubled epoch.

Happy Summer Solstice!

Today is would like to present to you the first song of „Songs of Origin and Spirit”. The song is called „Solitary I” and it’s the most „classic” song among all the rest I’ve prepared for this release. Please, find a few words about this song and the link below. Also to all my subscribers – check your e-mailboxes. This time I’m happy to share with you a very special interview, with a very special artist.

bythespirits.bandcamp.com/album/songs-of-origin-and-spirit

This song is a first part of the “Solitary” series I created for this release. This song is about celebrating being alone deep in the woods. Connecting with nature and living a peaceful life.

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SONGS OF ORIGIN AND SPIRIT
Digital collaboration release between By The Spirits, Osi And The Jupiter, MOSAIC and Fellwarden

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‘Songs of Origin and Spirit’ is where four artists come together in celebration of creativity, place and spirituality – all drawn by a common goal and linked vision. Four artists joined by a shared drive to deliver heartfelt expressions derived from these unusual times of isolation and reflection. Four artists aligned in a commitment to bring the listener into their own world, yet each distinctly unique and presenting their respective singular musical vision.

United by association with the Eisenwald label and from deep ruminations upon the stirring landscapes that form the bedrock of their inspiration, this 4-way collaboration split album represents each of these artist sharing something very special with their listeners – giving back to those who have supported them and hopefully sharing some small solace with the wider world in these challenging, disturbing days.

By the Spirits, Osi and the Jupiter, Mosaic and Fellwarden therefore contribute four distinct pieces each that highlight a different expression of their art. All four approach their craft here to reinterpret their sound in a way that highlights that these artistic projects truly are about sincere expression rather than simply rehashing the same atmospheres time and again. These are songs that speak of yearning and of wandering – an embodiment of the truly meaningful aspects of existence that resonate within the very core of what makes us human.

Four artists, sixteen songs and one long journey through realms that at present, exist only within the confines of our own minds yet that one day, we can hopefully return to – unfettered and unhindered. Until that point, may ‘Songs of Origin and Spirit’ help guide the lost and sooth souls in this troubled epoch.

SONGS OF ORIGIN AND SPIRIT will be published on all digital channels on July 3rd. Stay tuned for further information.

 

Polish Post just allowed shipping to more and more countries around the world, so I decided to update my Bandcamp page with t-shirts, patches, more „Visions CD”, and very last copies of „Mouth of Kalki”. Also, all the previously placed orders will be shipped next week.

Thank you for your support!

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