Conifer [EP]

by Borealia

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This instrumental EP represents where I am as a musician in 2015 and for the first time in a Bandcamp release, only contains new music. It covers a lot of ground, from heavy and technical metal sounds to softer ambient music to upbeat major-key prog-rock.

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released November 19, 2015

All guitars (six and eight-string electric), bass guitars, and drum programming: Travis Lausch

Produced by Travis Lausch

Recorded throughout 2015 at home on an ancient Mac Mini and HP PC

I used Ibanez and Squier guitars and basses, Toontrack EZDrummer, Reaper, GarageBand, Digitech and Electro-Harmonix effects, Peavey amps, JASC Paint Shop Pro 7.

Cover photo by Paul Dubuc, art direction by Travis Lausch

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Borealia Sudbury, Ontario

Latin for "northern", Borealia is also about life in Northern Ontario, with many songs and melodies inspired by northern vistas and life in the mining towns within. Since 2006, Travis has been writing soaring melodies, crushing riffs, and somehow making them mesh together to create a whole that somehow makes sense. It's progressive metal with soul and heart, not charts and calculators. ... more

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