Judd Madden is a solo artist based in Melbourne, Australia. He is writing, playing, recording, producing all material by himself and he has just released two new albums called "Drown" and "Float".
The first one features seven tracks of groovy instrumental doom/stoner. Nothing radical, just another goood piece of riffy music we all love to hear. Nice 'n' heavy...
"Float" on the other hand while is totally instrumental too, is moving in different paths. It slowly builds a great mellow atmosphere, sometimes through post-rock and others in a more ambient way. In some tracks you can feel a nice desert mesmerizing groove too. Piano and harmonica used in a few parts build a more ethereal sound. Generally is a great album, ideal for the moments you want to relax and free your mind. A "gentle", calm release without denying its heavier aspects.
You can download both his albums for free, as well as his first work "Waterfall" (it's a good one too) released in 2010, from his bandcamp page.
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