Back to Better Than The Book writing, mixes finished for next year's Jabun album, BTTB's Get A Haircut [Instrumental] now streaming online, a happy 5th anniversary to World Beyond's YouTube Channel + a new music video: Rewind Machine!
Hi everyone and hope you're having a great final week of August! It's been a super busy but reasonably fun one here at JabunAudio, with still much admin work going on for this year's Jabun album, as well as Better Than The Book's Hopes and Dreams [Instrumentals] bonus album, but also some much needed creative and technical studio time! I'm super pleased to announce that as of this week, the 4 mixes for next year's Jabun album are complete and just need some mastering + all the usual checks (getting there)! Not only that, but I've also finally started writing and demoing ideas for what will be the next Better Than The Book album or EP! It's looking to be a bit of a different flavour, but a step in the logical direction(s)! 2 rough demos cut so far, and lots more ideas to work through! I imagine I'll start recording these properly at some point next year with a late 2021 -> mid 2022 release date, though we'll see how it all goes! Great to be back to it! Anyways, more new music to share with you this week + a celebration for World Beyond! Let's get to it!
Firstly, Better Than The Book's Get A Haircut [Instrumental] is now streaming on YouTube, Newgrounds and SoundCloud! As you probably already know by now, new tracks from the Hopes and Dreams [Instrumentals] bonus album will be uploaded each Friday until the end of September! Check out Get A Haircut [Instrumental] below:
And if you like what you hear, pick up Hopes and Dreams [Instrumentals] on bandcamp along with the rest of the BTTB discography:
Or grab it when you become a supporter on Patreon for as little as $1 a month! Early access rewards for Jabun [Alternate Reality]'s Warrior (Kesha metal cover) are out for the $5+ patrons! Find out more below and grab it before it's released next week:
Next and finally for this post, last Saturday marked 5 years of the World Beyond YouTube Channel and after a year and half of music videos from the 2018 album "Nobody Asked For This So I Did It" (for which I played a tonne of guitar and bass), we finally reach the last track and video for the project, "Rewind Machine"!
In case you don't know, World Beyond is a cinematic music project lead by a good friend of mine Vladimir Kuznetsov and a project I've been a part of since 2013, mostly lending my ears, guitar and bass, but also the occasional other instrument (such as cello) and writing. Find out more about World Beyond in the video description on YouTube!
Rewind Machine is one of my favourite tracks of the album and this video is an amazing conclusion / bonus ending to what has been a fantastic album project to be a part of! You'll see some behind the scenes stills from our recording sessions 2 years ago, some gear showcase and more, and look carefully enough and you might find a hidden download key for the album on Bandcamp too (there's 3 to spot throughout the video so grab them fast before someone else does)! I hope you enjoy Rewind Machine and look forward to working on more tunes with World Beyond soon! Cheer Vlad, here's to 5 years of the channel, and wishing you many more successes with World Beyond in the years to come!
And that about wraps things up for this week! More BTTB writing and demoing for me I think before things kick off with more goals next month and we'll see what other things happen in the mean time. Next week Jabun [Alternate Reality]'s Warrior is finally released (with some Patreon rewards too) so there'll be some promo work to do for that, and I'll have another BTTB instrumental to share with you, as well as the usual monthly goal setting and reflecting. It's looking to be a big one! Until then, I hope you have a great end of August, enjoy all the new(ish) music, and thanks as always for supporting JabunAudio and my various projects! All the best, stay safe and take care!
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