Review: A Gentle Fire By Hellenica

On the heals of the album Blood Moon Wolf Head, Jim Demos has released a new track via his solo project HellenicaA Gentle Fire is a mellow, almost introspective track.  It begins with a simple chord arpeggio which is the rhythmic foundation of the track.  A rumbling bass synth enters accompanied by a passionate drum track & suddenly the listener is taken on a journey.  It seems as if we are travelling through time, through some ancient ruins found on the hellenic coast.  There is a sense a majesty & ancient power here – as if those Greek heroes & gods of legend look down upon us now: inciting us to rise above our mundane lives.

Jim has had a varied career as a musician.  He has toured Canada, the US & parts of Europe with a number of bands including Ham & National Monument.  He grew up in Winnipeg & was a high profile member of that city’s avant-garde music scene in the late nineties & early two thousands.  He now lives & works in Montreal & has integrated himself into that city’s diverse musical culture.

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