Yesterday was spent performing & recording a new video project inspired by the greatly misunderstood German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. The Good Four takes its name from an aphorism presented in Nietzsche’s 1881 book entittled The Dawn. The video is over an hour & a half long & features songs from across Candle’s repitoire as well as a number of brand new improvisations. The performance was captured via webcam.
Post production work will commence on the video shortly. However, here is a sneek peak at the new video. This brand new song is called Alhambra At Dusk & is a live improvisation recorded during The Good Four sessions.
“Man is but a bridge to the Übermensche.” This is the statement being made with Candle’s latest single: Übermensche, released today on Layaway Records. Übermensche is the second single from Candle’s sixth studio album: Vibrations, which was released in the fall of 2014. The song & its B-Side were written in February 2014 as part of the annual online song writing challenge February Album Writing Month (http://www.fawm.org). Ken Ficara, a fellow FAWM participant, writes of Heartbeat: “The very pretty little piano melody over the wall-of-drone is extremely effective. This is quite a track.”
Darby Spicer’s ongoing experimental space rock project Candle fuses psychedelic & progressive rock stylings with ambient sounds & textures that create emotion driven soundscapes that only need to be experienced to be understood. Darby composes various pieces built on the idea of feelings that can be provoked in the individual listener. It is his intention to stir up true emotions through the medium of music & philosophical poetry. Like a candle burning brightly, he wants to show the contrast of light & dark in the greyest area of human existence: that of the soul.
Übermensche & its B-Side, Cær Sidi (Ancient Sources Remix), can be downloaded from Candle’s Bandcamp page: candle.bandcamp.com; where listeners can name the price they feel the download warrants. The download also includes album artwork, printable liner note collector cards, CD label, as well as bonus material. For more information, promo requests or to set up an interview, contact: Darby Spicer: candleexperience at gmail dot com
Already the Vibrations are being felt across the universe. In places & moments throughout existence, the ten songs that make up the new album are being Experiænced by fans & new listeners alike. As we speak, there are souls who are listening to these new songs for the first time – reacting to the frequencies, tones & instrumentations. Their minds & bodies are in sync & are beginning to feel a shift. It is a chance to grow into something greater. A chance to Experiænce a deeper level – a deeper meaning. Something that is just below the surface – but something that we all can still sense.
Take a step, one small step in your journey through exsitence. Experiænce the new Candle album right now. Continue reading →
What does it take for the Individual to achieve their Higher Self? This is a question asked of the listener of Candle’s latest studio album Vibrations, released today on Layaway Records. Written in February 2014 as part of the annual online song writing challenge February Album Writing Month (www.fawm.org), Candle’s sixth studio album is the result of a new method of composing music. Continue reading →