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Parabola West - Single Review: New Moon

16 Apr 2020 // A review by Corinne Rutherford
Raglan based musical artist Parabola West is back with an enchanting new single New Moon. Given the state of the world at this time, the release of this track is perfect timing inspired by “the idea of a deep and ancient wisdom within each of us. It’s an invitation to explore that possibility and reconnect with the natural world”. This track recorded at 432Hz rather than the standard 440Hz is due to experimentation with healing frequencies in her music, Parabola West combines all these elements to create a seductively mysterious single.


West's music continues to have an ethereal sound to it. Listening to her clear vocals is almost mesmerising. Known for her Celtic and Nordic folk inspired electronica and captivating layers of sound, New Moon is a spell binding addition to her already enticing music catalogue.

This single is a cloak of beautiful warm vocals, softly flowing instrumentation and spellbinding uncomplicated storytelling. An alluring addition to the expanding collection of fantasy soundscapes. New Moon has a gentle eeriness I found strangely comforting in these unsettling times.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )
 

About Parabola West

Piano-driven, folk influenced, Nordic style, and electronic are a few words that can describe the musical sound of alternative up-and-coming artist Parabola West.

Her stage name coming from her fixation with solar power, physics, and real-life applications of the parabolic curve, Parabola West released her latest EP Purity of Weakness on September 8, 2017.


Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Parabola West

Releases

Purity of Weakness
Year: 2017
Type: EP
Did You Hear?
Year: 2014
Type: EP

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