What you just heard isn’t “Grains of Sound”, but it was put here to make a point.
I made that.
I am a novice, just beginning in the electronic music scene, at least as a producer. I’ve been a dancer since 1993, in nearly every genre of electronic dance music there is, from house, breaks, to gabber hardcore, to, yes, even psytrance (though I’ve left that scene behind).
This will be a first HONEST review of the one man act known as “Grains of Sound”.
Seriously, let’s just think about that name. What, and I mean what, if anything, would anyone think when hearing that name?
I personally think of fingernails across a black board, but that’s just me.
Any sound that seems granular also seems ABRASIVE, like SAND PAPER.
It really comes from “Granular Synthesis”, the most simplistic technique any DJ or producer can use.
So simple, it’s actually a core component of every single DAW ever made.
To stake an entire career on something so simplistic, in an industry that is constantly evolving, is very telling.
But let’s move on……
Here we see that Grains of Sound is advertising both their New Year‘s Eve show, in Berlin, and their [supposed] European “Tour”(Poland. It’s mostly Poland).
Let’s look at the New Years Eve Show –
The show in question is being done at this BAR – R19 , in Berlin, Germany.
Now, let’s look at other information about the party in question, specifically, the line up –
Now, I know it may not be immediately apparent, so we’ll bring it a little closer –
Okay, we know it’s not immediately apparent, so we shall point out the glaring fact to you –
See, I don’t know about anyone else, but this is New Year’s Eve, and it’s also Europe, where things begin MUCH LATER than the United States, except for maybe New York City, Los Angeles, and Vegas.
However, also realize this is nearly right after midnight.
Who is going to be in the Chill Out Room that early?
That’s the truth.
Most will still be dancing to something more lively and not giving a damn about chilling out.
Let’s face it – Most people won’t even show up till near midnight as it is.
However, and this is the most hilarious aspect:
There’s a much LARGER event happening on the same night, in the same city, in the SAME GENRE.
Now, I don’t know about YOU, but if I’m supposedly on a “European Tour”, I would think I would be going where I would get THE MOST EXPOSURE, right???
The definition of “Delusions of Grandeur” is –
And he utilizes lies and deception.
I have been to Playa Del Fuego. And I especially went to Playa Del Fuego in the fall of 2013 (Spoiler alert!!! PDF never occurs in August. It has two dates: Labor Day weekend and Memorial Day weekend). In August of 2013, Chris Exeris was in Poland with Ania Anicca / Ania Ziolkowska.
So how does he have a picture claiming to be at PDF at the same exact time???
It’s another lie. A deception, trying to sway the Burner crowd, to say “Look! I’m one of you!!!” in hopes it will get him more bookings.
Which, of course, reflects Narcissistic Personality Disorder quite well, doesn’t it?
We all hope you are laughing at this as much as we are.
Our next installment will show how this is New York City all over again, and show additional pictures as to how Grains of Sound never had anyone show up to their shows, with pictures of him playing to empty fields, with only Ania Ziolkowska watching……
Seems Grains of Sound / Chris Exeris, was NOT invited back to the Life Celebration Festival –
Seems we were correct.
Anyone with a Facebook account can see that, as we suspected, barely anyone showed up for Grains of Sound’s set.
One last thing –
Chris Sevanick (Exeris) is a chill out producer.
That’s right, chill out.
To make a point as to how simple it is to make chill out, I made this track today. It’s not complete, since it needs editing and some EQ, however, using NO STOCK SAMPLES, and keying every note in with my Nektar Panorama P6, this was the result –
Try stepping into my arena, Chris.
Try making HOUSE
You know……something that requires more than knowledge of a few chords and the ability to add ambient filler to make the rest of a “song”……..
Every time I listen to one of his tracks, I think he’s taken stock footage from a George Lucas film.
When they fire up the Deathstar to fire on the Rebel Planet?
Just like that.
- At One NYC New Year’s Event, 3, 2, 1 … Shhh! (abcnews.go.com)
- A New Year’s Tradition – Watch Night Service (brooklynlegends.com)
- New Year’s Eve Makeup (cannizzoclutch.com)
- Israel likes a party but is torn about New Year’s (news.yahoo.com)
- Special Feature: New Year’s Eve Swag (globalfashionfiend.com)
- Government & Its Delusions of Grandeur (economicpolicyjournal.com)