SHM100 and Mechaspirit dropped… on the floor… pick em up. Would ya? Gonna get dirty down there.

The final Shyfted Minds parent label release and K.H.D.’s new album are both here! Both pay-what-you-want (free)! BOTH TOTALLY RADICAL. Click the images above to be directed to the appropriate Bandcamp pages! Use exclamation points with us!!! If you liked the complex, triplet chord melodies of To Forget a World back in twenty-ten and Forgotten Worlds of Inverse in twenty-eleven, not only do you get to hear updates of those tracks (finally, a decent master of To Forget a World!); you also get to hear Shyft’s conclusion to the mysterious trilogy. The original cut is nearly ten minutes long, and full of ups, downs, key changes, and style changes. There’s also a DJ cut for the timid… Why you hard core fans so timid? We’re talking about Down the Road of No Return, SHM100. It’s also got songs by different core members of the label remixed by different core members of the label.

K.H.D.’s new album, Mechaspirit, marks the second release on Shyfted Minds of Hard Core, the new home of hard core releases here at Shyfted Minds. Cing of Cogs is on there! Remember? The gothic horror concept album? But that’s not what we’re talking about here. You kids these days, so easily distracted. Mechaspirit is a whole sixteen tracks long, and you’ll find a remix of a big Ophidian tune on there. Check it. Snorkadorkabork.

K.H.D. throws at ya the ArtCore

Here we go. Three tracks added to the masterful discography of K.H.D., in his personal style of melodic gabber. This is Shyfted Minds’ ninety-ninth release! BIG DEAL. YEAH? Click the cover image to get to the release’s page. It’s good. I listened to it, and you can trust me. Who am I? ON WHOSE AUTHORITY DO YOU ASK SUCH QUESTIONS?

K.H.D. graces us with a new album.

Time for an other master piece! This is his second album of the year, and it’s pure audio magic. Melodic gabber is the focus but not the constant, following the pattern of shift toward interluding down tempo and theme music from his previous recent releases. It’s totally top notch, and totally free. Click the image above to escape in to a beautiful, infinite melody space!

K.H.D. releases Hirntod

It’s epic fantasy on the dance floor! Who said European folk music is dead? Well, I haven’t heard it… but most were surely thinking it. And, okay, there’s also a darker-styled track and some thing more reminiscent of the melodic Enzyme records sound, and they’re totally worth your time too. Click the image above to pay what you want for this five track release, which includes collaboration with Shyft, DMT, and MissCyainide!

We’re getting pretty close to Shyfted Minds’ one hundredth release… I wonder what happens then.

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Yep, Shyft’s fourth installment of Synthetic Experiments is finally available!  SLOW BUT SURE.  RIGHT?  And, as a special treat, K.H.D. has made his first contribution to the Synthetic Experiments project, and this fifth volume is also now ready to be heard!  These two stand out in other ways, though: they are being released on Bandcamp early, before retail releases, and they are both available on Bandcamp for FREE.  Money is accepted and appreciated of course, but you can input an amount of zero to bypass payment.  I still want Shyfted Minds to be remembered as offering free music, and, with this Shyft release being one of the least DJ friendly to date, I’d really like to make sure that people just have the chance to have and listen to the unconventional oddness when ever and where ever they please.  Hit the images above to get your cyber fingers dipped in to these!

Shyft’s release will hit digital retailers on May fifth and K.H.D.’s will hit may ninth.  Since Bandcamp is right here, this is mainly important for Spotify streaming, I imagine.  Speaking of other outlets, click here to see K.H.D.’s video for Lebe Jetzt!.

Stay tuned!  Scorpyd also has a new release in the mastering phase, Shyft has two other Synthetic Experiments volumes near completion, one focusing on psychedelic trance influence and the other on industrial horror atmospheres.  He’s also reviving an old, instrumental epic within the realm of Red Ankh…

Predaking’s The Evil Earth EP is now complete and within your reach!

It’s been a long time since the artist behind this project has used the Predaking name, having worked under Divebomb for a couple years in stead; the fast-paced melody monster is back (with chip tune influence)! Click the image above to down load this four track release for free.

In other news, Shyft’s fourth installment of Synthetic Experiments might actually get its finishing touches soon (only like four hours worth of work is left on the release as a whole).  Shyft blames stress, lethargy, and getting his mundane life in order for the delay, but spring time is promising!  The prospect of working on music is starting to sound enticing again, and with a four-year university degree out of the way, Shyft should have more time to work on what’s really important.

Also, if you haven’t seen it yet, press play on the official music video for K.H.D.’s Lebe Jetzt!