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Swarm Intelligence by DpressedSoul Swarm Intelligence by DpressedSoul
And they
The others
They don't know a thing of what's next
But I'm not here to say
What should be done about this
I just lift my eyes to watch

(Katatonia, A Darkness Coming)

Chosen as the cover photo for the new album "The Obscurants" by Duncan Patterson's band "Alternative 4".

Alternative 4 - The Obscurants
"The fight for disclosure and justice"
With "The Obscurants", Alternative 4 - the current main sphere of Duncan Patterson (ex Anathema, ex Antimatter) - release their second full-length album and continue the line of enquiry that began with their debut "The Brink" in 2011. Like its predecessor, "The Obscurants" stands out due to Patterson's particular songwriting style, which is occasionally echoing the works of his previous bands, yet it is offering his most mature and sophisticated material to date. The album explores avenues such as soft 1960s tremolo vibes, analogue synths and vocoders, to cranked up distorted guitars, with new lead singer Simon Flatley's crooner-like vocals perfectly completing the album's musical expression. Lyrically "The Obscurants" turns out to be a thought-provoking concept album on the subject of cover ups. Be it the media, police, government, or personal deceptions, it's about the obscuring of the


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fleur-de-Lis4444 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
wow..gefällt mir sehr gut.
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Canankk Featured By Owner 5 days ago
Featured in my journal canankk.deviantart.com/journal… Autumn Leaf Avatar by foleise
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midnightbluedestiny Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student Writer
another beautiful piece and long time no see friend :)
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:icondpressedsoul:
DpressedSoul Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you, it's actually a pretty old one. Just updated for some special reason. ;)
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midnightbluedestiny Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student Writer
hmmmmm :tries to think of what reason is:
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OdinofOld Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
your work speaks a language that my soul understands
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DpressedSoul Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks, man!
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OdinofOld Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:)
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Byebyebyebyebye Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014
This makes my heart race!
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DpressedSoul Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
It certainly does leave the viewer unsettled. :nod:
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