The Redshift Blues

Dispirited Spirits - The Redshift Blues
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Sputnikmusic

There’s a comfort to find inside The Redshift Blues as it clings to the past while ensnared by a quiet desperation to run from it--a poignant portrait of special memories graying into long-lost days. Heartbreak may be a conventional inspiration, but its relatability can still lead to powerful works of art.

RemisReviews
80

Beautiful!

This was awesome, so vibey too. I love the Indie Rock and Emo influence here, the production is also fantastic, not to mention the singer has an amazing voice. I also absolutely love the jazz influences.

This is definitely my kind of vibe, something great to vibe out and relax to for you. It's smooth, yet not boring at all and also pretty unique and innovative.

The soundscapes here and the structures also really go in so well together, all of the instruments compliment each other ... read more

UltimateLifeFrm
85

Beautiful soundscapes encaptured right here!

The Redshift Blues is the 2nd album from Portugese artist Indigo Dias, under the stage name Dispirited Spirits, released in March 2023.

Dias' music is inspired by astronomy & the universe, which helps to create these soundscapes which "echo through the boundaries of audio and space-time".

I had been hearing a fair bit about this album since it's release due to the level of praise it's received on both this site and on the Discord ... read more

cfnugent
80

'The Redshift Blues' is the second studio album from Portuguese band Dispirited Spirits and 19-year-old founder Indigo Dias. Their work has revolved around the theme of astronomy and space exploration, and much of the sound on this album elicits images of galaxies and supernovas.

The name of the album is an incredibly clever double entendre. A "redshift" is a physics term related to light, in which wavelengths are increased when two objects are moving apart. The change in wavelength ... read more

73

The production is gorgeous but the vocals just mess me up so much. They sound a touch too pop for the expansive ahh sounds they sit atop.

Gies
70

Very nice.
While the vocals aren’t my favorite, I think they blend well with the rest of the instrumentation well.

AngelHerntz
84

En The Redshift Blues vive el claro ejemplo de cómo usar los mejores recursos de diferentes géneros para elaborar un concepto que va mucho más allá de lo genérico. La mente responsable de tan prodigiosa hazaña es la del talentoso joven portugués Indigo Dias; quien desde 2020 se ha encargado de crear una de las más arriesgadas propuestas powerpop-jazzy-rock, que desde la segunda década del siglo XXI han llegado a nuestros ... read more

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Added on: January 14, 2023