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Deep Dive Species: Habitat - An Underwater Album

Habitat by Deep Dive Species

Deep Dive Species, a virtual band out of New York, wow listeners on an underwater journey with their new album "Habitat."  This sophomore release is a rich blend of sound, expertly weaving ambient guitars and pulsating synthesizers to create an immersive atmosphere.

While "Aquaphilia," their debut album, was a collection of bright, individual tracks, "Habitat" feels more cohesive, a continuous soundscape meant to be experienced as a whole.  The aquatic theme translates beautifully into the music.  Imagine gentle guitar melodies as bioluminescent jellyfish drifting by, and pulsing synthesizers as vibrant coral blooming on the ocean floor.  This feeling of serene movement is further accentuated by the album's flow, which rises and falls like the tide over its 16 tracks.

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The beauty of "Habitat" lies in its details.  Subtle textures and sonic nuances reveal themselves with each listen, rewarding attentive listeners.  Headphone enthusiasts will be particularly delighted, as the expertly crafted soundscape truly comes alive in a spatial audio environment.

Vadim Militisin's production shines throughout, particularly on tracks like "Seventy 7" where he masterfully transforms synthesized textures into cinematic soundscapes reminiscent of David Lynch films.  Sergiy Popovich's guitar work serves as a perfect anchor, ranging from the dreamlike psychedelia in "Triple Peaks" to the driving energy of "Always Stay With Me No More."  Their collaboration is on full display in tracks like "Afraid of Our Own Kind" where their layered guitars and electronics create a captivating sonic tapestry.

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"Habitat" isn't confined to a single genre.  While downtempo electronica forms the foundation, the album dips its toes into trip-hop with "Arizonan" and offers a brooding cinematic experience with "No Snow, No Joy."  The closing track, "Back to Elsinore," delivers a powerful and cathartic conclusion, bringing the entire album full circle.

Deep Dive Species has created something special with "Habitat."  It's an immersive and rewarding experience, perfect for focused listening or a piece of relaxing background music. 





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