MusicDish e-Journal - April 17, 2014
MusicDish Advertising Network
» HOME » INSIDER SCOOP » CAREER TIPS » MUSIC SPOTLIGHT » MUSICDISH*CHINA
» INDUSTRY INTERVIEWS » NEWS BEAT » DIGITAL SKOOL » OPEN REVIEW » MUSICDISH EDELWEISS
Search MusicDish e-Journal (Advanced)
Subscribe To MusicDish e-Journal
About | Contact | Advertise | RSS | Submit Article | Submit News | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution
Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network

Taiwanese Electro Act Ma-Te Lin Resurrects Animal Spirits With "Ancient Mark" EP
Ma-Te Lin is a band that uses electronic music as vessel in an airy soundscape by perfect electronic execution to match beautifully haunting vocals
By Jesse Till
(more articles from this author)
2013-07-18
Comment | Email | Print | RSS

Different cultures, religions, and beliefs suggest that everything has a spirit; a soul that intertwines with the synergy between nature and man. As humans, we have been effortlessly neglecting this synergy and thus corrupted nature with mal treatment of our environment and the animals that inhabit it. However, there are efforts to take action and promote the sacred synergy between nature and us humans. The latest positive change agent comes in the form of mesmerizing soundscapes and beautiful lyrics. The Taiwanese band Ma-Te Lin uses electronic music to propel their messages of peace within nature. Their latest effort is a 3 track EP entitled "Ancient Mark", a metaphor of the imprint animals have left to shape the world.

Ma-Te Lin is a band that uses electronic music as vessel in an airy soundscape by perfect electronic execution to match beautifully haunting vocals. The theme for their music is synergy with nature, and the synergy between the band doesn't have a bad frequency. The EP focusses more on animals and is reflected through their lyrics like a songbird harmonizing in the deep wildwood. What differentiates "Ancient Mark" from other musical projects is the use of minimal, airy synths and pads that almost tell a story without words. Their use of electronic samples is like the wind blowing against the forest, whispering into the soul of nature. The band also uses big, flashy drums to replicate a thunderous stomp of an elephant or a majestic sea crashing onto a shore. The technic for their music is enjoyable and soothing, but can really only be appreciated with the vocals wrapped around them.

The voice of Ma-Te Lin is gentle like a breeze, but their lyrics are deep like a stone submerged into the sea. Themes of nature are reoccurring but as mentioned, the focus is on mistreating animals and promotes change for the better. Her voice is not only mesmerizing but also can be impactful in a simplistic but powerful way. The way she rides her singing onto the soothing synthesizers adds to the beauty of this majestic treasure of an EP.

"Ancient Mark" definitley leaves a lasting impression unto the ears of the listener and should be considered a delicate sonic masterpiece. The lyrics change minds and perceptions without sacrificing the integrity of true art. Ma-Te Lin uses Electronic music coupled with dove-like singing in a genuineley positive way that is lacking in most commercial music. This EP should be listened to with open ears and open heart, to change an open mind.

Related News from Mi2N:
» Ma-Te Lin Releases Debut EP Record 'Ancient Mark'


Home » MusicDish*China » Taiwanese Electro Act Ma-Te Lin Resurrects Animal Spirits With "Ancient Mark" EP
Permalink:http://www.musicdish.com/mag/?id=13438
Email |Print |Comment |RSS

back | top


MusicDish Advertising Network

MusicDish*China

» The Philadelphia Orchestra in Shanghai - A Live Concert Streamed Globally

» Taiwan Bands Join Canadian Music Festival (Chinese version)

» MusicDish & Indiloop Present: The "Meet Taiwan" Remix Contest

» Pairs (Shanghai) New Album 'Brief Lesbian'

» Beijing Solo Acts GUIGUISUISUI And thruoutin To Tour Taiwan

MusicDish*China Directory



» [2014-04-16] The Philadelphia Orchestra In Shanghai - A Live Concert Streamed Globally; The Philadelphia Orchestra Held A Press Conference In Shanghai Announcing Their 2014 China Tour And May 25th Concert At The Shanghai Grand Theatre

» [2014-04-16] Taiwan Bands Join Canadian Music Festival (Chinese Version); Taiwan Bands Join Canadian Music Festival (Chinese Version)

» [2014-04-16] MusicDish & Indiloop Present: The "Meet Taiwan" Remix Contest; Remix Some Of Taiwan's Leading Acts For A Chance To Win Free Flight To Toronto To Attend Canadian Music Fest

» [2014-04-16] Pairs (Shanghai) New Album 'Brief Lesbian'; Free Download Collaborative Album Between Pairs & Reykjavictim

» [2014-04-15] Beijing Solo Acts GUIGUISUISUI And Thruoutin To Tour Taiwan; Two Beijing Based One Man Bands Will Be Hopping Over To Taiwan For A Three City Tour This May

» [2014-04-14] A Festival Giving Back To The Men And Women Who Gave To Us; Operation Rock Fest - 21 Band Salute To The Troops

» [2014-04-14] Executive Wach: Berklee College Of Music, BMG, SOCAN, SESAC, Riptide Music Group, CISAC; Berklee's Presidential Advisory Council; BMG Promotes Patrick Jöst; SOCAN Chief Québec Affairs Officer; SESAC Promotes Scott Jungmichel; Riptide VP Of Creative; JASRAC Chairman; Chairperson Of CISAC Board Of Directors

» [2014-04-10] Taiwan Announces First Ever Export Mission To Canada For Canadian Music Week 2014; Award Winning Taiwanese Artists Matzka, Io, And RED To Showcase In Toronto; Press Event To Take Place At The Marriot During CMW - May 7 AT 1PM EST

» [2014-03-31] Interview With C-pop Industry Veteran Billy Koh; Founder & Former CEO Of Ocean Butterflies Sets Up Amusic Rights Management Company In China

» [2014-03-30] Taiwan's DJ Code To Play The LV Flagship Hong Kong Store In April; After Spinning The 2014 Louis Vuitton Jewelry VIP Launch Party In Taipei, DJ Code Will Be Performing At LV's Flagship Hong Kong Store On April 3

» [2014-03-25] SOTX 2014, Developing Chinese And Western Music Industries; SOTX Is The Only Chinese Platform With A Long-term Commitment To The Joint Development Of Chinese And Western Music Industries

» [2014-03-25] Introduction To Sound Of The Xity (SOTX); Introduction To Sound Of The Xity (SOTX)
MusicDish Advertising Network

follow MusicDish on
Follow MusicDish on Twitter

Mi2N Music PR

Taiwan Rock Band Io Homecoming Concert At Canadian Music Festival

A Festival Giving Back To The Men And Women Who Gave To Us

Rapper NazB Brings Greater Awareness Through His Lyrics On "Rape (Shame)"

Taiwan Announces First Ever Export Mission To Canada For Canadian Music Week 2014

Al Ca$ino, Too $hort, And Clyde Carson Drop Remixes For Hit Single, "Only For Tonight"

Dongless Eventide H3000 Factory And Blackhole Update Posted

Former Journey Frontman Robert Fleischman Releases New Album "Majestic" With Band The SKY On Skyzilla Music

Singer-Songwriter, Sci-Fi Icon Jane Badler Releases Volcano Boy, Video Premieres On Music Week



Websites: Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network
Services: Submit Article | Submit News | Submit Video | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution

Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC., all rights reserved.
About MusicDish e-Journal | Contact Us | Advertise | RSS | Internships