Pete Mac (Paradox)
Pete Mac (Paradox)
The biggest part of the bands popularity has been through word of mouth and the Internet. No big promo campaign and no Label. Every Paradox song was originally written and performed solo on acoustic guitar before being transformed by electric guitars, bass and drums. So the 'Pete Mac solo project' if you can call it that is Paradox at it's core, every song in it's original form, naked, at it's point of conception, nothing added.
Voice, melody, acoustic guitar. Even the loudest, heaviest Paradox songs can be played acousticly, the melody and basic structure. When music is stripped down, everything taken away you really hear it's soul. 'IN LIMBO' – the album (2009) 'In Limbo' is a collection of songs that date back as far as 2003, 14 songs written at different times, in different places over the space of 5 years. All music and lyrics are composed by Pete Mac.
All instruments (Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Tambourine) are performed by Pete and he's also responsible for the production of the album. Tracks 5, 13 and 14 were recorded June 2005, Cork, Ireland on an analog 4-track home studio live. Track 9 is taken from Paradox album 'Sacred', recorded January 2004 at BPM Studios, Cork, Ireland. All other tracks were recorded throughout 2008 in Berlin, Germany.
'In Limbo' is an album of many moods, emotions, each song bringing across a different vibe. From the political outbursts of 'Corporate Pollution' to the atmospheric ambience of 'In Limbo', followed by the melodic waves of 'No Words' to the dischordent chops of 'Bury the World', 'In Limbo' takes a different musical direction from any previous Paradox sound. "In Limbo" on CD from CD Baby http://www.cdbaby.com/petemac Download "In Limbo" from Apple iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?id=306873849&s=143441 Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..