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everything in ones and zeros – The Black Penguins

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“everything in ones and zeros” by The Black Penguins

This is an ambient electronic noise album that looks at our connection to technology and issues of our personal privacy or lack thereof.

Dedicated to those defending our rights to privacy and freedom.

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Credits

eric “eroctech” toledo – guitars, keys, programing, recording, and mixing using ableton live

“Miles Copeland (The Program)”
remix from “Mixtape 02”
called “Miles Copeland (Red Dawn)”

“Radio Transmissions”
eric “eroctech” toledo – guitars, drum programing, recording & mixing
bIONIX – ni maschine played live
bionix.bandcamp.com

Released 15 June 2015

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MY THIRD EYE – The Black Penguins

“MY THIRD EYE” by The Black Penguins

Take a journey into the consciousness of it’s creator eric “eroctech” toledo the mastermind behind ‪The Black Penguins‬. Each song is linked to a time, place, or emotion in his life.

MY THIRD EYE is a psychedelic, experimental electronic album with some guitars, laced with flash backs from ‪The Dude‬.

*Lots of goodies included for those who download the whole album!


Credits

eric “eroctech” toledo
guitars, keys, programing, recording, and mixing using ableton live & pro tools

“Nopales (Mix 2)”
remix of the single “Nopales”

“Animal (Ghosts of San Francisco)”
remix from “Mark it Zero
al carter – drums
david emmert – bass

“Whales & Salt”
live stereo demo recording
sf anonymous – drums

“Canelo”
canlelo – paws on wood floor

CC BY 3.0 – some rights reserved

Review

Out of all the shadowy outfits prowling in the fast flickering eye of the electronic storm and psychedelic lo-fi manifesting across CA, some are as obscure and as overlooked as [ The Black Penguins ]. The confounding maker Eric Toledo, has released several titles to essentially few basic recognition or critical acclaim in the last half decade. A sad event so to say, for “MY THIRD EYE” the most recent in a chain of release, is so solid and so different in comparison to [ The Black Penguins ] previous titles that it’s almost impossible to believe they all emerged from the mind of one shrouded outfit. But make no mistake as every album since the first, “Mark it Zero” when [ The Black Penguins ] had a drummer & bass player, Eric’s music were built mainly with the use of electronic beats and keys while flirting around various elements to create electronic pieces. And while majority of Eric’s albums are shape around electronic output [ The Black Penguins ] also swift outside its comfort zone integrating few guitar based songs with electronic drums. The album “Moods” has no guitars at all while all the “Mixtape” albums are heavy on the electronic side. “MY THIRD EYE” on the other end is the culmination of [ The Black Penguins ] electronic work. It’s probably one of the most cohesive results to date.

by The Siren Sound

MY THIRD EYE - Back Cover - The Black Penguins

eric eroctech toledo

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Malaika (live demo) – The Black Penguins

This is a live stereo demo recording of the song “Malaika” in the process of being made from around 2011. This was probably the second or third time we ever played it. I took that stereo recording then added some subtle keys, intro nature sounds, and the various video clips along with their audio as well.

Ben Colbeck – Guitar
Al Carter – Drums
eric toledo – Lead Guitar, Keys

Video edited by eric toledo using Final Cut Pro. Original footage by Wyatt Smith aka bIONIX and eric toledo. Plus random clips.
*I do not own the rights to some of the video footage used.

About Malaika

The chords and riff were written by Ben as well as the name of the song, “Malaika”.

Malaika is a Swahili song. Malaika generally means “angel” in Swahili. As is the case with many Swahili words, it is ultimately derived from Arabic. An alternative Swahili meaning is a “baby” or “small child”, hence at least one particular traditional version of the song is commonly used as a lullaby throughout East Africa. One of the better known versions is possibly the most famous love song in Kenyan pop music, as well as being one of the most widely known of all Swahili songs.

Hear more music by The Black Penguins @ http://music.theblackpenguins.com/

Take 5 – The Black Penguins

NEW ALBUM by ‎The Black Penguins‬
A mix of songs from late 2013, 2010, and 2008.
*there are individual album covers for each song, also goodies for those who download the whole album.

http://music.theblackpenguins.com/album/take-5

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