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[cue angel sample + oooo choir] “thoughts that move” is now available! It comes in a few flavors as well. You can jump right here and have a look, Click the top album cover or read more about it below.
 

Physical CD
After we put the poll up it was apparent that a lot of people would love a physical copy of the CD. So we went about and found a place to put this together. I think it’s come up really well and has the right balance. We managed to get the CD down to $10 (AUD) and I’m very proud of that.
 

Digital Download
It’s free and you can grab it right now. I love the Digital age, sure it’s scary, but the way you can help out is by telling people about my music and passing it around. It’s free!!
 

Renoise Files
I wouldn’t be anything without the demo scene. I really loved it when an artist would release their work in a raw format. I loved going through them all and just learning. I hope these renoise files help some people out ^_^. www.renoise.com is hosting the files for this. A BIG thank you to the team. Renoise is one of the most exciting things I’ve used in a long time.
 

February 2009 housed 28 days. That’s 672 hours for potential productivity, but far less when working around employment and social commitments. This time constraint make the conditions surrounding the release of Hunz’s second album all the more remarkable.

“Thoughts That Move” was conceived, written, performed and produced by Brisbane independent electronic artist Hunz (http://hunz.com.au/) throughout the month of February 2009. It’s Hunz’s contribution to a worldwide contest known as the RPM Challenge (http://rpmchallenge.com/), which saw over 2,200 bands commit to releasing an album of original music within those 28 days. Those 672 hours.

These ten tracks find Hunz tightening his grip on a peerless pop sound that hints at dark electronica undertones, while never misplacing his outstanding melodic sensibilities. In a similar manner to Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails offering the GarageBand source files used to compose his music, Hunz is simultaneously releasing “Thoughts That Move” in the Renoise format that contains the core components of each electronic composition.

“Thoughts That Move” is the sound of Hunz evolving the themes explored on his 2008 debut, “When Victims Fight”. First single “You Said Hello” skillfully contrasts sinister verses with an uplifting chorus, while “Car In The Meadow” will be accompanied by an intriguing animated video later in 2009. On stage, Hunz collaborates with bassist Phil Evans and drummer Richie Young on his devoted journey to the frail heart of pop music.

TOBIAS FISCHER – TOKAFI
“It is neither forced experimentation nor a complex concept which holds these emotionally bipolar pieces together but the simple, yet hypnotically crafted rhythm of verse and chorus, as well as a voice capable of expressing discreet ecstasy and uncliched pain.” (“When Victims Fight” album review, March 2009)

DENIS SEMCHENKO – RAVE MAGAZINE
“Backed by a powerhouse rhythm section, the soul man/laptop wizard gives a glimpse of what Pivot could have sounded like if Richard Pike sang conventional lyrics; his expansive range, in-song vocal loops and sheer passion make for one memorable opening slot.” (Live review, January 2009)

ANDREW MCMILLEN – RAVE MAGAZINE
“Hunz augments electronic samples with his unique voice and live drum and bass to produce an enchanting sound. Why haven’t we heard him earlier? Blame ineffective promotion, blame infrequent performances; it doesn’t matter, as there’s several dozen new fans appreciating the trio’s thoughtful, restrained pieces.” (Live review, November 2008)

I REALLY hope you enjoy this release. I had a lot of fun making this and if it wasn’t for Danielle none of this would have happened. thank you.
 

A Surprise LongRoad Remix

I decided last weekend to link a url back to a .xrns file of LongRoad. I need to test if it was going to work and if other people could listen to it. To my surprise a few days later I was given a link to a remix of the track. I asked the author, Andrew Nissley, if I could post the link to everyone and he agreed. So take a listen to the 1st community remix from my upcoming album “thoughts that move”.
 
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I’m so amazed by the Demoscene. It helped nurture the musician I am today. I didn’t expect someone reshaping my work so soon. Thank you Andrew so nice.
 

Hunz – Venger (Vocal Version)

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Hunz – Venger (Vocal Version)
 

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[verse]
So tightly wound we are
Like cotton balls taught
Just staying out so far
Watching Battles lost

 
Say that isn’t so
Cause feel that like but I’m stuck in this middle
Tell and be so sure
Cause I’m wedge in this screen and I’m trapped in the middle. Trapped

 

[chorus]
Give it up
say you will
just say you will
come undone
no more lies
say you do
just say do
come undone

 

[verse]
We’re buried in so deep
we hug our knees and breath
so close your eyes sleep
in holes trademarked by thief’s

 
Say that isn’t so
Cause feel that like but I’m stuck in this middle
Tell and be so sure
Cause I’m wedge in this screen and I’m trapped in the middle. Trapped.

 

[chorus]
Give it up
say you will
just say you will
come undone
no more lies
say you do
just say do
come undone

 

Venger – hunz [c]
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Hunz – It’s around us

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Hunz
It’s Around Us
[bpm 120]

 

[verse]
your loud hollar is a bore
you ate me in the womb
it’s you that’ll shut up and run!
cause I’m hidden like a gun
 

[chorus]
Hey mother
can we fear this noise
are we too far in
does it ever stop?
Hey father
can we fear this noise
are we too far in
does it ever stop?
 

[verse]
it’s not subtle like spring
it’s cold mother here
It feels loving like rain
slowing down our thoughts
 

[chorus]
Hey mother
can we fear this noise
are we too far in
does it ever stop?
Hey father
can we fear this noise
are we too far in
does it ever stop?
 

[outtro]
does it ever stop?
does it ever stop?
it’s only my mother who knew it
because she wore a clever disguise
 

BSides – hunz 2008 [c]
 

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Hunz – Let’s wake up the Dead

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Hunz
let’s wake up the dead
[bpm 126]

 

[verse]
all I touch just comes undone
I’ve beaten foes but have I fought the enemy
I separeted all that’s close
for containers that arn’t designed to breath
 

[chorus]
you can’t explain
oh you can explain?
oh, baby it’s hard
when it’s back again, you know?
 

[verse]
I find it hard to really breath
maybe it’s because I’m slow to make a start
it’s never perfect where I sit
I can’t complain when I befriend this apathy
 

[chorus]
you can’t explain
oh you can explain?
oh, baby it’s hard
when it’s back again, you know?
 

[bridge]
I do what I know, I know
I do it’s for so long, so long
I do, oooo, what I know, ooo
I do, oooo, what I know, ooo
 

[chorus]
you can’t explain [i do]
oh you can explain? [what I know]
oh, baby it’s hard [i do]
when it’s back again, you know? [what I know]
 

BSides – hunz [c]
 

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