THE NOMAD: Perilous Times

Written by on August 11, 2011

The NomadRoaming the globe, cruising along the road less travelled, The Nomad makes music that pushes the boundaries. His latest offering Perilous Times sees The Nomad (aka Daimon Schwalger) keep things fresh, taking off on a new tangent by blending signature sounds of reggae, drum & bass, jungle and electronica but crafting it with a particularly dubstep focused lean.

First single, “Deeper” showcases The Nomad’s ingenuity as he builds a dubstep foundation and layers upon it some surprising reggae instrumentation – wafting melodica, organs and guitars plus sultry vocals from Saritah and enigmatic vocal meanderings from seasoned MC, Jornick, – creating a standout track.

Elsewhere on Perilous Times, The Nomad dishes up classic reggae tunes, smoky, twisted slow burners such as “Give Some Love” and “A Silent Song”, raw dancehall floor-fillers with “Run Through These Streets” and wonky, dark beats with quavering bluesy guitars onthe album’s title track.

Titled Perilous Times the album reflects on the current times in which we live and the day today struggles that so many presently face.
“I titled the album “Perilous Times” as I believe that it is really relevant to the times we livein. From earthquakes to tsunamis and other man-made or natural disasters, the earth is in strife. I was influenced by the current events in the world and concluded that people seem to be overly concerned with material possessions and misplace the importance of treasuring the natural resources of the earth. Many of the tracks on the album carry an environmental and political message.” – The Nomad

a sneak preview from the new album “Perilous Times” Out July 11 2011 by the nomad

Having roamed the globe and cruised along the road less travelled, The Nomad is set to finally return to New Zealand bringing with him a bag of boundary-pushing new tunes and an exciting line-up to perform them live. To launch the album “Perilous Times” The Nomad will be touring New Zealand in July & August 2011 and most of the shows will feature MC’s Rayjah45 & Caroline Agostini who both feature on the new album. There will also be an impressive line up of local homegrown support acts.

Friday August 19th: KHUJA



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