148

by C418

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BMB This is one of the least popular and poorly received C418 albums and I don't know why. Daniel's vocals is something we rarely see and it's great. I love the danceability to all of these tracks and the fresh takes on old classics. Favorite track: Seismic Stratigraphy.
sleepyrosy
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sleepyrosy the first thing i listened to outside of C418's work on Minecraft, and an incredible first choice. got me into his discord back in the day. so many feels from this album Favorite track: Habitual Crush.
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S4MiKER "I need to pee now"
(for context : 3rd track at 3:58)

but jokes aside, this album is very nice to listen to, has a nice balance of being not too heart pumping and not too relaxing (for me personally) and the first 3 tracks reminds me of Lemaitre's old songs. Favorite track: Seismic Stratigraphy.
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about

148 is a highly energetic and loud mouthed release full of house and drum&bass tunes. There's a house ballad, there's collaboration with cool artists and there's also some surprises, like Minecraft remixes I haven't shown anywhere else but at live shows.

I've been working on this thing for over five years. At least a few songs I've worked on from the beginning until the last day, even. I wish I would have saved every single version of all of these songs so I could see how they changed, but before 2012 I really didn't understand what backing up really meant, haha. This album is also a super interesting evolution of my own sound. When I started making it, I was all into all-analog. When I finished making it, I wasn't really concerned about using digital means to reach the same goal anymore. When I started making this, I was a scared composer, fresh off of Minecraft fame. Unsure what the future would bring me. And when I finished making it, I became a jaded composer, hypercritical of every single piece I ever created, worried that my old work shows that I'm not good enough.

That really doesn't matter anymore though, because I think I'm happy with this album.

It just has been plaguing me for too long. I think that you can't be happy with anything if you've stared at it too close for too long. Which is why I decided to stealth release it without any announcement. I've had incredibly unproductive years recently, and a lot of it had to do with being burnt out and partly being somewhat depressed. This album didn't really help my psyche either. By releasing this, right now, I hope I can get to a clean slate and start beginning work on new stuff. And, of course, maybe it stops making everyone worried that I stopped composing altogether.

So, this is it! 148 has been started on a gigantic computer system somewhere in East Germany in 2011 and finished on a tiny laptop in Toronto, 2015.

I really hope you like it! And if you don't, I'm not dead yet. I'll have more music. So much more.

-Daniel

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released December 18, 2015

C418, Big Giant Circles, Laura Shigihara, Baiyon, Disasterpeace

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C418 Germany

hi it's me your favourite music man, daniel.

you probably know me from minecraft and then came to stay for all the other music that gets you working.

or you are just stopping by.

whatever it is, hi, I'm your favourite human, and occasional music man, daniel. welcome.
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