|Middle Pillar Presents
Middle Pillar Presents its first European signing: the Portuguese band Aenima. Their third release and the debut for MPP is Sentient, a stunning production of darkwave, ethereal and gothic rock songs with an epic layering of female siren song harmonies.
Beginning in 1997 by singer Carmen and guitarist Rune, Aenima released the full-length Revolutions. On the strength of that release they played many high profile European shows, including the M'era Luna Festival. With musicians Nor (guitars), Paolo (bass & keyboards) and Hugo (drums & percussion) they released the limited edition EP Never Fragile. This low-run EP contained the single Lilith which has enjoyed abundant club and radio play throughout Europe and the States. A newly remastered version of Lilith appears on the new full-length Sentient, their first full length in six years.
Aenima live performances have thrilled audiences in Europe and made them darlings of the European press. From the ephemeral beauty of Silently There and Old Europa to the soaring, powerful and epic nature of Pale and The Lighthouse and Eclipse, Sentient is an hour of music that captures the essence of the band through layers of guitars, a spirited rhythm section and vocal harmonies that enliven the heart.
Aenimas Sentient is released March 2003. An exclusive remix of the track Pale will appear on Middle Pillars Eclectica V2 limited edition label compilation.