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For Greater Good Gig next Sunday, Carpe Diem, Hasselt

We have been rehearsing for the next concert on Sunday 25th 2013 at the Open Music Synergy Meeting in café Carpe Diem, Hasselt. Rehearsal sounded great and we’re looking forward to be on stage again. We hope to see you  all there!

More info on this great event can be found on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/148625458671763/

Join us for some talks about music with the people that make it, meet some new people, enjoy some bands and/or dj-sets and have a drink!

Time schedule (estimated):

14.00 Timothy Colt Live
15.00 ‘Zymotic’ Live
16.30 DEVILAND – SHY Live
17.30 For Greater Good Live
18.30 hermaxiss Live
19.30 Soul Switch DJ-set
21.00 Critical Distance DJ set
22.30 C U next time…

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For Greater Good thanks Pluto Festival!

Big THANKS to all involved at Pluto Festival last Thursday, it was a blast!

A very well-organised event, with stagehands knowing their stuff, very smooth soundchecks and setup, good catering, drinks, backstage — a textbook event if we ever saw one.

Thanks to Pieter Coussement and all the crew at Nijdrop for having us on stage, thanks to the crowd, a lot of them coming especially to support us, which is heart-warming!

Thank you to Mark Burghgraeve for being our soundman behind the desk again, you did a very good job as always!

Playlist: Ossetian Ossuary – Le Jugement Du Roi En Jaune – Orbit – Love Your Terrorist – Distress – DTFN (featuring the Light Saber) – And Thus… Unfolds – Ihtyll (short version)

Thank you all for coming, see you all next time!

For Greater Good Live at Pluto-Festival, Nijdrop, Opwijk, Thursday 25th of October 2012

For Greater Good will perform Live at Pluto-Festival 2012, Nijdrop, Opwijk, Thursday 25th of October 2012.
PLUTO 2012 is an audiovisual festival which focusses specifically on performing arts. It offers 4 days of intriguing and innovative electronic media and music acts.
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Today on the Pluto-Festival-blog: “For Greater Good is the next project we announce. Mixing ambient with classical elements topped with found sounds, For Greater Good presents an audiovisual post-industrial wasteland for the audience to explore.”

More info at:  http://www.pluto-festival.be

Review of “The All4s Sessions” on FestivalBlog.be

Reviews of “The All4s Sessions” are coming in, the first one is from the Belgian FestivalBlog.be, where Erik gives the release a big thumbs up! :)

The review is in Dutch, but we were so generous to translate in English… enjoy!

“For Greater Good consists of Izzy (compositions, synth, vocals) and Sam (synth, noise, loops, vocals) and bring a kind of ambient that takes you to higher atmospheres and lets you relax completely, a fact already proven in 2008 when they delivered their debut ‘For Greater Good’. This latest album is a compilation of songs recorded during a live session in “Kessel @ Veranda”.

For Greater Good also teams up frequently with other artists. Not only on this album: in 2010 they already collaborated with Japanese cult writer Kenji Siratori. Time and again you’ll be immersed in an intimate atmosphere by the use of soundscapes, and a dark sense of calm overtakes you. Things can become very intense, a fact already proven several times on stage.

On this album you can truly ‘feel’ the music to the depths of your veins, not solely by the contribution of Izzy and Sam themselves, but the exquisite soft violin background sounds pretty heavenly thanks to Evan Roy; not to mention Jonas G. providing additional sampling to complete the picture. The best way to listen to this album is to close your eyes and let yourself drift on the gentle waves of the sea. It’s actually a good form of meditation which we can strongly recommend.

Ambient music is a genre that is perfectly suited for the latter, and For Greater Good has managed to bring it to a higher dimension. Beautiful, intense and intimately enjoyable!”

Thanks Erik!

And of course you can still buy this album at “The All4s Sessions” page on Bandcamp.

“For Greater Good & Friends – The All4s Sessions” out now!

“FOR GREATER GOOD & FRIENDS- The All4s Sessions” is out now and available on Bandcamp!

Years ago, we did a jamsession at Veranda – Kessel, Belgium with the FGG core members Izzy and samdevos plus some guests; Evan Roy on violins and Jonas G on additional sampling. The 3-hour jam was recorded live to stereo track that we cut down to a 1-hour ambient electroacoustic session without any further editing and was named “The All4s Sessions”.

You can download it here: http://forgreatergood.bandcamp.com/album/the-all4s-sessions

We consider this a conceptual album, so it is only available as full album download, You can listen to the tracks separately, tho.

The price for this album is 1 euro, but when you think it is worth a lot more, you can enter any amount above 1 euro as well, which will be highly appreciated by us! :)

Enjoy and share this release!

 

Happy 2012… with a special gift for you!

FOR GREATER GOOD wishes you all a Happy New Year and a healthy and music-filled 2012!

The album “FOR GREATER GOOD & FRIENDS – The All4s Sessions” will soon be available on Bandcamp!

Previous to the release, we would like to give away the track “No End” totally for FREE, to listen to in the drowsy aftermaths of New Year’s Eve. It will be available from January 1st till January 8th 2012, then the full All4s Sessions will be put online.

You can find the download here: http://forgreatergood.bandcamp.com/album/the-all4s-sessions

There’s no end louder than the end of 2011… Happy 2012!

Merci beaucoup!

The For Greater Good gig in Liège was very nice! The venue was really cosy and a very good atmosphere. Of course all the bands present were well worth the visit! We had a great time and fun playing.

Thanks to Ethan Fawkes for organising this event! We had good fun, although the FGG crew was not at its fittest for this performance :)
Also big thanks again to Peter on stage and Mark behind the desk, without you guys For Greater Good would truly sound only half as good!

Setlist was: Ossetian Ossuary – Le Jugement Du Roi En Jaune – Orbit – Love Your Terrorist – Distress – Insane Asylum – DTFN – Ihtyll

FGG performance à Liège, La Zone, November 26 2011!

For Greater Good‘s next show will see us crossing the country to Liège!
Ethan Fawkes organises an ambient, industrial, noise and experimental night: the “Last Sight” event in club La Zone.

The complete list of bands on this event:

Empusae
For Greater Good
Paintbox-x
Aiwass Prophet

after party with Ethan Fawkes (special ambient DJ set), Krasius (Maldita)

Entrance on this event will be € 8.

La Zone can be found on 42, Quai de l’Ourthe, Liège, Belgium (see the location on Google Maps)

See you all there!

Thank you all for visiting Dylebient 2011!

Dylebient 2011, this first time festival was organised by Gert de Meester, and was a small but very nice and cosy festival!

The other bands were very good, thoroughly enjoyed Gerts first performance with Distant Fires Burning, Mashta Uirtu was cool as well, and also Premonition Factory was super! Amorph set us off into the night with some chilled IDM/glitch/electro.

We had a great time being there and playing. Again Mark B. did a great job as our sound engineer, thanks! Also big thumbs up for Peter G and Peter DK, joining us on stage again, this setup works out very well. :-)

Also a big thanks to all people that came to this event, not always easy for a first-time event to reach out to people, but a lot of old friends AND a lot of new ones found their way to Mechelen.

A load of pictures were taken and we will post the best ones on our Flickr page asap. There is also some video material out there so stay tuned for that as well!

Setlist was: Ossetian Ossuary – Le Jugement Du Roi En Jaune – Orbit – Love Your Terrorist – Insane Asylum – Rush Hour – DTFN – Distress – Ihtyll