Karmic Brick sparked attention almost immediately upon introducing themselves to the internet indie music community in early 2004. The band built a broad and devoted international fan base by unleashing only a taste of what was to come from their debut album, The Unnatural World. The four tracks released, "Pain," "High," "Amber Jesus," and "Experience Jones," quickly yielded over 10,000 plays on Soundclick, which also propelled "Pain" to an impressive two-week stay at #1 on the Soundclick Grunge Chart. When The Unnatural World was finally released in October 2004, critics validated what fans already knew and Karmic Brick's originality began attracting industry attention. Said Colin Lynch of International Online Music Magazine, 'the album is immersed in grunge... clever grunge that is, and vocals that go up the walls, around the radiators, across the ceiling and straight down the back of your neck when you least expect them to. This is where Karmic Brick's innovation becomes the icing on the cake along with accomplished songwriting and expert arrangements... it's all totally unpredictable folks...an astonishingly clever album from astonishingly innovative boundary bending writers and musicians.' Australia's The Buzz Magazine concurred citing 'Walking In My Mind' and 'Amber Jesus,' in particular, as 'a wildfire of artistic expression.' Additionally, The Unnatural World has been in the running for a number of awards. The band received an International Online Music Award nomination for their cover design and, most recently, was one of five bands nominated for the International Online Music Magazine's 'Artist of the Year' award. In addition to these nominations, The Unnatural World drummer Jim LaPrad took top honors in one catagory when he won the IOMA for 'Best Drummer.' In April of 2005, Karmic Brick went into the New York studios of Superego Productions and recorded a new track with producer Chris Young. That track, 'You Love Me,' has received glowing reviews and has been selected for airplay on the Artistlaunch Hour, a syndicated broadcast radio show that is heard on FM stations in five countries. It has also attracted the attention of Matchbox Recordings, a UK label who will be promoting and distributing the song in Europe. In 2005 Karmic Brick was selected for inclusion in the Worldwide Online Music Distribution Association (WOMDA), a collective alliance representing the interests of the world's most innovative independent artists, record labels, and digital music providers and distributors, in recognition of their success. In late 2005 the band released "Weak" and "Good Little Children", two tracks from their second studio album, Fantasy Adventure Violence. Following the release, Jim LaPrad promptly scored his second-straight nomination for Best Drummer and Erin Ahearn received a nomination for Best Female Vocal in the 2006 International Online Music Awards. In January 2006 "Gahd", a third track from FAV, was released and shot to #1 on the Soundclick Grunge chart in only two days. In addition to these three songs, Fantasy Adventure Violence includes a smooth cover of the Beatles' "Tomorrow Never Knows" featuring Ed Drury on didgeridoo and tablas. Fantasy Adventure Violence was released worldwide on September 5, 2006 to stellar reviews.
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