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HKE - Dragon Soul album mp3

HKE - Dragon Soul album mp3
Dragon Soul
Ambient, Experimental, IDM, Techno
FLAC album size:
1702 mb
Other formats:
4.1 ✪

HKE has already released one album for Olde English Spelling Bee, a loose and explorative bundle of outsider electronics with a noticeable sci-fi flair, so a return to form is what’s expected here. Thankfully, the artist has not disappointed one bit and, in fact, Dragon Soul sounds like an even more accomplished and balanced piece of work.

Label: Series 200 ‎– OESB-200. Matrix, Runout: (Side A runout, etched): OESB-200-A HKE SAFF. Matrix, Runout: (Side B runout, etched): OESB-200-B TRASCENDED MASTER SAFF. Matrix, Runout: (Side C runout, etched): OESB-200-C DRAGON SOUL SAFF. Matrix, Runout: (Side D runout, etched): OESB-200-D DRAGONS ARE REAL SAFF. Other Versions (1 of 1) View All.

HK by HKE. supported by 65 fans who also own 愛慕 / 悲哀. I don't know if a single genre can tell you about what to expect of this experience. Reset Life by バーチャルボーイA t s u.

HKE - Dragon Soul HKE (or Hong Kong Express) is David Russo, the founder of Dream Catalogue, a label that arrived in 2014 as vaporwave took its last gasp. Less than a year later, Russo and Dream Catalogue led the charge into a new era, where vaporwave artists transformed their music into something more amorphous and traditionally ambient. Dragon Soul is full of depressive synths, wounded vocals and grandiose crescendos. The bubbling trance synths that weave through "Inverted Sandtimer" are among the album's prettiest sounds, while the sad drift of "Alone Together" is a convincing stab at Burial melodrama. Ambulance sirens and far-away speech samples ghost through several songs, while "Dragon Circle" has all the brass of an action movie soundtrack. Eternal Return" features an achingly sad melody that shows HKE can do simple emotion as well as grand gestures.

By HKE. 2017, 12 songs. 2. Inverted Sandtimer. Listen to DRAGON SOUL in full in the this site app. Play on this site.


1 Dragon Blood 4:36
2 Inverted Sandtimer 6:46
3 Dream Angel 3:42
4 Transcended Master HKE 5:55
5 Alone Together 5:08
6 Playful Souls 2:56
7 Dragon Circle 4:04
8 Eternal Return 6:49
9 God Power 4:16
10 Future Life 4:05
11 Love 6:46
12 Fire 3:51


  • Mastered By – Carl Saff


Red vinyl, only a few are known to have been circulated.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: (Side A runout, etched): OESB-200-A HKE SAFF
  • Matrix / Runout: (Side B runout, etched): OESB-200-B TRASCENDED MASTER SAFF
  • Matrix / Runout: (Side C runout, etched): OESB-200-C DRAGON SOUL SAFF
  • Matrix / Runout: (Side D runout, etched): OESB-200-D DRAGONS ARE REAL SAFF

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
OESB-200 HKE Dragon Soul ‎(LP, TP, Bla) Series 200 OESB-200 US 2017
  • Xwnaydan
Ordered this 2 years ago, never received it. They kept stringing us along with update emails until it has been too long to request a refund on paypal.
  • INwhite
I ended up getting my copy through Discogs. OESB still has a site up where you can place an order, but it's inactive. I tried sending an e-mail, with no response. Why bother doing business if your reputation is to not deliver the product and your webpages are just there for show? Hopefully, OESB can (somehow) turn things around.
  • Thetalune
Still waiting here, too. I did finally get some other records from OESB that took a very long time. I see a few copies seem to be for sale here now (at silly high prices), so at least a few have gotten theirs? Gives me some hope to see that at least some physically copies do exist. But will this be like the Floral Shoppe fiasco and only the first few to order ever get it?
  • Eigeni
Who is this shithead Todd? Has nobody taken legal action? You'd think the pressing plant would even if individual buyers haven't.
  • elegant stranger
A few copies were secured from the pressing plant by a label called "The Infiniti Pool" and distributed by them sealed, but without the poster and bonus promo item and also the bonus CD that was supposed to be included as a sorry for the delay. I'd link you, but the small batch they got has since gone out of stock. I assume the plant still has the rest.Basically, Todd took everyone's money from the pre-orders and had these made but never actually paid for them to be manufactured so the plant just decided to hold onto them themselves. (Take this with a grain of salt, it's mostly speculation.) Don't know how TIP was able to get the ones they did from there, but they did. I got lucky and got one finally but, I had to pay for it again. It was $28 USD + shipping from TIP.
  • Uris
1 year and 3 months. Still nothing. Hope has already been lost.
  • Inabel
The last email update I got on my pre-order was in August of 2017. Has anyone else received email updates from OESB about this? Did Floral Shoppe's insane demand throw off all other production activities?
  • Mori
Supposedly, there are hundreds of people who never received this..since I ordered with PayPal, I can't get a refund at this point..I might have a lawyer look into this only because it's soooo many people affected. Anyone have any good ideas on how or who to contact for something like this? What a crook...few things in life are worse than can still preorder this is wrong with some people
  • Oso
"He's doing the best he can." I think the fuck not. Guy has proven time and time again to be incompetent at his job and failing to satisfy customers. Dude needs to get his label shut down. I have 0 sympathy for the douche.
  • uspeh
That video is meaningless. The LEAST he could do is reply to emails or send a blanket statement to purchasers that he still intends to honor their purchases. It wouldn't be a bad idea to request shipping address updates as ThunderingMantis pointed out. It still looks like a pathetic sham & all he's done is ruined his own credibility.
  • Saberdragon
This is just embarrassing tbh. It's always better when labels put records up for sale once they actually have the records manufactured and shipped to them. Saves people waiting months for a record that may arrive from the pressing plant warped or with sound issues, plus half the people who pre-ordered this have probably changed address by now.
  • Dagdalas
He's doing the best he can. There have been a lot of issues with the company he used to press the records. He put up proof that it is still on it's way a few months ago right here:'t sue OESB the guy who runs it is doing all that he can.
  • Na
Funny, the Bandcamp page states March / April 2017, not 2018. Let's do the time warp again.
  • Wal
The label stated that several times last year (2017) up until about July, right about the time most people who ordered a physical copy had their option to get a refund through PayPal expire. What a coincidence that buyers like myself received no other communication after that, including no replies to any direct inquiries. It smelled a LOT like taking the money & running. Makes ya think....The good news is that Dream Catalogue has unofficially reported that the physical formats ought to actually be released so those who ordered a copy ought not delete any of their emails RE: their order. The skeptic still doubts though....
  • Alexandra
The label says that this has been delayed till March/April 2018..Probably they had pressing issues.And for this reason they are giving away for free and extra item (uspecified), plus a poster
  • Gholbirdred
Hi, did you get any more information regarding this? I'v experienced record labels having manufacturing problems and delays before, i'v found it's quite common with vinyl releases actually, but i'v never had any label treat me this badly. It's like they have just given up on ever shipping this release. They are not answering on mail and still selling it on their bandcamp page! It's a shame really...
  • Pumpit
Has anyone received anything on this release? Very limited info too on the delay. Said the delay was for the vinyl version but I ordered the cassette and still haven't received it...
  • Mr.Bean
I really hope this gets resolved soon!! Looking at the Bandcamp orders, I was #30 or so, have been looking forward to this plus the bonus item that was promised for almost one year now!? Again, any updates, please post!