Soufferance And Vision Eternel Boxed Sets Are Sold Out

Soufferance And Vision Eternel Boxed Sets Are Sold Out

As of last night, Vision Eternel’s boxed set “An Anthology Of Past Misfortunes” is sold out! And this past summer, Soufferance’s “Travels” boxed set sold out! Abridged Pause Recordings and the bands would...

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Vision Éternel Hints At A Sixth EP

For the last eight years, Vision Éternel founder Alexandre Julien has been working on the retrospective boxed set “An Anthology Of Past Misfortunes” to give a proper physical home to the band’s previous releases...

Vision Éternel Giveaway Package: The Winner Is Announced

Vision Éternel Giveaway Package: The Winner Is Announced

On April 11th of 2018, Vision Éternel announced a giveaway contest in promotion of the band’s new retrospective boxed set, “An Anthology Of Past Misfortunes“. Contestants had a full month to enter the drawing by sending an...

Vision Éternel Announces Upcoming Music Video

Vision Éternel Announces Upcoming Music Video

Vision Éternel announced today that they are working on a new music video. This will be the band’s fifth music video, following “Love Within Narcosis” in 2007, the two versions of “Season In Absence” in 2008 and...

Pièce No. Trois Video Premieres On The Obelisk

Pièce No. Trois Video Premieres On The Obelisk

As part of Vision Éternel’s 10-year anniversary celebration, it is an extreme pleasure to announce that the respected webzine The Obelisk is premiering our new music video for “Pièce No. Trois“! It’s been seven and a...

Follow Vision Éternel On Spotify

Follow Vision Éternel On Spotify

Vision Éternel is now on Spotify! After years of neglecting the importance of this platform, all five Vision Éternel EPs are now on there for streaming and buying. Three of these EPs were released through Abridged Pause Recordings. Spotify...

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Abridged Pause Recordings 2016 news update

Hello fans of Abridged Pause! Welcome to the new year and thank you for caring enough to read this! I really love doing this yearly news post, filled with promises of grandiose releases. Unfortunately there are always a few that end up not...

Vision Éternel announces new album

It’s been nearly three years since Vision Éternel’s last album, “The Last Great Torch Song”, released in March of 2012 through Abridged Pause Recordings. On October 31st 2014, the ambient band announced via their...

Abridged Pause gets a new design

Abridged Pause has been around since 2008. Initially it was started as a full record label, as Abridged Pause Recordings. In 2013, I merged my blog, which was created to write retrospectives of forgotten bands and record label interviews, onto...

Abridged Pause Recordings 2014 news update

It’s almost halfway through February now and I’m just getting to the news update for 2014. Most labels hurried up and got their first label post in the first week on January, but here at Abridged Pause, I’ll take the blame for...

Soufferance “Travels” boxset introductory video

We just filmed a quick video to show you what the new Soufferance “Travels” boxset looks like. Yes there are pictures already but this is better! And besides what more can you ask for than the artist talking about his work, right...

Abridged Pause Recordings welcomes Soufferance

We are proud to officially announce our first real news of working with dark ambient project Soufferance. Soufferance has been making music since the summer of 2006 and has always been very impressive with each of their release. Not only has...

New various artists compilation in the works

I would like to officially announce that a new various artists compilation is in the works at Abridged Pause Recordings! After the immense success of our last compilation, “Diluvian Temperals”, (which was also our very first release...

New Kailash and Vision Éternel albums are out

New Kailash and Vision Éternel albums are out!  We are really happy to announce that the new Kailash album “Past Changing Fast: Faster Ahead” and the Vision Éternel EP “The Last Great Torch Song” are now officially...

Abridged Pause Recordings 2012 news update

New website, new releases Welcome to the new Abridged Pause Recordings website! This is the second version of the website, once again brilliantly designed by Jeremy Roux. This new version features high resolution pictures of all the bands and...

Abridged Pause Recordings signs Kailash

Abridged Pause Recordings signs Kailash! Kailash becomes part of the official Abridged Pause Recordings roster! Kailash has been part of the guest Abridged Pause Recordings roster since 2009, with the inclusion of their song “Past...

Beyond the Dune Sea’s debut album is now out

Abridged Pause Recordings introduces its two newest releases! Beyond the Dune Sea and Vision Éternel are now fully active artists on the Abridged Pause Recordings roster. We really hope that you will take a bit of your time to check them out...

Vision Éternel’s EP “Abondance de périls” is now out

Abridged Pause Recordings introduces its two newest releases! Beyond the Dune Sea and Vision Éternel are now fully active artists on the Abridged Pause Recordings roster. We really hope that you will take a bit of your time to check them out...

Abridged Pause Recordings signs Beyond the Dune Sea

Beyond the Dune Sea, a post-rock band from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, has now joined the Abridged Pause Recordings roster! There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and timeless as infinity...

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Upcoming releases

Our website is under construction, so our Myspace is our main output for the moment. We have two releases out at the moment, but a load more are to come. Now that APR1 – “Diluvian Temperals” compilation and APR2 –...

“Sea of Abandoned Polaroids” is out now

Phlegma and Stagnant Waters bring you an amazing split EP, “Sea of Abandoned Polaroids“. Now you may be asking yourself, “Who are these bands? How come I’ve never heard of them before and yet they are so good!”...

“Diluvian Temperals” is out now

Well, it’s finally here! The very first release by Abridged Pause Recordings! “Diluvian Temperals” took months to put together but I’ll tell you, it was worth it! It was worth the wait, the pain and the struggle. What...

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“Diluvian Temperals” is almost here

Changes are slowly occurring to this website. What we mean by slowly is that most of it is done, as you can see, but about 25% of it has yet to be finished. Our graphic designer Jeremy Roux assures us that it will be done in June though...

New artists media added

Just to let everyone know that there is now free media in each of the artists’ pages on Abridged Pause Recordings. This includes videos, images and free MP3s of demos and selected recordings the bands have chosen to let you download for...

Welcoming artist: Vision Éternel

This is it: the band Abridged Pause Recordings was waiting for. Vision Éternel. With two EPs already out on Mortification Records and a compilation under way on Frozen Veins Records, Vision Éternel is one of the best established bands in the...

Welcoming artist: Ethereal Beauty

We at Abridged Pause Recordings feel like resting on a cloud when we think of our growing roster of artists, and especially when we listen to Ethereal Beauty. This band will be releasing a split 7″ vinyl with the noted Canadian melogaze...

Welcoming artist: Black Autumn

Abridged Pause Recordings is proud to announce to everyone that Black Autumn will be working with us on their next release. Black Autumn has very recently released “Rivers of Dead Leaves” and you can still get the limited edition packaging...

Welcoming artist: Dreams of the Drowned

Abridged Pause Recordings would like to welcome and share with you the very first band we will be working with, Dreams of the Drowned. This amazing post-black metal band from France will be reaching your ears with a first full-length release in...

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Welcome to Abridgd Pause Recordings

Hello to all of you interested readers that have wandered into the new website of Abridged Pause Recordings. Abridged Pause Recordings is the new savior of good music. Founded officially in 2008, with a purpose to bring back the vinyl format...