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Mindless Echoes started as an idea, an attempt to capture moments in the reality around us. What began as a project, a musical story of the life-cycle – 12 chapters consisting of the 12 steps in a person’s perspective of life – soon became much more. This idea formed into the album, Rebirth. The original album was written and composed by childhood friends - Oded Kahn, former member of the Israeli Rock band Pai Mei, and Omri Luzon, former member of the Israeli Metal band Tears of Israfel.
Recordings of Rebirth started at Sound Music School in Tel-Aviv, Israel near the end of 2007. Soon enough, it was apparent that the result was less than satisfactory due to production issues. After a short break the group decided to restart the entire project and search for more professional musicians. Shortly after, drummer Efi Tubi joined the band; a few months later, bassist Erez Shermer, also a former member of the band Pai Mei and Limor Ballas, joined as well. Due to artistic differences Efi left the band, and after a long process of auditioning, Adi Magal - former drummer of Low Profile – took his place. Thus formed the current line-up of Mindless Echoes.
After a few small local shows, Mindless Echoes decided to work towards a bigger goal. In 2009 they started working on new recordings, 4 out of the intended 12 songs, enclosed as a self-produced EP. Along the basic line-up, the ambitious production included Erez on Upright Bass, Oded on Guzheng (Chinese Harp) and a series of hired professionals for backup-vocal choir, female solo, and violins. The recordings took place in three of the finest studios in Israel, according to their proficiency – Gal-Kol Studio, Bardo Studios, and Etztrubal Studio – and were made by recording engineer Roei Luster.
Aiming towards an international audience, the mixing took place in Studio Mega in Sweden by sound engineer Johan Örnborg and mastered at the same place by Christian Silver. The EP album was released in December 2009 and the band is currently working on a tour both in Israel and Europe.