The eagerly anticipated second album from Austin, Texas based gothic blues / folk troupe ANCIENT VVISDOM. Steeped in occult mysticism, their brooding brand of acoustic death rock has earned them mighty accolades from Metal Hammer, Classic Rock, Radio One, Kerrang and Terroriizer to name but a few. A sombre work for appreciators of Danzig, death rock and neo-folk. Singer/songwriter Nathan Opposition, his brother Michael Jochum (electric guitar) and acoustic guitarist Justin "Ribs" Mason utilize an array unusual instrumentation throughout, including a bowed stand-up bass, synths, and machete/bamboo percussion over their... + INFO
Imaginary soundtrack to the lost 1976 Russian/American dystopian classic, Disquiet.Russian occultists Old Komm collaborate with the south Californian dons of austere electronics Ger/man Army, bringing to life the made up soundtrack to a film that never was. Disquiet tells the story of a child born to a desolate, post/apocalyptic world, war torn and fractured by greed. Organ tones and broken exoteric bumps coexist with dark ambient themes and cavernous beats. Remnants of wry memories, smothered dreams, dim visions of a world that never was.
The debut full/length by Autumns, the solo project of Christian Donaghey who lives in Derry, Northern Ireland. Fans of a.o. SPK, Whitehouse, or Cabaret Voltaire should check this out.
Barnett is a Chicago-based electronic musician known for his work with dark ambient group Oakeater and collaborative work in Barnett & Coloccia on Blackest Ever Black, in addition to a handful of cassettes and collaborative projects. Chew From the Mind is a raw yet elegant synthesizer album that is surreal, beautiful and evocative of previous horror-score theme work, while expanding his sound toward more raw electronic influences. The album draws from a heady mixture of early new wave and synth-pop, '70s-era Miles Davis, science fiction literature and the past 15 years of the American underground. Within its thematic ... + INFO
"Basque-based group Billy Bao travelled to the former Nigerian capital to record a four part ode to the city... These are sound collages, taking snippets of work from local sound artist Emeka Ogboh, former Fela sidesman Duro Ikujenyo and Afro jazz saxophonist Orlando Julius, and melding them coarsely with ambient backing... Billy Bao and co manage to capture the love, affection and unavoidable (unmistakeable) frustration that Lagos evokes." Lanre Bakare, The Wire"Lagos Sessions" featuring: Billy Bao, Ambido, Diana Bada, Duro Ikujenyo, Mark Ido, Oduyomi Isaiah Oluseye, Joel Isioma Okoh, Orlando Julius, Mendo, Emeka Ogb... + INFO