Tuesday, 24 November 2009

(Reviews 58)CTEPHIN, J SCHREY with KENJI SIRATORI,PNDC & HOUSEWORK

CTEPHIN (Usa) "Liber XXX” 3 cdr 2009
CTEPHIN is a thelemic act coming from Oklahoma Usa, being the first project of the Umbrella Noize Collective. Its musik is just amazing drone ambient with strong structures and dense atmospheres with some noise elemets.This is the CTEPHIN’s personal interpretation of the Aleister Crowley's "The Book of the Law" has been developed through 3 cdr's with more than 3 hours of thelemic splendour in which you shall be illuminated due the intense moments and in depth compositions released here. The book I: Starflesh, include a total of 7 compositions..."the gemmed Azure" opens the Cd, with dense drone structures invoking nuit through subliminal soundscapes. Then comes "Faery", built into acoustic guitar parts and sound effects, transport the listener to anther realm of existence due the magnificent of the whole track.” Her Soft feet Not Hurting The Little Flowers" is just brilliant ,showing us ambient structures dressed with beauty, sad melodies from time to time, but still with in deep effects surrounding the whole track.” To Me" arrives through drone elements and suggestive transformations.” The Word Of The Law Is Thelema", structure into strong musical patterns and drone ambient soundscapes crawling through the whole structure makes of this track, a very interesting piece of experimental nature, due how the track is evolving with the pass of minutes."Starflesh" and "At Last He Knewth Me" closest the cd for the upcoming second one…Book II:"The Hidding",is developed through 8 compositions in which Hadit,arises from the void to full your will, a manifestation which starts with "dissolution" a drone ambient structure with strong solid elements and repetitive defragmentation of sounds. “Axel Of The Wheel” is a track built into obscure, vaporous ambient elements showing us the potential of CTEPHIN in all its own splendour. "Exposure Of Innocence" is evoked through pure hypnotic, disturbing soundscapes, giving us enough reasons to keep on hearing the rest of the tracks including here.” Existence Is Pure Joy" and "Which Remains" are more deep drone ambient ones with such few different elements here and there. “The Slaves Of Because”, emerges as experimental structures mutating all the time into drone atmospheres. And closing the release are "A caress Of Hells own Worm" and "The Love Of Nu In The Star-lit Heaven".Ra Hoor Kuit emerges from its throne, as a god of Vengeance and war through Book III : Force And fire”, emanating 8 compositions, and opening with "Enginery Of War”, Unity Uttermost Showed”,” A Secret Door" three tracks full of disturbing catastrophic drone noise structures able to destroy everything its step. Then comes "Blind ones" a dirty drone ones but this time with some small different traces here and there in comparison the last ones.” Adorations" appears as a golden pearl in an ocean full of dense visions and abstract realities."Ompehda",2LetMary Inviolate Be Torn Upon Wheels" and "Aum-Ha",closest the third final chapter.CTEPHIN,has developed a very interesting piece of magickal transformations through this release in which you shall explore the diverse aspects of the current 93 in a personal but strong nature...so no more words,Love Is The Law,Love Under Will!!!

J SCHREY with KENJI SIRATORI (Ger/Jap)
"Future Embryo"CDr 2009
(R.O.N.F)
An explosive and disturbing cooperative release is what you must explore when carefully entering the world created by these two individuals. The first one is a German artist who has been known due its explorations into dark ambient soundscapes, while the second is a Japanese cyber punk writer and artist which floats into experimental structures from time ago. Both of them joined forces to create this release which include 6 untitled compositions with intense moments from start to finish. Corrosive structures dressed by subliminal patterns and dense elements crawling from within the whole structure of the album are what you must explore here. Another great aspect to mention here is how voices of Kenji Siratori appear to give deeper atmospheres to each one of the tracks. Incredibly dense disturbing symphonies of melodic and high detailed noise compositions projected to be an apocalyptic journey with no return to the misery of human condition. Are the main elements you must explore through "future Embryo"...more than just a release, this is a portal to unknown futuristic realm where machines and humans are oneself. So for more information just visit R.O.N.F in order to have a more concrete idea of the impressive work developed here!!!

"Secondhand Language” Digipack 2009
(Ammonite)
PNDC is the reflective creation of Predrag Nedic a Serbian musician which has been developing its music for more than 10 years, and now he arrives with his 4th full album, bringing us the dynamism en eclectic nature of his structural musical art, Floating into dark pop/new way with an impressive work in the way as each one of the 13 tracks are performed here. The whole compositions are created by Predag but this time with the inclusion of guitars of Thanos Vavaroutas aka HOUSEWORK, which gives his personal touch creating a fantastic, beautiful journey full of emotiveness, and sweetness from start to finish. the album include so such charisma in the way as its created for example the second track "30.000 feet" with such interesting atmospheres and drumming patterns surrounding the rhythmic sounds created here. Or just "Animal Form" through 80's sounding touch and melancholic atmospheres and perfect bass work, and vocals which transport you to an ocean full of hidden feelings ready to be explored.” Pilots" emerges as a beautiful structure through dark pop elements floating through the exquisite female voice, and suggestive sad melodies around the whole picture of the track. Or strong guitar parts and potent drum elements at "What's The Harm"...without a doubt a very interesting piece with such melodies and moody patterns which penetrates slowly your mind, transforming everything into deep inner sensations under diverse soundscapes with amazing elements ready to be discovered by listener. Other tracks are "The Fix”,” Lost Message and "At My Door" among others...the album comes in a beautiful digipack, just contact Predrag in order to enter the sensitive dialects expressed through "Secondhand Language” album.