Samurai Music Group

Grace 'Grace' (Vinyl)

Avian

Grace 'Grace' (Vinyl)
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A1. Untitled 1
A2. Untitled 2
B1. Untitled 3
B2. Untitled 4

Originally released via Ascetic House in 2015, Vereker's Grace tape owes much to the canon of vintage anti-music, exploring catharsis via a transgression of traditional compositional & technical values. Working with the same thematic concerns of much of the more left-field additions to the Avian catalogue - in it's more subdued moments, anxiety & dissafection in it's more high energy - pure hysteria - the recording pairs basic synthesis with warped vocals in the same manner as Industrial progenitors Throbbing Gristle and Steven Stapleton (Nurse With Wound). The reduced palette & crushed production aesthetic creates a powerful immediacy, with a twisted musicality being drawn - at times, kicking and screaming, out of the depths of the mix. Like much of Vereker's best work on labels like LIES & Berceuse Heroique, elements warp & twist uncomfortably within the tight confines of a reduced dynamic spectrum - creating a dark, heady energy. Ascetic House, the predominantly cassette only label, has seen appearances from LA's Silent Servant, Northern Electronics' Varg & Avian's own Shifted, under his Covered In Sand alias.

- Printed inner and outer sleeve.
- Black vinyl.

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