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Theodor Bastard - Vetvi [vinyl LP]

THEODOR BASTARD "VETVI" VINYL LP - RELEASE DATE: 28.10.2016

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THEODOR BASTARD
BROMPTON'S COCKTAIL
PORCH NAP
KROVJ S MOLOKOM
DETI SOLNCA
ID MOLOTOV
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ZHOPA (MONOTONY AND REPETITION)

Earlabs (Netherlands), 2004 |

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VIOLET RECHORD. ZHOPA (MONOTONY AND REPETITION)

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"Blossoms Decay and Return"

Collaboration between Violet and Andreas Tilliander results in 6 tracks of bleak minimal music. This is another in a long line of collaborations performed by Violet (AKA Jeff Surak, who runs the Zeromoon label). On "Zhopa," Surak took samples provided by Andreas Tilliander and further processed them in addition to adding in his own, original work. The results are fantastic. Over the course of 23 minutes, you are subjected to awhirlwind of electronic ramblings juxtaposed with melodic, treated synthesizer tones. "A Hole" takes digitally processed electronic signals and works them into a rhythmic, white-noise laden pulse. On top of this, Surak puts down layer upon layer of synths that sound like they're being fed through an echo chamber. This is a wind tunnel in post-Soviet Russia. It's industrial and beautiful. The longest track on "Zhopa" is also the best. "Bipolar Apsects of the Daily Grind" clocks in at just over seven minutes. It slowly and steadily builds into an ethereal supernova. The opening bass blips are eventually overrun by blaring ambient walls of sound until those blips are gone for good. It's like rising through the clouds in slow motion, and once you are face-to-face with the sun, its blinding. This track alone makes it worth the effort to download this. "Blossoms Decay and Return" is the most organic piece on "Zhopa." Using high-frequency digital glitches in conjunction with droning, rotating synths, Violet creates something that sounds like life on a moss covered forest floor. Wailing voices ascend through the dead leaves and rise into the air. "Zhopa" is one of the best releases I've heard from Surak's Violet project thusfar. The added tangible, or natural, elements add another dimension to this project that I welcome with open arms. I can't wait to hear what his next collaboration has to offer.





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