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LETHAL DOSE 50 - 21st Century Awakening

Format: CD
Label & Cat.Number: Nuit et Brouillard NBCD05
Release Year: 2006
Note: mastered by CHRISTIAN RENOU
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The poison dose injected into the veins of persons sentenced to the death penalty in some states of the U.S.A. but LD50 is also a Belgian trio which has been existing for years in the fields of electronic musics. After a self-released first tape and first CD-R, the first full-length CD by this talented unit. Using some digital instruments synths, samplers- as well as some analogue ones synths, rhythmn box, effects, LD50 develops an atmospheric music which is at the same time dark but warm, cosmic and experimental, melodic and deep, meditative but aware, often underlaid by some sampled voices and sound-collages, sometimes intermingled with/ intersected with some hypnotic rhythms. Being fully mastered and definitely original compared to some nowadays releases from the dark-ambient genre, 21st century awakening will both appeal to the nostalgics of the 70ies and 80ies sonorities (old-school space-electronics from the 70ies and 80ies) such as TANGERINE DREAM, NOCTURNAL EMISSIONS..as well as to the lovers of some nowadays dark ambient acts such as SCHLOSS TEGAL, INADE, HERBST 9 or FIRST LAW LD 50 is certainly the sole musical project able to set a bridge between these two tendencies, these two sounds, these two periods. 21st century awakening will appeal as much to the soul as to the body, to the mind as to the heart. At first listening, this record may seem a little bit strange to you, like being out of phases, but the following listenings will draw you into an endless spiral similar to the one painted on the sleeve. Allow yourself enough of freedom for that. CD re-mastered by Christian RENOU, housed in an original A5 size silk-screened fold-out cover. Paintings by Leyla ERSEN.64 minutes/10 tracks [label description]