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KRAKEN - Chagrin

Format: CD
Label & Cat.Number: Spectre Records S22
Release Year: 2006
Note: excellent fourth album by the ambient Industrialists from Belgium, aggressive, cold, isolationistic... back in stock, SPECIAL OFFER NOW !
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Das belgische Duo mit dem vierten Album! Aggressiver und noisig-unterkhlter als die Vorgngeralben besticht "Chagrin" durch bedrohliche Stimmeinspielungen und einer unheimlichen 'Prsenz des Fremdartigen', die sich auch in den vielen nervenzerrenden Soundeffekten wiederspiegelt. Zum Ende hin gewinnt das Album an ritueller und dunkel-melancholischer Prgnanz...
"Just like on Amore all titles on their fourth CD Chagrin are in Dutch. Strange titles which present an insight in the (obviously) very sick mind of the Kraken. Floating dogs, Fear of meat and Your sister and the wrong leg are just a few examples of the mindsetting of this album.
Soundwise Chagrin can best be described as isolationist music, but with the remark that Kraken is a duo. You would expect true isolationism to be written by a single performer and because of this, the CD has so much more to offer. Deep droning sound layers, inaudible or at best incomprehensible lyrics, noisey ambience, field- recordings of an unknown origin and even a few rhythms. The Kraken might well be the Belgian Cthulu in disguise. Who knows ? After all, there are tentacles involved ..." [label info]