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Christian Cosmos

Behold, A Sower Went Out To Sow

Christian Cosmos

Behold, A Sower Went Out To Sow

The powerful alliance of engineer/producer Kris Lapke and Dominik Fernow.

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Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement

An Old Hag That Wears Shoes And Stomps Over People's Stomachs At Night Making Them Breathless

Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement

An Old Hag That Wears Shoes And Stomps Over People's Stomachs At Night Making Them Breathless

Dank atmospheres, sub-heavy Techno pulses from one of the label's most curious additions.

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Vatican Shadow

Shadow War In Yemen

Vatican Shadow

Shadow War In Yemen

One of the VS's most evocative recordings

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Force Publique Congo

Counter-Guerilla War In The Philippines

Force Publique Congo

Counter-Guerilla War In The Philippines

Deathly stoic and bewitching ambient noise

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PRURIENT

Fallen Shrines

PRURIENT

Fallen Shrines

Clammy, ceramic drones for the Kevin Drumm fiends.

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Contrepoison

I Keep On Searching

Contrepoison

I Keep On Searching

Sludgy, riff-driven Darkwave pop

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River Magic

I Just Couldn't Get Thin

River Magic

I Just Couldn't Get Thin

Stoic, slowly excoriating noise

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Infrastructure Zero

Mercury

Infrastructure Zero

Mercury

Noxious, tangibly metallic ambient electronics

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Sierra Leone Anger

Cruel Guerrilla War Targeting Civilians

Sierra Leone Anger

Cruel Guerrilla War Targeting Civilians

Chilling, politically-charged Ambient Noise meditation

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December Magic

The Night Of December 25

December Magic

The Night Of December 25

Hazardous Industrial atmospherics

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PRURIENT

Closing Arguments

PRURIENT

Closing Arguments

Tunnelling, blunted drones

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Viodre

Form - Hydrogen II

Viodre

Form - Hydrogen II

A track from one of Hospital Productions' "top ten noise albums of all time"

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PRURIENT

December Man

PRURIENT

December Man

Deeply sonorous bass resonance and tundra-like ambient isolation

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Stillbirth

Serotonin (Placing the Son by the Sea)

Stillbirth

Serotonin (Placing the Son by the Sea)

Luke Moldof's arcane folk/ambient alias

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This time on 14tracks:

“Hospital Productions: 14 open wounds”

Hospital Productions is one of the most vital and prolific imprints in operation right now. Attempting to make some sense of their most recent batch of releases, here we trace the transgressive tastes of their cabal across 14 open wounds of arcane folk, ceramic ambience and psycho-active noise. Under the curation of Dominick Fernow, who releases as Prurient, Vatican Shadow, and as part of Christian Cosmos and Cold Cave (among many others), the label has cultivated an uncompromising aesthetic which, most recently, has veered towards the more damaged ends of the electronic spectrum. At least five cuts incurred by Fernow - including his stunning Christian Cosmos collusion with Kris Lapke (Alberich) and the arresting 'Shadow War In Yemen' - are complemented by bleak Ambient folk from Stillbirth, "Afro-noise" from Sierra Leone Anger/Force Publique Congo, and the stoic brutalist atmospheres of Infrastructure Zero or December Magic. Also, we find Contrepoison's earworming darkwave ace 'I Keep On Searching', and Viodre's psycho-activating noise collage 'Form - Hydrogen II', together illuminating some of the bleakest and (yet strangely, conversely) life-affirming sonics we're aware of.

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