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Old 01-10-2019, 05:33 PM   #161 (permalink)
Mondo Bungle
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SPK - Zamia Lehmanni: Songs of Byzantine Flowers, 1986

Following the group's early harsh industrial music and sandwiched between two more pop oriented albums, already a drastic shift in itself, is this album. And it's almost like a miracle in many ways. It has a beauty about it that words really can't do justice, and while it combines subtle influences from their other material, it is a far cry from that and pretty much any other artist's work.

A fitting title, as the music here has a somehow Byzantine quality to it, as if you could really apply the term to sound. That aesthetic shines through in the neoclassical undercurrent that sweeps away the tribal/industrial ambient stylings, giving it a feel unlike anything else entirely.

Originally Posted by Oriphiel View Post
Hmm, what's this in my pocket?

*epic guitar solo blasts into my face*

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