Release Date:02/03/2015;Notes:Vinyl LP pressing. England/Ohio's Mat Sweet presents his 2015 album under the Boduf Songs moniker. STENCH OF EXIST is a...Click To Read More About This Product
Release Date:02/03/2015;Notes:Vinyl LP pressing. England/Ohio's Mat Sweet presents his 2015 album under the Boduf Songs moniker. STENCH OF EXIST is at once his most accessible and most esoteric work to date from the opium flow of the tracks, running headily into one another like tributaries to river, to the muted-industrial-electronic effected drums underscoring the spiraling melodies and fluttering drones, to the clean and rich guitar, abstracted cycles and feedback walls, it's whispered doom metal masquerades as a lullaby. STENCH OF EXIST unfolds languorously, laced with mysterious electronic filigree. Gorgeously intimate, it transforms the minimal into maximal with layers of electro-detritus wreathed in lush guitar strums, street-side field recordings, reverberating pianos and softly crooned vocals. It is a record of rain and cities and nighttime. The collision of arabesque tonalities with electronic sound and ambience brings to mind the promise of Blade Runner-half-asleep at 4:00 A.M. and slightly medicated, with pyramids and flame-spewing cityscapes in downpour glowing against the fluttering eyelids in the almost-dreaming consciousness. A record for saturnine commuters, on headphones, after sunset.;Track List:1. Jacket Cruiser;2. My Continuing Battle with Material Reality;3. Thwart By Thwart;4. The Witch Cradle;5. Great Anthem of My Youth;6. Head of Hollow-Fill and Mountaintop Removal;7. The Rotted Names;8. Grows in the Small World of Nerve;9. Modern Orbita;10. Last Song Save One;11. Sky Pedal's Plan
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