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Prospectus I – Sublime Edition 4CD boxset

Uncategorised Posted on Mon, June 19, 2023 10:18

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30 year anniversary boxset of this contemporary classic of Dark Ambient soundscapes. Originally released in 1993 on the now defunct Cold Meat Industry label, the album soon became a staple of the CMI sound and raison d’être subsequently became a household name in the genre and an inspiration to many. Offered in this massive 4 CD boxset is a completely new re-recording of the original album, made in 2022, in order to obtain the highest sound quality and mix of this 30 year old opus. Disc II contains additional unreleased session tracks, also re-recorded in 2022. Disc III gives us the original album in a remastered version and finally Disc IV offers additional session tracks from the period in their original versions.

“Prospectus I” is a stunning blend of modern ethereal gothic sonorities and the timeless chants of monastic rituals. A refined blend of melancholy touching higher realms. Archaic layers of string instruments, bells and choirs are intertwined with percussive elements and industrial loops creating an unsettling background atmosphere whilst spleen and bittersweetness form in the foreground.

Edition of 300 copies. 4 CDs in sleeves, housed in rigid box with lid, matt lamination. Includes a fold out 12 page booklet. 43 Tracks. Running Time; CD I 55:01, CD II 73:13, CD III 54:07, CD IV 71:12 EAN: 0679628554365.

Releases August 4, 2023

Composed by Peter Andersson in 1992-1993.
Disc I and II re-recorded, mixed and mastered (k-14) in 2022.
Disc III and IV appear in original format. Remastered (k-14) in 2022.

4CD-box is a co-release between Yantra Atmospheres (YA-2023-105) and Cyclic Law (229th cycle) 2023.

New Stratvm Terror album out soon

Uncategorised Posted on Mon, June 19, 2023 10:14
Stratvm Terror - Love Me Tender Or I Will Cause Pain

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Rumoured said there will be no more albums and the project is dead. But no, that would have been too easy. Stratvm Terror had just gone underground, hiding for their next terrorising attack. Now they are back after 15 years with their new assault: ‘Love me tender, or I will cause Pain’.

This album is filled with seven oppressive and depressive weird obscurities to ease or cause you pain, depending on your inclinations. Massive layers of corrosive darkness with occasional injections of ominous noise sounds and claustrophobic vocals makes this an utterly end-of-life experience.

The Swedish doom ambient industrial noise project Stratvm Terror consists of doom metal guru Tobias Larsson (Ocean Chief) and dark ambient master Peter Andersson (raison d’être). They started the band in 1993 and released a great number of albums in the late 90’s and early 00’s, on Old Europa Cafe, to finally take a longer break around 2008. With ‘Love me tender, or I will cause Pain’ the project celebrates their 30 years anniversary with no happiness, only sweet pain.

Releases July 1, 2023

All music by Peter Andersson & Tobias Larsson.
Recorded during drunk sessions 2016 – 2022.
Mastering and layout by Peter Andersson 2023.

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