Are Mundal – Kreis (EP – Telesterion Records)

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Genre/Influences: Soundscape, Experimental.

Format: Digital,CD, Vinyl.

Background/Info: Norwegian project Are Mundal has been active since the ’90 and are releasing new stuff on an irregular basis.

Content: This work is featuring 2 extended cuts. The work is clearly conceived as a Soundscape or sonic collage. The first cut is more elaborated and diversified featuring freaky, spoken, samplings, electronic sequences and slow rhythms. The second cut is into pure Soundscape.

+ + + : I really like the first cut which is well-crafted and more accessible by the slow cadence and samplings. This track reminds me a bit of early, Experimental, work of The Klinik. I also have to say a word about the cool artwork from the vinyl format which is also including prints of artwork by the artist.

– – – : The second track left me rather unmoved for its more explicit Experimental approach. This cut would be more interesting when getting joined by visual work.

Conclusion: A dark and mysterious sonic travel which will appeal for Experimental lovers.

Best songs: “Kreis Part 1”.

Rate: 7.



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