Format: Digital, Vinyl.
Background/Info: Finnish legendary artist Ilpo Väisänen (Pan Sonic) released this record to show his engagement about the war in Ukraine and his opposition against Russian invaders and their leader. It’s not a coincidence the work has been released by Ukrainian artist Dmytro Fedorenko – I Shall Sign Until My Land Is Free.
Content: Ilpo Väisänen released a total experiment mixing sounds and noises in a true sonic collage. Parts have been driven by rhythms.
+ + + : The concept and engagement of the artist is probably more significant than the work. This is stuff for Experimental lovers who are into improvisation. I prefer the second cut for the Industrial sound treatments and the flute sound running through it.
– – – : The Experimental approach is hardly accessible.
Conclusion: The war in Ukraine doesn’t leave artists unmoved. This is a poignant and extreme testimony by Ilpo Väisänen!
Best songs: “Part 2”.
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