The Belgian IDM project Kilmarth has finally released a first full album, “Sociological Veranda”. The release comes after releasing a string of singles and EPs over the past 7 years. Musically you will notice that the project has been steadily maturing and refining its sound.
“Sociological Veranda” holds a mix of dark electro tones (check “Fordism and Other Delicacies” for instance), cold atmospheres and even drum and bass elements (“Splintery Fear”). The original IDM elements stay omnipresent though. There is also a very exotic element on “The Dark Samba Complex”, the title says it all.
Personally I was more than charmed by the opening track “Lurking” featuring SIlly Shadow, reminding me of the finest moments of Mnemonic. Other guest singers include Jacky Kolajka on “Vergessen”, Blessing Daniel on “Better Days”, and Echo on “Les Horloges Dérobées”, each being meticulously chosen I must say.
Behind Kilmarth we find Cedric Wattergniaux, a former collaborator with Side-Line magazine. The influences he was baptised with during his decade-long work with us surely was enough inspiration to venture into self producing music. The album is dedicated to Cedric’s father who sadly died a few months ago.
You can check out the album right below. For the 4 first fans we have a free download code for this album, just mail us at email@example.com with subject line ‘Kilmarth Me!’. And if you use the discount code sideline you’ll get 60% off on your purchase of other items in the discography.
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