N.K.R.T. & Treha Sektori – Post Tenebras Spero Lucem (Album – Dryland Records)
Genre/Influences: Dark-Ambient, Ritual.
Format: Digital, CD.
Background/Info: This album resulted from the common efforts between two French artists; ‘Frater Stéphane’ (N.K.R.T.) and ‘Dehn Sora’ (Treha Sektori). This work features one single cut for nearly 41 minutes.
Content: Even if there’s only one single cut, there are numerous passages included. From pure Ambient towards Ritual, the composition is mainly characterized by tenebrous vocal effects. It creates a mysterious and even anguished sphere, which is joined by repetitive loops and percussion.
+ + + : This is a work I recommend listening to by using headphones. It will give you the opportunity to discover multiple little details and especially the impact of the voices. From mysterious chants towards Latin passages you rapidly get the feeling assisting to a secret rite. The track feels like a dark sonic puzzle, which has been meticulously built up reaching its apotheosis in the end. The artwork is perfectly fitting to the music.
– – – : This is a record you really need to discover in the right listening circumstances. You have to focus on the music and only on the music to catch the different noises, and also the vocal parts. That’s why I recommend using headphones.
Conclusion: N.K.R.T. and Treha Sektori sound fully complementary, having accomplished an intriguing and fascinating opus.
Best songs: “Post Tenebras Spero Lucem”
Artists: www.facebook.com/nkrtnkrt / www.facebook.com/trehasektori
Label: www.dryland-records.net / www.facebook.com/drylandREC
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