Genre/Influences: Dark-Ambient, Industrial, Experimental, Noise.
Format: Digital, CD.
Background/Info: ‘Anthony Armageddon Destroyer’ set up Paranoia Inducta in 2003. The Polish project has released multiple productions and got featured at many compilations. This work is a fine selection of tracks that were originally released at split productions and compilations. The title cut is a new and previously unreleased track.
Content: This work is a kind of compilation featuring tracks that have been released over the years. It reveals the different influences from the artist; from heavy Industrial and Drone to pure Dark-Ambient to more Experimental influences. There’s also a vague Ritual touch running through the composition. The title song brings the album to an end in an apocalyptic style.
+ + + : First there’s the great artwork of the album; a cool digipak with a mysterious front cover featuring a Venetian mask. Next there’s the diversity of the album; this artist feels comfortable dealing with different styles. I’m more addicted to this Dark-Ambient exploration which is accomplished with distant Ritual elements. “Temple Of Extermination” and “Famine” both are great exposures of this approach. I also have to mention the title cut which is a great apotheosis for its ominous, apocalyptic atmosphere. The Ambient side of this project also features an inhibited feeling giving an extra dimension to these tracks.
– – – : The Experimental parts are less fascinating.
Conclusion: This album is a perfect way to discover rare- and unknown compositions of this great Polish project.
Best songs: “Unknown Pleasure”, “Famine”, “Temple Of Extermination”, “Apokatastasis”.
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