The Orphanage Committee – Sol In Solus (Album – EE Tapes)

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Genre/Influences: Experimental, Abstract, Ambient.

Format: Digital, Vinyl.

Background/Info: This is new work by Orphan S.C. Wallace aka The Orphanage Committee. “Sol In Solus” is a conceptual work about nature and self-reflection.

Content: The album features 2 extended tracks but each track reveals 5 different parts. You’ll easily notice the diversity but it however sounds pretty compact. The work is moving from mysterious atmospheres featuring icy bleeps reminding me of the sphere of the legendary “The Exorcist” tune to Abstract music mixed with field recordings to organ noises (reminding the previous work of the artist) to more evasive, Cinematic, impressions.

+ + + : It’s hard and nearly impossible to label The Orphanage Committee but that’s not necessary. This artist composes his music without compromises but seems to be guided by his deepest, internal, flow. It resulted in a versatile work whereon each listener will find passages they are going to enjoy. I personally prefer the first cut and more specifically the debut part of this track for its mysterious, freaky, atmosphere.

– – – : This album is not what I would call a bite-sized chunk; it needs a few listening while it will appeal for a rather restricted number of listeners… which remains the trademark of EE Tapes.

Conclusion: I can’t affirm this is the best work I’ve heard from The Orphanage Committee although there are some real cool passages featured.

Best songs: “Program A”.

Rate: 7.


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