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Various Artists: Body Frequencies

  1. Nightmare Lodge - Tenia
  2. Klange - Hearte/Hertz Files Live
  3. In Zhe Gaza Megakitsch - Une Soiree A La Plage
  4. Smell & Quim - Your Enemy's Balls
  5. Esplendor Geometrico - Veratatis Splendor
  6. Origami - The Sensation Of...
  7. Dive - Power Of Passion
  8. Kapotte Muziek - The Body In Decay (Part 1)
  9. Kebabtraume - D.O.C.S.
  10. Recognition Test - New Born (Dope Remix)
  11. Implant Code - Pulse 1 (Bio-Digital Symbiosis II)
  12. Jouissance - Father Of Lies
  13. Loi Interceps - Roses's Attack
  14. Full Dynamic Range - Trance (Dance)

If the title of this compilation isn't enough to explain the subtleness of the theme then the slightly out of focus Prince William piercing on the cover ought to be. The compilation is tribute to the art of tattooing, piercing and scarification and the musicians who use the now popular archaic tribal techniques to embellish their art medium. The music is a smattering of Minus Habens recording artists and other European classical industrial artists who compose noise symphonies compiled from found sound and ambient texturing. Also the majority of the track titles or band present on the compilation can be loosely interpreted as following the common theme of 'Body Frequencies'. One might even be so inclined to suggest that the sounds created by the various artists could be compared to many of the sounds of the internal human body and that they are creating music that compliments the natural 'Body Frequencies'. Regardless of the stretch of the imagination to come up with such an obscure thesis the music itself is flawless. Having only even heard of the existence of two band on this compilation the remainder of the music was an intriguing exploration into the experimental sector of modern classical industrial music. The CD left me to scour my local import specialty shops trying to find a release of any kind by several of the artists present which means the compilation has had it's intended effect.

Minus Habens Records
via Giustino Fortunato 8/N
70125 Bari


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