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Shackleton & Vengeance Tenfold

Sferic Ghost Transmits (2LP)

Sferic Ghost Transmits (2LP)

Label: Honest Jon's Records
Cat No: HJRLP084

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Shackleton & Vengeance Tenfold ‎– Sferic Ghost Transmits

A1. Before The Dam Broke

B1. Dive Into The Grave
B2. Five Demiurgic Options

C1. Spheric Ghost/Fear The Crown

D1. Seven Virgins
D2. The Prophet Sequence


Shackleton & Vengeance Tenfold ‎– Sferic Ghost Transmits

"No-one else makes music like this: devilishly complex but warm and intuitive, stirring together a dizzying assembly of outernational and outerspace influences, whilst retaining the subby funk-and-hot-breath pressure of Shackleton’s soundboy, club roots.

The result is evolutionary, truly alchemical music — great shifting tides of dub, minimalist composition and choral song (Five Demiurgic Options); ritual spells to ward off the darkness (Before The Dam Broke, The Prophet Sequence); radiophonia and zoned-out guitar improv (Seven Virgins); even the febrile, freeform psychedelia of eighties noise rock (Sferic Ghost Transmits / Fear The Crown).

Over the five years since Music For The Quiet Hour, Vengeance’s vocal and lyrical range has rolled out across this new terrain. Throughout these six transmissions he’s hoarse preacher, sage scholar and ravaged bluesman; blind man marching off to war, and exhausted time-traveller warning of impending socio-ecological catastrophe.

Six dialogic accounts of our conflicted times, then, expanding beyond the treacly unease of the duo’s early collaborative work into something subtler and more emotionally shattering — its shades of brightness more dazzling, and its darkness even murkier." - Honest Jon's

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