Sweeping string sections, dub rhythms, and a persistently haunting atmosphere mark Bersarin Quartett's debut album as being something special. FFO lush soundscapes and music with a bit of cinema to it. 180g repress on Denovali.
Vinyl Double LP £29.99 DEN48LP
180g vinyl repress 2LP on Denovali housed in a thick gatefold sleeve.
- Includes download code
CD £13.49 DEN48CD
Digipak CD on Denovali.
Some lovely modern classical/electronic stuff now with Bersarin Quartett. Opener 'Oktober' is a fine track that manages to bridge the gaps betwen hip-hop, classical and dub. A gorgeous track with lazy beats, lush strings and effects washes. Max Richter, Johan Johannsen, Sylvain Chaveau, Ryan Teague and Angelo Badalamenti all spring to mind. As far as this kind of orchestral stuff goes this really is as good as it gets. Phil has likened this to Arovane's Tides and Brian has mentioned Telefon Tel Aviv.There's some clever sound design going off and all. Track 6 even has some jazzy drums. There are haunting piano moments too Phil's just clocked the press release and informed me that this is 10 tracks composed for imaginary film scores. It does have a real soundtrack feel that just lets your imagination run wild. This is one you'll want to bang on all cuddled up with a glass of wine. I dont know what else to say other than this is simply lovely stuff.
One of my absolute favorite albums of all time, it's come out of nowhere and leaped right to the top, up there alongside The Dead Texan (Adam Wiltze aka SOTL) and Substrata (Biosphere). A beautiful composition, do not hesitate to buy!
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