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Started when the first pandemic confinement hit, this is content that celebrates my past and informs a fresh vision forward. I have a fascination for experimental and challenging music and use it to inspire my creativity and many aspects of my daily drifts, so music does take center stage here. Glad if it resonates with you in some way and you discover something new here, in which case you should explore more and support the artists. Curated by Jorge Sampaio.

Planning For Burial Annick

Band: PLANNING FOR BURIAL
Album: Matawan - Collected Works 2010-2014 (2017)
Track: Annick (06:12)

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Bong Ra - Antediluvian

Band: BONG-RA
Album: Antediluvian (2018)
Track: Amun (Hidden Chambers) (07:32)

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Trentemoller - Observe

Band: TRENTEMOLLER Ft. Rachel Goswell
Album: Observe (2019)
Track: Cold Comfort (08:30)

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Sens Dep - Lush Desolation

Band: SENS DEP
Album: Lush Desolation (2020)
Track: Will you + Come back for me (08:50)

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Gybe - Asunder

Band: GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR
Album: Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress (2015)
Track: Piss Crowns are Trebled (13:50)

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Sunn O))) - Kannon

Band: SUNN O)))
Album: Kannon (2015)
Track: Kannon 1 (12:50)

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Richard Skelton - These Charms

Band: RICHARD SKELTON
Album: These Charms may be sung over a wound (2020)
Track: For the application of fire (06:52)

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Anoice - The Black Rain

Band: ANOICE
Album: The Black Rain (2012)
Track: finale (edit) (07:07)

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Joy Division - Atmosphere

Band: JOY DIVISION
Album: Substance (1988)
Track: Atmosphere (04:10)

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Picastro - Exit

Band: PICASTRO
Album: Exit (2019)
Track: Blue Neck Ft. Jamie Stewart (03:34)

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The Body & Braveyoung - Nothing Passes - Song 2

Band: THE BODY & BRAVEYOUNG
Album: Nothing Passes (2011)
Track: Song 2 (15:10)

This Will Destroy You - Tunnel Blanket

Band: THIS WILL DESTROY YOU
Album: Tunnel Blanket (2011)
Track: Communal Blood (08:13)

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Boris - Pink

Band: BORIS
Album: Pink (2005)
Track: Farewell (07:33)

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Matt Elliott - Notes

Matt Elliott

THE KURSK
It's been 20 years since The Kursk, a Russian Nuclear-powered submarine sank to the bottom of the Barents Sea after an on-board explosion, on the 12th of August 2000. The world watched while rescue attempts were made but these were to no avail. It was subsequently discovered that 23 of the 118 submariners on board survived the initial explosion but perished when their oxygen supplies ran out in the subsequent days.
The tragedy inspired this track on Matt Elliott’s 2005 album 'Drinking Songs'.
'The Kursk' (dedicated, in the sleevenotes, to “those lost at sea”) starts off with some sound effects that are supposed to represent the submarine’s sinking but, to be honest are utterly unnecessary. The track itself is built around a repeated guitar figure overlaid with cello and multi-tracked, wordless voices. The melody is a simple one that evokes the great Red Army Choir songs of the steppes. The lyrical figure is almost nursery rhyme like in its simplicity, but nonetheless chilling: “It’s cold I’m afraid / It’s been like this for a day / The water is rising and slowly we’re dying / We won’t see light again / We won’t see our wives again”. This is repeated as a mantra. The track begins to fade some three minutes from the end. The multitude of voices thin out until there is only one – and then that, too, is snuffed out.
Elliott was initially a member of Bristol space-rockers Flying Saucer Attack, before recording five albums as Third Eye Foundation.

Matt Eliott - The Kursk

Band: MATT ELLIOTT
Album: Drinking Songs (2005)
Track: The Kursk (11:34)

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Sunn O))) - Life Metal

Band: SUNN O)))
Album: Life Metal (2019)
Track: Trouble Air (11:45)

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Asva - What You Dont Know

Band: ASVA
Album: What you don't know is frontier (2008)
Track: I (15:56)

Apse - Spirit

Band: APSE
Album: Spirit (2006)
Track: Spirit (11:04)

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Mount Eerie - Winds Poem

Band: MOUNT EERIE
Album: Wind's Poem (2009)
Track: Through The Trees (11:33)

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Laniakea - The Contagious Magick

Band: LANIAKEA
Album: A pot of powdered nettles (2016)
Track: The contagious magick of the superabundance (13:55)

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