Thursday, August 3, 2017
Subpop Squeeze - Anacreontics (2017)
Thematic album. Dark-electro-industrial-thrash synthesis. Created between 2014 and 2016. Recorded at CatchArrow Recordings studio, Prague, Czechia. Musicians & participants: Vladimír Hirsch - electronic keyboards, synthesizers, samplers, digital technology, Nadya Feir - vocals, El - vocals, Timothy Simmons - recitation, David Icke - spoken word. Production & lyrics by Tom Saivon. Photography & artwork by Gelso Nero & Jan Vávra. Product manager: Martina Sanollová. Conceptual work, named intentionally gracefully after ancient Greek genre of "songs about love and wine", but created with obvious sarcastic and mocking undertone both in musical processing in style, called dark-electro-industrial-thrash synthesis (T.Saivon), with critical, sometimes almost cynical texts, however verbal component plays mainly the role of background. Rock principle of thrash metal characteristics and electronics are surrounded by industrial and dark ambient soundscapes. Released on March 23, 2017 by E-Klageto (A Division of Psych.KG), Germany (cat.no.Exklageto 16).