An oasis of ritual psychedelia and basque industrial "folk" with ancient horn instruments and deteriorated and destroyed guitars that sound as though their amplifiers are about to explode. Akauzazte are one of the last secret band in Europe"Akauzazte, playing since the early 90's *on other labels like Esan Ozenki, Arto Artian, Afeite al Perro( have played many festivals in the iberian peninsula such as Mikrofilm Music Festival, Ertz Festival, the vanguardist festival Kaiola, NovaOna II and are becoming a legend in the spanish underground scene.
Arbeit & Huan's collaboration feels purposeful, departing from the merely ambient & moodscaping, sustaining interest by providing variety & detail of timbre, range, development, motif & dynamics. Armed with guitars and drum machines they move between epic ascendent passages, ambient, walls of noise and no-wave dissonance to create a new Germanic-Catalan psychedelia." Collaboration between the guitarist of Einst├╝rzende Neubauten Jochen Arbeit and Huan "alter-ego ofViktor L. Crux".
These are the bastard sons of Liasons Dangerouses, Esplendor Geometrico, Par├ílisis Permanente, Suicide and The Fall. Like a chance meeting between synth punk and rhythmic noise making love on top of a dissecting table. They deconstruct punk and recombine its elements into weapon of mass dancing.
Guitars riffs that sound like shards of metal, broken glass or static coming out of fluorescent lights, on top of industrial rhythms and highly idiosyncratic lyrics.
Co├águl is Marc O'Callaghan - synths, voices and bells - playing Suicide's shamanic trance via Esplendor Geometrico's industrial sound or Einst├╝rzende Neubauten playing electronic psychedelic noise with PIL, only with more drony, epic, anthemic and minimalistic processions, sometimes played at a roman slave ship pace. At the same time his music feels medieval - even rural - with lyrics formed by esoteric dark poetry in Catalan, chanting and proclaiming things like "Be the light that burns the world" or "Riding with Death, there's blood in the mud, will is annulled, useless organs, the army of victims holds up the pyr... + INFO