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$25.00
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ARTIST
TITLE
Music From The Luminous Void
FORMAT
LP

LABEL
CATALOG #
MALKA 003LP MALKA 003LP
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
6/15/2018

Only one month after the release of their first EP on Malka Tuti in May 2018 (MALKA 017EP), Vactrol Park continue surprising, this time with a full LP in the shape of Music From The Luminous Void. The album sees Vactrol Park delve much deeper into more atmospheric realms. Using modular synths and unexpected drum machine sequencing they leave the 4X4 beats behind in favor of off-world rhythms and ever-growing bass. Starting with the high frequency tension of "Drop", laying on top of those heavy kick drums it keeps on growing and growing. From there it moves to the "End Of The Party" groove that is "Novikov's Notation", and its trippy monotonic rhythm. The A-side ends with the heavy sampled ambient track "Macbeth", bringing forward that mesmerizing flute solo by Italian artist Luca Spagnoletti yet succeeding in avoiding the kitsch, and with a touch of class. The B-side delves even deeper into ambience and atmospheric muzak. Starting with "Bells", that features again Spagnoletti on flute. Then you get into the real gems of the album -- "Anstruther" and "Glove". The first is a pure trip into modular psychedelia and repetitive jazzy-like drum rhythms, creating tension right from the start and plays with it throughout the track before decaying slowly into "Glove", which is in sense both the catharsis and the decompression session of the album. Like a 2018 version of Vangelis, this track's soundscape will keep you dreaming with your eyes closed long after the album ends. Vactrol Park is Guido Zen and Kyle Martin.