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Cymbaline
D.O.A.

ALTO STRATUS

CATHARSIS

available as...
MC
Auricle AMC 049 5.00 last copies
2xCD-R Auricle AMCDR 225/6
11.00
bandcamp download

duration: 87'26"

A...
1.
Necronomicon Suite 45'20"
1) Birth, 2) Humanoid, 3) Mutation, 4) Creature,
5) Power, 6) Alien, 7) Mutation, 8) Nightmare

B...
1.
Cymbaline 13'21"
2.
D.O.A. 9'42"
3.
Let Me Out 18'54"

Recorded at Tachyon Studio (24 January-24 December 2000).
Remastered 1st September 2016. Engineer: Alan Freeman.

Alan Freeman: synths, percussion, effects, guitar, voice, loops, records, sampling.
Steve Freeman: synths, loops, guitar, voice, bowed cymbals, records, sampling.

review...
The long-awaited return of Alto Stratus started as an attempt to do a sequel to the Biomechanoid album, in parallel to our work in Endgame and the Newt Hounds project, yet although Gigeresque the "Necronomicon Suite" was much more patently Alto Stratus. Also, a new Alto Stratus style had developed, stepping back to the mid-1980s sound and reinventing it, thus the title "Catharsis".

Important note: the 2xCD-R issue is a superior enhanced quality edition with expanded frequency range and greater dynamics. The flac uploaded to Bandcamp was the original DAT master (as per the cassette) with no remastering.

Versions...
Cassette: 50 copies - released 2001.
Bandcamp download - released 16/8/2014.
2xCD-R edition: 12 copies - released 26/9/2016.




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