The Word as Power

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Seminal dark ambient pioneer Brian Williams, who has been recording for over 20 years, unleashes his first album for über-hip U.K. label Blackest Ever Black, home to records by Raime, Dalhous, Regis, and Prurient. This, his highest-profile release since 2008's chilling Other on Hydra Head, sees him working with vocalists for the very first time. Otherworldly, ritualistic incantations from the likes of Jarboe (Swans) and Maynard James Keenan (Tool) float over his trademark rumbling sub-bass and ethereal drones, creating a dank, oppressive, yet mystical atmosphere.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Seminal dark ambient pioneer Brian Williams, who has been recording for over 20 years, unleashes his first album for über-hip U.K. label Blackest Ever Black, home to records by Raime, Dalhous, Regis, and Prurient. This, his highest-profile release since 2008's chilling Other on Hydra Head, sees him working with vocalists for the very first time. Otherworldly, ritualistic incantations from the likes of Jarboe (Swans) and Maynard James Keenan (Tool) float over his trademark rumbling sub-bass and ethereal drones, creating a dank, oppressive, yet mystical atmosphere.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/23/2013
  • Label: Blackest Ever Black
  • EAN: 5055300375636
  • Catalog Number: 4
  • Sales rank: 69,302

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Babel (9:44)
  2. 2 Goetia (5:05)
  3. 3 Chorazin (17:14)
  4. 4 Grigori (14:01)
  5. 5 Andras Sodom (7:20)
  6. 6 Abandon (12:13)
  7. 7 Y Gair (8:30)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lustmord Primary Artist
Jarboe Vocals
Maynard James Keenan Vocals
Soriah Vocals
Aina Skinnes Olsen Vocals
Technical Credits
Oliver Smith Layout
Brian Lustmord Composer, Producer
Noel Summerville Mastering
Traditional Composer
Sean Flora Vocal Engineer
Josh Eustis Vocal Engineer
Simon Fowler Illustrations
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