A Place of Solace (Lp)
Cinematically-scoped synth music with an intimate personality; the debut from Jachym Vandenbeele aka Aponogeton for Stroom. RIYL Heldon, Klaus Schulze, Eduard Artemiev scores for Tarkovsky.This album is the result of some musings on what drives us in life and how we come to terms with our place in the world. I wrote it around the time I was finishing my philosophy degree. I had also come to a point where I wanted to make music that was more personal, emotional and conceptual than before.
We are deficient creatures. Powerless and ignorant of reality as a whole, and unfortunately our characteristic existence makes us painfully aware of that. Reality is fundamentally hostile (or indifferent rather) and we are not well 'fit' to live in it. We try to deal with this through emotional means. We seek comfort for our deficiencies, a sense of purpose and belonging...
Cat. number: STRLP024