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Damned Revolutions

Label: Ultramarine

Format: Vinyl LP

Genre: Experimental

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SUPERB! Dead C guitarist Michael Morley is finally back with a new Gate LP, after two years, and what a comeback! “Damned Revolutions” has all the traits of Gate’s classic LPs like “Guitar” and “The Monolake”: it starts with dark and fuzzy guitar drones, that build up to create a dense wall of distorted resonance, at times accompanied by sparse electronics and sustained by spectral beats and bass pulses. When vocals break in, it’s magical and poetic, his moaning reminiscent of pre-war blues chants. Side B is a wonderful suite of free rock improvisation, wild noise, echoed vocals, a thick guitar fog, haunting nocturnal blues, cymbal crashes… a mood perfectly depicted on the cover photos, lonely, grey, apparently still, sunless port city landscape. Edition of 300 copies.

A modern masterpiece and a major highlight in Morley’s amazing back catalogue. Very highly recommended!
 Volcanic Tongue
Cat. number: UM022
Year: 2012
Edition of 300 copies.

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