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Vidna Obmana / Spore
Album:Spore Collection:General
Artist:Vidna Obmana Added:06/2003
Label:Relapse Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2003-07-21 Pull Date:2003-09-22 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:21 Sep24 Aug3 Aug27 Jul

Recent Airplay
1.Wed, 25 Jul 18:Mickey Slim
Dangerous Acquaintances
4.Mon, 18 Aug 03:Red West
Radio Red Well
2.Tue, 16 Sep 03:The Dead Guy
The Dead Guy
5.Wed, 30 Jul 03:crisco jones
press and release
3.Sat, 23 Aug 03:Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Between The NIne Worlds
6.Mon, 28 Jul 03:Red West
Radio Red Well

Album Review
Reviewed 2003-06-26 
Ambient electronics, supposedly depicting the depths of hell (this is part of a trilogy of albums based on Dante's Inferno). The mood, of course, is not nearly as dire as one would be put into from reading the source but this is a very good example of aurally evoking and ominous atmosphere situation. Recommended.

1. Rude, buzzy rhythm
2. Understated sense of dread; quiet, spooky
3. Not jolly, exactly, but a little lively
4. Picking up a bit of speed and volume and chaotic branches of noise
5. Now more dystopic; uneasy, harsh tonalities, stutter-step rhythms
6. Featureless plodding
7. Featureless galloping - faster than prior track but still unsure of direction
8. Drawn out phrase on bass and guitar repeated to hypnotic effect
9. Unrelenting passage through an underground cave - all echoes and burbling, unseen waters

Track Listing
1.Through the Collective Pain 5.Beyond the Shaman
2.The Humanity Underneath 6.The Nihilist
3.Skin Strip 7.Creep - Isolation Trip
4.Duality of Passion 8.Spore
 9.Resonant Gore