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Ktl / 2
Album:2 Collection:General
Artist:Ktl Added:06/2007
Label:Mego 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-07-01 Pull Date:2007-09-02 Charts:Classical/Experimental
Week Ending:26 Aug19 Aug12 Aug5 Aug29 Jul22 Jul15 Jul8 Jul
Airplays:11122241

Recent Airplay
1.Fri, 06 Mar 09:Kremit The Horn
Emphysema For Emphasis
4.Sat, 18 Aug 07:mufaor
Cognitive Overload
2.Wed, 24 Dec 08:Ben Wolfson
Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death
5.Fri, 10 Aug 07:Your Imaginary Friend
Brownian Emergency Sub
3.Thu, 23 Aug 07:Soy Ricardo
Emphysema For Emphasis
6.Sat, 04 Aug 07:Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Bloodstains Across Atherton

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2007-07-07 
4 tracks of various drones and waves of experimental sounds from the duo of Stephen O’ Malley (Sunn O))), Burning Witch) and Peter Rehberg (Pita). Put together really well with a pretty consistent sound. This bares repeated listens. KTL is actually an acronym for "Kindertotenlieder" German for "Songs on the Death of Children", also the name of a Gustav Mahler piece.

(((1))) Slow, minimalist ambient drone starts pretty quiet. Eventually there’s a few crests of loudness but mostly crashing down into a continual level
(((((2))))) Thudding beats leading to an incredible build up that very layered and eventually loud as fuck, hyponotic, blasting waves becoming simulatenously beautiful and haunting.
((((3)))) Washed out, continual hornet’s drone guitar played at multiple levels and tones. Often loud but occasionally restrained.
((((4))))) Nice bits of ethereal/dark ambient guitar pieces mixed with some eerie effects. Not far off from the experimental side of black metallers, Leviathan or Xasthur. Perfect for late night airplay.

Track Listing
1.Game 3.Abattoir
2.Theme 4.Snow 2