Post by disgustingcathedral on May 11, 2020 11:57:37 GMT -5
Hi all, I've been making harsh noise + circuitbending for years as Cementimental and as my duo Isn'tses, now I'm excited to announce my first dungeon synth project Disgusting Cathedral.
It's my idea of DS anyway, more like dungeon surrealism / dungeon noise maybe? Wwith some broken transmission vapor influence too. Recorded using casio keyboards, Eurorack synth, obscure Nintendo DS music apps, obsolete rackmount FX, and lots of 4-track tape manipulation. Hope some of you might enjoy
Post by disgustingcathedral on Jul 15, 2020 6:07:30 GMT -5
Nice review from Noel Gardner in the Quietus:
Finally, New Weird Britain’s first foray into the world of dungeon synth! Or so Disgusting Cathedral would have us believe. Another lockdown-birthed baby, Mr Cathedral – real name Tim Drage, also trades as Isn’tses and Cementimental – notes that Adventurers Despised And Rejected, a self-released and currently digi-only album, was “recorded in the plague year,” referring to 2020 in case there ends up being more than one and future historians somehow read this.
If this gear is dungeon synth, which I feel is more of a ‘you’ll know it when you hear it’ kinda genre than one with fixed signifiers, it sits at its conceptual fringes, the opening track setting a stall out via glassy Casio and grisly post-Coil industrial ambience. Its title, ‘A Crystalline Cavern On The First Level Of The Barrow Of Arcane Secrets’, is – impressively – one of the least daft of the ten offered on Adventurers, which include some cod Middle English and a reference to The Fall. Keyboards sweep manfully ‘neath seething distortion, percussion rattles angrily as a pangolin locked in a wardrobe; if you told me that ‘Lord And Lady Stone Gnome Are To Expire’ (see?) was built around basement-psych guitar a la Ashtray Navigations (in fact), I’d believe you, although it isn’t. Two tracks are reworkings of something from a long-buried Cementimental release, composed by Luke Oram of grindcore band Atomçk say the credits, and as with Forest Dwelling, the present lack of a material item to clutch to my bubo’d torso is in no way diminishing my jollies.
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