Just finally getting around to doing some listening to this stunner of a tape from BELARISK courtesy of Burlington, VT’s painfully wonderful label, NNA TAPES (without a doubt one of the grandest labels operating in any land, causing me to stand to attention with every exploratory and mind bending new release). Pulsing noise pushes against shimmering circular synth melodies for space in the inter-dimensional world of this music made by Providence’s very own, Lee Edward Tindall, a former Bostonian known for pushing at the boundaries of noise making for quite some time in these parts (in units like ZERFALLT, and MUTATION IN THE GRYD). BELARISK’s ON AMORPHOUS DAWN was released by NNA in early 2013. At times his music makes me feel as if experiencing a warp of some kind, dimensional?, time?, not sure. The way he manages to set up a mesmerizing groove (see “Cup of False Halogen”) that instantly combusts into a much noisier something wholly different, multiple times, without a jarring transition of any kind to be observed is very special. Embrace the joys of noise music’s molestation of electronic musics, as BELARISK has long done, and you may find yourself seeing something in the void. In other spots on this record Tindall leaves much more space in his music for painting with ambient sound. The range is impressive here. I only wish I’d checked out this record earlier! A shining light of New England electronic and noise music shining brighter than ever. Forthcoming LP on GRYD COMPLEX.
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