Everywhere at the End of Time - Stage 5

The Caretaker - Everywhere at the End of Time - Stage 5
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2018 Ratings: #139
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A lot like stage 4 but a heavier emphasis on the ambient and cold parts. The crackling vinyl while strange glitches sputter about is unsettling. As it progressed, less was happening, but still maintained that sense of dread.


Can't revise as well to this Stage, bit of a shame.


Chaos, confusion, anger at the chaos, fear of the confusion... this album has stopped being recognizable as music for the most part. Very occasionally there will be a hint at normal music, like an ancient brain synapse firing its last super nova of memory before crumbling into the rest of the void. But other than that there isn't much here, the calm acceptance of I and J are long gone and give way to fear and anger only.


Stage 5: Kind of a better sounding version of stage 4, this is the final breath the classic music takes while being strangled by the ambiance. I felt as if I got from the texturing of the sounds from the last stage, but somehow struggled to different itself from the last stage a bit, it just felt like going through the same motions over again. although this probably is my favorite cover out of the 6 stages on a personal level.


Stage 5 is pure, uncomfortable horror


The spiral into madness continues

Honestly, I was a little disappointed with this one. Don't get me wrong, I still think that this is a solid continuation of the project, but I just wasn't as invested in this one as much as I was with stage 4. There is still quite a bit to talk about here though. This stage sonically is pretty similar to stage 4 with one key difference: Its even more insane. While stage 4 still had pieces of music scattered around here and there, that is almost completely ... read more

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Track List

  1. K1 - Stage 5 Advanced plaque entanglements
  2. L1 - Stage 5 Advanced plaque entanglements
  3. M1 - Stage 5 Synapse retrogenesis
  4. N1 - Stage 5 Sudden time regression into isolation

Year End Lists

#35/The Wire
#45/The Quietus
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Added on: September 8, 2018