Trilogie de la mort

Eliane Radigue - Trilogie de la mort
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1998 / Release Date
LP / Format
Experimental Intermedia Foundation / Label
Drone / Genres
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Can you feel the sweet warmth of nothingness?

Looking at the two very negative reviews for this album, I felt obliged to write a few lines about this transcendent work of art, masterpiece of one of the most respectable electronic and drone music pioneers. Justice must be done.

In 1985, Eliane Radigue, former student of Pierre Shaeffer and member of the GRM electroacoustic research centre, began work on a musical adaptation of the Tibetan Book of the Dead (Bardo Thödol). The result, ... read more
Ahh, the old switcheroo.
Well, not technically, but maybe one of different mindset.

Going into this album for a second time was like staring into the red, beatty eyes of a giant, angry bull, a behemoth of a drone record in my opinion. Its mechanics are surprisingly complex for such a simplistic sound. The smooth, constant buzz never really ceases. A kind of musical exuberance, a sense of lightness to it. Of course, it's not necessarily a type of experience you get from a typical album, and I ... read more
How is this this thing three hours long but only containing 5 notes?
One song lasting an hour was not bad at all. I liked the minimalist style and sound but... Three hours is definitely an exaggeration, in the middle of the second song I started to get really tired and the third was just too much, i ended in the halfway
Thanks Trey
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Added on: June 28, 2017