I got this tape as a trade. It`s about damn time I review something local. I started listening to this and I though what the hell. It sounds like weird, minimal low-fi stuff. I scoped their website for more information. It said: ` 28 minutes of grunts and whistles of mediteranean snails as recorded on side A and re-composed by Pom Bouvier on side B,.
Snails growling? I`d prefer snails getting laid. Imagine the post-coital conversation here:
- Gerry you`re such a premature ejaculator your cumshot lasted for 3.5 minutes.
- Your brother had a ten minutes long cumshot.
- I know honey i`m sorry I was too high on coleslaw today.
Now with all stupidities aside what does it actually sounds like? Let`s start with: Side A: a lot of low-fi crackles, hisses, generating a mysterious , yet meditative atmosphere. Relaxing material indeed.
Side B: percussive elements are mixed with the crackling and hissing. I can hear in the background something which sounds like field recordings. This is a different kind of relaxing music (don`t think ambient music territory at all, maybe light electroacoustics?).
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