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[7 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 9,168 views]

From Existent Establishment
Clocking in at 60 minutes Dream Decimator is an epic work with minimal packaging – a very deceiving release indeed. This is perhaps my favorite Sky Burial material to date with very detailed ambient/industrial sound collage and drone. This is where the elements that Page has been working with for years have finally come together perfectly.
I can only guess that this tape consists of one long track because there is no tracklisting mentioned in the insert. One thing that really catches …

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[15 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 5,736 views]
Review of Death Agonies C-20 on Inside:Noise

Death Agonies- Dust In The Lungs Of God CS, Cathartic Process 2011, CP-25
I: Before The Span of One’s Life Is Run Out opens up with a blazing wall of fury, that gains intensity, before steadily decreasing into electro-acoustic junk sounds, crying modems, and field recordings laced with feedback as the glue. Rising and falling in notions between violent spastic harsh-noise, quieter ‘found’ moments, and decaying walls, the listener is whirled through waves of waxing and waining intensity. The track is heavily layered, which lends for great transitions between each movement, …

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[13 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 2,384 views]
Dajjal C-90 review by Zeno Marx

Dajjal – s/t C-90 on Cathartic Process
Aggressive, industrial noise with long, epic travel as it meanders through so many different lands, all with equally great skill. I’ve only listened to side A so far because something I enjoy this much is something I’m going to be patient absorbing. Blew me away. I was sometimes reminded of early noise industrialists, and at one point, I was thinking of Richard Ramirez during his I keep My Stuff Inside and /Alchemy of the 20th Century period. Says it was …

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[8 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 2,347 views]

Musique Machine gave “Our Earth’s Blood IV” mention in their Best of the Year 2009 article, with a #2 ranking!
Here’s their review of this 5xCD release:
Our Earth’s Blood IV takes the listener on one hell of a sonic journey that seesaws between violence and blacked atmospherics touching down in: Power electronics, noise, brooding ambience, dark electronica, grim cinematic, doom metallic’s and all manner of compelling experimental matter-spreading it’s impressive and varied sonic wares over a whooping 5 disks.
Really I can’t think of another noise based artists other than Merzbow who …

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[5 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,580 views]

From the one true dead angel – http://theonetruedeadangel.blogspot.com/2009_01_01_archive.html
This is what we call noise with no socially redeeming value — in other words, the good stuff. What you get is thirty minutes of efx-pedal obscenity like the audio equivalent of blood boiling in your veins, a non-stop cascade of virulent sonic filth heavy on the crunchy avalanche sound and brimming over with brutal angst. About as subtle as beating someone to death with sticks and every bit as satisfying, the two pieces are different in execution but equally ugly in their …

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[5 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 8,374 views]

From Musique Machine/R Batty:
Westerbotten is a cluttering, brooding and ill-at-easy meeting between two Swedish projects Niellerade Fallibilisthorstar & Green Army Fraction. The album sits in a grim gully between bleak noises simmer, pungent & earthy ambience, crashing/ murky gamelan discord & the odd wonder into sludge doom tone
The albums gray, malevolent and dammed air very nicely fits the eerier & old black ‘n’ white pictures of brooding landscapes, hunters & fishermen of the cover & inlay artwork. And often while playing the album ones mind drifts towards tales of murder, …

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[5 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,543 views]

From Andrew McIntosh, posted on the Noise Fanatics board:
Clew Of Theseus, Oran, double cassette, Cathartic Process
My first proper introduction to this project, my interest being piqued when learning of the concept. Oran is the town named in Camus’s “The Plague”, a good, solid, borgiouse little beach burg that becomes isolated from the rest of the world due to the return of the Black Death. Conceptually, COT is raising the spectre of this imaginary town with his own impressions of the city of Pheonix in the US. Attempting to give the …

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[5 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 2,672 views]

From Andrew McIntosh:
Time to glug. This is pure, dark, filth ridden thunge Noise that augments heavy distorted feedback, extended metal scraping and ash burning electronic sounds as a slow moving, self-contained anti-cosmos. “Low fidelity” is not the right word to describe the sound as the recording is careful with it’s attention to certain detail but bass heavy enough to thicken the mastering without rendering it too low in volume. The grunting synth sounds are thick, hostile and pleasing, aggressive voices pierce the audio fog and metal clashes and bangs in …

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[5 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,000 views]

From Heathen Harvest:
Clew of Theseus – Vaults, Vol. 1
Tuesday, September 15 2009 @ 02:00 AM PDT
Contributed by: Vargr Wulf
Vaults, Vol.1
Artist: Clew Of Theseus United States
Title: Vaults, Vol.1
Label: Cathartic Process United States
Power Electronics/Noise
Tracklist:
01 Home 1
02 Home 2
03 Visitation 1
04 Visitation 2
05 No Room Left In Heaven 1
06 No Room Left In Heaven 2
07 5:14
08 Meth Cook Sets Apartment Ablaze
09 Drunk On Consumerism
This is another typically impressive and thoughtful release from Clew Of Theseus and Cathartic Process. Although this seems to be just a collection of practice mishaps and improvisations, this collection …

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[5 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,654 views]

From Heathen Harvest:
Bastard Noise – Our Earth’s Blood IV
Wednesday, July 01 2009 @ 03:00 AM PDT
Contributed by: Jack The Ripper
Our Earth\’s Blood IV
Artist: Bastard Noise United States
Title: Our Earth’s Blood IV
Label: Cathartic Process United States
Genre: Power Electronics / Death industrial / Drone
Track Listing:
01 Earthmaster
02 A treatise of extinction
03 Christ would cry
04 T.O.T.F.K.A.C.
05 Venom bath
06 An argument
07 Pathogen
08 We the vermin
09 Sunless hell
10 Rushing into deceit
11 From the beasts of fraud
12 Global shop of horrors
13 Warnumb
14 Distant burial grounds
15 Satellite war
16 Inner hostage
17 War loving god
18 Skeletal human bacon hanger
19 Blue …