Scamall is a project of Jakub Kmiec, who found the main inspiration for this album in desolated places in Sweden and Ireland.
Neurotic break beats, harsh bleeps, clicks and noises take off on the first track, fortunately soon ending up in ghostly atmospheres and textures with creepy effects. The soundscapes meander forth in the far more pleasant “Warts and All”, although rough edges and effects keep being scattered through the sound spectrum.
“Screaming Trees” is another abstract, dark and drifting ambient excursion with light rhythmic elements, creating an otherworldly sonic environment. “Wrapped” is next with crunchy murmurs and more harsh and creepy effects over flowing soundscapes, which is harder to endure.
Morphing ambient layers, radio snippets and deformed nature sounds make up the interesting and overall cinematic „Bright”. The ghostly flavours of “Before the Silence falls” end the cd in the drony, organic and experimental style quite similar to the music of Tetsu Inoue.
The previous description makes clear this is not an easy-going work of atmospheric music, but one demanding an attentive pair of adventurous ears.
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